What you need to know to future-proof your career

Looking up at skyscrapers

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Is your career future-proof? Some suggest we are going through the third industrial revolution with digitisation. Others suggest professionals will be replaced by telepresence and artificial intelligence.  Are you ready for the disruption of such changes? 

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Thoughts about life …

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Photo credit – Boram Kim via unsplash.com

Everything that happens to you is your teacher.
The secret is to learn to sit at the feet of your own life and be taught by it.

~ Polly B. Berends

How sleep deficiency can affect leadership

I’ve talked about the importance of sleep for your brain, before today. But let’s take it a bit further. A recent report shows that leadership skill is hampered by sleep deprivation. That means organisations may be at risk if insomnia prevails.

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A glimpse of Melbourne CBD’s street art

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A visit from family members has put me in tourist guide mode. Showing off some of Melbourne’s interesting and quirky sides has been fun for all.  

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Thoughts on living with landscapes …

Landscape over hills and fields

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I think the kind of landscape that you grew up in, it lives with you. I don’t think it’s true of people who’ve grown up in cities so much; you may love a building, but I don’t think that you can love it in the way that you love a tree or a river or the colour of the earth; it’s a different kind of love.
~ Arundhati Roy

Designs on being a personal stylist

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Have you ever been to a personal stylist? Ever thought you’d like to but were too afraid to try? Read on to find out what a personal stylist does and why you might engage one.

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How to be the designated driver of your career

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Photo credit – Why Kei via unsplash.com

In the twenty-first century, change is part of life. Some suggest the pace of it is too fast, the content of change too much. Are you driving change in your industry? Perhaps not, but you should be the designated driver of your career when that change comes.

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Art and the most liveable city …

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Melbourne and art go hand in hand.  From the National Gallery of Victoria that houses paintings from Australia’s iconic painters, to the graffiti clad alleyways of the CBD, the city plays host to a broad range of art work.

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perason holding out a posy of flowers

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Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition.
~ Bernard Beckett

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