This is the third in a series of 6 blog posts by Simon Strong about his portfolio career. Reading how people have created their own portfolio career can be useful to inspire you to create one yourself.
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This is the second in a series of 6 blog posts by Simon Strong about his portfolio career. Reading how people have created their own portfolio career can be useful to inspire you to create one yourself.
A portfolio career could be the answer
This is the first in a series of 6 blog posts by Simon Strong about his portfolio career. Simon used to work in advertising and is now self employed with a portfolio career.
There are many reasons for this including the needs, wants, and values of Generation Y/the Millennials, the growing influence of women on the workplace in senior decision making roles and perhaps that many people are a bit (or alot!) weary from the downturn years.
I had an unwelcome guest over Christmas. In fact they were never invited.
The guest was fear. It visits me every year around this time, the ‘in-between zone’ between the festive season fading and the business world waking from its slumber.
Many moons ago in my youth when discos were part of my social repertoire, I was on the receiving end of a wonderful chat up line.
‘Why are you wearing your Granny’s cardigan?’ this voice in the noisy dark asked me.
My late 95 year old grannie came close to falling off her rocking chair at Christmas. A plate of mince pies nearly became flying saucers. The culprit was a question.
The question I asked was:
It was a discussion in a workshop of high growth microbusinesses about waste.
Waste is everywhere, sometimes obvious, sometimes hidden until you shine a light on it.
I went to an interesting workshop this week about ‘achieving more for less.’ A catchy phrase for efficiency and effectiveness and how to waste less time. Big trend that one in business as I am sure you have noticed, and sometimes a short term myopic one.
Here are 6 trends from a digest of a MPF trends seminar I attended recently by Rohit Talwar of Fast Future. @fastfuture