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See you all tomorrow! :D
Thanks +Joe Smith 
 
Blood Moon eclipse from last night!
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+martin shervington we missed it. Thanks for this share - it looks fab.
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The Freaks Shall Inherit The Earth, I tell ya!
I've just bought this :D
Congratulations to +Chris Brogan.
 
I just want to thank Wiley for letting me know that The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth is the #1 preordered book at Wiley - 
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great! Had read his previous book and loved it. First I need to finish +David Amerland new book than on to this. Thanks for pointing this out +martin shervington
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Complete Introduction to Google+
Just about everything you'll need to get rolling...
#googleplustips   #googleplus  
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Happy Star Wars Tuesday!
This was a clever one...
#starwarstuesday  

Ping +Mike Allton and +Mia Voss :D
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I'll explaining why I posted this soon (not yet though)... ;)

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8 Things Jay is Trying to Improve with This New Convince and Convert Website
Have you seen this yet? bit.ly/1gqYfVD
I think it is really beautiful resource for content marketing.

Quick request:
+Jay Baer is being increasingly active on Google+, he is starting to fall in love with it, I can tell ;)
He's also been super supportive to myself and +Wade Harman in recent interviews.
As such, he would love to hear your feedback (see below), so check it out and let's ping him into the thread. You never know, he may well pop by to say 'hi' too :D

The message from Jay...
"After a long gestation, I am delighted that we have launched the new ConvinceAndConvert.com site.
Here are the 8 main things I’m trying to improve with this new design:

•  A Real Home Page
•  Boost Email Signups
•  More Podcast Emphasis
•  Mobile Consistency
•  Increase Time on Site
•  Category Clean-up
•  Consulting and Client Clarity
•  Widgets and Time Savers

I can’t wait to see what the impact of this new design is on our analytics. What do you think of it? Thanks as always for your support!"

And thank you all from me too.
p.s. how many of you clicked the image thinking it was a video? :P
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+Yolanda Nix good! My plan worked :P
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I used to live in Bristol, where Banksy has many murals. I like his sense of humour insight.
 
Mobile Lovers
"[Graffiti artist] Banksy has dropped a new mural in the UK, and the subject is something we can all relate to. The piece, called 'Mobile Lovers,' depicts a couple embracing, but instead of gazing lovingly into each other's eyes, they're wrapped up in their cellphones."

More:
http://www.complex.com/art-design/2014/04/banksy-mobile-lovers

Image via Banksy.
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+Cod Codliness completely agree with you.
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Starting in 20 mins...
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I recently met Sue and she is new to Google+, but you just wait and see...she is super cool, funny and one of the most genuinely engaging people you'll ever meet.
She is big into Instagram, and even got me started a week or so ago, but knows Google+ is the place to be right now.
So, hope to see you on Tuesday next week when you can learn more about how she has built up 18 businesses over the years, and is simply great company to be around. Until Tuesday!
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+Sue B. Zimmerman Enterprise, LLC & +martin shervington you guys have great chemisty! Enjoyed the interview and yes, do a follow up...
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"All Marketers are Liars" - Seth Godin speaks at Google
This was from 7 years ago and was recommended by YouTube. Very interesting to watch now...
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+Deborah L Gabriel I am at 20 minutes watching ,let me come back to you later and confirm ;)
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Starting now!...with me :)
 
Glass in the Class Episode 5: Who cares if I can work in a group or not?

Youtube Live Event URL: http://goo.gl/02HvQD Here's the rundown: 

My classroom for 15-20 minutes with my students.
3 perspectives: Google Glass, The computer camera, and the camera on my guest.
Discussing how communication and changing technology has affected the life/work of my guest.

So who's my guest to discuss group communication you ask?!

Many of us easily forget how often we work in groups. Well one person who has always espoused the importance of groups, communities, and tribes is +martin shervington. So who better to have talking to my students about group communication today!

With the incredible tools we have, such as Google+, Google Drive, Google Hangouts and more group communication hasn't only become easier, but it's gone global! Understanding how we can most effectively communicate in groups then, especially considering cultural differences is imperative to business today. Let's just hope my students see that by the end of the show ;)

As always I'd also like to thank +John Ellis for running my cameras for me (it's really early in the morning for him) and +todd l lebeauc for the mad imaging skills on the banner!

Live Event URL: http://goo.gl/02HvQD
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Speaker, Consultant, Author, Professional Coach, Marketing Psychologist. 

About me: 
Myself and the 'Plus Your Business' team have put together a free Google+ Quickstarter package here:
Including over 10 videos, 15 PDFs, and many resources - all for free.

Want to take it to the next level?
If you are looking for extra support then you may like to upgrade to the Fasttrack here:
Make sure you check out the client testimonials to understand 'why' this is a must.

And...
I have written several books and even the non-verbal communication section in Professor Robert Winston's book, "Human".
I love writing on the psychology of Google+

My blog: 

Please contact me about coaching, consulting, speaking events and conferences overseas. 

What I get up to on Google+
My focus is supporting people in these two areas...

1. 'Plus Your Life!': free courses, daily videos, content to engage your mind
The Personal Development community: Plus Your Life! 

2. 'Plus Your Business!': Helping companies, brands and individual business owners    transform people's lives through Google's Products and Services, including Google+
The Page: www.google.com/+PlusYourBusiness
The business community: 
Plus Your Business! 

Extra activities:

I help run the United Kingdom community

Also, here is the page for one of the meme days we started:

I am also involved in...
***Commoogle***
Check out the page for community events, and more.
Our aim is to help enable the whole world to be
Commoogling and having fun on the way.

This is the official Google+ community - an excellent place to start and check out for anything to do with plus.


A little trivia:
Explorer of consciousness, marketeer, writer on communication including Google+
Big fan of Ken Wilber, Robert Kegan and the whole integral world. 
Author of 8 books and scripts with a psychological twist - sometimes they are even funny.
And, btw, I really love Star Wars, did I mention that? :D

Thanks for reading this far and I look forward to connecting with you soon.

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I taught windsurfing in Australia for a couple of years. Beautiful!
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  • University of London
    Organisational Psychology, 2000 - 2004
  • University of Birmingham
    Law and Business (LLB), 1991 - 1995
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Loved this place. Very cool bar, with super friendly bar and waiting staff. I especially liked the bar girl who looked like a pixie; cute and with some awesomely entertaining facial expressions. Can I say that on a Google Local review? Yes, yes I can. Anyway, this place has some style, good music and the clientele were lovely too. And it is dog friendly outside. Recommended. p.s. if the beautiful lady working behind the bar would like to give in touch then drop me an email to...ok, that would be a bit much, but yes I really should have asked you name and I hope you don't mind your me making your likeness to a pixie. You are especially adorable when you bite your lower lip after you talk. Really should stop this review now as it is getting a little gushing. Ok, I'm gone :)
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The best fish tacos so far! I went with the grilled Mahi-Mahi with the spicy sauce (the one in the fridge). Love this place.
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Awesome pasta and sauces, this place is an institution for those with a love of Italian faye.
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The best Indian restaurant in Bristol. I have eaten there...um...100 times+ over 12 years. The staff are so helpful and the food is so darn tasty. I tend to ask for "no oil" and they always make sure I am happy. What else is there to say? Just give it a go!
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A decent curry, really great music (Buddha Lounge, Thievery Corporation etc) and Raj was chatty and welcoming. I plan to return soon.
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A did some comedy here on a Tuesday evening. It was a night to forget :D (I wouldn't open with it...)
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There is a selection of meats and loads of vegetables. A good spot to choose if you are hungry!
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