From the category archives:

Selves

Tweet Yes its that time of the year again with a plague of resolution pieces – which I choose to ignore. However, I was attracted by a piece in Fast Company magazine online so pass this on to you. You can follow up and read more where indicated. I particularly like no 11…… 1. Take […]

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Tweet Wonderful posting by brainpickings on how to find work that enables us to thrive !

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Tweet As a follow up to my previous rant about slash careers, out of date journalists and LSE professors who are still living in the 20th century I would now like to present this great card produced by Bev Webb at the web address on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 Great piece in Fast Company magazine firstly talking about ‘broken tile syndrome’ – read it and see. And then  about the fact that most of us are much more skilled in complaining than we are at giving positive feedback. As portfolio workers often moving in and out of organisations we have great opportunities of […]

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Tweet Scary but true according to the research quoted by Tom Peters.

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Tweet Psychometric testing is expensive so imagine my amazement at discovering a new website offering free personality testing with more to come. It has been set up by psychometricians who worked for SHL – one of the leading psychological test constructors in the UK. The first test they have is based on the big 5 […]

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Tweet We have a chapter in the book that discusses the fact that most of us have a number of different selves hiding inside of us and there are some Cando’s that help you to identify just what they are. One plus of a portfolio career is that it can often allow us to express […]

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