Visiting the Brisbane Team

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July App of the Month: Fuze

Fuze. Free on iTunes/ online. Perfect for online meetings, presentations and sharing.

Great for us working with our London and NYC teams!

July Quote of the Month

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. ~Winston Churchill

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2014 USA Sales Awards

Our MD Tim Kennedy spending some quality time with a young business owner he has mentored over the last 18 moths.

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Meeting Rick Pitino in Philadelphia, USA

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Pitino is also one of only two coaches (along with Roy Williams) in NCAA history to have led two different programs to at least three Final Fours each, one of only four coaches (Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim) ever to take his school to the Final Four in four separate decades. In addition, Pitino has achieved a measure of success as an author and a motivational speaker.

Touring New York

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LMS Thinking in New York City

Taking the winners from our Sydney office on a tour around Manhattan. Awesome views!

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June Quote of the Month

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Earn your leadership every day. –Michael Jordan

June App of the Month: Weekdone

Weekdone. Free on itunes, good for iphone and ipad. Awesome tool to help manage your team.

 

Celebrating 2 years in NYC!

LMS Thinking celebrates their 2 year anniversary at their Manhattan offices!

LMS Thinking celebrate 2 years in New York City

Supporting the Nets at the Barclays Center. LeBron James’ Miami heat beat the Nets unfortunately!

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May App of the Month: FaceTime

We know everyone loves this one already, but it’s been key with us keeping in contact constantly between our London, NYC and Sydney offices. It’s free and we can do it on the go! Free via itunes.com.

May: Quote of the Month

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland  (via values.com)

April App of the Month: Google Translator

This handy app definitely helped us with our travels to Paris this month! Plus it’s free!

Celebrating Anzac Day! April 25th

LMS Thinking Party Together

LMS Thinking Team Night – Dinner in Sydney

LMS Thinking Team Night - Dinner in Sydney

April: Quote of the Month

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” - Robert Louis Stevenson (via brainyquote.com)

LMS Thinking Sightseeing in Paris

We had fun sightseeing in Paris after our meetings today!

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LMS Thinking Celebrate 1 Year in Sydney

LMS Thinking Celebrate 1 Year in Sydney

March: Quote of the Month

“One small positive thought in the morning, can change your whole day” (via tumblr.com)

LMS Thinking Enjoying the F1 Melbourne

The 2014 Australian Grand Prix (formally known as the 2014 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race that was held on 16 March 2014 in Melbourne.

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March App of the Month: Business Card Design 0.99c

Small businesses rely on first impressions, and professionalism so having business cards is a given. You can’t function without them. As technology improves it makes sense we can do everything on our smartphones. This app is awesome for new businesses or a quick change of image.

LMS Thinking in Las Vegas

Our MD was a guest speaker at an event in Vegas.  Here’s a shot of him at the networking event later that evening.

LMS Thinking Meeting in Vegas

Keynote Speaker: Tim Kennedy in Las Vegas

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February App of the Month: Pivotal Tracker: Free

Good on both ipad and iphones. If you’re anything like us and you have a bunch of projects going on simultaneously; this is an awesome app to keep you on track. Plan projects, check your teams progress & a great drag/ drop tool to help you prioritise.

February: Quote of the Month

“Change is inevitable, progression is a choice” – (via Pinterest)

LMS Thinking Enjoy Summer BBQ

LMS Thinking Summer BBQ Feb012014

We’re loving the amazing summer we have here in Sydney. Had a great BBQ over the weekend – even managed some Kayaking!

January App of the Month: Wunderlist

Manage and share daily ‘to-do-lists’ to help you get organized in the New Year with a ‘Best of 2013′ function!

Bonus: It’s a FREE app.

Read more about Wunderlist here:

https://www.wunderlist.com/en/

2014 Boat Cruise – LMS Thinking Year Beginning Party

2014 Boat Party LMS Thinking Sydney Harbour

We started the year off in style by hosting an awards ceremony to celebrate our successes in Sydney to date.  The cruise around Sydney’s Harbour ended up being the perfect setting for these celebrations.

Thank you to everyone’s hard work over the last 12 months and congratulations to those who received recognition for outstanding performance in 2013.

January: Quote of the Month

We’ll be posting our favourite quote of the month each month, to inspire everyone!

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” –Buddha (via forbes.com)

December App of the Month: Pocket

“When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.” This pretty much sums up this app, which is perfect for business and pleasure. Useful if you like to read a lot!

Bonus: It’s a FREE app.

Read more about Pocket here:

http://getpocket.com

 

Tim Kennedy Returns From South Africa

Tim Kennedy has returned back to the office after a seven day trip to South Africa!

He was named a special guest at the Annual Sales Awards in Johannesburg, and attended several networking events to meet fellow entrepreneurs.

Here are some pictures of Tim’s trip highlights!

Tim Kennedy South Africa trip

November App of the Month: Instasize

This app is perfect for re-sizing your photos that don’t fit into Instagram without the need for cropping.

Bonus: It’s a FREE app.

