I’m cycling through Amsterdam’s historic centre, a UNESCO world heritage site and an enduring testimony to the city’s rich history. During the Golden Age in the 17th century, Amsterdam’s port was at the centre of a global trade network, with ships sailing to Asia, Africa, Brazil and the Americas, and merchants trading goods across Europe. Continue reading →
It is early afternoon when I touch down at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos. As I walk out of the arrivals hall I am immediately engulfed in a wave of hot, humid air. I take off my jacket and before I even start looking where to go, a smartly dressed man walks up to me.
We were invited to give a presentation for the members of the Luxury Marketing Council Dubai.
We talked about the relevance of having a strong online reputation.
Whether you are looking for partners, investors or clients… Continue reading →
This is it! We’re going paragliding today! I have been waiting for this moment for years… We are taking off from Lion’s Head beside Table Mountain, which is also where we meet Stef, who has prepared all the equipment. As there is a good wind we can use the lower take-off point, a gentle downward slope covered by a green net. Continue reading →
I was interviewed by Greg, Founder of the Luxury Marketing Council. We talked about the relevance of having a strong personal and corporate reputation. The two have become closely linked, so your personal reputation is not separate from your corporate reputation, both are visible and both must be managed properly.
Article written by Justin Kirby and published at Like Minds
As part of an exciting new project we’re undertaking – a book exploring the theme ‘Beyond Customer Centric’ – I’ve been interviewing a number of thought leaders.
I recently caught up with Anouk Pappers and Maarten Schäfer of CoolBrands, having met them at the Cristal Ad Festival in Courcheval last year. They are storytellers so it’s interesting to hear their own tale, which feeds into ideas about going beyond customer centric.