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The three pillars

three pillars

Successful thought leaders concentrate on what might be described as three pillars: topic, audience and engagement. It’s worth spending a bit of time on each to explore what this means, because it is so fundamental to successful thought leadership. Topic/domain Why is choosing your topic or content so important? First of all, it helps to […]

In pursuit of alignment

Aligned by Antje Larsen

Strategic alignment sounds like a management ‘buzz-phrase’, but actually it’s a crucial part of making sure that you get where you want to be. It means that your day-to-day work, or ‘tactics’, is consistent with your long-term plans, or strategy, and what exactly you want to achieve, your goals. If you feel like you’re not […]

The Competence Cycle of Learning

conscious competence model

Have you ever stopped to think about how you learn a new skill? Probably not. For most of us, it’s just something that we have to do from time to time. But other people have put considerable effort into thinking about how people learn, and have come up with several theories about change and learning. […]

Platform review: LinkedIn, Google+ and Quora


Delivering thought leadership programs for Henry ranks among the more interesting regular assignments in our calendar. Working with technical consultants to develop their story-telling techniques and applying research to bring their solutions alive are both gratifying. Lately, we have been getting more questions about the role social media plays in B2B technology sales. Are social […]