What is #3MinReview all about? I explain briefly about my latest YouTube series and the sort of things I will be reviewing in three minutes.
We've all been rejected for a job in our lives. It's something that you cannot control albeit getting rejected for a journalism job can be a huge blow to your self-esteem.
With life, you are always rethinking, rethinking and redeveloping your approach to whatever comes your way....
It's been a while since I last blogged about anything as I talk freelancing, finding full-time work and new work-in-progress projects.
Four months? It feels as if it has been an eternity since I last put together a post on my blog about anything whether if it is Tableau, dataviz or journalism-related. Things have moved so quickly these past few months that my life has been moving around at 1000mph. I must remind myself to slow … Continue reading Always Put Yourself First, Not Last
When it comes to producing data visualisations or media content, the feedback that I receive varies depending on the context and subject. I would have people say "I like how you've written this paragraph" or others would say "This viz needs a complete revamp, I don't like it at all." That's all well and good … Continue reading How do you get better feedback?
As we're coming up to the end of 2017, it's been another fantastic year in regards to the things I have done, not to mention graduating from Birmingham City University in July. Whilst I am not one for New Year's Resolutions, I do have some goals lined up for the upcoming year. 1. Maintaining a … Continue reading Out with 2017, in with 2018 – My main goals for the upcoming year
It can be hard as a recent media graduate to get that "foot in the door" of securing your first job. However, what I have learned is the importance of creating your own content as a way of marketing yourself instead of applying for every job under the sun and coming with nothing. As someone … Continue reading The power of creating your own content
In life, you have extraordinary highs and almighty lows, but when you are faced with something that completely knocks you back so much, you ultimately hit rock bottom. Your confidence goes and you are left with nowhere to go, which is what happened to me this week. Not that rock bottom from The Rock..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9RlXa_edx8 … Continue reading Hitting rock bottom and getting back up again
We have reached the end of The Asperger's Effect series and whilst I decided against doing a day in the life in the video, I wanted to end this series by looking upon some of the positive reassurances I have had with Asperger's Syndrome and how this has helped me both professionally and personally. Knockbacks. We have all been knocked … Continue reading The Asperger’s Effect – Positive reassurance