Read more about Instasize here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/instasize-post-entire-photos/id576649830

 

 

October App of the Month:Trip It

This is an awesome app for travel management. Simply forward confirmations or sync up your email and all travel arrangements will be saved in one place. Perfect if you travel a lot or if you’re unorganized!

Better still, it’s free!

Read more about Trip It here:

https://www.tripit.com/uhp/mobile

September App of the Month: LogMeIn

It’s a free app that allows you to log in to your computer from anywhere!

Read more about LogMeIn here:

http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/01/logmein-launches-free-ios-app-fro-remote-computing/

 

August App of the Month: SayHi Translate

Instantly speak another language! It’s great for all the travel we do!

SayHi Translate: $1.99

Read more about it here:

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/sayhi-translate/id437818260?mt=8

Enjoying the Beautiful 'Winter Weather' in Sydney

Sydney LMS Thinking Sales and Marketing

Our MD, Tim Kennedy was telling us how much he is enjoying being back in Australia and how amazing our ‘Winter Weather is…. it’s certainly not a bad place to work & live!

LMS Thinking Attend All Blacks V Wallabies, Bledisloe Cup 2013, ANZ Stadium, Sydney

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LMS Thinking Attend Sydney International Boat Show 2013

Sydney Boat Show

The 46th Sydney International Boat Show was held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre & Cockle Bay Marina, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia.

All of us hear at LMS Thinking had a great day at the Event.

July App of the Month: Square

Perfect for small businesses for taking card payments! No sign up or annual fees, you only pay if you use it. The popular app was founded by the creator of Twitter in 2010 and has been super useful in our NYC office!

Bonus: It’s a FREE app.

Read More About Square:
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LMS Thinking Welcomes Tim Kennedy Back to Sydney

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LMS Thinking’s MD Tim Kennedy travels back to Sydney, Australia this week after a 6 week stint in USA.

His American tour included speaking at industry events in Philadelphia, New York, Hoboken – New Jersey, Atlantic City and Dallas. Kennedy visited start-up businesses and conducted research of different US markets which LMS Thinking may consider expanding into in the future.

Winner of 'Business Owner of the Year' (USA)

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We traveled to Philadelphia for the American Sales Awards Ceremony, held at the prestigious Kimmel Centre for the Performing Arts on Broad Street on June 29th 2013.

We are very proud to announce our Managing Director Tim Kennedy was not only there to present and award but also won ‘Business Owner of the Year’.

Congratulations Tim!

June App of the Month: Penultimate

Penultimate ($0) Remember before technology using pen & paper! Sometimes we miss it, it’s useful for making notes, sketches etc but with digital power for sharing and saving instantly.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/penultimate/id354098826?mt=8

May App of the Month: Things

Things ($19.99) Easy to use, well designed task manager. Simple features and easy to follow! Works well on iPhone for on the move tasks.

http://www.businessinsider.com/20-best-ipad-apps-for-business-2010-5?op=1

LMS Thinking's MD was Named a Keynote Speaker at the East Coast Sales Conference in Atlantic City

Tim Kennedy

Our MD – Tim Kennedy was a Keynote Speaker at the East Coast Sales Conference in Atlantic City last weekend. The Event took place at the famous Revel Atlantic City Hotel, Resort & Casino on March 23rd, 2012

April App of the Month: Evernote

Evernote ($0) So valuable for us, we use to store notes, to-do lists, ideas and goals (to name a few!) We can all share between our devices too – which is perfect!

http://techland.time.com/2013/04/15/50-must-have-ipad-apps/slide/evernote/

Tim Kennedy Speaks on Creating Competition

Tim Kennedy Speaking in New York

LMS Thinking’s MD was back in the US last week and was invited to speak at a sales conference on how to create healthy competition within the workplace.  ’Building impulse and encouraging competition can really improve overall productivity in your business’ claims Tim Kennedy.

March App of the Month: Bento 4

Bento 4 ($4.99), Super useful organisational app. Good for business and everyday life. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2379131,00.asp

LMS Thinking Attends AmCham Business Briefing in Sydney

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There were 140 attendees from leading financial institutions, with guest speaker Steve Tucker, CEO of MLC.

February App of the Month: iExpenseIt

iExpenseIt ($4.99). Very detailed app, good for expenses and budgeting. Takes a little time to set up, but very beneficial none the less!

http://www.howstuffworks.com/tablets/10-ipad-apps-for-personal-productivity.htm#page=2

LMS Thinking Confirms Launch of Australian Operations

LMS Thinking Sydney Expansion

Monday, 4th March will see LMS Thinking open their first Australian branch in Sydney. Managing Director, Tim Kennedy is excited to return to his native country after running his business abroad for 11 years.
‘I am so excited to be expanding my business to Australia, I left over 12 years ago to travel the world with the intention of only being away for 6 months. I started my business in the UK 11 years ago and finally have the opportunity to take it home’ says Tim Kennedy.

