Catch and KISS
Added by Jacob Aldridge, over 3 years ago.
When it comes to communicating your message - to staff, clients, prospects, or law enforcement - a game of Catch & Kiss may seem out of place.
But remembering the old adage 'Keep it Simple, Stoopid' can help us get our message across.
Once you've caught someone's attention, you don't want to lose that attention by over-complicating your message.
So next time you wind up for a lengthy talk, ask yourself 'What am I really trying to convey here?' Often the simplest snapshot of your message will reveal itself.
Sleep too much, or Rest too little?
Maybe you need to try the 'Everyman 3-Nap' sleep method, explained here with large fonts and useful diagrams. If you're looking for the ultimate challenge, why not hack (mould) your brain using the 'Uberman' - 6 Naps a Day, No Sleep at Night!
The Lost Art of Making Cocktails
Whether it's because of Carrie Bradshaw or the Alco-pop Tax, Cocktails are making a comeback. Here's a great tale of their fabled history - page 2 includes simple cocktail lessons for every host.
The Five Whys
From Toyota to a business near you comes the only 5 questions you need in business. If coaching, my business, is about 'asking the right questions' then here is a new pinnacle of simplicity - 5 Questions, and they're all the same.
Top Ten with David Letterman
Having brought you sensible, but not funny, lessons from Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno, let me compensate with the master of that simple gag - The Top Ten List.
Intranet Joke of the Week
Top Ten things Men understand about Women
Until next week,
Jacob Aldridge and the Shirlaws Team