Is it a Mayday or May Day?

I have been reluctant to send out a newsletter over the last few weeks for a number of reasons, mostly revolving around a lack of confidence.  Mine Yours Business Governments Countries The Human Race Like many of you, I have been looking at and trying to figure out how to adjust to the new landscape, so I certainly understand we are all going to be in very different places right… Read More »Is it a Mayday or May Day?

Do you have a personal brand day?

‘We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.’ – Sir Winston Churchill In my personal brand consulting with clients I often recommend that they pick a day that means something to their brand and that they can use to make contact with their network at least once a year.  I usually advise them not to pick the usual days that everyone else does like… Read More »Do you have a personal brand day?

Are You Ready for the NO Technology Challenge?


In one of his keynotes, social media entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk asks the audience about their watch wearing habits.

Of course as you would probably expect most people in the audience, the millennials, under 30 are not wearing a watch, their watch is their smartphone, and camera, and recording device, and computer, and,,,,, and,,,, and,,,,, and………..

He then asks if the technology were available now to implant your smartphone in to your arm who would have it done. About 10% of the audience say they would. And next year he says, it will be 25%.

One fact, in this very fast moving social media facts video from Erik Qualman, is that 53% of millennials would rather lose their sense of smell than their technology.


So you might be surprised to hear that the two words my teenagers WILL NEVER utter this week, even though they do not have their technology or any wifi access are

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8% Gone

Polar vortex’s aside has this month seemed like a whirlwind?  Over 8% of the year has already gone by! It certainly seems that way for me. Since the new beginnings post I have been working at getting in to a routine that addresses my new life format going forward.  With my separation I now have the children 50% of the time, one week on and one week off. That means… Read More »8% Gone