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Tweet Great post on making little bets i.e. start stuff in a small way and shape and develop as you go. There is a lot more in this post especially for portfolio workers – its a mindset. As Carolyn Myss puts it, “You cannot live for prolonged periods of time within the polarity of being true […]

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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 wall street journal has a great article today on solo success. It starts – “welcome to the age of going solo”. 4 (not new) thoughts but some good advice and experience. think long term join a network have your own space think like an entrepreneur

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Tweet This is the title of a discussion that we have just begun on our Linkedin portfolio careers group. Do have a look as there are some fascinating views being shared on this topic and it is a topic that both of us are questioned about more and more when meeting people. It would appear […]

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Tweet An interesting article by Shefali Rekhi reports work from researchers in life expectancy at the Ageing Research Centre of the University of Southern Denmark who are calling for a massive change in how we look at work. They point out current work practices requiring people to work five days a week, eight hours or […]

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Tweet A Serial Career is symbolised by a lattice fence because when plants grow against such a fence, they grow upwards, sideways, maybe downwards, diagonally, etc. People who like periodic change favour this work style. Some people, no matter what they are doing or how successful they have been, just need to change every few […]

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Tweet Because we talk so much about portfolio careers it is all too easy to forget that the majority of people are choosing other career patterns. We happen to think, and have data to support this, that it is becoming a more popular and real choice for more and more people. but we would like […]

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