Love Monday #37 – 5 Things You Don’t Know

Love Monday LogoThe what we don’t know theory is broken down like this: there are things we know, things we don’t know, things we know we don’t know and things we do not know we do not know. It’s figuring out that last part – the what we don’t know bits – that plays a vital role in who we are (and will be) in our professional lives. For example, ask yourself, what makes a great presentation? You might say effective presentations are funny, concise, engaging or revealing. But then there’s what we don’t know: the how-to-get-there part. As revealed in one of the links below, killer presentations take concentration, imagination, access to emotions, listening and observation. So, that’s our #LoveMonday question for today: what don’t you know?

 

Presenting is no big deal, right? Or is it? Here’s what we don’t know we don’t know about giving powerful presentations (and why you might be smug for thinking you give great ones).

How often are you late? Are you always last to meetings? Fast Company detangles the many reasons we’re running behind and offers 7 tips to help you beat your personal time busters. Here’s how not to be late for everything.

The hard-to-swallow stories of the young, educated and desperately under-employed youth of Europe via the New York Times: Out of Europe’s Long Jobs Crisis: Voices of the Young.

Interrupt sitting whenever you can, create art and 7 other scientifically-proven things you can do to be happier and healthier today.

It’s not what you take: Faye Wightman and Robert Lee, noted Vancouver business leaders, were recently honoured with Giving Hearts Awards by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to philanthropy. Read more on the Vancouver Foundation’s website.