Bad Language It’s weird how we say “excuse the language” for a word like fuck but have no problem with people using non swear word language to undermine and gaslight people. That’s worse language. Unfollowing Recently, I unsubscribed/unfollowed some one/thing that I had received for years. It was one of those things that was […]
Banish Expectations It’s time to banish the thought that you have to do certain tasks at certain times or in certain ways. Or first thing in the morning. (Or last thing at night, or while doing yoga drinking cold press whatever-that-is while smiling at the ceiling.) Sometimes I work well in batches. Sometimes […]
Six Simple Steps To Systems Success
Six Simple Steps To Systems Success When I was working with a business coach in preparation to launch my systems services, they told me to start writing about systems. You know, content marketing, build your authority. The problem is, I have a very simple approach to strategising anything, and it’s so simple that it […]
Who Is Screaming The Loudest?
Who Is Screaming The Loudest? I saw this tweet and it immediately inspired me to share a story. How should we prioritize tasks? Maybe by asking, “Who is screaming the loudest?” and getting them out of the way. I try to do the tasks I dread the most in the morning for […]
Work From Home Morning Rituals
Thanks to Covid, in 2020 I was able to spend a few months doing what I enjoy – working from home. While I like my colleagues and job, I’ve been commuting a long distance for a long time, and I cannot state my over-it-ness. It seems I’ll have to return to on site work when […]
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Why Do I Think I Don’t Fit In The Business World?
I have a “thing” where I don’t feel like I fit into any sort of business, freelance or “start up” world. Why Do I Think I Don’t Fit In The Business World? And I know the reason. It’s because I have a day job. I’ve written about how I don’t want to […]
Tell Me It’s Not Just Me
It comes and goes. Sometimes no one will suggest it to me in a while, and I forget that it’s an option. Then I get bombarded with suggestions and I think “Oh shit, we’re still talking about this? We haven’t gotten over it? Fixed it?” Tell Me It’s Not Just Me I’m […]
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2019 HASS Industry Networking Evening
Nearly a month ago, I went along to the HASS (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) Industry Networking Evening at my alma mater, The University of Queensland. I try to go to at least one student-alumni event each year, if I can. It’s interesting to talk jobs and careers with students. With all due respect […]
I Need To Get Out Of My Own Way
Or I need to be kinder to myself. Or both? Somehow. I haven’t really written or published many new posts this year because I got injured and I’ve been focusing on managing it (and glorious side effects such as pain, fatigue from pain and allergic reactions). Which means whenever I look at what I […]
A Simple “I’m Scared To Outsource” “hack”.
Outsourcing. It’s so hot right now. If you’re scared of letting someone into your website, which is common when you’re starting to outsource, there is a simple hack you can try. A Simple “I’m Scared To Outsource” “hack”. Get the contractor to do all the writing, reviewing, updating of images… the tasks themselves. […]