WHEN YOUR WINGMAN IS THE DALAI LAMA

It’s not every day you meet someone, and you casually ask them ‘who is your Wingman’ – and their response is… ‘The Dalai Lama’.​​​​​​​ Johan Ernst Nilson is a Swedish explorer who has completed more than 53 adventures in 160 countries. He is an 'environmental explorer', using his expeditions and adventures to highlight/campaign for climate-related issues and environmental awareness.

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THE WINGMAN MODEL: BE A PARTNERPRENEUR

A partnerpreneur is a business owner who sets out from the start to partner with others to create new commercial opportunities, joint ventures and collaborative products and services”… As a partnerpreneur you maximise partnerships to drive your business. You’re an expert at this. The mindset and model can always be best summarised as “two heads are better than one”.

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THINKING OF DOING BUSINESS IN ASIA?

In conversation with our Wingman in Hong Kong. Ten insights that provide food for thought for brands and sports marketers. From the scale of China to Asian brands entering the global stage via plarforms such as the FIFA World Cup, rugby and skiing.

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BE A WINGMAN! 20 INVALUABLE TRAITS

We outline the keys to progressing a meaningful career as a trusted advisor. It's tough at the top! This is the time to be more human, focus on deeper connections with people, reminding ourselves on how to build & sustain effective relationships and look for help and support... Be or find a Wingman! 

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KEEPING AUSTIN WEIRD

Austin is one of our favourite places to operate in. Forbes rated it number 1 in America's fastest growing cities. Its a potent mix of tech companies, HNWI that have an alternative and challenger mindset. A hot climate means work-life balance is important to those in the city.

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HOW TO WRITE AWARDS ENTRIES

Having recently sat on a panel judging awards for a high profile industry awards, it was a good to get a reminder of what its like from a judges perspective... having written entries for years, its good to understand from both sides.... here's some advice

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20 REASONS WHY SOME LARGE COMPANIES ARE TOXIC

The hypothesis after many years of working with, in and observing big companies is that many have toxic cultures. A lot of this also happens in small companies and upstarts... but our 20 reasons are definitely prevelant (in our humble opinion) in today's big businesses: 

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20 SIGNS YOU ARE A BUSY FOOL

Are you feeling like the working day goes in a flash, you have been too busy fighting fires to sit down and decide what needs to be done. Or actually get done what you set out to do? 

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BEING A BUSINESS HYPHENATE

“A hyphenate is a person who is active in more than one sphere or occupation. E.G Producer-Director-Businessman hyphenates such as Spielberg”. We outline here 20 reasons why being a hyphenate can have its benefits especially in modern day business:

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THE WINGMAN THINKS FORMAT: 20 REASONS

You will see from this WINGMAN THINKING section that we are following (in most) a certain format. Here are 20 reasons why... 
1} The bullet point approach - it forces you to summarise succinctly your points

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AS A BUSINESS OWNER EAT SH*T SLEEP & THINK MOBILE

Hypothesis: Its possible now to go a whole day and just use your phone to live (obv not the basic human needs). Its possible to run a busy complicated life off your phone. If harnessed correctly you can remove so much friction and become so agile with a mobile.

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