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Creativity

Tweet Many portfolio workers though not all work from home and indeed see that as one of the benifits. So I was delighted to be approached by www.creditdonkey.com/work-from-home-sites.html to use some of my ideas on a page they were working on to promote portfolio careers. It gives a wide range of jobs that people are […]

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Tweet One of the people that Katie and I interviewed for our book was Oli Barrett, who, even in 2009, was already described as the founder of speednetworking in the UK. If you have ever speed dated ( I have not!) you will know what I mean. I suddenly came across a piece of advice […]

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Tweet I have quoted Seth a number of times before and strongly recommend that you subscribe to his free daily website. I particularly liked this one as portfolio workers we are primarily responsible for our own personal and professional development and one of the best ways of accomplishing this is by asking people how they […]

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Tweet In our book we talk about the fact that today ‘google me’ is the new business card. And that was 3 years ago? But clearly there is still a role for business cards but for goodness sake really think through what they are saying about your brand. Look at some outstandingly creative cards that […]

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Tweet As a follow up to my previous rant about slash careers, out of date journalists and LSE professors who are still living in the 20th century I would now like to present this great card produced by Bev Webb at the web address on the card. The site is dedicated to provided practical help […]

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Tweet I am consistently surprised and delighted by the range of metaphors that appear from members of our portfolio careers linkedin group. And maybe I am going slightly mad after yet another day of continuous rain in the UK but this fantastic Ted video comes via last week’s TEDxSummit which gathered 700 organizers from 120 […]

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Tweet Eric Ries developed this system for analysing the real cause behind what seems to to be a technical problem. The video is of him explaining this but this technique seemed to me to be too powerful just to analyse technical problems. It works to analyse your career goals, your dreams and ambitions, a relationship […]

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Tweet Great article from comedian Steve Martin on becoming really awesome in your chosen field. Deliberate practice, relentless innovation and a growth mindset – its all here.

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Tweet Trying to keep up with younger portfolio workers and one’s own children for that matter I welcome Saga’s recent free app which translates teenage slang into terms that I understand. It has the wonderful title of Wotever! I particularly liked the ‘powerpuff presentation’ as I have had to sit through too many of those […]

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Steal like an artist

by Katie Ledger on February 21, 2012 · 0 comments

in Creativity

Tweet where do you get YOUR inspiration from? some wonderful quotes on how to steal and create something even better…..

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