2 May 2016 8:15 PM

Radio - it's just like television. . . without the pictures!

So you think you can handle a radio interview without preparation? Think again! I love radio! There, I've said it and I confess, it's my guilty pleasure!

I love the unpredictability, the precision timing, the fact that you never know who (if anyone?) is actually listening and the interaction on social media when something you say strikes a chord.

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23 Apr 2016 8:00 PM

Sometimes you just have to say NO!

Paul Simon sang a song called "50 ways to leave your lover" back in the '70s and although the advice offered in those lyrics may have appeared harsh (but fair!) sometimes you have to find different ways of saying no. This applies to business and personal life of course and, in particular, the way we connect via social media. Thinking about it, I may have to play that song on my radio show between 9.00 and 12 noon next Monday on Logan 101FM (See what I did there?)

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17 Apr 2016 9:00 PM

BY ALL MEANS USE THE MEDIA. . JUST DON'T ABUSE THEM TOO MUCH

It's been an interesting week and I've picked up plenty of material for my Monday Morning radio show between 9am and 12 Noon on Logan 101 (I know, unashamed plug but the self promotion police were on a break!) however, I have learned many things this week about the workings of today's news media here in Queensland. I was fortunate to be invited to spend a day with the 9 news team on the Gold coast so gladly took them up on the offer.

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27 Mar 2016 8:30 PM

You're so vain, you probably think this blog is about you. . . .

Carly Simon sang a similar line back in the '70s (when I was a young child!) and a few of those lines really do ring true when it comes to networking events. Last week we (The current Mrs Bennett and I) attended two very different gatherings and both of them were educational to say the least!

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