Midnight Cannonball at the Jam with Freddie & The Cannonballs in Piazza Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
Dancing (experimenting) with my sax. Each clip tells its own story. When I listen to clip one I hear lots of people all asking the same questions. In clip two I can hear people who keep on going and never give up. I decided to add the titles “What’s goin’ down” to clip 1 and[…]
In this short video I’m going to show you how to create your website so you can start building your landing pages for your automated enrolments funnels, generate more leads and even set up your membership website for your student on boarding without getting lost in technology, spending hours trying to figure it all out, or paying through the nose to get a web designer to do it for you.
A SURVEY FOR COACHES & FREELANCE TRAINERS – The Impact of Digital Innovation on The Future of Your Education or Coaching Business. Please take a couple of minutes to complete our market survey. https://goo.gl/sKkYbP We will be happy to share the results of this survey and all answers are anonymous. Digital Professionals Academy is on[…]
ABSTRACT Motivation: The purpose of this literature review is to provide an overview of coaching in the context of HRM and its relevance and future potential in education. Approach: The birth and current status of HRM and the introduction of varying coaching models are reviewed and the correlation between HRM and coaching is investigated to[…]
Thinking of Getting Started with Content Marketing for Your Personal Branding in 2018? I found this fantastic selection of personal branding website templates for Wordpress on colorlib.com. Make sure to check out that page for more detailed descriptions and links. I am showcasing them here for anyone interested in starting a personal branding strategy. Get a[…]
If you intend to go to market with your product or service and decide to focus the scope of your Growth Hacking activities to the context of ROI generating marketing, to conclude, let’s look at how Growth Hacking is distinguishable from a standard Digital Marketing Strategy?
WELCOME / ABOUT ME / PORTFOLIO / SKILLS / TIMELINE / CONTACT Hi, I’m Nigel Casey. Welcome to my Curriculum Vitae interactive video. In this section of my video CV, I would like to introduce you to LinkedIn’s Social Selling Index and demonstrate my proficiency in digital networking using social platforms. Of course, this[…]
Are you looking for search engine optimisation companies to help you to position your content? Before you start, ask yourself the following; Do I want to target keywords that don’t generate traffic? Of course you don’t! That wouldn’t make any sense! Use this tool for SEO research!
What is False Consensus Effect? The False Consensus Effect, also termed as False Consensus Bias, is about how we can tend to inaccurately perceive the degree to which our beliefs, opinions, preferences, values and habits are normal and shared by others. It is a social bias that can lead us to believe in the existence[…]
In this series of posts I will provide an overview of the following cognitive biases; False Consensus Effect (Social), Déformation Professionelle (Decision Making) and Positive Outcome (Probability/Belief). In each instance I will provide a short overview of the history of the bias, highlighting any researcher’s involved while also providing an analysis of the potential Pro’s and Con’s associated with each bias.
I graduated with honours in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts at the Dublin Institute of Technology. In 1995 I was awarded Master Tefl and RELSA Tefl certifications and in 1999 I obtained the Italian Language Proficiency CILS4 certification for translators/interpreters. I completed a Diploma course in Professional Coaching in 2009 and I have obtained[…]
A lot of what I spend my professional time on is almost always related to projects that require developing learning solutions, more often than not on crafting strategies that lead to learning outcomes for professionals in teams, and quite often my role within this context is disguised as Project Manager (more on this further in). Large[…]
Whether you work in the realm of digital development or not, your teams are without a shadow of a doubt, already digital. Whether you work in an organisation or as a freelance professional, you work in and with digital teams. The digital age is upon us and you are in it and a part of[…]
BSc Honours Degree in Digital Technology, Design & Innovation – Digital Skills Academy – Minor Project Assignment – Team 2 Visit the climasmart website Consult the Website Presentation Document Is your organisation committed to empowering your teams and driving important strategic initiatives through Learning & Development programmes and Digital Innovation to ensure that your clients’ needs[…]
We are currently in the process of building this course (Hence the BETA TESTING badge) so if you are here now you are a special guest! A lot of the content on this page is Placeholder material so while relevant, it may not be the final version and in some cases there may be references to specific projects completed by DPA Graduates in past courses.
