Saturday 3 August 2013

When Tweets go wrong

When you want to tweet a link to an infographic, don't get so carried away with adding hashtags that you forget to include your link.

When you notice your mistake, delete your old tweet and create a new one instead replying to the botched one with the link. And when you finally include the link, don't forget to add #s in front of your hashtags.

Wednesday 31 July 2013

Your Reputation is Priceless, Don't Damage It

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently."
--Warren Buffett

Over time, your reputation is the most valuable currency you have in business. It's the invisible key that either opens or closes doors of professional opportunity. Especially in an age where everything is forever recorded and accessible, your reputation has to be guarded like the most sacred treasure. It's the one item that, once lost, you can never get back.

Tuesday 30 July 2013

Keep your eye on the prize

Connect what you're doing today, with where you want to be tomorrow. That should be all the incentive you need. If you can't map your future success to your current responsibilities, then it's time to find a new opportunity.

Monday 29 July 2013

Don't Wait to Be Told What to Do

You'll never get ahead by waiting for someone to tell you what to do. Saying "nobody asked me to do this" is a guaranteed recipe for failure. Err on the side of doing too much, not too little. Don't act like a Millennial.