The Power of Optimism

What is the power of optimism ?  Is your glass half full or half empty?  Are you optimistic about your business, your outlook or your opportunities?  Would you like to find out?  I’m going to show you how you can get a score reflecting the potential for optimism in your workplace with access to insights from experts including Shawn Achor (a top TEDx speaker and author) and Anne Rhoades (co-founder of JetBlue). The Power of Optimism Xerox have been looking into the Return on Optimism and have created a questionnaire with just 10 questions to see how you score on your […]

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Automated personal assistant ClickHook

Recently I was asked to beta test the Automated personal assistant ClickHook – I wondered what on earth it was all about so I signed up.  I love a new app or platform and I love beta testing to help out.  And just sometimes I feel compelled to write a blog or a review about the subject, to help or inform my readers of great things, just like now. ClickHook was founded by Dave Vass and his Partner Rajeev who although are from Canada and India respectively have been working together for sometime. ClickHook has only been around for 4 tiny […]

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Learn to Code with Codecademy

With Codecademy you can really learn to code for free, Codecademy have web based platform and a mobile app that actually teach digital skills. Codecademy was founded in 2011 by Ryan Bubinski and Zack Sims and now has over 24 million users globally. This platform certainly gives you the building blocks to become a coder, even schools in the UK are using it now to help kids understand coding.  Codecademys aim is to reduce unemployment around the world by helping to supply skills needed. Someone actually suggested the program to a friend as a joke a while ago – and […]

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Teenage Cancer Trust Royal Albert Hall Concerts

Teenage Cancer Trust Royal Albert Hall Concerts

I’ve supported The Teenage Cancer Trust since I first noticed that Roger Daltrey (an honorary patron along side the Duchess of York), was the driving force behind Teenage Cancer Trust Royal Albert Hall Concerts The first one being in 2000  when The Who were joined on stage by the likes of: Noel Gallagher Bryan Adams Paul Weller Eddie Vedder Nigel Kennedy Kelly Jones Every year since then, Teenage Cancer Trust at the Royal Albert Hall has raised essential funds to help the charity.  Over seventeen million pounds have been raised in 14 years to support the work of the Charity. The Teenage Cancer […]

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creating a website

Creating a website easily

Creating a website can be cheaper and easier than you think.   If you have a business, want to be a blogger or have a product that you need to promote and you need to get online quick. There are a number of resources that you can use. Using some platforms you might not get your own domain name, and it could be that it might not rank highly in search engines, due to SEO restrictions but the old saying something is better than nothing is true. Professionally Designed Websites Obviously the best way to go, is to get a […]

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Customer Service – The Best and the Worst

  Which company saved your life this Christmas  or which company will you not be using again because of their poor service? How was your customer experience in 2012 – I’d love to know. In this day and age, most of us at sometime order goods online, I did most of my Christmas shopping on-line, and there is a lot of trust involved, you need to know that the company will live up to their promises, that they are trustworthy and that you can contact them if there is a problem (Yes, problems do happen, we understand that, to be informed is all […]

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