To Teach Is To Learn Twice

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To teach is to learn twice - Joseph Joubert Why do I enjoy teaching? Teaching is empowering people. What is learned can never be taken away. Knowledge is what helps us to collect and curate experiences. Our experiences are what make us extraordinary. The right combination of experience and knowledge are the building blocks to…

Transformation is Power!

A few years ago I documented my tale of my personal transformation on The Bed Blog. I quit my job leaving me a homeless couch surfer who traveled the world and came back to Melbourne with $20 in my pocket. Every night that I was homeless I took a photo of the bed I slept…

Changes to Twitter Will Not Change Your Network

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Twitter is rolling out changes to how your profile page looks and behaves. Your profile now has a larger header image to capitalise on when telling your business’s story. Popular Tweets will appear larger on the time line and important Tweets can be pinned the to the top of the page. The new images tab…

Twitter Fundamental No. 6, Tell Your Story Like No One Else Can

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I had a wonderful lunch this week with a woman who wants to start her own business. In the course of the afternoon we fearlessly tackled the big questions of life, love, death and new beginnings. This exploration was meant to help her understand how to approach the beginning of her business. In the end…

Twitter Fundamental No 5. You Only Find What You Are Looking For, Part 2

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It was Socrates who said, "The unexamined life is not worth living." He was a smart guy. If he thinks it was a good idea, I would tend to agree. But how do you do it? How does one examine anything, where do you start? I think it is easier to start at the end.…

Twitter Fundamental No. 4, The Pleasure of Discovery

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Never underestimate the pleasure of discovery. Think about the first time you met someone who is very important to you. Most of us remember the moment we laid eyes on our first love. Part of the pleasure of meeting someone is the sense of discovery. I found you, finally after all of this time! This…

Twitter Fundamental No. 2, Be Authentic Online

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“Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.”  -       Aristotle The more things change the more things stay the same. I say that because Aristotle lived in a very different world to ours, but the principles of what it is to have a good life are the same. Life…

Twitter Fundamental No. 1, Slow and Steady

The official launch of Spendlove and Lamb’s website was Valentines Day. That wasn’t an accident. I chose to promote Spendlove and Lamb on Valentines for a reason. We seek love and, once it is found, focus on it’s cultivation and growth. It is important, it is part of my business name. That is no mistake,…