The publishers of the Myers-Briggs test, more correctly known as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, have just published “Folk Tales and True Stories” to set the record straight about what their test should and should not be used for. For example: “It is unethical to use the MBTI tool for hiring…………..The MBTI tool can’t tell you… Continue reading Did you have to take a Myers-Briggs test before being considered for a job?
This is the link to the Slideshare presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/dennisyeomans/70-fundraising-ideas-for-community-groups-pdf Or see the pdf on the blog from this link: 70 Fundraising Ideas for Community Groups pdf
Interesting article on crowdfunding in the Financial Times (you will have to register but will be able to access 8 articles a month). It looks for a change in EU regulations, similar to what the US is adopting, to enable investors to participate in crowdfunding and have some statutory protection. The European Union estimate that… Continue reading Crowdfunding could be as radical as file sharing in the music industry
This article was written by Jessica Hagy, a contributor to Forbes.com You can read it in full from this link http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicahagy/2011/11/30/how-to-be-interesting/ I learnt about it from Martin Nordstrom’s blog http://martinnordstrom.com/learnings/how-to-be-more-interesting/ How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps): 1.Go exploring. Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the… Continue reading How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get… Continue reading 2012 in review – WordPress analysis of my blog for 2012
So who uses Twitter then? Very detailed and readable report from beevolve.com There’s too much information to quote here, so here are 2 quotes:
Having found the draft of an ebook on public speaking that I’d started and then abandoned, I thought that that this would be good practice for a Slideshare presentation. I think Slideshare will prove to be an excellent promotional tool alongside blogs and other social media. http://www.slideshare.net/dennisyeomans/public-speaking-dennisyeomans