Carrie on Blogging

Did you ever watch Sex in the City? I was a fan of the TV show. One of the aspects of the show that appealed to me most was Carrie’s writing career. There she’d be, tapping away at her laptop at the window of her New York apartment, happily (and apparently, easily) earning a living…

Twitter: Pet Peeves

Twitter is my favourite social media platform. I appreciate how it brings new people into my life, enables me to keep learning and keep up to date with breaking news. But like anywhere you spend a lot of time, there are some things that are annoying about Twitter. I recently asked online friends what vexed…

How to Recognise the Signs of Venting

It seems you can’t switch on commercial TV without seeing an advertisement discussing the signs of ageing. Stuff the signs of ageing! They’re written all over our face for everyone to see. I’m more interested in the ‘signs of venting’, which are more difficult to recognise and which can lead you into trouble. So, what…

The overlooked benefit of social media for business

 When you use social media for business, there are a lot of benefits. But one of those benefits is often overlooked. And that drives me nuts. And that’s the benefit to yourself, as an individual. Take one of my clients as an example. Last year I worked with a government health body to deliver a…