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  • SenseMaking from the Web

    SenseMaking from the Web

    Empower and energize employees with Microsoft Viva | Microsoft 365 Blog Posted on September 23. Work trend index pulse report When employees thrive, companies flourish. Microsoft Viva, the first integrated employee experience platform for the … Looking at 320 pitch decks, here’s what science tells us works best Posted on September 23. Investors are spending […]

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  • Microsoft Viva keeps growing – roundup of latest announcements

    Microsoft Viva keeps growing – roundup of latest announcements

    I have some new announcements to share on this subject, or should I say Microsoft has (disclosure) and the full details are captured in this blog post: Empower and energize employees with Microsoft Viva | Microsoft 365 Blog. In this post I just wanted to capture a few things I think are particularly noteworthy, especially […]

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  • Launching a business in a recession – 3 of 4 – Pre-Launch

    Launching a business in a recession – 3 of 4 – Pre-Launch

    This is a post in a series of four detailing how you can start a business during a recession (find them all eventually under the startup innovation tag). I think it is a commonly held view that we are about to enter into or are already in a recession. For whatever reason you are thinking […]

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  • Framing your customer success efforts for success

    Framing your customer success efforts for success

    In your customer success efforts, especially when you are going deep with several high touch engagements, you have to think about how to spread yourself for maximum effect. It may be exacerbated when you have several customers each with several engagements. How do you choose what will benefit the customer the most with scarce resources […]

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  • SenseMaking from the Web

    SenseMaking from the Web

    The Value of Content: Subscriptions and the Passion Economy | Digital Marketing Resource Hub Posted on September 9. Have we now reached the point where the average internet user accepts that good content is worth paying for? Host Will Francis and digital marketing … The Rise Of The Rundle: A New Trend For Subscription-Based Services […]

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  • Why globalisation is still important despite headwinds and here is how to leverage it

    Why globalisation is still important despite headwinds and here is how to leverage it

    I’ve just returned from a week in Japan with colleagues from all over the world – the featured image has yours truly pictured in one of sessions we held 😎 I look after Microsoft Japan’s global accounts in EMEA (disclosure) from a customer success point of view – these are global companies with regional operations […]

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  • SenseMaking from the Web

    SenseMaking from the Web

    How “Corporate Explorers” Are Disrupting Big Companies From the Inside Posted on August 25. A unique breed of entrepreneurs is creating innovative ventures — without launching startups or chasing VC funding. Meeting fatigue is an IT problem. Here’s how async can help Posted on August 22. The role that meetings (especially virtual ones) play in […]

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  • Content automation and Microsoft’s new OneNote Dictation tool

    Content automation and Microsoft’s new OneNote Dictation tool

    Creating content is really hard. I’ve been blogging now for the last 15 years and I can tell you, any way I can find to make it better, faster and more efficient, I will do it. So in this post I’m going to share why it’s important and what I’m doing in this area. This […]

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  • Choose carefully how you spend your time

    Choose carefully how you spend your time

    I love this quote by Annie Dillard from her book The Writing Life, which I read not too long ago – here is my review if interested. It’s as spartan and to the point as her prose. How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. Annie Dillard I thought it […]

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  • Launching a business in a recession – 2 of 4 – Branding

    Launching a business in a recession – 2 of 4 – Branding

    This is a post in a series of four detailing how you can start a business during a recession (find them all eventually under the startup innovation tag). I think it is a commonly held view that we are about to enter into or are already in a recession. For whatever reason you are thinking […]

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