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Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Hands up if you LOVE waiting in queues. Anyone?   People are hard-wired to hate waiting around – especially on the internet. Just a few short years ago, we used to patiently wait 10 seconds or more until sites loaded. Now 47% of people expect a site to load in 2...

Website Preloaders: A Slow Site’s Best Friend

Half Past the Apocalypse

“It’s half past the apocalypse. Where the hell have you been?” Did you notice the painfully echoing silence? I posted my last blog post, newsletter and social media post over two months ago and have been selectively mute ever since. Why the muteness? Because...

Half past the apocalypse

Choose Your Words and Metaphors Carefully

In this chat we look at some of the neuroscience research behind metaphors and words - how what we say changes our experience in our bodies. We then look at the words being used at the moment "self-isolation" and explore how that may affect mental health, before...

Choose your words and metaphors carefully

Starting Over After a Crash

Morning team huddle: Can you start over again after losing everything in your business? History says, "YES!" In this chat we talk about Sylvan Goldman, an entrepreneur who invented the shopping trolley after the 1929 stock market crash took everything he had, and...

Starting over after a crash

Conspiracy Theories During the Pandemic

  Show Notes: For those who prefer to read rather than watch Today we're going to be talking about conspiracy theories and why conspiracy theories increase during pandemic times. The COVID-19 pandemic is not the world's first plague. We've always had them...

Conspiracy theories during the pandemic

Depression & Anger During the Pandemic

Show Notes: For those who prefer to read rather than watch Today we're going to be looking at the next phases of emotional response to the pandemic. But first, we need to take a tiny step back because over Easter I was contacted by some people asking how do I know...

Depression & Anger During the Pandemic