If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it
We need to learn how to respond, rather than react to other people online.
Climbing the ranks, and how long it takes to become successful
I was managing 9 staff and 250 rental cars with next to no experience, and I was shit at it. I was working ridiculous hours, running myself into the ground and hating life.
Echo chambers and LinkedIn police
My biggest fuck up was growing up thinking that being older or being in senior management meant that you knew what you were talking about.
Bad career moves, social media snake oil and content writing tips
I was literally getting calls from the Group FD who was now running the business, as my wife went into labour.
Spending a lifetime deciding on a career
I had little to no clue what I wanted to do with myself when I left school. My biggest fuck up is the time it took me to decide on a career.
How not to be an arrogant prick
Lessons learned: don’t be an arrogant prick, never show off, engage brain before mouth, and ALWAYS have empathy and respect for others.
Everybody hates feedback
I didn't seek out feedback early in my career and certainly didn't welcome it if it was given freely. I thought I knew everything and couldn’t see that you never really do.
Letting your emotions hold you back
The constant frustration that I wasn’t offered the tasks I felt best suited to. Despite being in the company for years, I felt like I was on the outside.
Is LinkedIn Becoming Worthless?
Yesterday I got a new connection on LinkedIn from a guy called Justin, who I'd never met before. He sent the standard "I'd like to...