When I started working for myself four years ago I set up our spare room for my home office. This room has a PC, desk, chair, filing cabinet, bookshelf and a bed. Whilst the bed may be handy for weekend guests, it’s mostly piled high with paperwork – making my office feel not very office-like. Continue reading
The weather has been crazy hot here in Central Victoria and it can be hard to stay motivated. I put together this inspirational quote for my Facebook page and, since posting it, I’ve achieved some great things:
- I lined up an interview on local radio to promote my business
- I set up a meaningful networking meeting
- I encouraged my partner to lean in at an important work meeting and he got the result he wanted
I hope you’ve had some wins this week!
So, the countdown to Christmas is on. Typically, a busy time of year socially and in the work place where suddenly deadlines need to be met before people take holiday leave. For job seekers it can be a time to get applications in before the quiet period starts. Here’s a tip – hopefully other job seekers are taking a break, thereby reducing the competition.
I won’t deny that I’m a list person and lately things have got a little out of hand. We’re talking back of envelopes, whiteboard, post-it notes, notebook (Spirax, not Mac) and my iFriends ~ iPhone and iPad. Earlier this week I even created an Excel spreadsheet thinking a weekly schedule will keep me moving forward with my business. Unfortunately my multitude of lists has lead to a scattergun approach and some procrastination. I was due to write this blog post two days ago!! Continue reading