A crocodile called Burt was one big loser from the recent Australia election. But what can we learn from the event besides never to trust a Darwin psychic croc? Writer Paul Gallagher reckons there are lessons that work for all sides of politics.
If you’re anything like me, mid-May is the time for some serious TV binging—transfixed by a week of outrageous songs, unique costumes, and key changes that almost outnumber wind machines. Forget the projects piling up in your in tray! It’s Eurovision time.
In between viewing and voting for your favourite acts, you may not have noticed some life hacks and principles that will make you a better leader and communicator—just by watching the hilarious, weird and wonderful world that is the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Well, at least, that’s one reason to tell your CEO why Eurovision is compulsory viewing throughout this week!
Following on from Part 1 of this short series on ‘The best advice you’re never told’, I’m sharing the five rules for an effective—highly strategic—pause before you make a decision. It’s the sort of advice you probably need, but never get from a comms guru.