It is inevitable (for most of us) that we’ll be unsuccessful for many more job applications than we are successful. Yet despite all the practice we get in being told we’ve not got a position, many of us don’t learn from the interview experience. A former colleague of mine had a saying that ‘there’s […]
Archives for February 2018
Make ‘celebrating failure’ the path of least resistance
Rather than seeing failure as something to correct, why not begin celebrating failure? That’s the approach of Astro Teller who shares his aim of ‘shooting for the moon’ in this fascinating TED Talk. Looking at huge problems, radical solutions and breakthrough technology creates a messy place. As a result most of his and his team’s […]
Understanding procrastination – and the panic monster!
This insightful but light-hearted TED Talk by Tim Urban shares his experience with procrastination. Affecting people of all ages, it’s interesting to understand the simple difference between the 2 types. First, there is the procrastination with deadlines attached. This is the one we are all very conscious of from a young age. Whether it’s doing […]