Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

After engaging with “digital things” for a decade I have come to a realisation. I have to go back to writing things down.  As a geek, this horrifies me. As a realist it has become a necessity. I use Apple Mail, Apple Notes, Evernote, ToDoist and Harvest to organise and record my work and personal … Continue reading Pens down? No pens up! I am going back to writing stuff down. 

The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

Like many, I was belted with all sorts of fancy competency and personality measuring sticks over my decades in the corporate world - Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (I am ESTJ by the way), Gallup Strengths Finder and mind-numbing psycho-analysis by recruiters. They have their place. I believe however the best measure of anyone's competency and personality type is … Continue reading The real question bosses, HR people and recruiters should be asking – “What’s your Ikigai?”

Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion

Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinionHarvard Business Review: The Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2017 E&E News: The biggest climate findings in 2017 Sierra Club: Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2017 We’re still in: The top 10 sustainable business stories of 2017 World Bank: Year in Review: … Continue reading Media: End of year summaries on climate change, sustainability, business and public opinion

Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks to Andrew Woodward about stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018

Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018 Andrew Woodward speaks with Anna Feldman about stock-taking your performance in 2017 and how to thrive in 2018. Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and … Continue reading Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 3 – Anna Feldman talks to Andrew Woodward about stock-taking your 2017 and planning for 2018

Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 2 – Louise Scott talks to Andrew Woodward about social media

Episode 2 – Louise Scott talks LinkedIn Andrew Woodward speaks with Louise Scott about social media. Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and camaraderie. You can find us on facebook Groups. Local coworker Andrew Woodward is recording … Continue reading Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 2 – Louise Scott talks to Andrew Woodward about social media

#Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 1 – Anna McAfee talking LinkedIn.

Episode 1 - Anna McAfee talks LinkedIn Andrew Woodward speaks with Anna McAfee about LinkedIn. Bellingen CoWorking is a group on the NSW Coffs Coast that meets regularly to help grow businesses, careers and lives through knowledge sharing, networking and camaraderie. You can find them on facebook Groups. In a new initiative, local coworker Andrew … Continue reading #Bellingen CoWorking Podcast – Episode 1 – Anna McAfee talking LinkedIn.

Tech note: Connecting @Apple #Watch 3 LTE 4G Cellular to the phone and data network @optus

Post to MAC GEEK GAB GROUP I took delivery of Apple Watch 3 with Cellular (LTE 4G) today. I am in Australia. I am with Optus. There's a few things about activating the cellular service which aren't intuitive. And there’s one thing which may stump you. So, you can activate the Watch (with the right carrier … Continue reading Tech note: Connecting @Apple #Watch 3 LTE 4G Cellular to the phone and data network @optus