Getting the Introduction Right (Networking)
Once I thought networking was all about introducing yourself. But after some contemplation, I realised it worked best for me when I introduced others. And got that right. And that took some doing. The first time I got it wrong was when I had just met a beautiful girl at a dance. I introduced her to…
Activated Almonds : Laughing and Learning
I feel so silly. I got sucked in by the latest Twitter fad. Which hopefully has almost died down. I’m talking about the Activated Almonds tweet storm. It began Sunday. I was at first curious. But then I was amused by the social media humour fest (see Leigh Sales, John Birmingham, just to name a few). I even…
The Why Is Missing from Politics….
The Why Is Missing Today in politics we had a Prime Minister reelected overwhelmingly by her party. The former Foreign Minister is now vanquished and will eventually shuffle off into the political night. Such is politics. Like many people, I was left wondering why. Why did Julia Gillard defeat Kevin Rudd the first time? Why…