Speak to any well-meaning teacher, parent or friend about what to do with your life and no doubt their advice will revolve around the same theme: 'follow your passion.’ This adage seems to be branded as the single most important ingredient for creating a satisfying career. So if everyone is telling you this, it must... Continue Reading →
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This week the children listened to me. They seemed a lot more comfortable in my presence and I felt that my ‘probation period’ with them was finally over. They seemed to accept me as a recognisable teacher figure in the classroom, rather than just a complete stranger with absolutely no authority. In the morning the... Continue Reading →
As you may already know by now, my name is Sean. What you probably didn't know is that in 1995 I got my first computer from a small computer store in my local Asda (Windows 95 with a 15" CRT monitor and dial up! #idontliketobrag). I was lucky enough to be part of the first... Continue Reading →
If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 3rd largest. 93% of marketers use social media for their business. 91% of employers use social media to screen prospective candidates. 95% of companies using social media for recruitment use LinkedIn. Social media is now the number one activity on the internet. With 90% of... Continue Reading →
Picture the scene, you are at a bar and you get talking to a group of people that you have never met before – minutes into the conversation, you turn your attention towards one of the group, and ask... “So then, tell me about yourself” To which they reply “My name is Sean, and I... Continue Reading →
When I was a child, it seemed like every old lady that dared to squeeze my cheek and tell me how big I had grown always asked the same seemingly pointless question, and they always got the same answer. “What do you want to be when you grow up....?” For me, it was always a... Continue Reading →