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#SMARTHappinessFormula by #WelshDragon #MikeArmstrong

😎Happiness, Productivity and Success…

As winter sets upon us (well in the UK anyway) it can be a period of SADness (Seasonal Affective Dissorder).

If you suffer with this then it’s time to get #SMART with your Lifestyle in order to beat S.A.D become a happier version of you, and increase your productivity!

It’s time to follow the #SMARTHappinessFormula from #WelshDragon #MikeArmstrong

Sleep
Meditate
Ability to Perform
Random Kindness
Targets

Sleep – get 7-8 hours a night
Meditation / Mindfulness- do 30 mins a day
Ability To Perform – Exercise Daily for at least 30 mins, eat a health well balanced nutritional diet and keep well hydrated (drink lots of water)
Do lots of Random and non random kindness each day to others
Set lots of small, medium and long term goals and achieve some of these daily!

Then you’ll be the happiest you that you can be!

🌈☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️😎😄😎☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️🌈

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Clubhouse News – Clubhouse update for November 2021

iOS Release Notes👋🏽 Thank you so much for being part of the Clubhouse community!

Below is a list of what we shipped in each recent release. Weds, 11/17

Hey, happy Wednesday! We have some new stuff for you to play with today. Closed CaptioningWe want Clubhouse to be a welcoming place where everyone can enjoy the magic that happens when people get together and talk with one another. Closed Captioning mode within Live rooms makes that possible for more people. It starts rolling out today with support for English. We’re also releasing Captions in beta for Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, Yue Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Turkish.

To enable Closed Captioning, click on the “…” button within a live room and select “Show Captions”. Check it out and please send us any feedback!

Better Discovery for Replays

There’s nothing like experiencing the moment in real time, but replays have helped creators of all types build a catalog of their best rooms for people to enjoy as if they were live, but later. Now we’re also making it easier to find these replays as a user. Yay!

Replays in Search

Replay rooms now show up as a result when you search! If you heard about a great room that you missed, just search for the title, kick back and listen in.

Replay Carousels

We love the hallway because it’s so much more than a feed — at its best, it really feels like walking through the world and seeing all kinds of people around you having wildly diverse conversations.

Today, a new crowd is arriving at the party: carousels featuring replays from the best rooms in your network!

It’s also really good exercise for your finger to swipe sideways instead of just downwards, scientifically, this is a known fact. Enjoy!

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

Clubhouse News – Clubhouse App Updates

iOS Release Notes

👋🏽 Thank you so much for being part of the Clubhouse community!

Below is a list of what we shipped in each recent release

Mon, 11/8👋 Heads up! We recently updated our ToS, Privacy Policy and Community Guidelines to explain how some of our new features (like Replays) work!

By continuing to use Clubhouse, you are acknowledging the new policies and agreeing to abide by them. Thank you!

Hi all – Happy Monday! We have a huge release for you today. Here is what’s new! Replays!A Clubhouse room is much more than a live podcast. It’s a shared space where people gather and community happens. Creators take questions from the room. They share links to the things that the group is discussing. New people discover the room from the hallway and join midway through. Friends talk for hours about all sorts of topics, and the final room looks nothing like it did when it started. When we set out to build Replays, we wanted to create something that captures the magic and energy of a live Clubhouse room, in ways that non-interactive audio streams alone cannot. Today, we’re starting to roll out Replays on both iOS and Android. Think of it as live, but later — and available to everyone.

