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Be The Average of the 5 Experts You Don’t Know Yet

Your colleagues aren’t going to make you happy. Your boss has no interest in your development. Your friends aren’t going to make you rich. A mentor is not going to find you. So, you need to read more. Or listen to music more. Or watch more films. When your bubble bursts, you want shift seamlessly into […]

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How Not Going To University Affects Your Life

I never went to University. I did once write a dissertation for my girlfriend about Marvin Gaye. Not going to University was a tough decision. Here’s what I learned. 1. You get frustrated with people who have degrees but don’t use them. It’s frustrating when someone who has spent 3 to 4 years of their […]

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28 Lessons from My 28 Birthdays

1. Gifts are still good. This never changes. I love gifts. 2. You should really save all your money. You get so much money as a kid. I wish I had saved more. I have no idea what I’ve spent all my money on. I bought a phone for £170 once. I also redecorated my […]

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Does That Make Sense? Vs Is That Clear?

The primary reason that someone invests in your expertise is because they feel you could do a better job or a more efficient job than them, right? I don’t think there will be many people that argue with that. So explaining to a someone how you’re going to be more efficient OR allowing them to gradually learn […]

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From Inbox Zero To Inbox One

Emails are my primary form of communication. I have more conversations via email than I do verbally. I imagine that this is the same for a lot of people. Right now, I have over 78,342 unread emails across multiple email accounts. At one point in time, that would have made me cry. I used to obsess over reading […]

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10 Quick Alternatives To Using Recruitment Companies

Recruitment agents are pimps for vulnerable jobseekers. I don’t want you to be pimped. When I was about 17, a recruitment agent got me a job in a credit card factory. I wanted to be a music journalist. In hindsight, maybe I wasn’t skilled enough to be a music journalist. I was less qualified as a […]

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The 4 Different Types Of Honesty

When someone uses the phrase, “Let’s be honest…”, it actually means this: What I am about to tell you is agreed between us both as being the truth. Even if it’s been unspoken thus far. However, I am going to append this conversation with something artful which positions me in a positive light. Even the most sickeningly wholesome amongst […]

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The Most Patronising Thing You Can Say

I don’t know if this blog post is patronising. It probably is. I’m probably a hypocrite, but I try not to be. That’s the key thing, I try. I find I am patronised about 5 times a day. I’ve become so immune to it that I switch off immediately once I feel I am being patronised. […]

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