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4 months

A Practical Road To Better Accessibility and Inclusion

In this article I hope to offer a practical 3-step way to address the topical issue of accessibility for all; particularly access to the technology and systems that are so integral to modern society. In truth what I will propose seems so obvious that I am concerned that I may have missed something.

4 months

Brexit & UFOs

Here is a little fun for what is otherwise a very stern week in the UK. It is something of a random thought, but has a serious edge too.

4 months

How Many Senses Do We Have?

I know we all focus on the usual five senses: seeing, hearing, touching, tasting and smelling. I spend lots of my time in environments where trauma has occurred or is present: the location of shootings, natural disaster sites, immigrant support centers, an Indian Reservation, inner cities, military bases and military schools, organizations serving troubled youth, and educational institutions.

4 months

When Something is Missing

Between Sunday and Wednesday evenings this week I did not see a single road vehicle at all and it was great! There were thousands of people of almost every size, shape, orientation and origin moving within a thriving business and social environment, yet it was so "other worldly" that it felt like a two week break.

4 months

Tips to Inspire Artists & How Photography Motivated Brian Lau

We all deal with insecurity, although artists may feel the pangs even more. Putting your art out there to be judged is not quite the same as handing in a quarterly report. And, whether it’s photography, film, writing, music, or a dance project, you need bags of self-esteem to handle the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune as Shakespeare put it.

4 months

The Real Reason Why Asian Conference Delegates Don't Ask Questions during Q&A

To answer this question, let's bring to mind a typical conference experience: The brief interactive plenary presentation is nearing its climax, a focused audience of conference delegates has keenly taken in the handful of highly-engaging visual materials and is waiting with baited breath to hear the expert speaker's conclusion. When the invitation to ask questions comes, a dozen hands shoot up urgently and implore the emcee to hear theirs first.

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3 Kinds Of Employee You Should Fire Immediately

Being a manager or business owner takes a lot of your time and effort. And there's no way you can do it all. That's why you hire a team of capable professionals to help you run the organization like a well-oiled machine. Once you’ve brought the best people in your team, it almost seems like everything is going to be just fine—but it's not.