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.
In this post, I give a quick update on some exciting news on The Avid Doer!
Being in between jobs can sometimes feel like your career has been paused. In this post, I talk about the things avid doers can do to continue their professional development until they find work again.
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.
Knowing what motivates you in terms of your career and professional life helps you align your actions and behaviours to what you really want - even if you don't know what sort of job you want to do. Learn how to assess yourself in order to get closer to job satisfaction.
If you have only worked in one type of environment in your entire career, and want to change careers to a different environment, you might feel you don't have the skills to transfer over. In this post, I share some thoughts on what you can do if you want to leave a call-centre environment when that's all you know.