• Constructive Criticism Can Break You At the beginning of the year we decided to run a culture exercise in our business to improve the ability our team has to deliver and receive constructive criticism. We watched a series of video’s from last years Global Leadership Summit and then planned a simple exercise.   People have blindspots, these are things you […]
  • The best advice I took when I started DigitLab I can still remember the day I started my business. I had just been retrenched and was desperately needing something new, exciting and profitable to sink my time and energy into. Digital marketing made sense to me and it just felt right at the time that I take this passion and turn it into a […]
  • ‘It’s the small wins that count’ – How to make every day productive Entrepreneurs are often dubbed workaholics because of how hard we work. I think we should work hard but only on the things that matter. We should not be caught up in busyness, but rather focus on business. Our attention should be caught by our dreams, aspirations and vision – not someone else’s. If we don’t […]
  • Why we don’t delegate and how to start A leader is constantly in need of people around them who can make things happen. The trouble is that many of us don’t lean on those people around us and we therefore end up focusing more of our time in the business instead of on the business. This is a standard issue problem that most […]
  • Four leadership lessons I’ve learnt first hand Three years ago I started DigitLab, and with it I began leading people. I wanted to lead a team instead of manage them.  I believe that people are at their best when they are happy, challenged, inspired and a part of a bigger vision. I have always believed it – now was my opportunity to […]
  • What does it take to succeed in a Digital World? One of the biggest game changers in business (and life) this century has been the introduction of the internet. The internet created a world of connection, a world where its easier to connect and faster to connect. We’re connected to information and people which has lead to business moving quicker, consumers changing faster, messages spreading […]
  • Social Media’s role in the Connection Economy Social media exploded a few years ago and developed a desire amoung businesses worldwide to engage with the digital world through social media. Companies started Facebook pages, Twitter Profiles and every kind of social media profile they could think of. Blogs have since become mandatory in business and organisations have begun to understand the need […]
  • 3 lessons from the Global Leadership Summit As a businessman I have become acutely aware that my ability to lead is directly related to the growth and success of any business I run. This has lead me to read as much as possible on leadership, follow top leadership professionals and attend conferences where I can learn more about successful leadership. The Global […]