“It’s the thought that counts” – it’s an overused and tired phrase. It’s often used to compensate a lack of thinking by placing more weight on the fact that the act of thinking was performed.
Today, we challenge you to redefine your understanding of the phrase and encourage you to think deeper about it’s meaning. Does it champion the importance of thinking or, does it just fixate on the fact that thinking was performed?
Someone once told me that words said in anger cannot be taken back.
Being patient might come easy to some but to others (myself included), it is a challenge – especially at work.
We live in the age of tech where communication has been reduced to emails and instant messaging, it is quick, fast and readily available. It is no wonder that people are becoming thought of as tools in the pursuit of some bigger goal – like a cog in the wheel of the conveyor belt within the factory of the cloud.
In a globalised economy where we’re dependent on someone we can’t see, hear, don’t personally know – it’s all too easy to forget that the person on the other computer has feelings, problems, emotions too. Continue reading The line between im|patient
Over the weekend, Wimbledon 2015 was in full swing and Andy Murray was in a third round match. The world number 3 was up against Andreas Seppi in a match which he eventually won fairly comfortably. But we’re not here today to talk about tennis highlights.
Instead, these Murray fans spotted in the stands were the real eye-catchers.
In a hilarious turn of events, these fans took the Twitter world by storm when #MURY(!) began to trend. The reactions came thick and fast. People spotted the obvious fact that they had the right number of people to spell “MURRAY” instead of “#MURY!”. Continue reading The Genius in Being Wrong
In the days of our energetic youth, possibilities seemed endless. We carried no baggage, no prejudice and absolutely no concept of limitations. We had big dreams as children, dreams like becoming a super hero, a footballer or something that would be completely inconceivable to most adults – personally, I wanted to become a garbage collector on a garbage truck. Continue reading 3 Ways We’re all Becoming Frustrated Turtles 🐢