Let your strengths shine

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Last week I culled a connection from LinkedIn. Why? Because the only updates I saw from them were critical posts highlighting other people’s grammatical mistakes. This individual was no doubt trying to show off their copywriting skills to potential clients. But I asked myself the question, would I ever work with someone who comes across as if they are sneering at…

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Stop f**king each other up with feedback

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Remember that argument you had with your partner. It started off about the way the dishwasher was stacked. Perhaps you threw out the following generalisation as you picked up a scum covered highball: “The dishes never wash properly when you’ve stacked the dishwasher”. This is news to your partner, who had never considered they were inept…

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No time to learn? Try a MOOC

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“So many things to learn. So little time, money, energy…” Does that sound like you? It’s certainly how I feel leafing through my local college prospectus. That’s why I joined a MOOC. Massive Open Online Courses (yep MOOCs) offer free, bite-sized digital learning opportunities for the inquisitive but time poor and cash strapped. Each online course…

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Want to slay your inner perfectionista?

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“Get it wrote don’t get it right” that’s what my partner says to me as I ruminate over another blog. The advice came from a university tutor who undoubtably came across a lot of perfectionists like me. School and university are a hotbed of perfection. You don’t just need to be able to write legibly….

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