Monthly Archives: November 2009

Settling in to the Schwarzenegger state

I’ve been in San Diego for six weeks and I’m beginning to settle in. I thought America would be an easy country to get used to, after all it’s English speaking (sort of) and we’re used to American quirks from films and TV. But there are plenty of things to remind me that I’m not [...]
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Table topics about Newspapers

I was table topics master at my new San Diego based Toastmasters club last night. The theme of the night was newspapers. The club makes an effort to give meetings a coherent theme. The word of the day, the table topics and the toastmaster’s introductions will all be linked by a topic chosen by the [...]
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Guest Post: Elevator Pitches at Cornell

Thanks to Alex Guite for this guest post. You should follow Alex on twitter here. Air conditioning, super glue and pacemakers have at least two things in common. They were game changing, pioneering inventions. And each one of them was the idea of a Cornell University graduate. So it was with both hands that I [...]
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