Do you remember in school where your Teacher asked to write your news after a holiday or half-term? It was a bit like the content you put in your thank-you letters between 'thank-you for my present...' and an update on the weather. ...well, that's pretty much how mine used to work. Hopefully I said something … Continue reading Weather and News this week
During Lock-down I have really waded in on a 'side-hustle' type of project I started a few months ago. I thought I would share some details, give some thanks and say a few words about its success. If you have a side-project, great to hear about it and keep going! Launch it, get it over … Continue reading Side projects success
It's pretty inevitable - the post about how you're doing during Lockdown. What have you been able to do more of? What are you missing? What will you continue to do after the world opens up again? So - let's keep it short and not too reflective... Biggest challenges? For me, being at home with … Continue reading The Inevitable lockdown post
Several influential people (I have a collection of good ones, who I like to spend time with) have recently mentioned Tim Ferris. So, I did a little research... Tim Ferris is the author of 'The Four hour working week" - a noteworthy book on productivity. He's a coach, an experimenter, a business investor, an author … Continue reading Life hacks and new perspectives
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It's the season to be merry, but there are other things to consider at this time of year. Like rest. Holidays are a time for family, but don't forget they are also valuable downtime in the darkest time of the year. (At least - that's true in the Northern hemisphere.) It's been cold, damp and … Continue reading Festive fun and a brain break
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I recently had a bit of an epiphany about social media and the pitfalls of perception that come from digital personalities. Here are my thoughts. If you have an average day and nothing great happens, do you post on Facebook? If you have a bad meeting, your project gets cancelled or your interview goes badly … Continue reading What are the downsides of social media?
Just a quick post on your job around this podcast. Here are some questions to ask yourself: How can I enhance my current role? How can I shape my job, the roles around me, overstep the prescribed boundaries? AndWhatElse can I do with my skills? (current job, new job or outside of work) How can … Continue reading Job craft