Ready for 3 Inspirational Shares?
Updated: Feb 2022 for links and image checks.
With so much content getting posted around the world each day, it can be a challenge to separate the wheat from the chaff…So I thought I’d share 3 inspirational shares that I’ve uncovered over the past week or two.
First off, yesterday morning, I started by my day by watching a (Google) Talk by a guy Gary Kunath. It was a full hour long and seldom (if ever) do I sit and watch something from start to finish like that (when it’s not a film or TV show). But yesterday, I did watch it all. And you know what? I will watch it again and take some notes because there really were some lovely “takeaways” in this. See for yourself…
I rather loved that this Google Talk had a Ted Talk sandwiched in the middle. And it was a damn good Ted Talk too, wasn’t it? If you haven’t seen it, push play now, I’ll wait…
Today’s my last day working in NSDesign. I will continue to work with the company in a training capacity. It’s just my last day with the guys in the office. It’s a bittersweet feeling leaving people who have been like family to me for three years to pursue your own thing. I’ve never worked in such a fantastic office – at a great, award-winning company, run by such a talented, fun, creative and inspirational guy — Gary Ennis, that is. (No wonder he won CEO of the Year this Year! He totally deserved it! Truly the best boss, ever!)
Alas, it’s time to take what I’ve learned over the last three years (and previous twenty or so) and set up yet-another-business.
For weeks now, in my spare time, it’s been the joy of business plans, trying to come up with a name (one that merges my two worlds CA and Glasgow), and pricing structure, meetings, networking to find potential clients…so it seems fitting that I share with you some inspirational business quotes now…
How About Some Famous Business Quotes?
Do you like business quotes? Then you’ll like this Top 100 Business Quotes from Forbes.
And one last one for good measure about how social media lives are taking over our social lives. Digital seems to trump real on every corner. In real company, out in the real world (or even in our own living rooms) we’re staring at our small screens instead of the people in our vicinity. If you find that’s the case too, and it rather irks you, then you may enjoy this…
Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop In
July 17, 2013 · www.irishtimes.com ·
What do people want from life? It’s time to realise that the future will be experienced offline. Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 12:11 (Image: Pale Blue Dot) Authentic. Experience. Emotion. These are words that used to mean something, but have long since been co-opted by advertising agencies in order to sell you beer and deodorant. Authenticity is not brand heritage. Experience is not interacting with an app. Emotion is not crying at a YouTube video. Read Jonathan Safran Foer’s recent thoughts on this.
Ok before you go, you may enjoy my recent rant Get Off Your Damn Phone too. Let’s re-claim our social lives and spend lives watching what everyone else is doing. Real Life Should Almost Always Trump Digital.
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