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Month: November 2016

I want to put forward to you a case for a connected career. Allow me to first offer a definition for the term, a connected career. Then I am going to share three reasons in support of its pursuit. So let’s start with the definition. For me, it’s really important to explain the term as […]

A former colleague had a bone to pick with me recently. He’s enjoying the blog posts but commented on the frequent theme of positivity. His point is that, while positive messages are welcome, they can be hard to read if you’re in the middle of a bad day. So he’s challenged me to write about […]

I was crossing a busy street in Dublin’s city centre recently. I stepped out to cross behind a double-parked van. Thinking better of it, I retreated and found a pedestrian crossing nearby. I recently noticed a remake of an add that informed me as a kid on pedestrian safety. Anyone else remember the ‘Safe Cross […]

I spent last Thursday and Friday at Inspirefest in Dublin. The conference is a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Music (a.k.a. ‘STEAM’). It’s also a promoter of inclusion and diversity. The two days brought speakers from all over the world to tell their stories. There were some recurring themes. Firstly, all of the […]

Career decisions can be exciting, excruciating, daunting and daring. I know that now. With that in mind, I’m going to focus the upcoming blogs on establishing the foundations to enable good career choices in the midst of those emotions. This post is about accumulating the necessary self-knowledge to weigh up career decisions. I’ve learned that […]

I walked out of the deli of the shop with my sandwich.  I was greeted by a lovely view, looking across the Grand Canal Dock in Dublin’s city centre. A fairly intense sense of gratitude struck me at that moment. Curiously, it was unrelated to the sandwich or the view (both were worthy of gratitude). It […]

Thanks very much for taking an interest in Inspo’s blog!  I would like to share with you why I’ve set up Inspo and what it’s been like so far. I’ve been trying to work out what’s the career path that suits me best for some time. Auditing, business development, journalism, sports psychology, event management and […]