Guest Voice. Stand Out From The Crowd

Moving into new career territory means showcasing yourself in new ways to new audiences. Plus marketing yourself doesn't always come easily to everyone. Having personally benefited from the support of a well-respected marketing guru, I knew exactly who to turn to for the next article in my Guest Voice series. Someone who knows all about... Continue Reading →

Guest Voice. Taking A Look At Brand ‘You’

I'd been thinking about the subject of personal power and identity and the part it plays in your career pivot adventure. As I pondered away, it struck me that, when it comes to personal branding and positioning, there are plenty of great lessons to be learnt from the world of business. With this in mind... Continue Reading →

Harnessing Your Visual Voice

While exploring the collection of photos presented on Unsplash, I came across the image below by Liao Je Wei. It grabbed my attention immediately. The composition, the colour, the thoughts it triggered. Regardless of your artistic ability or eye, tapping into a more visual way of presenting your thoughts can help you process what you... Continue Reading →

Poem: Virtual or Not?

There is an urge I sometimes getAnd that's to write in rhymes.Nothing in the high-brow classJust a few unhindered lines. This time it came upon meWhile waiting for a Zoom.A session which in half an hourWould bring Canada into my room. It's great to reach across oceansGetting insights and lessons new.It helps you stay connectedAnd... Continue Reading →

Fresh Perspective on Interviews

Interview tips are aplenty. Hints on possible questions, horror stories and what to wear are only ever a few key strikes away. So why the heck am I blogging about interviews? Isn't there enough of that stuff around already? Well, first of all this is not another 'how to' list. It's the metaphorical scratching of... Continue Reading →

Look Into My Eyes

Doing lots of virtual meetings has been messing with my head when it comes to eye contact. Usually, I look people in the eye when we're talking because it shows I'm listening and hopefully helps us make a more human connection. No hard Paddington Bear stares though of course. So while playing out in virtual-meeting-land... Continue Reading →

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