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Why should we aim to be useful, grateful, and valuable?

David Olney 14 November, 2022 After writing my recent blog post, “Status and value: how much of each do we need?”, I listened to Joe Polish’s new book, “What’s in It for Them?”. I had heard of Joe Polish before buying his book, but I didn’t appreciate how insightful a listen it was going to […]

Why You Should Consider Returning to Study

David Olney 7 November, 2022 In my recent blog post, “Status and value: how much of each do we need?”, I asked you to consider whether you add enough value, and are sufficiently valued, in your current job, or whether you are relying on status to make up for value? As I am waiting […]

Inbound Marketing: Why Did it Emerge, What Makes it Significant, and Where Next?

David Olney 31 October, 2022 I am incredibly pleased to be able to share my thesis on inbound marketing with you. When I started studying a Master of Media in Strategic Communication in March 2021, I had no idea that I would end up researching and authoring a thesis on the most important strategy in […]

Why answer people’s questions? Inbound vs Outbound Marketing

David Olney 20 September, 2022 Please join us for the second episode of Talking About Marketing, in which Steve Davis and I speak about the significance of answering your clients’ questions. Talking About Marketing – Why answer people’s questions? Inbound vs Outbound Marketing heWxpc3QvZjQwNzdhODktNmYzNC00ZTRhLTg4YTYtYTg5ZTAwNjg0M2U2LzFlNDg1MDY3LWRmMGU tNDk3Ny1iMDhjLWE4ZTkwMDMyNDY1My84NmRkN2ZiOS0wZWIyLTQ0ZjUtOGJhMi1hZjAyMDBkYmV mMmYvcG9kY2FzdC5yc3M=/episode/YTc1ODgyNzctYWZmYi00NGMxLTliM2UtYWYxNTAwNTAyZj I3 If you like what you heard , […]

Finding Your Story To Tell

David Olney 8 September, 2022 I am pleased to share the first episode of Talking About Marketing with you, brought to you by the team at Talked About Marketing. Steve Davis and I enjoyed podcasting together before I joined Talked About Marketing as a Marketing Strategist, and now that I am onboard we decided it […]

Marginal Losses: An Explanation of Suboptimal Institutional and System Performance

David Olney 29 June, 2022 I first wrote about Marginal Losses for SAGE International Australia in 2017. As the topic is more pertinent today than it was then, I have decided to update and republish my article. This article provides a description and explanation of why we experience (and how we contribute to)suboptimal performance within […]

Winter is coming: the implications of rising food, fuel, and fertilizer prices

David Olney 24 June, 2022 People across the world are becoming progressively more concerned about how they are going to cope with ever increasing food and fuel prices. Unsurprisingly, they are voicing their concerns and expectations that governments should do something right now to reduce cost of living pressures. Also unsurprisingly, governments across the world […]

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