Replays are an optional feature that creators can choose to toggle on or off for any public room. When Replays are enabled, anyone on Clubhouse can replay the entire experience whenever they like. They’ll get to see the same elements of a live room like Leave Quietly, and watch the dynamic of the stage and audience shift and evolve throughout the discussion, including PTRs, mic taps, and all the special moments that only happen here. Here are some of the special features you’ll find: Pin links to any segment A few weeks ago we launched Pinned Links, which let room mods pin a link to the top of the room, and update them whenever they like to reflect the changing conversation. This lets them play games, shout out their sponsors, link to polls and surveys, share products, host fundraisers, sell tickets to a real-life event, and gain subscribers for their podcasts or newsletters. With Replays, Pinned Links remain fully interactive, so they update throughout the course of the room, allowing creators to share relevant content and realize value long after the room has ended. Skip to the next speaker In other apps you can skip forward 30 seconds if you’d like to speed things up. This is great, but Clubhouse is about people, and sometimes it’s nice to have more control. With Replays, you can skip to the next speaker. This lets you tap through to your favorite people and focus the room on the parts that matter most to you. You can also pause, play, scrub, clip and listen at 1.5x or 2x. See who’s joining With podcasts, it’s hard to know your audience. With Clubhouse, the live experience is defined by the people in the room. There is something special about seeing the friends around you and caring about who is listening. With Replays it’s no different. As a creator, you can see the people in the room, share that experience with them, and connect with them — even if they listened after the fact. If you ever want to hide yourself from the audience, you can do that by tapping the “…”. Download the source fileRoom creators will have the ability to download the audio so they can edit it and use it wherever they want — as a podcast, a clip on YouTube, an Instagram story, a TikTok video, an embed in their article or newsletter, or anywhere else. The replay will also be discoverable within Clubhouse — from club pages, speakers’ profiles (unless they choose to hide it), search (starting next week), and more. Total Attendee CountA final thing that we’re excited about with Replays is the rollout of Total Attendee Count. You know what’s almost as much fun as saying you had 20 or 200 or 2,000 people in a room at the same time? Being able to share that 20,000 people joined your room over the course of the day! Beginning today, room creators will be able to see (and share) cumulative counts of all the people who came through a room. It’s the first of many new analytics features that we’ll be adding for room creators in the months ahead. Replays will start going live today on iOS and Android. In the meantime, you may already see a few Replays out in the wild. A special thanks to all the amazing Clubhouse creators who helped us test the feature! That’s it for now! As always, thank you for being part of Clubhouse! 🙏🏽

iOS – Tues, 11/2

Hi all — Happy Tuesday! 👋 Say नमस्ते, Bonjour, こんにちは, Olá, and HELLO… to our new icon, Anirudh Deshmukh!As the new month begins, it’s time for us to say a huge thank you to the current face of the Clubhouse community — Mandiie Martinez. And we are excited to welcome Anirudh Deshmukh from Mumbai, India as our newest app icon for November! Anirudh is an architect turned singer, songwriter, composer, and more, and hosts an incredibly popular nightly show from his club “Anirudh”. Welcome Anirudh! That’s it for now. As always, thank you for being part of Clubhouse! 🙏🏽

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Clubhouse Update / Clubhouse News

Wed, Oct 27

Hi all!

Today we have a little big feature that we are so excited to share with you…📌🔗

Introducing Pinned Links!

Pinned Links allow you to pin a link to the top of your room. If you’re the room moderator, just tap the “…” menu in the upper right, then tap “Pin a Link.” Any moderator can change or remove the link anytime. We suspect that people will use Pinned Links in all sorts of fun ways — like playing games, running polls, and sharing links to YouTube videos.

Just as importantly, we’re excited to see Pinned Links help room creators drive people to subscribe to their Substack, download their podcast, read their book, go see them at The Laugh Factory, discover their new single, buy their product, or support their Patreon or GoFundMe page.

You can learn more on our Pinned Links blog post, or just start a room and try it out! We can’t wait to see how you use it.That’s it for now. As always, thank you for being part of Clubhouse! 🙏🏽

Business and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See http://mikearmstrong.me

The 7 critical company values that matter for 2021, 2022, 2023 and beyond…

There are 7 critical company values that matter in 2021, 2022 and beyond.

2020 was a year like no other, at least in our lifetimes.

The global economy was brought to its knees as businesses were forced to closed or make lots of changes, supply chains saw major disruptions and stay-at-home orders and lockdowns were issued everywhere.

In times like these, the companies that survive and/or even thrive amongst the chaos, are the companies whose foundations and cultures are positive and strong, with resilience built into their very ethos, structures and cultures!

So let’s take a look into the seven levels of organisational consciousness which can be incorporated into company culture during a pandemic or additional global crisis of that magnitude.

Level One: Survival

This the most basic of company values or level of organisational consciousness. It is at the bottom of the consciousness ladder but that doesn’t mean that this level isn’t necessary; in fact, far from it!

In a pandemic, survival is critical, and companies must implement strategies which help the organisation to be stable financially and create shareholder value despite the ongoing chaos.

Level Two: Relationships

Particularly during a pandemic, companies need to foster a culture in which employees and clients feel loyal to the organisation since it takes care of their needs.

For example, the company can offer paid sick leave/enhanced medical insurance to those taken ill and the firm can also renegotiate payment terms with its customers who are struggling to meet their commitments due to the effects of the pandemic.

A company’s biggest assets are its people (both employees and customers), and aiming to create strong relationships with these people will almost guarantee the survival and success of the company.

