Reputation management matters

reputation management

Branding vs Reputation Someone said to me recently, "reputation doesn't matter, it's all about how you brand". Wow I thought, that takes the personality out of it, although of course I could understand what they meant.   Certainly in business, or for individuals (particularly celebrities),  if you create a lot of hype and gloss about something you can get traction even if its not quality … [Read more...]

Raising Adolescents

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How are you going raising your tweens and teens? Raising adolescents is  both a wonderful period of change and a tricky stage for parents and can be a really difficult time for your children. I like to think of it as our children turning into butterflies.   It is a time of massive physical development, hormonal changes and development of the cerebral cortex.   For parents it s time when we need … [Read more...]

ONLINE AND OFFLINE SAFETY AND YOUR KIDS

facebook safety

Online Safety One of the biggest concerns every  parent has for their children is to keep them safe, whether online or offline (At home, at school, at play). Some new developments are making online safety easier and improving offline safety as well.  In this blog we will look at some of the newer features and products making our connected world safer. Facebook Facebook have recently added a … [Read more...]

Mobile Apps and your child

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There are literally hundreds of thousands of apps available for us to download to our smartphones and tablets.  The choice is incredible with apps for all kinds of things, from keeping us organised with shopping lists, travel lists, find a quote, manage our business, play a game, apps to find a date (or meet a stranger) ,  to apps that tell you when its a good time to go to the bathroom during a … [Read more...]

Has Meow Chat crept in through your cat flap?

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                Have you been indundated with requests to connect on Meow Chat?    Yet another instant messaging service, this one offered through Facebook, on itunes and google play also allows contacts with randoms, so it's kind of bringing in some of the dating/hook up/meet up aspects of Tinder along with aspects of WhatsApp.   … [Read more...]