Saturday, September 28, 2013

Very Prezi

Am enjoying using Prezi, an antidote to PowerPoint presentations. It's extremely easy to use and the results are stunning. It is the perfect way to avoid death by bulletpoints! Here is a pretty stunning example of how it works. It is effectively one big screen and you hop around it, honing in on key points - very dynamic...
Here as a great example from MIT this week.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

wait but why: 7 Ways To Be Insufferable On Facebook

Great post on the deadly sins of facebook!
wait but why: 7 Ways To Be Insufferable On Facebook: The memory is vivid. New Year's Day, 2013.  I'm going about my afternoon pleasantly, when I open my email and a friend has fo...

Monday, September 16, 2013

Putting Hollywood to shame

Since Gawker posted this Thai clip, it has gone viral. It's a beautifully filmed, powerful piece for a Thai telco True. Yes it is still an ad and True is in the money business, but it's still a very clever piece.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Hagar Justice Tour 2013

Emily Ross Bespoke has been in Phnom Penh this month offering a range of probono services to Hagar International, an organisation that works with women and children who are survivors of human rights abuse such as rape, acid burn, slavery, sex trafficking and other horrors.

I do a range of Emily Ross Bespoke workshops, training sessions and strategic comms services, working side-by-side with the fantastic staff in the Phnom Penh head office. This year I have really loved boosting bios and Linkedin profiles, preparing staff for keynotes and presentations and running social media and comms workshops.

 I've also participated in a justice tour with a group with Australian experts with legal, psychology/psychiatry, social work, government and non-profit backgrounds; meeting the Australian Ambassador, leading legal figures in the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT), touring courts, Hagar operations and attending private briefings from the Cambodian Government's Office of Women's Affairs.

My serious interest in fish amok and star anise tea continues. Cambodia is a place that steals your heart, that's for sure. Angkor Wat here I come...