Level Three: Self-Esteem

The next value up the ladder is self-esteem. Organisations seeking to navigate the challenges presented by the ongoing pandemic need to establish structures and procedures that bring order to the organisation and make it possible for performance to improve.

For example, a streamlined travel policy that spells out which specific safety measures employees need to take and how they can get help quickly in case of emergency may bump up productivity among employees whose roles require them to travel frequently. Avoid confusion and unnecessary bureaucracy at all costs.

Level Four: Transformation

This core value facilitates improvement and innovation among employees. A company culture which encourages adaptability as well as continuous improvement encourages an environment where employees can participate in decision making. When employees are given a voice, their loyalty and engagement shoot up, and the organisation is the net winner.

Level Five: Internal Cohesion

During a pandemic, companies need to focus on shared values and an inspiring vision which can bring together the motivations of every team member, with those of the organisation. When everyone is pulling in the same direction (as opposed to each team only caring about what happens in their team or department), performance, creativity, integrity and commitment can really increase exponentially, with a compound effective.

This can be the best position to take when facing a pandemic or any major crisis!

Level Six: Making a Difference

This penultimate value entails building mutually beneficial alliances with other entities or groups as well as with the community.

For example, the company culture can enable the creation of opportunities to support local hospitals or soup kitchens using a fraction of the profits earned by the company.

The company can also nurture alliances with other organisations in which each firm is a client of the other’s products or services, and all parties contribute to the community.

As the organisation commits to a bigger purpose, internal cohesion will deepen.

Level Seven: Service

This is the highest value that an organisation can have, especially during a pandemic. At this level, everyone in the organisation recognises that they are part of everything around them. They therefore strive to make a positive contribution towards creating a better planet and humanity in general.

In a pandemic, the importance of this value in a company culture is all too apparent; who will buy your products if everyone is sick or dies and yet you have the capacity to prevent or minimise the impact of the pandemic?

Companies that survive and even thrive, tend to operate at this level of consciousness, and it no longer matters who is at the helm. The system lives and breathes service, so there is no choice but for everyone to go along with it!

As you rebuild your company after the shocks of 2020 and a significant part of 2021, or as you seek a fresh start in a new company, take a close look at how you can apply the seven values above in the culture of your company.

These aspects of a company culture will not only ensure you breeze through the pandemic, but you will be on your way to building a lasting legacy!

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Promoting Mental Wellness
and Positivity
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Come explore a week filled with multiple ways to de-stress, relax, and maintain a positive mindset. Come looking for solutions, be open to trying new methods of finding peace within. Get exposure to how things are done in different parts of the world. Have an uplifting and enlightening time. This is not an ordinary event. It’s an opportunity for a mental experience journey.
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Our Mission
We provide resources, create tools, and host events to create a global life-long support system for children and adults to maintain mental wellness and positive mindsets, while simultaneously highlighting small businesses and entrepreneurs doing wonderful work in this space.
Our Vision
A world, where every child & adult has the resources and support needed to maintain mental wellness and a positive mindset that can be sustained throughout their lives, and the people providing the guidance and support, are valued and always in a good position to do so.
Our Values
We appreciate everyone’s best version of themselves.
We are being helped when we help others.
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We listen, learn, and evolve.
We believe in open and honest dialogue.

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M.A.P.S® Global Events is dedicated to helping children and adults worldwide maintain mental wellness and a positive mindset. As part of our commitment to this, we host events and provide the tools necessary in promoting and achieving this state of mental well-being. Additionally, we offer exposure and presentation opportunities to businesses that support these goals.
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ACN Opportunity

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At ACN, Independent Business Owners (IBOs) simply offer the services that people are already using and spending money on every day, including Mobile, Energy, Broadband, TV and Security.

So there’s no change in buying habits, and you’ll never have to convince someone to purchase services they don’t need or can’t afford.

All you do is direct people to your personal ACN Online Shop – provided and hosted by ACN – and ACN takes care of the rest.

Why ACN?

We are Opportunity, Success, Integrity, Vision and Ambition

The You Economy is the New Economy

With ACN, you don’t sell trendy widgets or budget-busting services. ACN focuses on essential services that people already use and pay for.

When someone becomes a new customer and pays their bills, you get paid every month, month after month, for as long as they remain on the service – or for the term of their agreement. That’s residual income. Plus, every time you acquire a new customer or help an existing customer add a service, you give yourself a raise.

