Book review: The Art of Thinking Clearly

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.

Professional online presence and social media toxicity

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.

Feel more confident in interviews

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!

When your job title is too generic

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.

Career management book update: 07

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.

Career management book update: 06

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.

Career management book update: 05

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.

Career management book update: 04

With 21,000 words fired out and seven chapters in the bag, I've just gone over the half-way mark. In this post I talk about what this has taught me as a writer and what's going to happen in the second half of the book.