Consuming Kids – what parents can do

Consuming Kids pushes back against the wholesale commercialization of childhood, raising urgent questions about the ethics of children’s marketing and its impact on the health and well-being of kids.
(From Videos for Families )


‎”I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing
I know: the only ones among you who will really be
happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.”
Albert Schweitzer

From the Package – Inspirational quotations –

Set your goals and implement them

Is it time you returned to those New Years Resolutions and recommitted? This is a free pivot box of articles, ideas and quotations for you to get you back on the path of setting your goals and implementing them

Copyright for kids

This website is especially for kids. Go on an interactive adventure. Take part in all the activities. Discover what copyright really means. There is a test you can take at the end to see what you really do know! There are six questions with full answers provided on the next page.

[From the package copyright for kids]

Build public speaking confidence with your own warm-up routine

Don’t let nerves wreck your presentation.

All good speakers suffer from nervousness to some degree, but they are good, and not a quaking mess on stage, because they know what to do with the nerves – how to minimise their impact and how to channel then for success.

A warm-up routine can be built to give you public speaking confidence. This is the set of behaviours that will work best for you so that when you begin your presentation you feel confident.

Request this set of tips and build your own warm up routine. =>

Strong fathers – strong daughters

‎10 Secrets Every Father Should Know …

The most important person in a young girl’s life? Her father.

That’s right—and teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker has the data and clinical experience to prove it.

(From the Pivotal Package – Books for Families)

Action novels for kids

The Alpha Force Series by Chris Ryan – great adventure titles for boys (and girls!) – from the Kids Booklists package Action Novels

Present like Steve Jobs – inspiring video

A timely video, this, given the tragic passing of Steve Jobs this week.

Speaker and author, Carmine Gallo, has written a book on the presentation secrets of Steve Jobs. Now he has created this video with the main points form the book.

I included it in this week’s public speaking ezine … just scroll down.

Staying on top of the Paper Avalanche. – Have you grabbed this Pivot Box yet?

Are you having difficulty finding documents when you need them? Are the stacks of paper getting out of hand? Do you find yourself apologising for your untidy desk?

Then it’s time to get some ways to stay on top of your paper avalanche.

Too busy, you say, to even think about it? Let me reassure you that the time we save by not attending to it right now is being wasted in looking for that document, shifting stacks of paper to make room for more and in explaining or maybe justifying, why things got out of hand.

Pivotal Business and wealth – The Best Way to Build Wealth is to Save Money

Life is full of trite cliches. One of the famous ones that I’ve personally found to not be entirely true is this: there isn’t a free lunch. Well, sure there is! Well, maybe not lunches, but the overall sentiment is otherwise categorically untrue. =>