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Clubhouse Latest Update News – Changes to Clubhouse Clubs

Clubhouse update release date – Tues, Aug 17

Clubhouse Update News:

Hi all — Happy Tuesday!

Here’s what’s new in this week’s clubhouse update release: ♣️

We’re making some one-time changes to clubs — to simplify how they work and make them easier for you to manage.

We’ve been talking about this for a while at Town Hall and on our blog, so hopefully you know the details, but if not, here is a reminder! We’re simplifying things by eliminating club “Followers,” so there is a single relationship you can have to a club: “Membership.”If you’re the Admin of a club, you can choose to make your membership “Open” (meaning anyone can join as a Member) or “By Approval” (meaning you individually approve all Members).

We’re creating a new role called “Leaders” to help club Admins make their clubs successful. Leaders can start rooms and schedule events that all club members can see, but can’t edit club settings, edit the club name, or add/remove members. Admins can choose which trusted club members to designate as Leaders.When people visit your profile, they’ll see the clubs in which you’re an Admin, Leader, or Member. We’re committed to making this a smooth transition for all of the club Admins out there, so we put together an FAQ to answer your questions and help you get migrated!

🟢 See who’s online — and start a room with them — directly from the Backchannel. Now you can see a green dot when people you’re chatting with are online, and a new button you can tap to start an audio room with them, without leaving your message threads. This feature is available in both 1:1 and group chats.

📥 Archive messages. This has been one of our most requested features ever since we launched the Backchannel. From your inbox, just swipe left on any message to archive it! This works in both your main Chats tabs and your Requests tab. You can access your archived messages anytime by tapping the “…” at the top of the full-screen inbox view

🔔 Fewer, better notifications. We rolled out some improvements that will result in us sending you 18% fewer notifications, without impacting room visits for creators. This mean 44% fewer notifications than a month ago, with more improvements to come. 🙂

That’s all for this week. As always, thank you for being part of Clubhouse! 🙏🏽

The Clubhouse Updates News post was posted by Clubhouse member @

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Personal Branding & Marketing Agency

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Mike Armstrong runs a personal branding & marketing agency under his MA Consultancy brand in conjunction with Laws of Life llp!

This personal branding & marketing agency works to the same strategy that Mike Armstrong the Welsh Dragon, (#MikeArmstrong #WelshDragon), has used and followed to become a key person of influence in the Digital Marketing, Sales, Entrepreneurship & Global: Networking, Podcasting and Speaking & Event space (google Search Mike Armstrong & #MikeArmstrong Global and #MikeArmstrong in any social media!

As this personal branding & marketing strategy required a lot of work Mike has become the UK licensee of USA Digital Marketing, Media and Events Agency, Laws of Life llp out of Boca Rohan in Florida.

Utilising this proven Personal Branding & Marketing Strategy and a large resource of specialist digital, media and event practitioners can help you to grow your personal brand, elevate you as a key person of influence in your sector, and become a top industry and/or global brand.

How do we grow your personal brand!

We can grow your personal brand and elevate your position as a key person of influence in your sector by providing the following digital marketing, branding, multi media and web services including Podcasting, Webcasting, Blogging, Events, TV, Training and so much more.

What to do if you want personal branding & marketing services from a personal branding & marketing agency!

If you are ready to grow your personal brand and you have a decent budget to do so then please feel free to contact me on 07960872549 / 00447960872549? I can provide the strategy for allowing you to do this yourself or the strategy and outsourced services based on your budget to help you to do this for you. (#TeamWorkMakesTheDreamWork)!

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What areas does our Personal Branding & Marketing Agency cover?

Mike is based in Cardiff, South Wales, Wales, UK and London, England, UK, Europe.

Laws of Life llp are based in Boa Rohan, Florida, USA.

And we have partners in NZ, SA, Australia, India, And in many other parts of the world, so if you are looking for a Personal Branding Agency for anywhere in the world, please get in touch – call Mike 07960 872549 / 00447960872549.

We can cover anywhere around the world!

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Welsh Master Leadership & Public Speaking Coach Helps Spread Love Around the World, as Global Communications Officer at ‘Say Namaste’

‘Say Namaste’ – Do you believe in Love?                        

A Global Song Project and Peace Initiative.

 

‘Say Namaste’ is a global song project created by India based Relationship Coach Shradha WTB. in collaboration with Strymphony Music Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

The project has received encouraging response and support from world leaders including The Dalai Lama and the former Global Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, Duncan Wardle.

