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Do you fill out your suit?

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Do you fill out your suit?

Do you fill out your suit or are you just loud?

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If you’re the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room

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If you’re the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room

Hiring people more than capable of taking your position takes courage – it’s not easy allowing a new, smart person into the inner circle of your daily routines but you must if you want to move on

...but if you want to stand a chance to be regarded as the next hire, smarter than your boss, you’d need to evolve and move on, too

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1.0 success : 0.10 luck + 0.20 skill + 0.15 willpower + 0.05 pleasure + 0.50 pain

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1.0 success : 0.10 luck + 0.20 skill + 0.15 willpower + 0.05 pleasure + 0.50 pain

Always on equals never off

Being always on also means never being off, resulting in lost moments with family, friends and... life - this is the price paid for what is seen as success - and what I have to pay to feel fulfilled

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Three simple steps to make your life easier(!)

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Three simple steps to make your life easier(!)

It's much easier to complain and blame what we feel are outside factors for the frustrations that we encounter in our lives, professional as well as private

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Six things to do in your new job

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Six things to do in your new job

Follow these six steps to get a good start in your new job or position - good luck

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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

Make sure that you don't get stuck in where you are; make sure that you develop yourself too - don't postpone it and tell yourself that you'll focus on yourself 'later' because you're too busy at the moment

When you start thinking like that, the people you'll compete with for your next job is already ahead of you!

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How do you make a difference?

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How do you make a difference?

I'm contacted daily by people who's searching for jobs - the oil price has taken it's toll and there's more people job hunting than I've experienced in the Middle East before

Most of them have one thing in common - they want to work everywhere with anything - but is that cool?

NO

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Do you know what it takes?

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Do you know what it takes?

MY CHRISTMAS PRESENT TO YOU!

Whenever I find an article, infographic or website that resonates with me, I save it in my archives for future reference - over time this has turned out to quite a collection of relevant knowledge within strategy, management, sales, IT & business development

I've decided to begin publishing the ones I find most interesting on my site with a brief comment whenever relevant

You can find the list under Resources

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Is it worth having a personal website?

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Is it worth having a personal website?

I've got an email from a Czech business developer / communications expert asking me a few questions about my site:

How helpful is it? Was the creation, including visuals, coding and investment of your time and money for hosting the website worth? Could you please share with me some best practices?

Read my answer here...

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