Learning about Learning

Learning about Learning

Posted by on Aug 21, 2016 in creativity, design, learning, productivity, visuals | No Comments

Our budgie was called Fergie. He used to chirp “Come on the Dons“ – this was in the day when Alex Ferguson held the reins at Aberdeen Football Club. For a brief period there was someone else parroting memorised words in our house. Not a football chant but 432 lines of classical poetry. For my […]

Connecting with your customer

Connecting with your customer

In my bathroom there are two gorgeous, scarlet towels. They make me want to have a bath just to cocoon myself in them afterwards. I bought them in the UK store, John Lewis. The shop assistant, let’s call him Towel Man, was amazing. He explained technical towel terms like pile and twist and showed me […]

Follow the pink brick road

Follow the pink brick road

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in public speaking, story-telling, visuals | No Comments

What can Eurovision teach you about public speaking and engaging with your audience? The best public speaking takes your audience on a journey. The charming Zoë, who represented Austria at Eurovision 2016, was on her own journey, standing on a pink brick road singing about searching for paradise. When you‘re presenting to an audience your […]