The Blog

Month: August 2023

Want to spend less time in boring and wasteful meetings?

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

If time is money, how much of it are we spending in work meetings that never seem to go anywhere? A lot, if the Harvard Business Review is to be believed: its writers studied one large company and found that 300,000 hours a year went into supporting its executive committee’s meetings. So, getting meetings under [Read more…]

Simple design techniques to ensure your CV will *STAND OUT*

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

In an increasingly competitive job market, having a CV that stands out from the crowd is more important than ever. With CVs being looked at for “only 6 to 7 seconds” on average (according to, how can you ensure that your CV doesn’t just blend in with the rest? The answer lies in simple [Read more…]

A beginner’s guide to writing a business plan

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

If you’re thinking about starting a business, writing a plan is an essential step to take. You can think of a business plan as a GPS for your new venture. It’s like a handy, detailed map that helps you know where you’re going and how to get there. The plan outlines what your business is [Read more…]

How to be comfortable, confident and successful in new situations

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

Learnings from Dr Keith Rollag’s book ‘What to Do When You’re New.’ If you want to know how to break the ice and make a good impression in a new situation, this is your guide. Whether you’re attending a networking event, starting a new college course, feeling nervous about your first day at a new [Read more…]

How can a life coach help with your career goals?

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

If you feel that you’re stuck in a career rut, a life coach may be able to help you. Life coaches not only help you build your self-esteem, but they can help you with many aspects of your career, from goal setting to improving your public speaking. What’s more, you can see a life coach [Read more…]