Successful stations are always well branded. These stations invest in saying their name (which often has included dial position) on the air, over and over. Safe in the belief that repetition builds recognition. These stations have understood – and embraced – the basic need to identify themselves frequently. They sell their brand name with pride and enthusiasm
I was caught off guard this week when someone asked; “Which one quality do you see missing from inexperienced leaders?”
My mind instantly started acting like one of those old fashioned rolodexes, quickly flicking through all the possibilities. Mentally I was scrolling at pace through the endless mistakes and failings we all make when starting out. I am sure I am not close to mastering many of them, even now. Then my mind came screeching to a halt. I had my answer… courage.
Many of us have an inbuilt desire – a burning even – to perform at our very best. We want to achieve all that can be achieved. We want to leave our mark. While our intentions are honourable, our actions don’t always support our desire. Achieving peak performance takes discipline and commitment and for some of us it is just to easy to give up or worse fail to really start.
Radio is full of opinions. Often there is little consensus as to what makes great radio. For some people this can be frustrating
The label coach is thrown around a lot in business. Managers seem quick to describe themselves as a coach just because they are responsible for overseeing a team
When I took on my first PD role, I thought I had all the answers. In fact I made it known to anyone who would listen that I had all the answers.
Great talent is the engine that propels our business forward. Talent who can see the opportunities the rest of us are blind to are essential for any company’s future growth
Who doesn’t love watching movies! Watching a movie, for me, is pure escapism. I get drawn in by the multi-dimensional characters and quickly lost in the intricacies of the narrative. I am moved by powerful stories and movies are just that
Mediocre performance is a virus. Once an individual becomes infected it spreads quickly and with vigor into their psyche. If an individual becomes infected mediocrity can start to spread to others and before long it’s bringing everyone down, crippling your team’s chances of peak performance
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