commute

Make the most of your commute

Do you also feel like you spend too much time on commuting to work every day? How can you make the most of your commute?   The numbers state the facts very plainly. The Office of National Statistics has compiled…
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working hours

Working hours

How many hours do you work a week? 50? 60? 80? More than 100? And do you send a lot of mails after midnight or very early in the morning? To many young professionals it’s almost like a race to…
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random ideas

Random Ideas

Original ideas for a business or solving a business problem may seem random at first. That’s because an original idea is, by definition, a new concept to the world. But is it possible to catalyse getting more random ideas? Recently…
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Plan B

Should you have a Plan B?

Some people enjoy planning far in advance. Some people like living in the moment, not thinking too far ahead. The question is if it’s important in a career planning context. Here’s a question for you. Do you think it’s better…
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Development framework

How to go About Your Development Plan

January is the season for updating development plans. Here’s my take on how young professionals should structure their development plan. The personal development plan should be the core of your career. I have talked about it before on several occasions….
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Forget

Learn to Put Things behind You

Letting the past be the past can be one of the greatest lessons you’ll ever learn. It was for me. Now I never look back in regret or guilt for longer than I absolutely have to. A while back I…
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24. linkedin pulse

LinkedIn Pulse

Here’s the final post in the Christmas advent series. I give to you LinkedIn Pulse – the place for sharing thoughts on career and a lot of other things. Today it’s Christmas. And it’s time for the last advent calendar…
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23. the 7 habits of highly effective people

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

This is one of the most influential books I have ever read. There are several very fundamental learnings that you can benefit from early in your career. The 7 habits was written by Stephen R. Covey. He was an author,…
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22. liz ryan

Liz Ryan

This is my personal favourite Influencer on LinkedIn. Liz Ryan is an absolute must-follow if you are serious about developing your career. Liz Ryan is the CEO and founder of Human Workplace. This is just the most recent initiative she…
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21. the little book of talent

The Little Book of Talent – 52 Tips for Improving Skills

This book is a great handbook of inspiration for improving career nurturing skills for young professionals. The Little Book of Talent is authored by Daniel Coyle. He is the author of several books. Four of them named bestsellers: The Little…
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