Month: December 2020

A Rare Quote from the Billionaire Entrepreneur You’ve Never Heard Of

When you look at Forbes’ list of the World’s Billionaires in 2020, you’re likely to recognise some familiar names; Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Mark Zuckerberg. But there’s a man in the ranks that you’ve probably never heard of before. And it’s not surprising. He’s renowned in his home country of Spain for never making …

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Hard Work Isn’t Enough to Get You Noticed, You Need to Master Self-Promotion

Contrary to popular belief, being promoted at work doesn’t just depend on how well you perform. Whether or not you receive a promotion is influenced by your supervisor’s subjective perception of your ‘promotability.’ Their perception is heavily influenced by how you behave, specifically, on how well you self-promote yourself. Career development tends to be presented as …

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What the Swedish Concept of Lagom Can Teach Us About Ambition

“If you don’t like climbing mountains, I promise the peak has nothing more to offer you” — Taylor Foreman I’ve never really understood why people who don’t typically enjoy running sign up for marathons. It’s an impressive achievement, I’m not denying that. But to me, it only seems like a worthy achievement if you actually like to run; because …

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