Archive for June, 2009

Harvard Business Publishing summarised the 360-degree feedback data on over 11,000 leaders from a study completed by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman. Here are the 10 most common leadership shortcomings, how many apply to you or your leader? Lack energy and enthusiasm Accept their own mediocre performance Lack clear vision and direction Have poor judgement […]

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 at 22:39 0 comments

MasterChef has been a huge surprise hit in Australia. The TV ratings have been sensational for Channel 10, with an average of 1.96 million viewers nationally (not bad from a total audience pool of just over 20 million). What keeps this average so high? The key, ironically, is the stickiness created by the side dishes. The […]

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 22:03 0 comments

Recently I noticed that the scottsavage.com domain name was not being actively used and was about to expire. Having historically been on scottsavage.net, I thought this would be a great opportunity to quickly grab it. It turns out the process takes a very long time, giving the current owner plenty of time to renew their […]

Saturday, June 13th, 2009 at 16:31 0 comments