British Lions and KPIs

And how these affect you in your business. I watched the Lions play the other day and was intrigued as to the coaches high up in the stands. They all had their noses in laptops throughout the game. Why? Well, they were monitoring statistics and metrics or KPIs as we call them. Key Performance Indicators. KPIs show the coaching team how each player is doing. Players have a box of tricks sewn into the shirts, which constantly feed back live information to these laptops. Energy levels, heart rates and so…

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How to Prevent Zoom Fatigue?

If you’ve ever travelled long-haul on a plane and were condemned to an economy seat in the middle of a row of 4 spaces, you know how uncomfortable this can be. The longer the haul, the worse it is. I once flew 8 hours like that. Cramped, knees hurting, no sleep, battling the arm-rest with your neighbour, people crawling over you to go to the loo when you’re asleep. The list goes on, and as a result, you quickly feel fatigued. This has occurred with many people using Zoom in…

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How to Stylise your Learning

I present on camera every day. Admittedly I have a decent set of cameras, excellent lighting and a novel background, but I struggle with what to wear. This is where my partner Shelley comes in. She chooses shirts and tops for me (the bottom part doesn’t matter on Zoom), and we order most of the items from online stores. Naturally, she keeps away from stripes and polka dots which cause havoc with the lens but chooses some pleasant items. Then she spends an excessive amount of time changing the look.…

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