#GSS2018 Arrive Alive with John Hale

There are some dumb ways to die and flying can be one of them. Here are ten great tips for long haul flights from my upcoming talk at the Global Speakers Summit 2018 in New Zealand. In my talk, I will be sharing my experience of saving a fellow passenger’s life on a long haul flight from Dubai to Singapore. This passenger needed a Doctor, a shot of adrenaline and some [...]

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Conversations that Matter with John Hale

In a world of rapid digital driven reinvention, new ways of working and hyper-competion, having regular high level conversations about leadership, strategy, technology and customers are not longer optional. To survive and thrive, these regular conversations are a must. At HCG we are invited to lead these high level conversations for clients and business groups on a regular basis. Our popular talks are in the areas of: Strategy ‘Your Sweet [...]

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Scale Prevails with John Hale

Remember that fledgling discount on-line book store that paid no dividends, never turned a profit and seemed doomed (in the face of competition from different e-commerce stores and bricks and mortar retailers like Borders and Barnes & Noble)? What a difference a decade makes! Over the next decade, that firm will run a race with 3 other huge organizations to become the operating system for our lives. Think ‘Google Home’, [...]

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Annual Tweed Conversation with John Hale

Join HCG's John Hale at the Tweed Chamber of Commerce in Tweed Heads on Tuesday 13 February from 6.45AM - 8.30AM for an informative breakfast conversation on Growing Digital Wings. If you own or manage a business, realising the impact of digital technology is important.    John will share the: Six stages of business growth. Key success factors and leadership traits needed at each stage of growth. Digital elements of [...]

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Health Strategies with John Hale

I have been invited to this year's Global Speakers Summit in NZ and will be flying to Auckland next month to deliver a talk on ‘Being Whole and Healthy while on the Road’. I will be sharing that many frequent traveller health tips can also be applied to life... Don't sit for long periods or with crossed legs. Drink plenty of water and avoid salt, caffeine and alcohol. Wash your [...]

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Five Ways with John Hale

Customers can see you five ways. The way customers consider you when purchasing will depend on the type of product you sell. The five attributers important to customers appear below with important questions for each. Product Characteristics – are you the best in your category? Supplier Support – how service focused are your sales and support staff? Product Availability & Convenience – how easily and reliably can people locate your [...]

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Future Value with John Hale

At HCG, we routinely map out our clients’ existing industry value chain. Understanding the industry value chain takes time and is a worthwhile exercise. The next exercise is to create our clients’ future value chain, using the map of the status quo and any resource or market constraints. We help clients find ways to remove pain and add value through the entire process, from materials sourcing to disposal. Often new [...]

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2018 People with John Hale

We tend to become like people we spend time with. Spending time with people who live in complaint can drag you down. Avoid people who don’t look in the mirror for answers, but rather look out the window for the cause of their problems. Einstein once said, ‘Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.’ The purpose of your life should be to solve some of [...]

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