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Follow That – The Poor Quality Of The Republican Rebuttal

I’m in New York right now and have just watched a very accomplished State of the union speech by President Obama. For a President with falling approval ratings he gave a masterful performance that reminded me of why he got re-elected in 2012. His speech was very well written, full of passion, personal stories and … Continued

Be Prepared

Just like the scouts, you should always be prepared when going in for an interview, talk, when meeting clients, and generally when communicating with anyone. Nothing inhibits the strength of your personal impact like not knowing something you should know, or seeming that way – and whilst the two are very different, their effect is … Continued

Rise Above It Like Beckham

David Beckham has an incredible football reputation, but he also has an enduring reputation as being a genuinely nice man. Recently in an interview he was asked what his thoughts were about Alex Ferguson’s recent autobiography, in which the former Manchester United Manager was critical of Beckham several times. Rather than respond with an equally … Continued

Farage Youth: A Window To Fascism?

Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP, a relatively small party in the UK focused on limiting EU powers there, has been under fire recently for his behaviour thirty years ago. Only now emerging are debates and thoughts about Farage, that his teacher’s confidentially shared between them when he was a teenager, all those years ago. As … Continued

Digital Media Embraced!

Here’s an interesting article on teaching digital media in schools. What I particularly like is that the educators in the article are taking the position that the “genie is out of the bottle” so why not try to use digital media as a tool for education and to motivate students, rather then looking at digital … Continued