Sure there are some elements that if they really wanted to achieve something that could have started at some other point during the other 365 days of the year. But I think it is better than not having any goals/aims/ambitions at all!Continue reading →
I stopped watching the Apprentice years ago because it was the same repetitive format.
But I read a piece on one of the finalists business ideas and I couldn’t help resist giving my opinion when it was revealed that finalist Vana Koutsomitis is a dating app called ‘PlayDate’.
Although the decision was most likely made months and months ago I have to say that this is a very stupid investment. I won’t tackle this from a business point of view but a male with experience of online dating point of view. Continue reading →
It took me ages to find the venue for my interview.
I made the mistake of walking to the venue on a hot summers day in my finest suit. When I arrived I was hot and sweaty. I made a focused effort to keep my arms down so that they would not see the sweat that had soaked through my shirt from my arm pits. Continue reading →
I thought I would take 5 to reflect on the process of blog writing. Since I have started in the WordPress community, I have seen a number of blogs that begun come and go.
And to be honest I don’t always know why they stopped – because some were seriously good!
Maybe they didn’t enjoy writing that much, they got writers block, or the disappointment of only having a small audience that didn’t provide instant validation they wanted made them quit. Or perhaps life just got in the way. Continue reading →
“See… you 9 to 5 workers will never understand the level of commitment of running a business”
Said my friend, it was a dig that came out of nowhere – but it really pissed me off.
Yes – my friend ran his own business but he was talking like he was Richard Branson or something. I take that back because Richard Branson would be more respectable to his staff and realise they are the bread and butter that have supported his success.
My friend is one of those people who annoyingly think they are always right. Continue reading →
I had finished University and I thought “What do I want to do with my life?”
I decided that I wanted to help people and took on a voluntary job for an environmental charity. It was interesting to see how unorganised the voluntary sector was. My job title where I ‘worked’ was called ‘Campaign Officer’ and even in reflection I still have no idea what the job role was. Continue reading →