Blogging – Focus on the Quality, or Manipulating SEO?

1 of the things that always hovered over my head is whether I would get more viewership if I followed some Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) principles. For example, having a certain keyword density such that search engines would rank my posts higher, or other such tricks. Or perhaps as long as my articles are of…

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Learning Points from Greg Gage’s TED Talk on “How Octopuses Battle Each Other”

Ever seen 2 octopuses fighting it out? Take a look at this short video. https://www.ted.com/talks/diy_neuroscience_how_to_spot_an_octopus_fight 1. In some ways, it is not too far of a stretch to realise that how these 2 octopus transit into a fight is not very different from how humans do it. 2. Many animal behaviours are similar to the…

Learning Points from Stacey Kramer’s TED Talk on “The Best Gift I Ever Survived”

Short sharing from Stacey Kramer, but nonetheless just as impactful. Not the usual gift that you might expect. https://www.ted.com/talks/stacey_kramer_the_best_gift_i_ever_survived 1. When confronted with a potentially life ending condition or disease, your entire world changes. People whom you know react differently towards you. Your perspective on what's important in life changes to what really matters. Though…

Learning Points from Tasha Eurich’s TEDx Talk on “Increase Your Self Awareness with One Simple Fix”

Do you know that although 95% of us believe that we are self aware, only 15% really are? That makes 80% of us who are lying to ourselves every day. Read more to find out how we can improve our self awareness by asking the right question, shared by Tasha Eurich. https://www.ted.com/talks/tasha_eurich_increase_your_self_awareness_with_one_simple_fix 1. People who…