Lyndi Adams

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Phew! It's Normal. An Age by Age Guide for What to Expect From Kids & Teens - And What They Need From Us

Being a kid or a teen is not for lightweights – it’s tough out there! There are important things that need to be done, that only they can do. The …

Parenting

How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind — from a Magician and Google Design Ethicist

<i>Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.</i><p>“It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they’ve been fooled.” — Unknown.<p>I’m an expert on how …

My Worst Nightmare -- What If I Accidentally Raise The Bully?

I will never forget the day my daughter told me that Bethany, a girl in her 4th grade class, was <i>annoying</i> her.<p>"What is she doing to you?" I questioned, instinctively protective.<p>"She's following me around on the playground and sitting by me at lunch!" she quipped, as if that would sum things right up …

The Problem with B2B Marketing Automation

We have been helping clients with B2B marketing automation since 2008. Our first program was with IBM (a learning curve for us all) and it’s fair to …

Women's Agenda - News for professional women

Go Girl Go For IT: A free IT career showcase for Victorian school girls<p>VIC, Melbourne, August 16th A free IT career showcase for Victorian school …

Women's Agenda - News for professional women

Go Girl Go For IT: A free IT career showcase for Victorian school girls<p>VIC, Melbourne, August 16th A free IT career showcase for Victorian school …

25 Twitter handle hacks for when your perfect name is already taken

<b>Is your ideal Twitter name taken?</b>With 288 million monthly active users, it’s no surprise that finding a Twitter name is tougher than ever.If your …

Women Work. We Have Babies. Get Over It.

Why is it so hard to play it cool about being pregnant on the job?<p>There’s a particular look that people have when they come into my office to tell me …

A Cynic’s Guide To Fintech

Several business models that are bound to fail — and a few that might have a chance<p>A pal working in and around the VC industry asked me the other …

Don’t Let Strategy Become Planning

I must have heard the words “we need to create a strategic plan” at least an order of magnitude more times than I have heard “we need to create a strategy.” This is because most people see strategy as an exercise in producing a planning document. In this conception, strategy is manifested as a long …

NYT Innovation Report 2014

The Operating Model That Is Eating The World

Today’s fastest growing, most profoundly impactful companies are using a completely different operating model<p>Tesla, the fastest-growing stock in the …

Stevey's Google Platforms Rant I was at Amazon for about six and a half year...

Stevey's Google Platforms Rant<p>I was at Amazon for about six and a half years, and now I've been at Google for that long. One thing that struck me …

The Uncanny Valley of a Functional Organization

<i>Consider this Part 2 in an accidental series on Microsoft’s recent reorganization, and functional and divisional organizations. Part 1 focused on a</i> …

Gabe Newell on Valve’s intimate relationship with its customers

By Andrea Peterson<p>Andrea Peterson<p>Reporter who covered technology policy<p>Bio Follow<p><i>Valve is one of the most successful video game companies in the world. The firm's online game distribution and multi-player platform Steam has 65 million users. At this week's CES conference, the company will announce</i> …

The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex …

Sex ed for adults

At this point in life, you're well aware of where babies come from. These talks on the complexities of healthy sexuality will teach you a few other …

Advice to help you be a great parent

Kids don’t come with a manual, and parents don’t get grades to affirm they’re doing things right. These talks speak to the complexities of …

TED Talks

5 TED Talks on the genius of babies

Curious what goes on inside a tiny human mind? They can’t talk (yet), but babies know a lot more than you think.

How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.Know what else is really interesting? …

4 ways to help you get through a tough conversation without backing down

Have you ever gone into a tricky conversation with someone at work, determined to stick to your guns and make sure things go your way — only to leave …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

Gender is about MEN too: How to engage men in gender equality discussions | Women's Agenda

When we talk about gender, we’re not actually just talking about women. And yet too often that becomes the conversation in organisations, especially …

Finding the suburb that suits you

Ready to take the plunge and purchase your first home? It’s an exciting time! And no matter where you live, there’s a suburb just waiting to welcome …

Home Loans: Find Your Perfect Match at Delta Community Credit Union

Loans

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Loans

What is a specialist loan?

If you’re a borrower who may not meet the lending requirements set out by traditional lenders, you might need a specialist loan.<p>A specialist loan is …

Co-Buying a Home

In today’s market of high property prices and strong capital growth, co-purchasing a property with family or friends can make good financial …