Passion is fuel

The difference between an every day job and a career you love, is simply passion. When you are passionate about what you do it hardly feels like work at all. I am in the west coast of France and have only two neighbours. The house overloooks a nature reserve and...

You`re a S#@% according to Myers Briggs

Generally when someone refers to me using a four letter word, it`s not complementary. Although in Scotland it`s almost a term of endearment but in general it`s not nice. It`s not nice for a number of reasons, one of them being because it`s a gross over simplification...

Is the CV Dying?

The world is changing and changing fast. The Internet is here and upsetting everything that used to be sacred, including the CV. The CV used to be treated like some sacred text, where candidates would spend hours refining it and employers would read over it...

Seth Godin Rocks

I`m reading Seth Godin`s “Free Prize Inside” and I am reminded that career development is a marketing job. In fact the biggest ongoing marketing job of all time is your career development. And if you are thinking “Marketing is nothing to do with me,...

Hire someone you don’t like

Now don’t flip out on me here. I know the very idea of hiring someone you don’t like sounds crazy but there is a good reason for it. Good rounded teams need a broad spectrum of personality types. Everyone has a “difficult person”, a personality...