Let me tell you the tale of the tea-making vacuum cleaner. Once upon a time in the midst of my corporate career I was on one of my career pivot missions. Wanting to transition into new executive-level territory. Talking with a recruiter, they explained, ‘It’s all very well being able to do all that but... Continue Reading →
Doodle Time. When you actively think about it, you realise that your skills and capabilities are plentiful and varied. A goodie bag full to share and create value for yourself and others...
Presentation skills; the ability to engage others; to share ideas are important parts of a Career Adventurer's tookit. Plus, connecting with others, inspiring change or building trust require more than data and diktats. Why? Because communication is always an exchange and it's much more than the information component. Emotions and values are involved too. Throughout... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →