Work Smart

Working hard is a great way to move forward and get ahead. But working hard does not mean working non-stop, using every second to ‘be productive’. If you want to truly be productive you need to work smart. I recently read an article titled ‘The 7 Rules of Personal Productivity’. It offers some interesting opinions, however it is a select few …

The Other Side of the Table

This year I am Vice-President of the Entrepreneurs Society at University and this week we have been recruiting new exec members. All society exec members are voted into their position by the society members, however being such a large society, we naturally receive lots of applications for multiple roles. For that reason we also hold interviews. One, to see if …

Doing the Simple Things Well

How do you get ahead? In sport, school, business –is there a secret formula? Is it about thinking outside of the box? Is it about thinking ahead and ‘predicting’ the future? Do you need the ability to think differently to out-think your opponent, develop a new theory or invent a new product? Whether the above are secrets to success, I …

Being Seen Online

It seems every company now has to have a website, social media presence, blogs and maybe even a periscope account. It all takes work and sometimes for very little reward. When it comes to having an online presence, it isn’t about working hard, it’s about working smart. Improving your visibility online are lessons I am still learning, everything from SEO …

Five Tips for Your First Year at University

Last June I posted a blog about my first year at university and what it taught me. The post was very well received and so now I’m back for my second year, I thought I’d follow up – what advice would I give to a first year? 1 – Talk to everyone! This is especially relevant in fresher’s week. This …