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So far Bec Gill has created 11 blog entries.

The art of shedding friends and influencing people – New Podcast Interview with Claire Linton-Evans

  Claire Linton-Evans, Author of Climbing the Ladder in Heels – How to Succeed in The Career Game of Snakes and Ladders Listen to the podcast interview on:  iTunes |  YouTube DO you ever wish you could break up with crappy friends in the same way you could break up [...]

The art of shedding friends and influencing people – New Podcast Interview with Claire Linton-Evans 2017-08-23T07:53:28+00:00

Independent filmmaker, Naftali Beane Rutter on the creative process and successful KickStarter campaigns

Listen to the podcast interview on:  iTunes |  YouTube In this week’s episode of  our How’d You Become So Awesome podcast – we interview award-winning New York based independent filmmaker Naftali Beane Rutter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmo80sJ5ULQ Naftali came to our attention with a successful KickStarter campaign he ran to fund his upcoming film, WILD ANIMALS – about two [...]

Independent filmmaker, Naftali Beane Rutter on the creative process and successful KickStarter campaigns 2017-08-23T07:53:28+00:00

How women can get what they want – an interview with Dr. Lois Frankel

Listen to the podcast interview on:  iTunes | SoundCloud | YouTube Hey, women! How does it make you feel to know that just a year out of college, your male counterparts are making about 7-15 per cent more salary than you are? And that over the course of your career, that’s tens of thousands of dollars [...]

How women can get what they want – an interview with Dr. Lois Frankel 2017-08-23T07:53:28+00:00

Work Out Loud Week

For this week’s Work Out Loud week, I’ve answered some questions about – you guessed it – working out loud! […]

Work Out Loud Week 2017-08-23T07:53:28+00:00

Science made dope: the power of music parody and fact-rap

“Our world runs on science but is run by politics, What we need is a world where everyone is science literate” These are the wise words of YouTube science rapper Michael Wilson, (aka Coma Niddy), in his space-themed cover of the song ‘All About That Bass’. The parody features all matter of astronomical facts (“when [...]

Science made dope: the power of music parody and fact-rap 2017-08-23T07:53:29+00:00

Human storytelling – the saviour of modern science communication?

‘Sepideh – Reaching for the Stars’, screened at the Imagine Science Film Festival in NYC Public disengagement from science is a serious issue. Not only does it lead to an unscientific public, more open to the vocal anti-science movement, and unaware of the broader societal issues facing science (such as race and [...]

Human storytelling – the saviour of modern science communication? 2017-08-23T07:53:29+00:00

Ebola: An open letter, from a journalist to a scientist

Dear Jayde, I must commend you on the release of your new video “3 diseases that are more terrifying than Ebola.”  However, I have a bone to pick. But first: I know that you (and other scientists like you) want to call-out the media on their (seemingly arbitrary) fixation with Ebola, at a time  when [...]

Ebola: An open letter, from a journalist to a scientist 2017-08-23T07:53:29+00:00

Causes: How to get people to give a f*ck… with video

It’s hard to get people to care about stuff. Especially stuff that doesn’t affect them on a daily basis.  But one way to have a red hot crack at it – is to entertain the pants off them. And, one good way to do that  is to tell a story through video. Make them laugh or [...]

Causes: How to get people to give a f*ck… with video 2017-08-23T07:53:29+00:00

Hijack the news: increase YouTube views

IN the wake of bendgate, I’ve been pondering this question lately: “Why don’t YouTubers newsjack more?” Surely we could do a much better and less creepier job than brand marketers (currently the reigning champions of newsjacking)? After all; we’re peddling ideas (which come about because of the intersection of people with the world), rather than junk [...]

Hijack the news: increase YouTube views 2017-08-23T07:53:29+00:00