                                                                                ‘Say Namaste‘ (‘Namaste’ is a greeting of respect and reverence. It conveys that we are the same and we are one) Say ‘Namaste’ is a non-religious, non-political way of spreading the gift of love around the planet. And what is the common element between music and relationships? Undoubtedly it’s love! 2020 has shown us the importance of our relationships and what are they without love? Let us not underestimate the ripple effect of a stone cast into a lake and the way that positivity can have that same effect.

Somethings brewing – and it’s not tea! But it does come from India and India is now working on a project that will truly embrace humanity, equality and solidarity throughout the world.

Shradha WTB and Strymphony have recently been joined in developing this immense project by Welsh born Master Leadership and Public Speaking Coach Gwenno Dafydd, as Global Communications Officer.

Shradha WTB had been stuck since June 2020 with resolving a business dilemma. Gwenno saw that there was a mismatch and lack of clarity with the message and asked Shradha theleading question, ‘Do you believe in love?’ which led to Shradha having an ‘Aha moment’ which was the starting point for this wonderful initiative, a ‘Conscious Global Revival Initiative’ of love.

Welsh cakes and Indian tea – what a wonderful combination! Duncan Wardle also has a Welsh connection having lived in Wales for four years and has been mentoring Shradha for the last year on her creativity. Watch how it’s blossoming now for the world to see.

In the few short weeks since the ‘Say Namaste’ project has been launched more than 35 countries have sent in their videos. The very first one was from Tibet and ‘Say Namaste’ has also been very blessed with His Holiness Dalai Lama’s personal monastery, The NamgyalMonastery contributing with their video for ‘Say Namaste’. Thanks to Thuten Kesang for bestowing this honour on the project. 

We have received videos from Canada, Bhutan, Ukraine, Wales, Turkey, Japan, Brazil – in fact the four corners of the world including a wonderful video from some of the children from the Season of the Time Media Productions –STMPs in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. “The often forgotten children of KakumaRefugee Camp and I am truly honoured to be part of this wonderful project’’, said FideleWabenga, Project Director and thanks to him for organising all the children so quickly.  

And this is what Ontario based Racheal Elizabeth Bell, says. 

“2020 has truly shaken the world and in times of difficulty we must always “look for the helpers”. If you don’t see one you become one! Being asked to represent Canada in the ‘Say Namaste’ Conscious Global Initiative is my greatest honour. It is an opportunity to be a helper, to show love on a global scale and to show my gratitude for living in a home where I can have peace in times of struggle. This opportunity lit a spark in me that had faded and I am forever filled with love because of it.” 

There are 193 members of the United Nations (U.N.) plus two non-member countries with permanent observer states, the Holy City (The Vatican) and the State of Palestine. So, according to the U.N. there is a grand total of 195 sovereign states in the world today. NASA has shown interest – can we get a Namaste from outer space? Wouldn’t that be cool!

Going full circle, here are some of the inspirational quotes world leaders such as the Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi (another great Indian) and Walt Disney have said.  

 Be the change you want to see in this world  – Mahatma Gandhi 
 If you can dream it – you can do it – Walt Disney
 It’s kind of fun to do the impossible – Walt Disney
 It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others – Dalai Lama. 
 If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito – Dalai Lama. 

And bearing in mind all of these fabulous inspirational quotes Gwenno’s personal challenge to all the world is that all 195 countries come together in unity and record their videos making the prayer symbol and saying Namaste by the first of January 2021, marking it as the ‘Say Namaste Day’. Get a beautiful background showing our precious world in all its glory and say where that place is where you ‘Say Namaste’. Ask your famous friends to do a short clip! Let’s make the world as one and 2021 the year of ‘Namaste’.  

All videos that come in by midnight on the 20thDecember will be included in the next stage of this phenomenal project – some of which will be revealed on the 27th December, building up to the big launch by Duncan Wardle at midnight (New Delhi time) on the 31st January 2020 when ALL will be revealed! Until then – be part of this incredibly exciting unifying project and get your videos in. Further information on how to film your video and what to put into it at ‘Love Revolution’               https://say-namaste.com/index.php/loverevolution

 

Global Press Contact: Gwenno Dafydd 00 44 7855038729

Hashtags

#SayNamaste2021#MosquitoesBite

#2021LoveRevolution

 

 

© Gwenno Dafydd 15th December 2020 https://gwennodafydd.co.uk

Freelance Professional Broadcaster and writer with the BBC since 1980.

 

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