How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife

I wanted to learn how to enable people to learn and grow through self-development. That was my growth and development plan. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels “You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs.Continue reading “How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife”

How To Use Your Voice To Express and Protect Your Identity

Your Voice Comes From Who You Are and Who You Are Not. It Grows Out of Your Identity, Out Your Own Unique Brand. Image supplied by author Carlos’s Story — Speaking Up Why? A Simple yet Profound Question Carlos works in the hotel and leisure industry. He is quite an easy-going person, gets on well with people and isContinue reading “How To Use Your Voice To Express and Protect Your Identity”

How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being

Three Years Ago, I Was Feeling the Burnout From Working the Long Hours Required As Founder of a Start-up … Photo by Mo from Pexels Three years ago, I was feeling the burnout from working the long hours required as founder of a start-up … those were Saoirse’s opening words as guest-speaker on WorkLife Well-Being at her university’sContinue reading “How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being”

Interviews #3 The Closing: Do You Have Any Questions You Would Like To Ask?

The Closing — Creating a Positive Lasting Impression — The Art of Good Questions Photo by Llkka Karkkainen on Unsplash “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” Voltaire Asking a genuine question allows you to convey something you haven’t already brought up. For example: “According to your quarterly report, your revenues grew by 20%. What was thatContinue reading “Interviews #3 The Closing: Do You Have Any Questions You Would Like To Ask?”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Build Your Life Around What Engages And Inspires You

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Build Your Life Around What Engages And Inspires You”

Quote #2 That Helped Shape The Chapters My First Book

To Give People an Understanding Into What the Chapter Was About. To Open Their Thinking without Telling Them How or What to Think Image supplied by author Chapter #2 Discovering Or Rediscovering Your WorkLife Purpose Quotes #2 “If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.” Marc Anthony. “The truth isContinue reading “Quote #2 That Helped Shape The Chapters My First Book”

Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

The Hardest Workers Always Get Rewarded. By “Rewarded” I Mean Both Financially and in Terms of Responsibility Photo by Burak K on Pexels The hardest workers always get rewarded. By “rewarded” I mean both financially and in terms of responsibility. Those were Elaine’s opening words at her university’s annual alumni day. But let’s hear Elaine’s fullContinue reading “Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You”

Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?

It Can Be Difficult In Today’s Economy to Know Where You’re Going to Be In the Next Five Months, Let Alone the Next Five Years! Photo by Sindre Strom from Pexels What do you say when you’re asked that ever-recurring and somewhat annoying question: “Where do you see yourself in five years?” We’ve come to expect itContinue reading “Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?”

Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.

“Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself. Life Is About Creating Yourself” George Bernard Shaw Photo by Marcos Araujo from Pexels Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In … are people’s stories of how they carved out a WorkLife that was rewarding, fulfilling and meaningful, how theyContinue reading “Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.”

How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity

Your True Personal Brand Identity Is Who You Are and The Characteristics That Define You. Today’s Stories Look at This From the Outside In Image supplied by author Joan and Lila’s Stories: Headscarves and Tutus Joan was preparing for the interview stages of a significant progressive career change. When she was selecting the clothes she would wearContinue reading “How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity”