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Earlier this week I went to see a health practitioner, let’s call him Dr. Chris. When I mentioned that I’d previously seen a different health practitioner, let’s call him Dr. Joe, to treat my ailment Dr. Chris then proceeded to tell me that Dr. Joe was every sort of evil under the sun and had pro...
08/18/2008
A lot of things bug me. One of them is seeing a company with a website that doesn’t have email @ that website. For example, their business card will read: Website: www.bucketoftrouble.com Email: bucketoftrouble@yahoo.com It just drives me insane that someone would go to the trouble of having a do...
08/13/2008
Friends and I were chatting recently about our favourite places in the world to shop. Paris, Berlin, London, Thailand all got a mention along with one of my favourites Mexico. I’ve only spent half a day in Mexico (so far!) – but it was one of the most enjoyable shopping experiences of my life. Wh...
08/11/2008
After the tragically early passing of a friend last year at the very young age of 42, I wrote the number 42 on my hand and kept rewriting it there for days afterwards. I was stunned that someone so vital could have their life cut short at such a young age. Right now, I have the number 42 on the s...
07/30/2008
To release or not to release that is the question (press release that is) – and if that is the question, my answer is always to release! To follow are 5 simple tips to get more loved up with the media: 1. Set yourself a press / media release goal. I think once a month is a good frequency, but if ...
07/17/2008
What do movies Cocktail, Back to the Future (parts 2 and 3) and the Karate Kid all have in common? Well apart from being 4 of my favourite movies of all time (c’mon they’re classics!) they all have Elisabeth Shue in the quintessential “girlfriend” role. Now we all know Tom Cruise and Michael J. F...
07/14/2008
While holidaying in South East Asia earlier this year I was besieged by young boys selling postcards. “10 postcards for a dollar” to be exact and I heard the phrase more times than I care to remember. After buying my postcards in Cambodia, Thailand and again in Vietnam I really had no further nee...
07/06/2008
Three different ways to get a long / longer queue of applicants and potential job seekers wanting to work for your company in a candidate short world. 1. Make it fun I only had to see this picture of the slide that employees can use to get between floors at Red Bull London – and I was instantly d...
07/03/2008
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“Hello Crusty” read the first line of the email sent to me from a senior exec last week. Now – I’m used to (and can fairly readily excuse) the odd “Kristy” I get via email (my name is Kirsty, not Kristy, Kristen, Kirsten, Kirsti or the litany of others I get called). But “Crusty”!! That was a fir...
07/01/2008
I just read another article about John Goddard, goal setter extraordinaire and I’m excited to say I’ve added one of his goals to my goal box. New Goal: I want to travel to every country in the world. So step number 1, figure out all the countries in the world. I’ve gone with this list: http://geo...
06/23/2008
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