On the eve of The Avid Doer’s second birthday, I share the top three things I’ve learned about blogging and the writing process, and talk about my plans for the future.
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.
Have you just started, or thinking about starting a new course while holding down a job and not sure how to fit the time in? In this post, I explain the two elements needed to make this work.
Has it been a while since you’ve had an interview? Do you hate being put on the spot to talk about yourself for an hour to strangers? Are you worried about embarrassing yourself by not being able to answer a question? Or worse, starting to answer a question and having no idea where you’re going with it? In this post, I talk about different ways to improve your confidence so that your nerves don't get in the way of your next big opportunity!
Do you have a generic job title that doesn't reflect what you do, what your specialism is or what you're capable of? In this post, I share some advice on what to do about this and how to tell the (professional) world what you're all about.
Yay! My first real book is finally published! In this final book update post, I talk about the final weeks leading to launch, how I'm going to celebrate, and what I'm going to do next.
In this book update, I finally share the title of the book and its launch date! I also touch on the intimidating final steps in preparation of selling a book and what motivated me to work through the intimidation anyway.
Whoop! I've finished the first draft of my book! In this post, I talk about the last hurdles I had to jump, how formatting the manuscript is a lot more faffy than applying Arial 12pt to all text, and a hint of when to expect the book to hit the shelves.