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Tweet Oh yes, its here. My talk on portfolio careers recently in High Wycombe. If you couldn’t make it there, click here …..

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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 StartUp Britain is a new campaign which hopes to inspire people across Britain to start and grow a business. ( A note from Oli Barratt) A group of 8 (me, Rajeeb Dey, Richard O’Connor, Emma Jones, Michael Hayman, Jamie Murray Wells, Lara Morgan and Duncan Cheatle sat down to think about what would be […]

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Tweet My good friend Nick Williams has recently published a new book called THE BUSINESS YOU WERE BORN TO CREATE. A great read with short chapters ideal for the time challenged. One chapter caught my eye entitled “Maybe you are a renaissance soul?” and he quotes Barbara Winter Author of Making a Living without a […]

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Tweet When someone asks you ” and what do you do?”, you probably don’t answer, “I’m a slasher”. Now, I may be wrong but “slash” in the UK doesn’t have great connotations. The Guardian ran a story this week all about Graduates and Portfolio Careers but led with the term Slasher – ” I am […]

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Tweet Employability. Whether you work for a company as “staff”, “permanent”, “contract”, “full time”, “part-time” – you are FREELANCE. Took me a long time to learn this but once I did , I never looked back. The only person who can control your working life is you. Imagine you have to re apply for your […]

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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 Chris Brogan says we should all share a little more. Personally, I believe sharing information and experience helps us to feel a bit more connected, respected, valued and keeps us on our toes. Its a way of reaching out to others you might never meet face to face but can still give and receive […]

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