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.
In this post, I write about getting to grips with receiving and using constructive feedback maturely, while keeping your dignity and professionalism intact.
In this post, I give a quick update on some exciting news on The Avid Doer!
Professional credibility sits at the core of any person, in any profession, and acts as your career’s reputation. If you're looking for ways to establish, or even build on your professional credibility, take a look at this post where I explain how this can be done in just two steps.
One of the best ways to improve your verbal communication is recording yourself and watching it back. In my first video post, I share the benefits of recording yourself and tips on improving your confidence with your verbal communication.
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.
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.
The beginning of a new year is a great excuse to evaluate what you want in your professional life, how you did in 2017, and what you can be doing in 2018 to get where you need to be. Following these 3 steps will help you articulate a plan of action.