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Tweet We rate Nick Williams highly. As is evidenced by the fact that the last paragraph in our book is a quotation from him.Katie also did a talk last week at one of Nick’s events in London. He is co-founder of Inspired Entrepreneurs and explains how the security of having a ‘proper job’ is just […]

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New book review

by Barrie Hopson on September 29, 2010 · 0 comments

in The Book

Tweet Good review of our book on Antonia Chitty’s site on family friendly working.

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Tweet Indeed. You read that right. Instead of just writing about how to create a Portfolio Career, Nick Williams, Adrian Bourne and myself will all be offering up ideas to get you moving or at least thinking of finding work that you enjoy and get paid for. Nick Williams runs Inspired Entrepreneurs and has written […]

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Tweet The Guardian has a great article on Who needs a CV in Mull? where multi-tasking is a way of life. And the inhabitants wouldn’t have it any other way. Coincidently, Hugh MacLeod, who provided us with many of the drawings in our book also had a grandfather in the Scottish Highlands who was a […]

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Tweet I had the very challenging experience recently of having our own question thrown straight at me. It was an interview conducted by vitae who have interviewed many people over the past year or so to give undergraduates and new graduates some case studies to help stimulute them to thinking more about what they want […]

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Tweet Great title for an article and indeed one with this title was published in today’s  Financial Times by Mike Southon who has some good things to say about our book. “For those of us with a “portfolio career”, a one-line description of what we do can be a challenge. Some people assume I am […]

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Tweet In our book we have a whole chapter on this crucial topic and an exercise (we call them Can Do’s) to help you identify your key values. We recently came across another way of analysing your results from this exercise by Rebecca Nestor. This took me back to research techniques that I used to […]

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Tweet We get asked this so many times that we have decided to put our questionnaire online. This is taken from Step 1 in the book. Look at the tabs across the top of the page and you will see the question posed. Click down and you will find the questionnaire. This is not interactive […]

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Tweet Another TED talk and this one is about work life balance. Readers of this site and our book will know that we have strong reasons for preferring the phrase work life blend. However, the points he makes in his very sardonic manner are worth the 10 minute view. Nigel has also written 2 books […]

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Tweet We have yet to find a job or profession that cannot form part of a person’s portfolio career so you might like to see how it can be done in medicine. I only just came across this article which is now 3 years old but the points are all valid.

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