Monthly Archives: May 2013

Video – How to spot a liar…

In business knowing when someone is misleading you can be critical. All of us stretch the truth at times. It is necessary to get by in society and to keep your sanity. From the time honoured answer to “does my bum look big in this”#1 to the “yep – I’m on it already” said to […]

5 reasons that drive someone to start a new company

So what does make someone put their life savings on the line to start a company? I asked a lot of successful people over the years and here are the top 5 reasons that came up, in my humble opinion. Necessity Sometimes the reason behind starting a company is that you simply needed to do […]

You think you know what motivates people – watch this and wonder…

Two psychology resources that help you understand why we as humans do what we do. Both are on applied psychology and include material on what motivates us, but from very different perspectives. The first is an awesome video presentation on Daniel Pinks Drive – book review here: https://martinhouseconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/10/30/motivation-are-your-employees-driven/ The second is the book “You are […]

Win 8 – Why the heck should anyone change – well here’s why…

Have you discovered Win 8 golden ticket use yet? It’s always cool to knock the latest version of Windows and with Win 8 it wasn’t hard. But maybe we have all been too hasty and if you want to know why you are going to have to read on. It’s a bit of a secret, […]

Alfred Russel Wallace – One of the greatest scientists ever

This excellent post by Eva Schiffer covers the how and why Alfred came up with a scientific theory that’s a household name, yet we give all the credit to his famous partner. Click the link below for more details It’s a great read – please visit her blog: http://netmap.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/big-picture-look-at-every-feather-of-every-bird/

Your copyright just got OWNED – by act of Parliament no less…

Your photos, images and diagrams can soon be someone else’s . At least that is what this article in the register says – http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/04/29/err_act_landgrab/ It looks like all artists, consultants, photographers and just about anyone who makes, commissions or produces some form of image may need to start registering them OR(AND?) making it so easy to […]