In this look back, I focus on my post 'No Ambition In Life? Read This...' and look at my advice for giving direction for the person lacking ambition, purpose and motivation in life.
Other Posts I Like: What the “Positivity” process doesn’t like to talk about
When I first got into self-improvement, I leaned into the more stoic side of the movement. Without being a true scholar of stoicism, what this meant was more about accepting things as they were and not bitching and moaning about personal circumstances. What you may refer to as "sucking it up" Doing this is okay … Continue reading Other Posts I Like: What the “Positivity” process doesn’t like to talk about
4 Tips For Professionals To Write Your First Blog Post
How do you write a blog? This was a question I got in a meeting. The answer I gave wasn't my best. This post I explore 4 tips for industry professionals to write their first blog post. Including - structuring your blog right - make your blog interesting - using images - creating them and legal considerations
Nine Years Ago Today, My Life Changed Forever…
I've been doing blogging for nine. In this post come celebrate with me as I reflect on milestones, regular readers, trolls and what the future holds.
Looking to Start A Blog In 2023? Here’s What You Need To Know…
Looking to start a new blog in 2023? In this post we will explore the basics of what you need to get started, and two important tips to ensure you get started, and to ensure you are able to continue blogging in the long term.
From Casual To Cult: The Path To 1000 True Fans
In 2008 WIRED editor Kevin Kelly wrote that creators only needed 1000 true fans to make a living. In this post I look at this theory through the perspective of blogging and map out the different ways your audience engages up to the true fan - the person who enables you to make a living doing what you love.
This Is Not The End
This week I return (briefly) reflecting on my blogging break.
Other Posts I Like: Finding My Passion…
Are you struggling to find your passion? Have a read of this great post which offers insights into finding this meaning...
Other Posts I Like: Self-Promotion For The Constantly Nervous
Do you struggle with self-promotion? Do you feel awkward or anxious when it comes to celebrating or sharing your good work? Have a read of this great post...
A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
Something that gets on my nerves on 'money' Twitter is every hack entrepreneur guru having digs at those working a 9 to 5 job. In response I wrote this post: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs Although written back in 2019, the hacks may have changed but the commentary hasn't dated, as the … Continue reading A Look Back: How Social Media Made Us Hate Office Jobs
A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022
I won’t lie I’m tired. You might even say burnt out. But something compels me again and again to sit down on evening and weekends in a regular ritual bashing away on a keyboard crafting words together. Does one do this for validation? No, I would have given up years ago if that was the … Continue reading A Furious RANT About Blogging in 2022
A Few Observations On Engagement And Blogging
Everyone wants to grow their blog, but how do you do it? - Through engagement! In this post I share a few personal observations I've learnt since starting my role as an engagement lead, and share ideas how to build and reach your desired audience.