Egocentric bias is a cognitive bias hat heavily influences people’s points of view when looking at life. It can interfere as people place to much importance on themselves. This post explores the concept and provides some tips to try and ensure you stay more critical - considering outside perspectives in your thinking.
What happens when you reach the peak of greatness? How are you supposed to surpass a major success? In this post we will look at some of my recent challenges face from writing a blog post, the feeling of being overwhelmed to keep up to the standard, and how to keep up and handle the pressure of greatness!
When you think of successful people in history, Wilbur and Orville Wright are often highlighted as exemplars of being able to achieve your goals against all odds. In this post we explore what were the values that made the Wright Brothers a success, and what can we learn from them to achieve our own goals?
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.
It's an established fact that search engines favour longer posts over 1000+ words However when it comes to writing something more substantial, it can be difficult to coordinate. This post shows a simple outline framework to help you structure writing longer posts.
A study found that 74% of people feel overwhelmed and unable to copy. Yet for many of us we will put the needs of others before our own. In this post I argue the importance of putting yourself first and highlight the benefits of having some 'you' time
Last month I decided it was time for a switch off from social media. Throughout May I spent the next 31 days with the intention of cutting down on some platforms (YouTube), and having a complete switch off others (in a personal capacity) all together (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). What happened during my social media … Continue reading I Switched Off Social Media For 31 Days: How Did I Survive?
Thinking about taking a blogging break? In this post I look at my reluctance to take a break from blogging, and what changed my mind. Where my fears about taking a time out realised?
Do you feel burned out with social media? Maybe you find using social media trigger depression, anxiety or other mental health issues? In this post I explore how social media is impacting your wellbeing, and some suggestions how to help yourself.
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.