Old Hat

old hat on magenta Originally uploaded by zen♫. John Moore over at Brand Autopsy has a great post that includes a powerpoint presentation. There are 60 slides, but you can flick through pretty quickly … but I got to about slide 22 and stopped. Slide 22 has a quote by Guy Kawasaki: It is better to hire people who can get you where you want to be than...

Copy Writing Migraines

I have been a migraine sufferer for as long as I can remember. As a child I used to lie on my mother’s bed and thrash around in agony, holding pillows against my throbbing head. At other times I would try laying quietly, listening to my breathing and the sound of the blood pulsing around my brain. Sometimes nausea would come unbidden, rising like a hot...

Sassy Search

We have been wondering when the Google-killer would arise … we always suspected it would be Microsoft … but I never expected it to look like this. Ms Dewey is certainly an unexpected surprise! John Battelle wrote this up a couple of days ago. Sure this is not ALL about search, but it is good to see a sexy approach to something that we all take for...

Blogs are the New CV

If you are looking for a new job, how do you find it? Do you spend your time looking online job boards, do you talk to recruiters or do you “let it be known” to your friends that you are on the market?I hope, at least, that you are not putting out CVs with typos like that in the picture here! Russell Davies has a fun post responding to an email he...

It’s Not Just Business and It’s Just Not On

Stopping by Seth Godin’s blog I found this after a little digging. Sure it is only a couple of days old … but he writes like a maniac. I quite liked this … “It’s just business” … Work takes too much time and too much emotion for it to be just work. As far as I’m concerned, I don’t want to spend time or money...