Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker

My biggest takeaways from this book for me was the need to identify my own strengths and weaknesses. Knowing these will help me identify what I need to work on to improve my career, and figure out where I'm headed:

"While analyzing, one will be able to understand their strengths,...

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My 2018 Reading List

I'm trying to read more often, and consistently. In the last few years, the only time I've managed to read a book is whilst I'm on holiday. I'm a relatively fast reader, and I get stuck into a book if I'm enjoying it (I read "Ready Player One" in 2...

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Being nicer to the planet.

I've been thinking a lot recently about how I can be nicer to the planet. The discussion on global warming makes me feel quite helpless, with talk of sea levels rising and engulfing parts of the UK, ice caps melting in turn causing polar bears to starve, amongst other...

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Twenty Eighteen, New Year new me etc. etc.

I wrote a brief summary on Twitter of my goals for 2018, and received a few questions in reply, so figured it was a great time to start putting one of these into practice!

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Why is empathy important?

Empathy is important for a huge number of different roles in a company. From the support team, dealing with difficulties customers are having with the product, through to the designers and makers creating the product, having empathy is super useful.

However, how many people actually have empathy with the...

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26 Hours in Venice

I spent 26 hours in Venice, and took some photos. I'd definitely recommend visiting at this time of year, as the city was practically deserted. I spent a lot of time just wandering round in circles, getting to know my way around the small island, and taking pictures everywhere.

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Moving to Jekyll

I've moved this blog to Jekyll! I thought I'd use it as an opportunity to learn a new system, and to take a fresh start with my blog.

Starting anew

It's not often you get a chance to start afresh. I've been sporadically writing articles across a period of...

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