10 Ways To Know You’re Doing What You’re Called To Do

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10 Ways To Know You're Doing What You're Called To Do There is nothing like living in the flow of knowing that you're in your groove and that you're playing to your strengths and living out what you've been created to be. For those of you who have lost jobs, found doors not opening up, are banging their heads against a brick wall and have had a nagging feeling inside that there must be more, don't push on regardless- just take a moment to … [Read more...]

Disqus – Is it Worth Moving Your Comments Over? Let’s Disquss..

Disqus

Having installed Disqus on my Empire Avenue TV blog and realising just how simple it has been to manage comments there, I have decided to do the same over here. If you haven't got Disqus installed on your blog, I'd recommend doing so now! For those of you running blogs for communication who aren't too sure whether to go for it or not, here's how I arrived at my thinking. 1. Read in a blog somewhere, or perhaps in a podcast from a … [Read more...]

Does Paying a Bonus Increase Motivation?

Herzbergs Hygiene or Maintenance Factors. Caleb Storkey

I was in a conversation with a friend recently, and we were discussing whether he should introduce bonuses into his organisation. And it reminded me of Maslow's Hierachy of Needs. The American Psychologist, Abraham Maslow introduced the Hierarchy of Needs model in 1940-1950. Many would argue that his theory is still relevant today for understanding human motivation, management training, and personal development. And when it comes to money and … [Read more...]

Punctuate Your Day

Punctuate Your Day

Punctuate Your Day Your day is made up of many hours, minutes and seconds. One second ticks into another; one minute turns into another; and one hour falls into another. So life goes on: ticking, turning, falling, ticking, turning, falling... until it's the end of the day....again. If you find that you’ve been watching the clock tick away, and you're counting down the ticks and turns, you're in the wrong place my friend. Life is too short … [Read more...]

Marmite – Do People Love You or Hate You?

Marmite

Marmite - Do People Love You or Hate You The last few days I’ve been listening to and enjoying Chris Moyles’ programme on Radio One. For Comic Relief, he set about trying to break the world record for the longest broadcasted programme. With 52 hours on the radio in one go, that’s a lot of Chris Moyles. And he did it! Chris Moyles is a regular visitor in our bedroom each morning as at times we found ourselves chuckling along. He’s … [Read more...]

Should You Really Put Other People First?

Job Opportunity

Preferring Friends? I was recently having a conversation with a friend of mine who met up for dinner with a friend of theirs. Here’s the story: My friends (let’s call her Jenny) was listening to her friend (let’s call her Lisa) about a dream job that Lisa was going to apply for. She wanted advice from Jenny, as Jenny is a sharp cookie and Lisa knows she is great at PR, personal positioning and was flourishing in her own job. After the … [Read more...]

Digital Trends for 2011

Edelman Digital

Edelman Digital and David Armano specifically produce some great thoughts on the future trends to watch. Check out their other slide content through slideshare. Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011View more presentations from Edelman Digital. … [Read more...]