Job Security in Seemingly Unsafe Times

I recently had a lengthy discussion with a young graduate on the topic of job security. He was thinking about switching from a career in business to a career in public service, mainly for the sake of a slightly higher salary and the promise of job security.

Here are the thoughts on the topic, that I shared with the young man.

The Resolution to Your Problems? – Goal Setting With the GoMoTo- Framework

Despite knowing that you actually could change your life on any given day, I am a committed practitioner of New Year’s resolutions. The change of the year has this magical aura that calls for big changes, even if we then often fall back to our old ways.

The Quantified Self Hong Kong meet-up discussed in December about “How to Quantify Your 2018 Goals”. One of my contributions to the debate was the idea of a little 3-step framework to put self-tracking into a larger context of self-improvement.

While the framework is actually quite simple, I thought it might be worth to write the idea out in full, give it a funky name and open it for a broader discussion. So, without further ado, let me introduce the GoMoTo-Framework.

My Data as a Coach - Training with the Everlast and PIQ Boxing Sensor

I came across the PIQ Blue Robot sensor in spring of this year. As a certified Quantified Self (QS) nerd, the idea of a sensor quantifying my pitiful boxing workouts was instantly intriguing. A bit more than half a year later, PIQ Sports Intelligence, equipped me with two review samples of the Everlast and PIQ boxing sensor. Can my own data coach me to peak performance? And what is my PIQscore anyway?