Now you need to be careful with this one as we all know how annoying it can be when children ask, why, why, why, why, why? They ask it though because they want to understand and because they are curious; because they want to know more. On the path to becoming more effective in the […]
Quite a bold statement but I happen to believe it; reading regularly and widely will make you look intelligent. But that is not the reason to invest your time and energy. Let me explain the actual reasons why you should: It broadens your horizons and expectations. Reading beyond your current remit develops the idea of […]
This isn’t something much talked about as you start in the world of work. There’s almost an expectation that you should enjoy your work but in a passive self contained way (this could be a British trait of course). No one likes to show emotion right? And anyone who does, well it just doesn’t belong […]
I’m running a poll on my website to understand what areas might be of greatest value for those leaving formal education and starting in the world of work. Could it be communication skills? Problem solving techniques? Or just how to manage your work? You can find the poll here Thanks in advance for your input.
This blog will help you. Over my many years in the world of blue chip corporations and large organisations, I’ve noticed a real disconnect between the preparation young people receive as they leave school, college, university and move into their first job. This should be the defining job, the one that launches your future, your career. […]