You may be wondering why I’ve decided to write a post about saving money on a career management blog. As you know, as avid doers we have huge plans, we dream big and we’re determined to get where we need to be, and most times we get so caught up in painting our future plans that we forget about small practicalities, like…money. 1,431 more words
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As avid doers, we love a good course: a structured and linear progression towards a shiny new qualification (and even a shinier post-nominal) which gives us more competence and confidence in a particular topic, and which will lead to promotions, your own executive office and world domination. 1,239 more words
Last week I shared 3 easy steps for preparing a brainstorming session and explained that putting in the effort and hard work into these steps will make leading the session a lot easier, as well as maximising its effectiveness. 1,519 more words
Brainstorming, blue skying, thought showers, idea mills…call them what you will and find least offensive, they are a powerful tool and I’m a huge fan. As a bubble of productive creativity, they are a safe hub of generating ideas that tackle a particular problem, decide how to get a particular outcome or direction for a particular project, plan a particular event – I could go on. 1,141 more words
Regardless of your role now and in the future, you will always have to deal with people more senior than you (until you hit the big time and become CEO) so it’s important to understand how you emotionally deal with these people. 1,620 more words
This post is the first of a series that advises on moving from one working environment to another.
“I currently work in a call-centre providing quotes to customers with a bit of cross selling but I’m ready to move onto another type of role. 1,205 more words