Bad vibes from Amsterdam
Last week I flew home to Belfast from Amsterdam. After settling down for the relatively short flight, a person sat down next to me and quickly settled into a light sleep. The funny thing was that despite the fact he had said nothing, he seemed to give off really bad vibes. I looked at him with his eyes closed, he was unremarkable, the thought came to mind that perhaps I was being unfair or...
Secrets from the Science of Persuasion by...
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact Great Animation describing the Universal Principles of Persuasion based on the research of Dr. Robert Cialdini, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing, Arizona State University. 6 shortcuts guiding human behaviour. See on youtube.com
The Seven Learning Styles Teachers should Be Aware...
See on Scoop.it - Engaging Learners in the Classroom Diversity is the spice of life and for us in education it is also the spice of learning. As learners, we have different learning styles . Some learn more when information is presented visually,… See on educatorstechnology.com
What really happens when you die?
Yesterday, while walking past a local graveyard I asked my eight year old son what he thought the letters R.I.P. on graves stood for. His reply was an incredulous “duh!” followed by “it means re-spawn Daddy”. It is interesting that in his head, when people die, they simply “re-spawn” in heaven. Not sure if the origin for this belongs with what he learnt in Sunday school or from the game Minecraft....
If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first hour sharpening the...
Habits: Why We Do What We Do
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact Charles Duhigg, reporter for The New York Times and author of “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.”… See on blogs.hbr.org
8 Leadership And Management Lessons Onboard The...
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact If you are a Star Trek fan, you will know that it’s a franchise borne from Gene Roddenberry’s 1960s vision of an utopian society. See on tweakyourbiz.com
Logic+Emotion: How To Think And Communicate...
See on Scoop.it - Business Growth through Online Marketing Originally posted on Edelman Digital Visual storytelling is nothing new. We only need to look to the earliest signs of humanity for proof—simple paintings on the walls of caves tell the story that people are a visual tribe. See on darmano.typepad.com
Education Rethink: Classroom Leadership: From...
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact A student walks in late to my class for the fourth day in a row. I pull him aside and explain authoritatively that I will not tolerate his misbehavior. See on educationrethink.com
Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: The Twelve...
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact Gary Burnison considers leadership to be a privilege. Most people like the idea of leadership but few count the cost. He says, “To lead is to be all in, transparent and accessible, calm in the face of upset and even crisis, and always mindful that you are a steward of something bigger than yourself.” See on leadershipnow.com
The Ten Habits of Passionate People
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact When you find your passion, you’ll have a boost of motivation to get started and change your life. However, this motivation won’t last if you don’t turn it into habits. We are creatures of habits. See on pickthebrain.com
Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.” Gen Colin Powell
If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster...–
7 Lead Gen Opportunities PR Pros Should Seize
See on Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact Learn how marketers in charge of PR and branding can also generate leads through their efforts. See on blog.hubspot.com
How Social Media Activity Impacts Organic Search...
See on Scoop.it - Business Growth through Online Marketing Testing Social Media Signals in Search Can social media activity impact organic search rankings? Popular wisdom says yes, but we set out to prove it with a simple test. TastyPlacement - http://bit.ly/KBn2qJ - have compiled their findings into this easy-to-follow Infographic. http://bit.ly/KBu92w See on tastyplacement.com
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” ― C.G. Jung
The 6 keys to brand messaging through social media...
See on Scoop.it - Business Growth through Online Marketing Nearly every business in the world has considered using social media for their brand (or at least been told by someone to do so). It’s an important concept. See on techi.com
How to Avoid Death by Email
My mother believes that boys are bees not butterflies so encouraged an adventurous spirit. Despite not knowing how to swim, one day I jumped from a diving board believing momentum would carry me to the side of the pool. It didn’t and I still remember the sensation of slowly beginning to drown. Fortunately another kid noticed what was happening and towed me to the side. A while ago I was...
Building a Learning Environment to be Proud of...
One of my earliest memories from school in South Africa was of a teacher shouting, “children should be seen and not heard!”, the same teacher had a severe squint and a tendency to throw the blackboard duster at kids she caught talking. Trying to watch her gaze to see if you were the potential target was always a challenge. Classroom participation meant primarily listening to the...
6 Steps to Sustainable Leadership:...
Via Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact We all play a role in conflict development. And supervisors need to help all team members understand how conflict develops and what we can do to manage it. This is critical to enabling the team’s ability to maintain harmony, maximize its strengths and consistently exceed expectations. On Leadership and Self-Deception The most...
12 Ways to know if you are a Leader
Via Scoop.it - Leadership, Influence and Selling with Impact Great article by Michael Hyatt, in this article he took a post by Tony Morgan called “10 Easy Ways to Know Your Not a Leader.” and then inverted and expanded it. Via login.live.com
10 ways Evernote can help make students...
Via Scoop.it - Engaging Learners in the Classroom For those of you who haven’t come across it, Evernote is a remember-everything app. It remembers, everything. When used to its full potential, it has the capacity to improve the productivity of our students. Here are 10 reasons it could help to do just that, with a particular focus on the role of Evernote in 1:1 iPad schemes. . Via...
Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the...– Malcolm Gladwell