From the category archives:

Well being

Tweet I regularly get asked about my portfolio career and it does change quite a bit depending on when you ask! Some friends suggested that I describe my current collection rather than just writing in theory about it – so hear goes! This does sound just a bit egotistical but my good friend Professor John […]

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Tweet A number of people have commented to me recently that I have been very quiet on this site. Someone even wanted to know if I was still alive! Well, I am very much alive but have been devoting a huge chunk of my paid work time for the past year in working with my […]

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Tweet Yes – this is an issue that I hear about a lot. You would think that with a portfolio lifestyle that keeping fit and good nutrition would be easy to achieve! Quite! The fact is that we are often  so busy juggling our portfolio roles around that is exactly what we fail to do. […]

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Tweet “The sleeping giant of employee motivation.” A great overview by Mike Pegg of Dr Paul Fairlie’s work on how we find and create meaning on our work. The videos are good primers.

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

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Tweet A great reminder of where we can choose to be in our lives. Check out the BK centres – great places to relearn how to listen to ourselves.

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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 How full is your ENERGY pot? Whenever I speak to groups about their energy – I always get the best feedback on this exercise. Running a business, having a family and generally keeping body and soul together can be physically and mentally tiring. ENERGY is the key and understanding WHO and WHAT gives you […]

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Tweet Love this piece from Bill Jensen. He says “I recently had the opportunity to interview Yao Huang, who’s been named one of the top 25 women driving New York’s tech scene. I encourage you to watch her video. Lots of wisdom packed into 8 mins. About half-way thru she describes major life discoveries from […]

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Tweet Yes you have read that correctly!  As you know we encourage guest bloggers and this is a first from Nikki Wilson who also started off quite a long running discussion on Linkedin on how to get a portfolio career started. Nikki has come up with some interesting observations on the relationship between these two […]

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