“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”— George Bernard Shaw. This morning, I turned off my iPhone’s auto-correct. It had become very unhelpful, especially when using Duolingo. If you haven’t heard of Duolingo, it’s a great language-learning App, and...

It's true. Our faces tell stories about us.   "Every Face Tells A Story" is a song by Olivia Newton-John from the 1976 album: "Don't Stop Believin'" — also the title of her 2018 memoir. I still have the vinyl album and several CD versions, of this...

Planning is everything, especially when running your own business or a project. There’s something concrete that happens when you write down what you intend to do, what you and your business offer. For example, this Blog has been designed as more of a postcard—a few short, quick...

In large organisations, many eyes will usually have passed across a particular statement before its formal release. This is particularly the case when the information is sensitive or destined to be under public scrutiny. On the way to its release, various managers may accept, edit or...

A good communications plan has the right balance of architecture, engineering and project management – your audience is waiting.   I wrote my first communications plan at Qantas in 2003. Sitting in front of a blank template on a screen, I compared it with a completed plan...

Geoff Jaeger Consulting officially launched at a cocktail function on 15 September, 2018. Launch attendees included guests from Macquarie; Profusion Group; Optus, The Nine Network and Uniting. Geoff Jaeger Consulting works to help people and organisations communicate clearly and with confidence, promoting open, honest communication as...

There’s a new trend spreading around the globe, and it’s from Sweden, again! Yes, those Nordic Vikings who’ve given the world so many things already...

Scott Parker and I rented desks next to each other at the Creative + Business space during 2016. Sponsored through Creative City Sydney we were both invited to work there by one of Australia’s foremost creative business specialists, Monica Davidson. (6 minute read) Scott is the Creative...

unko is an audience-focused creative studio producing original series, films and branded entertainment. I met producer Belinda Dean on Day 2 of a 3-day shoot for the short film Joy Boy - one of six produced as part of the 2017 Generator Emerging Filmmakers Fund (GEFF). [caption...

I was introduced to screenwriter Greg Waters at the opening of a play at Sydney’s Griffin Theatre in 2017. Crossing paths several times since, I asked to interview him about his role working on the recent screenplay for Riot. Marking the 40th anniversary of Sydney’s...