reviews

Catriona says…

by Lee Hopkins on May 23, 2007 · 0 comments

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The blogosphere is a source of never-ending delight. Today I had the absolute pleasure of receiving a comment from Gabrielle Dolan with regard to my post from yesterday about Lori Silverman’s Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over. As Gabrielle says, “I am sorry to hear my phrase ‘bring this learning’ had such an […]

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Planes, trains… and a Virgin or two

by Lee Hopkins on May 21, 2007 · 9 comments

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One of the bonuses of the millionaire jetset lifestyle that we business communicators enjoy (ahem) is the pleasure of perusing airline magazines. Virginblue, the Aussie arm of Branson’s airline empire, has a very typical magazine called – get this – ‘virginblue voyeur’. Must have taken them hours to think it up. But buried in this […]

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Book review: The Triumph of the Airheads

by Lee Hopkins on February 9, 2007 · 0 comments

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Book review: The Triumph of the Airheads and the Retreat from Commonsense by Shelley Gare. Gare, a former deputy editor of The Australian and founding editor of The Australian’s Review of Books has enjoyed a long career as a writer and polemicist. Her latest offering in the polemic line is the title of this review, […]

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Our iceberg is melting

by Lee Hopkins on February 8, 2007 · 0 comments

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Welcome to the book that will change the way you look at ‘change’. Forever. This is ‘Who Moved My Cheese’ for those of us who adore ‘Cheese’ and wanted to take it to the next level — bringing ‘change’ into our and/or our clients’s organizations. Written by Harvard ‘Change Management’ guru John Kotter and his […]

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Englisch fur die Immobilienwirtschaft

by Lee Hopkins on November 13, 2006 · 4 comments

in miscellaneous,tools

Annegret Buch, Wilma Elsing and Lieselotte Steveling are not names familiar to me, nor perhaps many of my regular conversationalists (a.k.a. “you lot”). So imagine my surprise when I go to my postbox and find a book parcel from Hammonia, their publishers. Inside the cardboard container I find a copy of their latest book for […]

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A Tasmanian reader writes to a newspaper column, describing what happened when her husband tried to hire a car at Sydney airport. Given his credit card and driver’s licence, the clerk punched several computer keys fruitlessly before asking helplessly: “Is Tasmania in New Zealand?” A university lecturer discovers that of the 33 students in her […]

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Trevor has posted a number of the comments we have received from folks regarding our white paper — it seems that it has been positively received and we thank you for that! Whilst comparing our white paper to scripture is, as Kevin Dugan admits, a bit too far fetched, his kind review also adds to […]

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The legendary and (in)famous Trevor Cook from the major Sydney PR company Jackson Wells Morris has kindly allowed your humble correspondent to co-write a white paper for businesses with him, with the aim of explaining to businesses what this ‘Social Media’ thing is all about and showing them how they can join in the fun. […]

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Book reviews at the Adelaide Bookshelf

by Lee Hopkins on September 9, 2006 · 0 comments

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I don’t know if you are the type of person who loves reading (I am), but Bruce and his team over at the Adelaide Bookshelf are putting some crackingly good reviews up on their blog. Recent reviews: 48 Shades of Brown (1999), by Nick Earls On Equilibrium (2001) by John Ralston Saul Nuclear Power is […]

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I’m published (again)

by Lee Hopkins on July 20, 2006 · 0 comments

in miscellaneous

A few months back I was very flattered to be contacted by Wiley & Sons. My permission was sought to reproduce an article I had written on interpersonal conflict in one of their text books for budding organisational psychologists here in Australia. The book, Organisational Behaviour: Core Concepts and Applications, has now been printed and […]

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