Category Archives: Social Commentary

Regain Your Sanity: Avoid the 7 Deadly Facebook Sins

You’ve heard the jibe that Facebook should be rechristened Fakebook because of the false image it often portrays of the great life that everyone else seems to be enjoying.  Posts like: “This is me smiling, standing beside the Eiffel Tower … Continue reading

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My ‘affair’ with LinkedIn is in Rapid Decline

This is a customer service story that reads like a southern states fairytale. As they say in Georgia: ‘Y’all ain’t gonna believe this shiiit’. Letter to LinkedIn: Let me state a bias up front. I initially liked you a lot. You … Continue reading

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Fitness for the Soul: How Dress for Success is making a difference in people’s lives

“I’m just a girl who can’t say no”. Do you remember that line from the song I Caint Say No in the musical Oklahoma? I felt like that a couple of weeks back. In the consulting business we continually get … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust: How Jimmy Savile fell from Grace

I was taken aback at the recent revelations about Jimmy Savile. Or Sir Jimmy Savile as he was labeled in the UK. I grew up tuning into this unusual DJ who stamped his own style on the Radio and in … Continue reading

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A life Less Ordinary: A Sad Goodbye to Maeve Binchy

Like many others, I was saddened to hear of the death of Maeve Binchy. I’ve only read a couple of her books, but was always intrigued by her knowledge of what is sometimes referred to as ‘the human condition’ and … Continue reading

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Presidential Election: Should the E-Voting Debate be rebooted?

Some time back I watched a re-run of the Oscar ceremony on TV- the annual Hollywood love in. What’s not to like here? Zero wrinkles. Witty introductions. Tension as those envelopes are ripped. Tears in the audience as the winners … Continue reading

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Are Celebrity Politicians better than ODP’s (‘ordinary decent politicians’)?

The withdrawal of Fintan O’ Toole and Eamon Dunphy as potential candidates in the next general election has caused some controversy. Declaring they would throw their hat into the political ring, they’ve been derided for pulling out of the race. … Continue reading

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