Photoblogging foray

I recently transferred my photoblogging platform of choice from Facebook to flickr. It’s ironic because Facebook’s schizophrenic privacy changes have actually instilled the desire for me to be more open elsewhere, and share my images with the universe – not just my friends. Like many digital citizens, I think I have developed a sharing compulsion […]

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Belief and fear: a selection of quotes

“Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.” ~James Harvey Robinson “Life ends when you stop dreaming, hope ends when you stop believing, love ends when you stop caring, friendship ends when you stop sharing.” ~Anon “Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. […]

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New adventures

I have a pre-announcement announcement to make. I am leaving my digital director job at Niche Media and my last day is… tomorrow. It is a conscious decision I made just over a month ago and the timing feels heartwarming and right. My affiliation with Niche started in July 2008 and over this time I’ve […]

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Tea for me please

A few weeks ago I tweeted a link (http://bit.ly/9sNHJJ) to the ‘Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea’. I also asked for some user recommendations on where to start as I currently don’t drink any kind of hot beverages. I got some great suggestions and have listed them below if anyone wants to try them […]

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No expectations, no disappointments

I’ve been reading a little on expectation management recently and came across the following analogy, which I thought I would share: “Think of it like this, when you were a kid you would get presents for your birthday. You never knew what was in the colorful shiny boxes but you knew you were getting a […]

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What I’m currently doing

Making stuff happen at Niche (it’s now been seven months since I was brought into the new role and yes, the main website needs to be done) Being involved with the Victorian Government’s App My State initiative Getting the @socialmelb site finally off the ground Researching and writing a thesis for my marketing masters at […]

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Does contentment equal complacent?

Other than well known spiritual leaders, can you think of any individual (living or non-living) that has truly shaped the world we live in today that is/was content? Politicians? Great thinkers? Artists? Writers? Actors? Entertainers? Scientists? Entrepreneurs? Innovators? I know contentment is a deeply internal and subjective state, that is almost impossible to measure, but […]

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