Imposter syndrome. We all experience it from time to time, myself included, in various degrees, but is it a case of mistaken identity? In this post, I explore why our imposter syndrome could be intuition in disguise.
I've just finished a fascinating read: 'The Art of Thinking Clearly' written by Rolf Dobelli. It covers 99 thinking shortcuts (biases, fallacies and illusions) that pose a threat to your decision-making. In this post, I share the key points that stood out to me and explain why this is a must-read for all professionals who want to make more conscious decisions.
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 the recent hubbub on untapped skills in the UK workforce and what opportunities this presents to us avid doers.
In this post, I write about why we need a new word for 'weakness' in terms of skill development
In this post, I give a quick update on some exciting news on The Avid Doer!
Achieving your professional goals by determination and motivation isn’t the same as perseverance, nor can they be achieved without it. In this post, I explain the importance of perseverance, what to consider if you’re thinking of giving up, and share a recent personal example.
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.
When you come to realise you’ve steered off course from your career or development goals, you might want to consider if your efforts have gone askew, or if your goal has evolved into something else without you realising. In this post I talk about what you can do to determine this and what to do about it.
Having figured out how to handle your multiple interests, the sort of work culture you want to work in, and what motivates you professionally, I talk about how to combine these to form a job litmus paper test to help you steer yourself towards job satisfaction.