Its been quiet on this blog recently but for good reason. I’m really excited to say that I’m close to finishing my first ebook which I’ll be launching at www.careeringtosuccess.com as a free gift for those who signup for the newsletter. Its focussed on communications and one of the most frequently discussed topics, writing effective emails. This short book … More Coming Soon – My First eBook – Successful Email in 15 Minutes
This is one of the best pieces of advice I’ve heard is: “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” – Mark Twain. Its a bit like “Eat your greens first so that you enjoy the rest of your meal”. Essentially, identify your hardest … More Eat a Live Frog!
In my earlier post Why Become a Note Taking Ninja, I explained why having access to information you have recorded from discussions and meetings can build your credibility. This week, I’ve found 3 further articles which I hope will share how to actually go about being effective in note taking; ways in which to record notes which are informative … More This week’s top picks – Note Taking Techniques
Everyone knows that taking notes is sensible, but it’s more than that, it’s an essential skill. The brain can only hold 7 things, how are you going to overcome that? The advantages of paper and pencil ‘v’ electronic devices to record information (note take) and how to do it effectively How becoming a note taking … More Why Become a Note Taking Ninja
This effectiveness tip is so simple (notice I didn’t say easy though), it’s practically criminal. Yet equally shocking is how destructive and wasteful meetings usually are in the workplace. Meetings should be (and for those early in their careers, expect them to be) purposeful and effective. I mean, why else would a busy group of individuals interrupt whatever … More Mastering Meetings
Lifelong learning is a commitment or acknowledgement that you will never stand still in your career (or personal life). Nowadays, standing still actually means you will be moving backwards relative to the fast paced and ever evolving world. I’ve heard many people say that they don’t have the desire, or more often the time & … More The Google Habit – Lifelong Learning
For my last post, I wrote the article “Foolproof Job Interview Success – 4 Step Preparation Process“. I want to share some articles I found giving more thoughts and information on the subject. There are of course many articles out there on this subject but in the interests of summarising a key few, I’ve gathered 3 from … More This week’s top picks – Interview Preparation