Here are some interesting posts to read about social connections, with friends or strangers. When You Stop Texting and Start Talking, These 10 Things Will Happen Why You Should Put Down Your Smartphone and Talk to Strangers Why You Should Smile at Strangers Your Cellphone May Be Ruining Your Dating Life as well as other […]
Michelle Clarke has a post about How to Stand Out without Shouting Out that’s really worth reading. She lists her 3 keys for standing out without shouting out.
A really interesting article about leadership turned up in my Facebook stream. It’s The Boring Trait Google Looks For in Its Leaders. The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops, and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s […]
Conscious listening is important, especially in conversations. Paying full and undivided attention to the person you’re talking with makes a huge difference. In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — […]
A question that both clients and I myself wrestle with is how to best write bios for social media. In some social media, like Twitter, there are restrictions and limited space while others offer “unlimited” space. Either way, it’s all about capturing the readers and get your message through. You need a hook and to […]
I had four core websites, two in English and two in Swedish. One in each language is for business, the other ones are for myself. It turned out that there was a larger overlap in topics relevant for my business and personal sites. At times I had (created) problems with where to post. In October […]
I found The Real Reason Coffee Shops Boost Productivity through Twitter. Coffee Shops have been known to boost creative productivity. But it’s not the caffeine that does it. The blog post refers to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research that explored the effects of various levels of background noise on individual creative thinking. […]
Today Bolagsverket approved GRS mentor as the new name for my business. This means my sites are moved to new domains, GRS mentor (English, this site) and GRS mentor (svenska).
An image with the text “Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right” was shared on Facebook. My comment to that is: Battles means you’re trying to force your own right upon others. Peace is living with the differences.
Dan pink talks about three kinds of motivation: 1.0 biological (thirst, hunger). 2.0 external (carrot and stick). 3.0 internal (engagement). Daniel Pink then focuses on Motivation 3.0 and explains more about what it is, when it works and why it works. Video: RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us This is […]