LMS Thinking Attends Knicks Game at Madison Square Garden

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LMS Thinking Attended the Knicks vs. Magics Wednesday Jan 30, 2013 at Madison Square Garden.

Tim Kennedy Travels to South Africa

Tim Kennedy in South Africa LMS Thinking

LMS Thinking Managing Director, Tim Kennedy travels to South Africa to speak at industry conferences. Starting the trip in Johannesburg before travelling on to Durban and Cape Town, he spoke on Business Development and encouraged entrepreneurship. South Africa have recently launched a campaign to promote entrepreneurship to 20-30 year olds, many of who were in attendance at the events. ‘I was very excited to return to South Africa, it has been almost 3 years since my last visit. The ambition and drive behind many of the conference attendees was incredible and I was honoured to be asked to speak especially as Cape Town is one of my favourite cities’ claims Tim Kennedy.

LMS Thinking Attends Outsourced Sales Awards in London

The Royal Festival Hall played host to the Annual Outsourced Sales Awards in London last weekend. LMS Thinking attended the event where their Managing Director Tim Kennedy had the honour of presenting the award for ‘Most Profitable Sales Business 2012′. ‘The atmosphere was amazing, the venue was phenomenal and it was such a pleasure to present such a fantastic award’ said Tim Kennedy.

LMS Thinking have attended the Outsourced Sales Awards for the last 6 years running.

January App of the Month: Pocket

Pocket ($0) Our favourite free app! Lets you save web content offline, so you can read later. So good for when we are travelling!

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Tim Kennedy Hosts Clients in Aspen, Colorado

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LMS Thinking MD, Tim Kennedy travelled with business partners and clients to the slopes in Aspen, Colorado for the firm’s end of year R&R.

LMS Thinking Scours Florida for New Office Space

LMS Thinking Florida Expansion plan

Leading up to LMS Thinking expansion into Florida, Managing Director Tim Kennedy travels to Miami and Fort Lauderdale to inspect a range of office locations and meet clients. The firm have grown rapidly since opening in New York earlier this year and have plans to move into Florida in the 1st quarter of 2013.

LMS Thinking Survives Hurricane Sandy

LMS Thinking Hurrican Sandy

As the East coast is hit by the worst Hurricane it’s ever seen, LMS Thinking attempt to carry on business as usual. The firm’s head office in the financial district was hit by a blackout but the firms Disaster Recovery Plan meant they were back up and running within days. ‘Most businesses are still struggling to commence trading since the Hurricane hit, we are very thankful for our wonderful team who have enabled us to implement our recovery strategy efficiently. We’re really grateful for the help we received from our neighbouring businesses’ says Tim Kennedy.

LMS Thinking Attend NFL London 2012

NFL international series 2012 LMS Thinking Attend

LMS Thinking attend the annual NFL game hosted at Wembley Stadium. For the second time in recent history, the New England Patriots played a regular season NFL game in London. Instead of facing off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Patriots this time face off against the St. Louis Rams.

Attending the game at Wembley has become an annual tradition for the firm. ‘We love the energy that the team and their supporters bring to the UK. The competition is huge and we love to get involved’ says Tim Kennedy.

Tim Kennedy Speaks at Leadership Conference in New Orleans

New Orleans Leadership Conference

LMS Thinking’s Managing Director, Tim Kennedy was named keynote speaker at New Orleans Leadership Conference.

LMS Thinking Travels to Tokyo, Japan

LMS thinking Tokyo Japan Conference

Tim Kennedy of LMS Thinking attended a 3-day conference in Tokyo. Topics covered included, Financial Strategies, International Markets, Emerging Markets and Business Development.

The Grand Palladium Resort & Spa Hosts LMS Thinking in Jamaica

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LMS Thinking travelled with colleagues, suppliers and clients to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the mid-year R&R. Although there during Hurricane season, the damp weather did not hinder the spirit of the group. The firm enjoyed the trip so much they plan to return in 2013 (but perhaps a little later in the season).

LMS Thinking Makes the Move to New York City

View from Tim's Apartment in New York

Tim Kennedy relocates to New York to open his first US branch of LMS Thinking.

The Countdown is on to the INAA Hair & Beauty Awards

INAA Scottish Hair & Beauty Awards 2012

The countdown is on to the INAA sponsored Scottish Hair & Beauty awards hosted in The Hilton, Glasgow on May 27th 2012. Last year saw our own Zak Coldicutt, winning Mens Stylist of the Year. Good luck to all the nominees this year!

 

To the Boat Race we go…

View from LRC for the Boat Race

April 7th 2012, the 158th Boat race between Oxford & Cambridge universities took place, with LMSThinking in attendance at the London Rowing Club; what a great view to watch Cambridge win one of the most eventful races in history.

 

Pencil Presents its' Debut

Pencil Presents

Supporting another business venture, LMSThinking owner Tim Kennedy is looking forward to “Pencil Presents” debut evening in Village Underground, Shoreditch. Aiming to support upcoming talent in the music industry, “creating a musical playground” commented the Pencil team.