The rise of social media and mobile phones has taken a hit on our ability to focus and concentrate. Continue reading “Time To Get Off The Content Junk Food”
I want you to think back to when you were a kid.
Remember your limitless aspirations? What about all the questions and curiosity in the world you held? The inspiring professions you were drawn to? Continue reading “Optimism Fuels Innovation”
There’s often been a debate about which path is best to pursue; the generalist who is adept, flexible and adaptable to the ever-changing digital landscape, or the dedicated specialist who has spent years, or decades honing her craft to a fine skill. Essentially it is a battle between breadth and depth. Continue reading “Generalist or Specialist?!”
Providing value at scale is the surest way to make a dent in the universe and money. Yet why do so many people focus on the symptom (money) instead? Continue reading “Focus On Value, Not Money”
We’ve all heard the maxim “time is money”, which is meant to highlight the importance of time, where wasting time is equivalent to wasting money. Continue reading “Time > Money”
As our world becomes more mobile and transient, so too are our working lives. Some sources are now suggesting millennials change jobs four times before the age of 32.
Since graduating from University from my Science degree – I vowed never to go back again to formal study. It’s not because I had a bad experience (the lecturers, tutors and friends made will stay with me for life). It’s because (just like an extension from high-school) it simply taught you to jump through hoops.
It’s not often Formula One and Paediatric Surgeons are mentioned in the same sentence. Yet surgeons at Great Ormand Street Hospital for Children looked to Ferrari’s pit-stop team for inspiration to improve the efficiency and effectiveness when transporting patients into the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) heart surgery.
“Be Your Own Boss” “Follow Your Passion” “Escape 9 til 5”
When I hear statements like this, alarms bells immediately go off. Whether it be through Facebook targeted ads, or a friend who convinces me to attend some MLM event – it revolves around the same selfish reason – YOU! Continue reading “Starting A Business? Don’t Be Selfish”
*Disclaimer – I have nothing against specialised careers. They are integral to our society (Doctors/Lawyers/Scientists). I simply believe there are too many people that fall into these careers for the wrong reasons.
So what do you do if you happen to find yourself in a specialised career that you have fallen out of love with? Continue reading “Don’t Jump!”