Building Emotional And Mental Resilience In Young Carers

Katie Woodland | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK
Katie Woodland

Did you know that there's 6.5 million carers across the UK (Carers Week, 2017), of which 700,000 of those are young?

Expect To Be Lucky

Jane Fuller | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fuller

Take your focus off attracting the bad stuff and focus with gratitude on what you have already received... visualize yourself having more of what you want... abundance really is a mindset. True abundance is a combination of health, happiness, love and prosperity.

Working in My Sleep

Newton Faulkner | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Newton Faulkner

It took me a long time to realise that by just thinking through what I was supposed be working on, I was somehow, vicariously, actually doing the work that I thought I wasn't. Counterintuitive, yes. Lazy, possibly, but it definitely works.

New Ways to See Time

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

Instead of taking 5 minutes to build one chart and being stuck with one insight, you'd see all possible insights in a short amount of time. What time trends is your data hiding from you?

Don't hide your data. Show it in all its glory!

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

10,000+ data points can be processed perfectly well by the human eye. In fact, this view is incredibly rich and easy to process and invites exploration. What's incredible is that our eyes are evolved to see and work with this level of detail. We can easily cast our eye around and explore.

What Links Magic and Data Visualization?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

This routine is the perfect mix of sleights, misdirection and patter. If you are interested in data visualization, you owe yourself 30 minutes to enjoy this display. It encapsulates everything you shouldn't do in your charts: misdirect, confuse and confound!

Five Ways to Get More Out of Visualisation

Sean Farrington | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

In the world of business intelligence and visualisation, it has never been truer that a picture is worth a thousand words. When used properly, rather than just being an aesthetic adaptation, expressing quantitative data visually can provide a valuable method of extracting meaning and therefore critical business insights from data sets.

Entire Day Of Flights Above The UK Visualised In One Video

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech

This is what one day of air travel in the UK actually looks like. This video was put together by NATS, and shows 6,000 flights as if they were all ...

How Do You Tell a Dataviz Expert From an Amateur?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

You need to make a chart for your bosses. It needs to be just right: it has to communicate the message correctly in order to get your bosses to make the correct decision. But - wait - you're a data visualization novice. Oh no! How do you know you're going to make the right chart for the job?

Why a Chart Should Start, Not End, a Conversation

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

An effective chart can answer many questions, but it can never answer all questions. It might answer the exact question the chart designer wanted to answer, but even the most astute designer cannot control his or her audience. A curious audience will read a chart and, with luck, come up with new questions.

Channel Your Inner Hepburn!

Sarah Dyer | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Dyer

How many of us go around living through someone else, or through our conditioned responses, thinking that things have to be a certain way or worrying about what others think? And stop ourselves from doing so much in fear of how things might turn out?

What Did the World Cup Do for Data Visualization?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

Some stories are best told with visualisation... They aren't flashy; they are simple and designed to convey key information quickly... The amount of data being generated by the World Cup lets us explore anything.

Why Do Women Feel Less Confident Asking for a Pay Rise or Promotion Than Men?

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicci Roscoe

Women can be more sensitive and think more emotionally. In my experience working with both genders, the women worry if they are worthy and if they deserve it. One client thought if she asked for more she would be sacked because her boss would be cross, and another though he wouldn't like her any more and would make her life difficult in the office.

Braving the Data Deluge

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

Larger businesses have been reaping the benefits of data analysis to make better business decisions. The rise of data discovery tools within these organisations means that data itself has real currency, and plays a key role in helping decision-makers to get their jobs done. T

LOOK: This Is What Mobile Phone Signals Really Look Like

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

A new visualisation of what mobile phone signals would look like - could we see electromagnetic radiation - has painted a psychedelic view of the mode...

Want to Know the Secret of Attracting More Love, Luck and Abundance?

Louise Presley-Turner | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Presley-Turner

As a coach what I have come to realise is just how little self worth people actually have for themselves. Most people don't even like themselves, let alone love themselves. Maybe it's their shyness, their figure, their behaviour, their looks, their neediness or inability to say no. I think it's fair to say most of us have something we dislike about ourselves.

Four Easy Tricks to Look and Feel Slimmer

Danielle Collins | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Collins

A healthy diet, exercise and feeling positive are always the best ways to achieve a slim and healthy body. However, sometimes we could all do with a little bit of extra help to look and feel our very best. Just knowing some simple tricks can give you that additional boost and can even make you look like you have dropped a dress size.