Monthly Archive: January, 2015

Best Ads of 2014 – US Perspective

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I gave my picks for top 10 South African ads at the end of 2014 on Marklives.com, the site for marketers, about marketing. Here is a list that Adweek has put together of… Continue reading

Why We Fail at Creating New Habits

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We’re a week into the new year, and if you’re sticking with your New Year’s resolutions, well done. But of course, life is about constant improvement, and the brain is a slippery customer… Continue reading

Stop Complaining! – says Max

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“Do you want things to be done, and done properly, in 2015? Then do it yourself. Behave as if government is not going to deliver any services, and if it does, see that… Continue reading

Ad of the Week Recommences

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Every week I choose an ad that tickles my fancy or does something different, and write about it on Marklives.com, the site for marketers, about marketing. This week it’s the turn of Takealot.com… Continue reading

Top Tech Trends by Google

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According to research by Think With Google, the Top 3 trends for 2015 are… Well, don’t take my word for it, click here to see a fascinating infographic outlining how the Internet of… Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions: Part 2

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The New Year is a chance to reassess your life and your business — but those resolutions! — it’s a cliché that they never seem to last a few days. I think it’s… Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions: Just Do Three

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Oliver Burkeman over at the Guardian has an amusing–but insightful–take on New Year’s Resolutions. There are only three things you need to do, based on “the most persuasive studies and books” Burkeman read… Continue reading