Author Archives: efangelist

About efangelist

Hi, I'm a lawyer turned journalist/speechwriter/presentation coach - combining business experience with personal passions for music and writing to blog about persuasion, retro, music, and even business lessons from theatre and performing

How something broken, jagged and harmful can be turned into a beautiful and calming “jewel”

I  can be a cranky dad sometimes – cutting in my comments and very impatient. These days I keep this photo on my computer to remind myself to be smoother and  less “jagged and cutting” in my responses to my … Continue reading

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Do you enjoy eating “butter worms”? Find out about the childlike bliss of butter worms.

The childlike bliss of  “Butter worms” Don’t you love it when you are with friends and you feel so comfortable you can be your true self – even if that “true self” acts like a kid? What “childish” food or … Continue reading

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Some soft, gentle, colourful and non-abrasive vacation reading for you

You’re probably on vacation now (as I am)   –  and you need some pampering with your reading – not hard abrasive business-related reading. How about something soft and gentle and colourful (and amusing)  – just like this ad for … Continue reading

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Are you a Friday night Facebooker?

Yes – some of us enjoy a Friday night in – it’s not boredom, it’s bliss to some. If you prefer Friday nights far from the madding crowd – you are not alone – in fact there’s a song about … Continue reading

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The story behind NASA’s giant (dance) step – GANGNAM STYLE

After being “hooked” into watching a quirky NASA parody of Gangnam style – I was curious to find out the story behind the video. Here’s my original post: A powerful way to hook attention (NASA style) The video seemed to have … Continue reading

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How the TV show Mad Men can help you “sell” your message

If you need to spread your message and persuade people – then the TV show Mad Men can help you “sell” your message to  your audience. I know “selling” can have a negative and pushy image – but instead of pushing “stuff” … Continue reading

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What is qwerty tummy and Social Notworking? – find out here

If you love creative new words to describe things you can check out one of my favourite sites Word Spy. I have nothing to do with the site apart from being a big fan. I love the wit – and … Continue reading

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