Feedback is a fantastic method to aid your growth. But remember - not all feedback is equal. Some people who are eager to give it, may have ulterior motivates or be acting upon false information. This post explores what to do when you receive "feedback", that doesn't constructive or useful
Are feeling overwhelmed with life that you feel at the point of burnout? This post shares some steps that can ease this pressure, and reduce the chance of you flagging in your commitments.
For many of us when we started our career we were different people - through time it can become boring that we seek a new challenge. There are many benefits and challenges to changing your career - this post explores these, along with the steps to take to help you make the move.
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
Chris Voss is a former FBI Negotiator. Using his knowledge and experience of negotiation he setup the Black Swan Group, which offers training courses utilising the techniques he learnt to help business and leadership professionals. His book Never Split the Difference explains the approaches he used in the FBI. What makes it more interesting than … Continue reading 3 Life Lessons From Never Split the Difference: By Chris Voss
As I creep towards 40, I often think how my life would have been different if I’d had no ambition. I know if I hadn’t been driven in my twenties knowing I was capable of so much more that I would probably still be working in the same dead-end job, probably single with no prospects … Continue reading No Ambition In Life? Read This…
New job... and imposter syndrome returns... Recently I’ve been offered a new job, after a number of issues in my current role I decided to make the difficult decision to make the move trying something a bit different to what I’m doing. Although this is a slight change in the career path I envisioned, it … Continue reading Starting a New Job: How to Defeat Imposter Syndrome
Recently a friend got the chance of a big promotion. Although they weren’t 100% sure about the role, they dismissed this as the mind trying to talk her out of it, and so she took the opportunity. Unfortunately, they ended up being stretched thinly across the team, struggling to compete with the demands of several … Continue reading Is it Bad to Change Jobs Within 2 Years?