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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

A creative way to encourage your kids to do what you’d like them to do

Originally posted on I Wanna Be Creative!:
My son Orlando and I had a delightful chat on our drive home this afternoon. I asked him what he wants to do…

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why recruiters must be extra careful to correct writing mistakes

If you work in recruitment or if your organisation hires people directly – you MUST take the time to check your external writing.   The writing reflects the professionalism and reputation … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

How the usually professionally detached Linked In is “warming up”

Are you on Linked in? How are you finding the experience? I must confess when I started to use Linked In to connect with my creative colleagues from my media … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

How we can all learn from Tony Abbott’s “suppository” blunder

Tony Abbott’s  hilariously wrong choice of word (using suppository of wisdom instead of repository) can teach us all valuable lessons. Here’s a link to a video of the gaffe: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1799390/Abbott-ridiculed-after-suppository-gaffeContinue reading

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

What businesses can learn from this Japanese idea of “enough”

    Have you ever asked yourself whether the Western business way is the “only” way. From my experience in helping large Western corporations – the Western prevailing attitude is: … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing tip for journalists and #Journalism students – from a #caremudgeon

If you are a writer or journalism student or even one of those rare creatures (a journalist still working in the media) – these tips are meant to help. I’m … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Persuasion Tip: Use the force of “intersecting circles”

If you have to persuade people – this tip WILL help you. By day I train persuasion skills to big corporations. By night I have my toughest persuasion battles – … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 3 Comments