Fake It Til You Make It: 5 Times I Really Had No Clue What I Was Doing

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location, notting hill, london

I recently completed a secondment in the Investor Relations team at my firm; they needed a hand leading up to Q3 results and of course I’m always up for learning something new. It was only 3 weeks, but I really enjoyed it, more than anything because the team was just so lovely. Last week, we all went out for drinks, and the team PA/Office Manager told me that some people on the team thought I was really smart. It actually made me legit ‘laugh out loud‘ just a tad – because I wasn’t sure how I had managed to give off that impression, but was pretty proud that I did; I patted my back a little bit, for the sheer fake it til you make it skillz…

Nov 18 2017 at 9:40 pm   ·   3 Comments   ·   Posted Under Chatty, Lifestyle


Blogging: How Do You Stay Motivated?

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location, notting hill, london

Blogging. I feel like it’s something you will only really truly understand if it’s a world you’re part of. It takes up a lot of time, takes some money, and there’s no right way to go about it. There’s no one telling you what to do, there’s no homework, no projects… it’s yours, you have your name on it and everyone runs along their own path. Depending on who I’m chatting to – some people know me primarily as a girl that works in Finance, and others know me as the girl that blogs; for the former, