Archive | September 2009
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What is more feared than spiders, heights or death? Public speaking. The thought of standing in front of a crowd and delivering your wisdom is enough to induce palpitations in even the most high-powered business person. Yet to operate successfully in the business world, we must control our racing heartbeat, wipe the sweat off our […]
Once upon a time, I thought blogs were a form of verbal diarrhoea spewed onto the Internet by people with little time on their hands. ‘I have enough real articles and stories to write,’ I thought to myself. ‘Why would I want to write about my navel fluff, or my cup of coffee (I already […]
What’s Wrong with Text Language Gr8. C u l8tr. Depending on your viewpoint, this set of almost words will either make you scream and put your hands over your eyes, or shrug and get on with texting your buddies. There has been a lot of wailing and wringing of hands about the invasion of text […]
I’ve been enjoying my journeys through the networking jungle over the past few months, after so long stuck at home on my own. However, though I’m a sociable person, I’ve realised that networking meetings require a different approach to normal social occasions. Recently, I’ve developed a strategy for ensuring that I get the most out […]