We all contain multitudes. People are much more than their Social Media, and those platforms don't give us much room to build on.
This is my playground and scrapbook where I share what I know, what I do, and what I am thinking about.
Inside these pages there are blog posts, in-depth articles, projects, and even games. Each of them, a different piece of me.
This feels more like a rant than my recent reflections about communication and marketing. (I’m using Communication as a word because it’s a broader concept.)
I have been pondering a lot around where the web is going, how the web is getting old, and what I have learned from working in the field for over a decade (Written in Portuguese).
This one however will be short and it won’t be another post saying that “X is Dead”.
Human nature insists on a definition for every concept. The field of strategic management cannot afford to rely on a single definition of strategy, indeed the word has long been used implicitly in different ways even if it has traditionally been defined formerly in only one.
Henry Mintzberg em ‘The Strategy Concept I: Five Ps for Strategy’. 1987 This article became long due to the need not to skip steps and avoid the shortcuts of those who already work in Digital Communication for more than a decade.
This article was originaly published on Medium back in 2015. I am posting it here as well since the content still holds true after more than 2 years.
I follow the startup scene in Lisbon from a safe distance. It’s good to be close enough to understand what is going on, and it’s important not to focus too much and lose perspective. The same applies to a number of startups abroad.
Everyone has a right to write and discuss anything they wish, within the boundaries of human rights.
Publishing platforms, like Medium, work to organize content and suggest it to us. They want to show us something we like so we spend more time using the site. This is also true for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and others.
The problem is that the recommendation algorithm does not take into account a person’s authority on the subject.
Public Relations, Marketing, Design, Branding, User Experience. Communication has many areas, and many stories of people who fell in love with it. LabCom is a podcast created to bring these people together and learn from them. What brought them to Communication? What motivates them to always do things differently?LabCom.fm
Not everything fits neatly into categories and stories, into little boxes in our mind. That’s what the blog section is for.
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