Working out how to put my own personality into a blog page and a podcast episode is proving to be a challenge!
When I first started blogging in 2010 I wrote very dry, stale blog posts that didn’t really have much expression at all. When I read them back I kept thinking they were really stuffy, and in some cases, they still are. It’s proving to be a similar situation with the Typical Business podcast also.
If I’m honest, most of the shows so far have been a long way away from what I’m like in person.
On the one hand, when it comes to business I can be very serious – because business isn’t a joke. Continue Reading
How much time are you giving yourself to stop, switch off, unplug and meditate quietly? Perhaps it’s time you allow your own thoughts and inner voice to be the loudest sound in the room.
If you’re like most of us you’ll be honest and answer “not enough”.
Today, I want to encourage you to take some time out of your schedule and find a quiet spot to let your inner voice speak.
Have you ever had those times when you’ve missed an opportunity Continue Reading
Microsoft is getting ready to launch a full on assault with the new operating system Windows 8. However, unlike most launches, this time it’s not just the PC getting the upgrade. The question on everyone’s mind is, is this the beginning of a Windows (Microsoft) resurgence?
There’s been some recent comments from the Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff that Windows 8 is the end of Windows and that Windows is irrelevant?
I’ve been a Windows user since 3.1 and have used every Continue Reading
In 2003 I felt ashamed and inadequate as my 7 year old son wasn’t getting a single present for Christmas.
Back in 2003 I was a mature age student studying Software Engineering and had just completed my third year. Times were tough and the finances were really bad. This is the letter that I wrote to my 7 year old son for Christmas. I’ve kept it as a reminder to me of that moment in my life.
My elves have told me how good you have been this year. You have been really well behaved for Mum and Dad, and you have tried hard at school and got a good report. Continue Reading