Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Michael posted this question in Facebook, as you can see.
My response was as follows:
The HR guy, where I used to work, talking about email, ten+ years ago, was telling me that he thought informal communication was suffering badly.
In that respect email has transitioned into Social Media and has improved again.
I have great friends that I have never met!
I think the phone as a verbal device, is now the casualty.
The phone is now the 'Smart'phone which is predominantly a non verbal device but it is dominating communication.
It will be interesting to see how that will swing back.
'Swings and Roundabouts'
That’s how it occurs to me.
What do you think?
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
I was just listening to Kiki Dee 'Loving and Free' from her Amoureuse album.
Isn't wonderful how music can remind us of forgotten or significant times ?
Each is times-tamped within us and it always seems to show up when it is most needed.
This track was significant to me when I was having a tough time emotionally as a young adult – I was , truth be known, lonely and scared about that.
The fabulous words to this song took me onto something else in my life. They motivated me and I didn’t realise it at the time.
I have never been lonely since and I rarely experience being scared as a bad thing, more so a motivator
NLP Practitioners' will recognise that as an Anchor.
Tunes like this and Pick Up The Pieces by the Average White Band (My waiting in Queues enjoying time anchor) are my Ear Worms
Bound, I am bound, like a knot on a string
Eager to be where my life can begin
Out of the shadow and into the sun
So many things that I should have done
I will untangle myself, so that I can see
I will untangle myself, everything will be
Loving and free
Bound I am bound, like a rope on a swing
Up in the air and then down again
Sure for the first time so clear in my mind
Wise to the feeling I gently unwind
Which music or tunes have driven you to a new experience?