Karl Craig-West – Website Builder, Public Speaker and Writer Sharing helpful stuff; one page at a time

25Sep/134

Call me old fashioned but…

You might call me old fashioned but there are some things that really ought to be banned in today’s connected society. Especially around the use of mobile phones when in meetings. My frustration comes about from 2 separate events. The first of which was a political party’s ‘Listening to Business’ event where this party invited […]

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26Jun/120

Please engage brain…

Okay, bear with me here I’m going on a bit of a rant. One of my biggest frustration these days is glaring examples of where people plainly don’t think. And filling up the car with petrol gives us a classic example of this. It is not uncommon these days to see a queue of cars […]

27Feb/120

What to do when you hear someone say “I don’t do politics”

“I don’t do politics” is such a dumb thing to say… I couldn’t even begin to count the number of times that someone I know has said “I don’t do politics” and it always makes me laugh. I’ve worked out a number of reasons why people say it (let me know if you can think […]

5Aug/111

Modern pop music all sounds the same – and here’s why -

You may remember the days when your parents were telling you that all the music you listen to sounds the same (although U2, Simple Minds, Talking Heads, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cult and Siouxsie Sioux all sound very different to me). However, even the pop industry now seems to (subliminally) admit that a lot […]

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12Jul/110

The News of the World is gone but so what?

So news publishing history was made on Sunday with the demise of the News of the World but so what? I know it’s sad that many journalists and support staff have lost their jobs at short notice but do we really need the News of the World? Is there now a gap in the market […]

11Nov/101

Being a trainer is sometimes painful…

A conversation that took place while trying to teach a classroom full of school teachers how to use a website… Staff member: I can’t change my password – says its incorrect. Me:   Oh, which browser are you using? Staff: Chrome Me: But line 1 of the instructions say “this only works in Internet Explorer” […]

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