Love is a verb

Life hacks, tips and perspective

I remember some lines from one of my favourite movies where the main character, a schoolteacher, asks his class why we read and write poetry. And he said, “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are memb...

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Re-invention / Staying Relevant

Business Challenge

Complacency will kill any business. Comfort zones are dangerous places to be in. Re-invention is a must in this fast paced world. Staying relevant is fundamental. Invest, listen, and make bold moves. Your people are your greatest asset – make sure they are skilled up a...

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The Coolfidence Arsenal
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Business Challenges

Every working person has challenges with people. How to make an impression. How to build relationships. How to delight people. We could all use some inspiration and help from time to time.

No pain, no gain. That is the truth. When you start to grow you will have new challenges and lots of struggles. Scaling up is never easy. Change is a constant and rising to the challenge is the only way to keep going. Invest in better...

Growing Pains
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Don’t be afraid to start – just don’t get analysis paralysis. Be agile, and try things, even if they are not perfect. And if you fail, then learn from the mistakes and try again, Or, call it a day, and try something totally different....

Failure Does Not Mean It Is Over
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Life hacks, tips and perspectives

Common sense is not always common practice. There are unspoken rules that we need to follow. Professionalism. Respect. Honesty. And also, we need an element of imagination and creativity – a colourful way to get people loosened up.

A long distance flight and the stress of landing and getting online and having e-mail overload … landing and checking your mails, and social media kak … and it is kak !

5 tips for dealing with e-mail overload after a lo...
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If your customers trust you and if you provide a valued service then they are going to help you. Of course, you will need to put in time, and be creative and persistent. Do this, and the results will delight you. Customers are stakehol...

9 clues on getting your customer to help you attra...
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Icebreakers

Connecting with people in this intense wired world is challenging. A light touch can go a long way to making people feel comfortable. When people are at ease people talk more freely and relationships develop.

Snakes in a Box
Snakes in a Box
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Some Respect
Some Respect
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Talking Points and Conversation Starters

Tired of talking about the weather? A bit of stimulus and curiosity are always good for making conversation. Icebreakers can help with the heavy lifting but sometimes just a hot topic can serve as the glue that binds two people.

Fidget Cube
Fidget Cube
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Because a smile in real life is better than a like online

The Coolfidence Box
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the Coolfidence kit

Want to break the ice, start conversations and increase the number of smiles in a room? The Coolfidence Box offers you fun tools and communication hacks to engage with others. It's the ultimate curated collection of original gizmos and goodies that have been tried and tested through years of research.

Get people talking in real life with these unconventional analogue ideas, they'll even keep you amused on your own. If you want to think outside the ordinary, you’ve got to think inside the box.

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