Hello Level One! The further easing of our lockdown levels is certainly cause for celebration (a socially distanced, mask wearing, sanitised, calm, please-keep-it-small celebration), sparking some much-needed hope that we’re getting back to business. There is always a business case for hope – providing it and holding on to it. And as it turns out, there are four core beliefs hopeful people tend to hold on to. Many people […]
When award-winning writer and columnist, Chris Jones first started at Esquire magazine, he took over the sports column from his writing idol, Charles P. Pierce – and he was scared witless. Three columns in, his editor called and said, “Hey, can you stop trying to write like Charlie, because you can’t. Write like you.” We’ve […]
It wasn’t four years ago that a mortified Professor Robert Kelly had his live Zoom interview with the BBC about South Korean politics gatecrashed by both his kids. Without a care in the world, four-year-old Marion hopped into the scene with her bumble-bee yellow jumper, closely followed by her baby brother James, rolling in with […]
We all know the chicken crosses the road, right? But the burning question has shifted. It doesn’t really matter why the chicken is crossing the road. Rather, it is to whom does it matter that said chicken is crossing the road? Do we identify with the chickens? Do we care? While this question was asked […]
The tone you use when posting and commenting on Facebook, or what shade of red you choose for your logo are not what makes your brand successful. A brand is much more than the sum of its parts and the strategy you put in place for your brand affects all areas of your business over […]
With January now under our belt, how are you feeling about the year ahead?
3-2-1, every Thursday James Clear delivers weekly wisdom you can read in 5 minutes, for free. This week it was a reminder that consistency wins the race, so if those New Year’s Resolutions are hanging by a thread, this week’s wisdom will be 5 minutes well spent.
If 2021 got off to a rather skittish start (be quiet, be good, don’t touch anything), and you needed last week to (tentatively) ring in the new year all over again, we’re hoping the reboot was successful.
5,4,3,2,1…Happy New Year (again)! To those who’ve only just returned to their inboxes, we’ve officially decided that 2021 begins today. From vaccines arriving to Trump departing, the first few days of January have already been pretty wild, which is why we’re saying screw it; let’s buckle up and give it another go. Take it from […]
The future of social is private. That has become abundantly clear in our new COVID reality where Whatsapp and Facebook groups have become your number 1 source for info.