Some of you might have read at least one of my blogs on Ulitzer, categorising
the ins and outs of industry trends around the world across different
I am fortunate enough to be able to commentate at such a reach owing to my
unique position as Marketing and Communication Director for a global leader
in executive communications.
My Position allows me to oversee departments from brand management to email
marketing, to dealing with senior Media partners such as Thomson Reuters and
WSJ. But the most fun and challenging part of my job is running the PR team.
Traditional PR still remains the most cost effective way to get my companies
messages out, working with editors across the world supplying them with
valuable content is a privilege.
However! One of my team (For the purpose of this piece we shall call him
‘Dan the Mexican’) has had recent success getting... (more)
In an interview for MeettheBoss.com, Spiegel was asked about the impact of
President Obama’s stated aim of increased access to ‘generic’ medicines
on the pharmaceutical industry.
“Fixing the healthcare system in America is a very complex issue and I am
not an expert on all aspects,” says Spiegel, “the collaboration that has
existed to date between academia, government, the pharmaceutical industry and
the bio tech industry has been extremely productive … we’re very
concerned that changes to the healthcare system and its reimbursement could
easily shift this delicate balance that ... (more)
The average handset has evolved from the humble voice-box, to the total media
centre. As a result thousands of start-up companies are profiting out of the
Telecom sector's advances, supplying the various add-ons which inevitably
accompany any new wave of technology.
Such innovations were used by the operators to supplement the pricey voice
packages. However, the operators are now finding themselves in the hands of
the ever-creative software/hardware companies and the changing consumer
culture. iPhone appstore was the first to take advantage and make millions
from the operators' ... (more)
The best advice on ‘how to get ahead in business’ will never come from
those who make their fortune selling the concept through books and seminars.
It will come from a proven leader. The problem? They are too busy to share.
Now a new website will turn the old adage of “those who can, do, those who
can’t teach” on its head.
‘Can-do’ leaders such as Herbert Hainer, Chairman and CEO of Adidas, Jeff
Hayzlett, Kodak’s CMO and Vice President, and Esat Sezer, CIO for
Coca-Cola, are amongst the hundreds of Fortune 500 CEOs and visionary
entrepreneurs who share their hard-won expertise on... (more)
When Tun Dr. Mahathir took the reins of government in Malaysia in 1981, he
was the first Prime Minister not to have been educated in Britain. Whether
this played any part in his very unique leadership style is debatable, but
one thing is indisputable: during his tenor as PM Tun Dr. Mahathir changed
the global perception of Malaysia.
Throughout his 22-year tenure in office, Tun Dr. Mahathir was credited with a
number of key leadership decisions. He survived leadership contests, splits
in UMNO, and challenges from the Islamic Party (PAS). Yet through his term as
PM, the Barisan Na... (more)