No I mean real ones who run real companies . . . . you know, big firms that your mum might have heard of and are listed and have tens of thousands of employees, not the bosses of research houses, ...Read More

“Her Britannic Majesty’s Secretary of State Requests and Requires in the Name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford the bearer such assistance and ...Read More

I’m about a week late with this, so you may have seen it before. It’s a huge new Edelman study (not quite, but almost global) on people, brands and good causes. There’s a cool microsite here with some ...Read More

Seen today in Lillywhites, Piccadilly, London. Expensive at half the price. [tags]England Football team[/tags] Read More

Well quite. Definitely in fact if we are to believe Stephen Fry’s post on the terrifying Storm botnet that is quietly stalking the earth. And here’s some more reasons not to be cheerful. Edelman’s research subsidiary Strategy One did an ...Read More

This is the second time we have studied the correlation between ‘influencers’ blogging and their likelihood of taking action based on what they read in France, Germany, UK and the USA. I have listed the main findings but two things ...Read More

It is one of the quaint and vaguely embarrassing elements of being British (I am a subject not a citizen for example) that our monarch still has some important roles in public life. One of them is opening Parliament ...Read More

Two conversations this weekend reminded me about an earlier rant on this blog on the subject of career conservatism by people in our industry in Europe and the US and the fact that so few seem to want to go ...Read More

Most companies and brands become great for doing one thing and doing it better or quicker or smarter than other people. Many of us have worked for these companies at some time and that single-minded focus is as intoxicating to ...Read More