“Its not what you know, its who you know”

Its an old adage but in a village-city it definitely runs true.  In a service business its even more vital to know everyone and be seen as trustworthy.

“Its not what you know, its who you know”

Its an old adage but in a village-city it definitely runs true.  In a service business its even more vital to know everyone and be seen as trustworthy.

The 25 Most Creative Statues In The World.

Great list of unique outdoor statues.

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Meeting Etiquette - What Is Rudeness?

Meeting Etiquette – What Is Rudeness?

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I’ve been busy meeting people in recent months and consequently made a few observations of how people treat me.  Some of this behaviour borders of rudeness, but what is more intriguing is that these people don’t seem to consider it offensive and at most offer a flippant apology as a way to move the conversation back to them.  Leaving me to wonder if I’m some kind of precious!
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Enjoying a wander in the botanic gardens - now for the walk down (at Botanic Gardens of Wellington)

Enjoying a wander in the botanic gardens - now for the walk down (at Botanic Gardens of Wellington)

Met the really talented Japanese designer Rina Ogura @oguramemo who is bringing the beautifully crafted Japanese fusuma style paper to Wellington. Lots a history behind the craft, check out her website for more on her notebooks www.rinaogura.com

Met the really talented Japanese designer Rina Ogura @oguramemo who is bringing the beautifully crafted Japanese fusuma style paper to Wellington. Lots a history behind the craft, check out her website for more on her notebooks www.rinaogura.com

Words of wisdom from the cards today - the one on the left is quite topical “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship” Louisa May Alcott

Words of wisdom from the cards today - the one on the left is quite topical “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship” Louisa May Alcott

joewhyteillustration:

More sketchbook pages

Really lovely lines

(via lifedrawingopenstudio)

earthlynation:

(via 500px / Just Passing Through by Ken Kiefer)

So graceful

womenrockscience:

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There are so many negative images out there of young women and teenage girls. We are always portrayed as vapid, looks obsessed, useless and brainless. It’s gotten so bad than many of us have internalised these negative messages and wear being a young woman as a badge of shame and revulsion…

Great quote from Arianna Huffington book Thrive:

"If you walk in with fear and anger, you’ll find fear and anger: Go into situations with what you want to find there … When you worry, you’re holding pictures in your mind that you want less of … What you focus upon, you become. What you focus on comes to you. So hold in your mind what you want more of."

Picture courtesy of http://www.mandevillepress.org/tag/john-roger/

Great quote from Arianna Huffington book Thrive:

"If you walk in with fear and anger, you’ll find fear and anger: Go into situations with what you want to find there … When you worry, you’re holding pictures in your mind that you want less of … What you focus upon, you become. What you focus on comes to you. So hold in your mind what you want more of."

Picture courtesy of http://www.mandevillepress.org/tag/john-roger/