2017 has been an amazing first year of using Tableau as a data visualisation tool. It's been a year full of amazing opportunities such as participating in Makeover Monday as well as attending the London and Birmingham Tableau User Groups which have been the big highlights of 2017 for me. Coming into 2018, I'm always looking to improve my … Continue reading My Tableau Goals for 2018
What does a bench and me have in common? Quite a lot. After graduating from Birmingham City University, I have been in the never-ending fight to secure my first graduate job and whilst I have had secured interviews and come close to getting job offers, it has given me some food for thought. It can … Continue reading Two months after graduating… What have I learned?
If one viz was not enough on a Sunday, then I thought "Why not do another?" That's exactly what I did and as its nearly coming up to the 20th anniversary of Robbie Williams' debut album "Life thru a Lens", this was only fitting enough to do a viz on an artist that has entertained my generation. Similar … Continue reading Let Me Entertain You – A Robbie Williams Viz
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
There's not another week that goes by when I see change from all aspects of my life, whether that is new developments taking place in Birmingham or finding new systems to achieve success. It is without saying that how you approach change can really make a big impact to your career and life. Whilst in the never-ending … Continue reading Approaching change from new perspectives
Every day I wake up in the morning, I think to myself "How lucky I am that I'm doing the things I love every day!" It's not an easy path I have taken and with good reason, I enjoy achieving my goals the hard way because I would have faced some form of adversity along … Continue reading Taking the hard way to achieving your goals
To say these past couple of days have been character building is an understatement! I was frustrated with the past couple of months with my efforts to secure my first graduate job but its important to reflect upon what makes you stand out differently from the crowd. If my memory is correct, I have had … Continue reading Never conform to the crowd, be different