Joining forces with Social Influencers really helps when it comes to getting your message in front of your target audience. If you attempt to do it all on your own it’s logically going to turn into a disappointing exercise as you realise that it can take a long time to build up your community, especially[…]
The most powerful features of SharePoint—custom web apps, file sharing, site collections, team sites, and more—also come bundled with the cloud-based edition, SharePoint Online. This course delivers essential training on SharePoint Online (2016). Do you need help with your Digital Strategy? If you just need advice or guidance about how to get started you can request a 60[…]
The 7 Phases of Experiential Learning Design So as experiential designers the five stages of learning are actually constructed through seven stages of experience design. Here they are: Phase 1 – FOCUS – Focus & Engage the learner, give them clear reasons to want learn more now Phase 2 – EXPERIENCE – Facilitate meaningful, appropriate[…]
I regularly pop over to Ted.com to check out some videos, sometimes I go looking for something specific, and other times I just browse. I am never disappointed and they are usually short and sweet, so there’s no big commitment in terms of time but with so little time available to the speakers, I find[…]
Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman is trying to answer a big question: Do we experience the world as it really is … or as we need it to be? In this ever so slightly mind-blowing talk, he ponders how our minds construct reality for us. Watch more videos like this on Ted.com. If you just need[…]
http://www.ted.com Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for economics, public policy — and our own self-awareness. Do you need help with your Digital Strategy? If you just need[…]
Plan, Build and Pilot a Professional Drone with Ated4Kids – We’re in! :-)Just before christmas I signed up for a course I will be doing together with my youngest son. We are going to build a drone. It’s going to be a mega drone, not like the toys you can buy in the shops :-).[…]
Certification Validation Tool You can verify the validity of this certificate by inserting the code 08638606773223 The Scrum Product Owner role is a very unique and broad role in Scrum which combines all of the challenging aspects of traditional Project Manager and Product Manager roles. Moreover, Scrum Product Owner represents the customer point of view[…]
Certification Validation Tool You can verify the validity of this certificate by inserting the code starting 8177.. The main role of a Scrum Master is to ensure smooth establishment, efficient and healthy progress and continuous improvement of Scrum Practices in an agile Scrum team. Therefore, competence and perspective of every single Scrum Team Member in[…]
Hello and Welcome to my Blog! If we haven’t already met or if you’re just catching up on what I’ve been up to here’s an intro/update: I am Irish and I have been living in Ticino, in Southern Switzerland since 1995. I play sax for fun. I have founded several successful Lean business Start-Ups in the[…]
If you are even only considering launching your own Startup then you may already be aware of the fact that unless you focus on what you want rather than on what you fear, you will most likely not succeed. Fear is the number one obstacle to breaking through, if you are afraid then you are not ready.[…]
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As we start to build our business we will be elaborating on our processes and strategies for clearly identifying and developing our key resources, activities and partners. Four categories of key resources. Physical – Anything you can kick. Intellectual – Valuable know-how, technological solutions etc. Human – Culture eats strategy for breakfast (Peter Drucker) Financial[…]
Learn how to define, evaluate and build your value proposition to ensure your venture can break out and build a compelling and sustainable business. Learn about “pain gain ratios” and other ways to assess whether you are creating, delivering, and harnessing value in your venture.
