I’m Off to Cowork

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 “I’m Off to Cowork”

Make It Happen

Make It HappenThe 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!

Cheers, Gen

Ready, Set, Go! Let’s Get Organised

Ready Set Get OrganisedSo, 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 “Ready, Set, Go! Let’s Get Organised”