This appeared in HRZone and it’s a useful reminder about the devil being in the detail….. Posted by Peter Cook on Wed, 13/06/2012 – 10:01 HR often finds itself at the edge of the business and the outside world. As such it is responsible for the external image that the business portrays. I want to … Continued
I found this on Mashable.com and thought it was worth sharing. We at Mashable get our fair share of questionable pitches, but we’re just grateful we don’t have to sit across a desk from these guys. Featuring enough buzzwords to make anyone break out in hives, this hilarious clip from College Humor stars two of the skeeviest wannapreneurs … Continued
Diving under the Antarctic ice to get close to the much-feared leopard seal, photographer Paul Nicklen found an extraordinary new friend. Share his funny, passionate stories of the polar wonderlands, illustrated by glorious images of the animals who live on and under the ice. <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" width="446" height="326" codebase="http://download look at this web-site.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0″>
From TED.com Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more … Continued
Thanks to Angelika Poltz via John Niland for these… Q. Name the four seasons. A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar Q. Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink. A. Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists. Q. … Continued
Have just finished reading ‘Dear Fatty’ by Dawn French and then Stephen Fry twitters about this. Lovely and very funny.
I know this is old but I came across it again and it made me smile. Seth Godin talked about standing out at TED.com in 2003. This is more relevant today than when he presented at TED.com in 2003 http://www.ted.com/talks/seth_godin_on_sliced_bread.html
The golden age of jargon is over – or is it? “low hanging fruit” is still popular http://ping.fm/AJEfa
Love this. … Who wouldn’t want to work somewhere with Jamie Oliver as the canteen manager?