My Very Own Six Month Review

Report Card

For 2013 I set myself five SMART objectives, so seeing as we’ve just passed the halfway point of the year, I thought it would be the ideal moment to see how they’re coming along. So without further ado, here’s my own personal report card. Learn more about the insurance industry KPI: pass the Professional Certificate in Insurance (APA) So far More...

by Ben Cotton | Published 11 years ago
Chill Insurance
By Ben Cotton On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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Reflections from 10 Months at Chill Insurance

I always try and look out for milestones and anniversaries as they offer a nice opportunity to pause, take a step back and reflect on the preceding period. Well, today signifies my 10 month anniversary at Chill More...

Great reads in 2012
By Ben Cotton On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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My Favourite Books in 2012

As we draw ever closer to the end of another memorable year I’ve been thinking about what books have stood out over the past 12 months. There’s been many. In fact, it feels like I’ve had my head in a book More...

By Ben Cotton On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Day Two #WebSummit Reflections

So that’s it for this year; the Dublin Web Summit has now closed. I had a great time at the RDS today and was busy networking, observing and learning. The highlights for me were Victoria Ransom, Founder and CEO More...

Dublin Web Summit pass
By Ben Cotton On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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First Day Reflections from #WebSummit

I’ve just got home from day one of the Dublin Web Summit and thought it would be a good idea to record some of my reflections whilst they are still fresh in my mind. My initial impression of DWS was very strong More...

Recorded Future
By Ben Cotton On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Recorded Future Review

One of the most exciting aspects of working in digital communications is the breadth of new tools which offer deeper insight, richer data and more creative tactics; all of which assist us to provide a better service. The More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, May 5th, 2012

‘Ship of Fools: How Stupidity and Corruption Sank the Celtic Tiger’ Review

Having been in Ireland for over a year now, mentions of the economic plight are never far away, along with it apportions of blame to numerous figures, most notably, politicians, property developers, bankers, regulators More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Social Break Review

My good friend Andy Girvan, a London based freelance web and iPhone developer has recently launched Social Break – a brand new iPhone game that is essentially a mashup of a classic arcade game and Twitter. The More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, January 14th, 2012

@MEATliquor Review

The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that beneath ‘Welcome’ on this blog I mention ‘Great Food & Drink’ amongst my interests. Subsequently, over the coming months you may begin to see the occasional More...

By Ben Cotton On Saturday, January 7th, 2012

2011 Review of Social Web Thing

The start of a new year is always a fantastic time to take a moment, look back and reflect on the year that was. I’ve been studying Google Analytics to see how this blog performed throughout 2011, as well as More...


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