Call me insensitive, call me judgemental, call me whatever you like... ... but LinkedIn is not the place you should be to declare to your network that a family member has died of cancer. Yes I'm sorry for your loss but with personal tragedy I choose to keep quiet on social media as I don’t … Continue reading The 31 Day Social Media Switch Off Challenge 2022
This week I have failed to meet my weekly deadline. When life gets in the way, you unfortunately have to put your greater priorities first...
Do you feel afraid when putting content online? You worry that people will laugh or worse no one will care at all? This post explores the risk/reward of being willing to put your content out there.
Do you find the amount of information out there difficult to make a decisive decision? In this article I explore tactics to stop you getting overwhelmed and manage the overload, so you can use your decision making energy in the situations where it matters most!
I was reading a post over at Hugh’s News and Views, which captured my attention: Hugh’s Views and News: Are You One Of The Victims Of This Time-Wasting Blogging Trap? In the post Hugh commented that not many people talk about why they unfollow blogs, and to this my reaction was to say “Challenge accepted!” … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Unfollowed Your Blog
Towards the close of 2021, I decided to share a review of how my goals had gone in the year. This was done more to keep myself accountable, and motivated, so I was surprised when the post was well received by my regular readers (thank you!). Therefore, at the risk of over staying my welcome, … Continue reading 2022 Goals Review (Quarter One)
If there is one thing I have learnt over the past couple of years – it can be really easy to get trapped in your own world that we forget about the importance of kindness – the act of giving ourselves generously without expecting anything in return. Being kind to loved ones, work colleagues or … Continue reading 55 Random Acts Of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today
It was the late eighties when my family went back up North to return home, though as a toddler, I had no memories of where I was from, so the concept didn’t mean much. But here I was back knowing none of the children in this new neighbourhood. My loneliness didn't last long as I … Continue reading How To Deal With A Bragger
As a Project Manager, my responsibility is to ensure that the people I work with are contributing the required information by a specified date. One of the struggles I’ve found moving into a management role is the expectation that I need to make people take action. I know there are people who relish the opportunity … Continue reading How To Get Your Colleagues To Meet The Deadline
When a relationship ends you will experience a feel of loss – like you’ve lost a sense of purpose and meaning in your life. This is because you’ve identified as a couple – making couple type decisions, it can be an odd feeling to know you are now in the position of facing this world alone. … Continue reading How To Find Meaning After Being Dumped (And Move On!)
This week I wanted to share an old post I wrote way back in 2017. This post will always have fond memories as I view it as my first good post, and was the first time I thought, maybe I can be half decent at this writing lark. However I did have worries, wondering if … Continue reading A Look Back: Why Bucket Lists Are Bad
Becoming a father is the greatest privilege a man can experience. Feeling the warm delicate skin press against you for the first time is a humbling moment. And as you feel tiny laboured breathes and a small hand grasping around your finger, it’s a moving feeling to think “Wow, this little person came from me!...” … Continue reading 6 Tips for the First Time Father