I've always felt a bit guilty walking into the office late or leaving early to go to a networking event, but an event I attended recently changed my mindset about this. I had the opportunity to hear Melissa Green speak about her career at Fairfax, Facebook and as a director of the Essendon Football Club. One of her key takeaways was that "Networking is Working".
For many of us having a successful career is a goal we're working towards, but what are the magic ingredients that lead to success? Is it our IQ, our EQ, our natural abilities, our connections, being in the right place at the right time or some other X factor? Research by psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth… Continue reading The most important factor to your success is …
2019 kicked off on social media with the #tenyearchallenge where people share a picture of themselves 10 years ago alongside one from today to show how amazing they still look and how they haven’t aged a day.
I made a big mistake at one point in my career, I sat back and relied on my boss to notice all the great work I was doing for him. I was waiting for him to recognise me and give me a promotion. I basically made his life easy by dealing with any issues so they never landed on his desk. The problem was, he didn't even know I was doing this. I rarely told him about it, which meant I wasn't recognised for all my hard work.
You wipe the slate clean with a new year and reset your goals and priorities promising that this year you'll do better. Unfortunately most people have given up on their New Years Resolutions by February. Sticking to a resolution or achieving a goal requires motivation, purpose and planning. Here's my tips for having a successful… Continue reading 80% of New Years resolutions fail by February, 5 tips on how to make progress this year