DROP THE LONE VIGILANTE THING & LIGHTEN UP!

Posted by Cian on Mar 8, 2017 12:56:32 PM

I love the Google description I saw for Batman from the Lego movie,

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Topics: Startup, entrepreneur, depression

WHAT DO YOU DO BEST?

Posted by Cian on Feb 15, 2017 10:42:50 AM

I saw a post from our friend Andrew (Ross Intelligence) where he was finally flying back home after travelling all over the world with his business.

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Topics: AI, entrepreneur, success

THE BATTLE BETWEEN WHO WE ARE & WHO WE WANT TO BE

Posted by Cian on Jan 11, 2017 11:22:41 AM

Scott Adams (creator of the Dilbert comic strip) thinks of himself as "an irrational optimist". He says every project he works on has the potential to both fail AND pull a rabbit out of a hat. He considers everything a battle.

They say the worst battle is between what we know and what we feel. However, it is argued that the hardest battle is between who we are and who we want to be.

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Topics: business success, entrepreneur, life of value

BEAGLE: A YEAR IN REVIEW

Posted by Cian on Jan 5, 2017 10:22:36 AM

Legal Tech and AI have both experienced a whirlwind year. It’s been fascinating to watch the perspectives from notable visionaries, academics, lawyers, journalists and tech bloggers alike! The cumulative effects of open-minded communication amongst these forward-thinking people are starting to bring tangible solutions to an industry which, was quite overdue for some serious modernization.

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Topics: Machine Learning, Legaltech, AI

ARE THE HOLIDAYS INTERRUPTING YOUR FLOW?

Posted by Cian on Dec 20, 2016 9:24:31 AM

Are you one of those people who is completely annoyed by auto-response vacation emails throughout the year? You have a big idea that needs to be addressed and the guy you need to speak with is away for two weeks at the cottage? Maybe Christmas office parties seem more like a board-room meeting opportunity to you?
On the other side of the coin, it may be that you work for a workaholic and your heart-rate is going too fast to catch up, giving you daily panic attacks.

 

Either way, there is significant evidence out there that striking a balance is the way to go. Have a look what some of these popular sites have to say about workaholics:

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Topics: balancing life and work, WORKPLACE, workaholic

SURVIVING HOLIDAY-BRAIN

Posted by Cian on Dec 6, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Naturopath, Dr. Salik says we really need to limit our sugar intake throughout the holiday season as it "dramatically affects the immune system for hours after consumption." 

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Topics: success, balance, WORKPLACE, relationship

5 PEOPLE WHO DREAMED TOO BIG

Posted by Cian on Nov 30, 2016 11:15:25 AM

You may be one of those people who wakes up at 4 am full of ideas and can't sleep before midnight. Some ideas obsessively grab a hold of us like that. Other ideas are just nice passing thoughts that don't come to fruition because they seem either impossible to actualize or our esteem has been blown to smithereens!

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Topics: finance, success, self improvement

THE PASSIONATE BLOWHARD

Posted by Cian on Nov 15, 2016 12:07:48 PM

It is really, really, really hard to listen to someone who you feel is waaaaay off base.

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Topics: sales, TEAM PLAYER, LEADERSHIP, communication, listening, passion

ENTHUSIASTIC LEADERSHIP

Posted by Cian on Nov 2, 2016 6:51:31 AM

This Fall, the world seems to have differing opinions on who makes a good leader. Leaders are often judged by something memorable or charismatic about their personality, facial expressions or even their voice. A good leader seems to be depicted well in a political cartoon. They may be somebody you can easily poke fun at. Some of you may think of a Dictator, Prime Minister or President. Maybe some of you blur those lines. ;)

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Topics: Legaltech, TEAM PLAYER, LEADERSHIP, WORKPLACE

INDIA'S INSIGHTS ON BALANCING LIFE & TECH

Posted by Cian on Oct 26, 2016 12:40:59 PM

I enjoy Ted Talks. I have watched hundreds of them. Up until now, the ones which pop up are the big inspirational leaders who have found multimillion dollar success.

This past weekend, I found myself watching Ted Talks from other countries. And beacuse I have done consitutional law reasearch for Indian based NGOS's, India; a land of awseome culture, resilienace, and personality, was a ripe focus for my foreign Ted Talk exploration

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Topics: Legaltech, AI, technology, balancing life and work, time management