In this workshop Harvard i-lab will take you through the steps in thinking about (and preempting) user interaction and user experience design and outline ways in which we can evaluate, test, and analyze interactions to pivot designs leanly. This session will use examples from real startups. My notes: Great selection of tools for building …[…]
This is a very basic outline of the initial structure of the Climasmart website. The objective is to map out the navigational structure of the site pages in order to ensure that the user can easily get to where they need to go before you start developing the actual pages. When you are starting your first[…]
Check out this track from the Soul Factory CD. I hope you enjoy it! Valentina Londino – Vocals, Ceck Formenti – Trumpet, Nigel Casey – Alto Sax, Pasquale Edoardo Giorgio – Trombone, Mattia Mantello – Guitar, Marco Brambilla – Bass, Giacomo Reggiani – Drums, Alberto Bagnoli – Keyboards. Related: Swing Factory
Essential Documents for Agile Project Managers – Checklist Here is a list of essential documents for Agile Project Management. I will be adding links to the actual document template examples very soon. Brainstorming Report Template Product Definition Document Stakeholder Analysis Sheet Risk Breakdown Structure Risk Register Job Descriptions RACI Model User Story Format Technology Stacks[…]
Check out this track from the Swing Factory CD. I hope you enjoy it! Ceck Formenti – Trumpet, Nigel Casey – Alto Sax, Marco Nevano – Tenor Sax, Max Veronesi – Keyboard & Vocals, Rocco Lombardi – Drums, Gian Andrea Costa – Bass, Mattia Mantello – Guitar Related: Soul Factory
Prioritising the Product Backlog Items The Climasmart website is our deliverable for the DSA minor project I worked on with Team 2. Here is how we got started. We started by brainstorming as many possibilities as we could come up with for user stories and then selected the key user stories to include in the[…]
Scrum framework separates Product Owner and Scrum Master, would this be necessary? Separating the roles of Product Owner and Scrum Master is absolutely advisable because they correspond to two very different and important functions within the team. The role of Scrum Master serves to lead and coach the team to ensure that the Scrum methodology[…]
Managing change with the traditional Waterfall methodology would undoubtedly prove much more challenging than it would with the Agile methodoloy. The fact that Agile methodology will mean breaking the project down into many smaller sections known as sprints, each typically of between 1 – 4 weeks in duration allows the team to make changes along[…]
We all know how much time can be required to put together a comprehensive Project Plan document that clearly presents the work ahead to all interested parties. It can take some organisations years to publish the next version of their website and in many cases the actual building of the site can take place over[…]
Introduction to Online Team Collaboration Introduction and motivation Meetings Group Charter Co-located and Distributed Teams Tools and Trackers Motivation The goal is for all individuals to have an exceptional online collaborative experience. This is only possible when: Shared Etiquette Shared expectations Common intent/aim Work in the same manner (shared tools) Objectives It is[…]
As the Waterfall methodology is devided into six stages, after 1.5 months the first three, the planning, analysis and design stages will already have been completed. Adding new requirements at this point of the project will result in the work already done throughout all three stages being effectively incomplete. In terms of time, the project[…]
As a project Manager what happens when the scope of a project increases by 30% and the deadline cannot be changed? The role of the project manager is to manage three variables regarding any given project: Time, Money and Scope. In this example the scope of the project has been changed. In the event of[…]
I discovered this tool during my BSc. studies in Digital Technology, Design and Innovation and enjoyed playing around with it. Although most of my time is dedicated to management in innovation, if you’re like me and you like to tinker with design you may enjoy it too. Instructions Your mission is simple: achieve pleasant and[…]
This video is an example of the kind of content I refer to (what I call “Brain Food”) and consider as valuable information worth sharing. In this example I relate to the key points that are made which I can summarise as follows: The power of perserverance Transforming vision to reality Inspiring others, colleagues, employees,[…]
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“Signore e Signori, alla tromba il maestro Ceck Formentiiiii!” … con la splendida voce di Valentina Londino Valentina Londino – Vocals, Ceck Formenti – Trumpet, Nigel Casey – Alto Sax, Pasquale Edoardo Giorgio – Trombone, Mattia Mantello – Guitar, Marco Brambilla – Bass, Giacomo Reggiani – Drums, Alberto Bagnoli – Keyboards. Related: Swing[…]
Blues to Bop | 28-31.08.2014 Ceck Formenti | Trumpet Nigel Casey | Saxophone George Edward Pasquale | Trombone Valentina Londino | Voice Mad Mantle | Guitar Marco Brambilla | Bass Albert Bagnoli | Piano James reggiani | Drums The Soul Factory, is a band founded in 1999 under the name “Swing Factory” Ceck by Formenti[…]
Do you need help with your Digital Inbound Marketing Strategy? If you just need advice or guidance about how to get started you can request a 60 or 120 minute consultation by appointment. If you have a team or intend to start building your project you can Hire me for a day. I can either consult, support, train, coach or manage.[…]