Show 433 – Kicking Bad Work Habits

The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing, business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode but before we start…The listener winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag – picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! – is Chris Campbell.

  • Are our strengths also our weakness? Or are our vices often hidden as virtues?
  • What is bland balance compared to bold balance for leaders?
  • The danger of compromise.
  • Can we over collaborate?
  • How collaboration can be a form of managing the risk and how it is better to think about accountable collaboration.
  • How to audit collaboration by reviewing your diary to ensure that you are working effectively
  • Why creativity doesn't have to mean novelty.
  • How an over reliance on excellence can cause business problems and a paralysis in thinking.
  • What great experimentation looks like
  • Does a great outcome need a great business process
  • The difference between giving a fair chance and a fair result
  • Have we forgotten how to lead?
  • Take a free self assessment of your vices and virtues

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Anna has spent over 20 years as a Board Director at several global brands. She now runs her own company The Engaging Brand which supports business leaders who want to transition to the new social business model. She is also a speaker, writer and radio show presenter on social business, indeed her podcast The Engaging Brand has been nominated 6 years running as Best Business Podcast at the Podcast Awards. She brings an unusual mix of experience to business - she has a 1st Class Law Degree, MBA in marketing and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. This unusual mix means not just explaining the why of being social but how to turn social into a measurable business tactic to grow your bottom line. Her blog is recognised as one of the leading UK marketing blogs.


    May 5, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    Unfortunately, we all have this bad habits. Good thing there are ways to kick them in case they started to strike. Love the positive tone of this post.Nicely done!

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