Monthly Archives: May 2011

Articulating the bleedin’ obvious

Police officers across the UK have been sent an internal missive designed to support their general well being, according to an article in the Sunday Telegraph.  It includes suggestions which as a bystander it is easy to find ridiculous.  They … Continue reading

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Happiness is U-shaped

According to the Daily Telegraph, researchers in America have concluded that happiness is U-shaped.  Unburdened by worry or responsibility, young people see happiness levels drop once they get beyond 25, and take on responsibilities at work and with their own … Continue reading

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It’s OK to “umm” and “err”!

Good news, you umm and errers (ie most of the people I work with on Presentation Skills Training)! According to researchers at Univesity of Rochester, New York, parents who pepper their explanations of things to their children with “umms” and “errs” are in … Continue reading

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