Last week I tweeted my last tweet explaining that I was ditching Twitter. I have written a lot about the importance of online professional presence for those who want to keep up to date on what’s happening in their industry. So why this sudden contradiction? In this post, I explain all.
In this post, I write about getting to grips with receiving and using constructive feedback maturely, while keeping your dignity and professionalism intact.
Sarah Tempest, chief designer at Tempest Designs, writes The Avid Doer's first guest article on the pros and cons of micromanagement.
What’s the point of effective communication when YOU don’t have a point? In this post I write about how effective communication needs to be productive too.
In this post, I write about resilience at work, and how a simple language shift might help those understand what it takes to be more resilient.
If you look past the cringey cliché, personal branding is such an important thing to be conscious of in an increasingly nosy world, and in this post I talk about how to be more aware of your own.
You can learn so much from networking events and build authentic professional relationships with new people. But for those who are more introverted or find socialising with strangers awkward, these can seem like a sort of singles’ night for professionals. In this post, I talk about how fun they can be, and the techniques you can use to get the most out of these events without the use of a single cheesy chat-up line.
Sometimes you might feel intimidated working with people who are more senior than you. As this is an inevitable necessity of working life, assessing how you react to certain people and situations will help you re-evaluate the situation pragmatically and put in place coping mechanisms.