What is Social Media, Exactly?

Social Media is a word that is thrown around a lot lately, but what is it, exactly? Sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn come to mind, but it’s important to remember that social media isn’t about any particular group of websites, it’s about how media is being created by everyone, including people that have no training in creating media at all.

By |December 11th, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

10 Ways to Convert More Customers Using Psychology

Ultimately, social media isn’t about technology, it is about psychology. People, ultimately, go […]

By |December 3rd, 2012|Infographics|0 Comments

How Social Media Has Changed The World

In a time when images and videos taken on mobile phones are causing uprisings across the Middle East, or when more people across the world know what Facebook is rather than the date of births of their parents and loved ones, you could argue we truly have become a more ‘social’ world.

However I would use this term in a more untraditional sense, where social no longer means greetings between neighbours, smiles and chats with strangers in the park, but more so a dependence on social networks to interact, to gather and share information, all at the click of a mouse. […]

By |November 28th, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

How To Become Better At Public Speaking–Practice.

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I was recently at an event called BarcampKL 2011 and before you ask me if it was an event where I learned to drink beer, the answer is ‘no’:
BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from participants who are the main actors of the event ~ Barcamp.org

I was there as a participant, sponsor and speaker for the 100 or so people who showed up over the 2 days and through sitting a range of presentations (including one on the anime series Gundam, one about kitchen cleanliness and more structured ones such as the talk by the Mozilla team) and talking to the different attendees, I learned a great deal about the different styles of presentation,  public speaking as well as mentalities present on the day. […]

By |August 15th, 2011|Personal Development|0 Comments

The Power of Perseverance, a Key Business Mind Set

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The main failing point for many new businesses or first time entrepreneurs is not having the staying power to tough out the bad times– and bad times there will be.

Perseverance, although somewhat understated in the stories you hear about raging business successes, probably play a bigger part than most people think. But what is it, how important is it and what can we do to bottle it inside us for use later on? […]

By |August 10th, 2011|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments