So to unfetter your dream is really to say to yourself, “I’ve got all of these things coming at me, all of these things that are going to kind of unsettle and unhinge me but I’m not going to let it. I’m going to protect this dream.” You’re going to do that because this dream is fragile. It’s in its infancy and it needs that time to develop, to grow and to strengthen.
Rethink, refresh, rejuvenate What would you do, if you saw in your Linkedin feed this morning, a request to connect by someone whose headline indicated they were either “jobless” or “unemployed”? Chances are that you would likely ignore the request or the profile. Understandable. “I’m jobless” In the last few years, I’ve seen anywhere between […]
This is the transcript from the TEDx talk I delivered at TEDx UUM in March 2018. 11 years ago, in the home office of my two-bedroom apartment, I started a magazine. It was called HR Matters and it was a quarterly human resource publication. There was no other HR magazine at the time in Malaysia. […]
A two-pronged approach for success: presence and engagement I’ve covered a few areas now about how to be effective on LinkedIn. I’ve looked at whether you need a LinkedIn profile and then, creating a compelling presence. I’ve also touched on how to start a conversation with someone new on LinkedIn. Here, let’s examine how to better engage […]
[Look within and around you] I would hazard a guess that, most times, your problems here have less to do with what topic you’re going to write about and more to do with making it compelling. That said, many struggle with generating ideas about what to write on. Write about what you know One of […]
[Overcoming fear, having a plan and choosing the best topic] It is scary to put yourself out there – to have an opinion, to share it and then defend it boldly. The truth is that it does not get easier but you do get better at it the more you practise and if you can […]
[ There is a way forward ] In an online group of creatives that I am part of, someone new to starting a freelance design business posed a question to get advice and suggestions on dealing with overwhelm particularly in terms of having to manage low paying high expectation clients. Most of us can relate to […]