Monthly Archives: September 2010

VL Business Tips: How to motivate your team (and yourself) to achieve much more

What is motivation?
Pick up any dictionary and look up the word motivation.  Chances are you’ll see the meaning of motivation is a need or desire that compels a person to act. The term has originated from a Latin word “motus” which means “motion”.
Motivation is the activation or energization of goal-oriented behavior. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motivation
So why is it that the subject of motivation is such a hot topic in business management?
Business literature is packed with advice about personal and team motivation.  In fact the phrase ‘get motivated’ is searched in Google over 1,000 times per day by people […]

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Here’s how to fix your “frankenpet eyes that glow” photos

I was leafing through one of my old photo albums the other day, looking at pictures of a beloved dog who was part of the family for 16 years, when I came across several scary glowing eye pictures I’d snapped of her.  They made me smile because she looks like an alien pet and I remembered what we were doing when I took the pictures.
However, most of the time you won’t want to have a glowing eye pet and will want to fix the problem.  And now with digital cameras and some free online software, […]

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