Here’s a simple story of how social media works in practice and how I found a new supplier on Facebook quite by accident.
At the beginning of 2011 I started my journal for the year with a question to myself which I’ve asked many times over the years previously but this time thought that it warranted a little more effort and thought to answer than I had previously applied.
The question was ‘how do you change a life?’ As the year progressed and I worked my way through 2011 and my journal I discovered three insights that have helped me to understand the question and it’s possible answer a little more. Before I share the answer with you though I thought I’d share a little story.
When you are paid a compliment, no matter what it is or from whom you receive it, it makes you feel great. You get a lovely warm glow inside that makes you go ‘ahhhhhhh’. Even if you are one of those who find it difficult to accept, you still feel a million dollars and as if all the world is paying attention to just you. Well I’ve been paid the most amazing compliment by a whole bunch of people who really matter to me. The ladies of the Hysterectomy Association, who are the stalwarts of our forum and the Hysterectomy Association Facebook page have said publicly that they like me and it not only gives me that glow, it also makes me cry – quite a lot actually! In fact I haven’t stopped crying off and on since I first heard.
I've just discovered the secret to staying focussed ....! Yes, really I have! Yesterday, I spent some time working where I had no internet access at all and as a result didn't have that really useful facility of "I'll just…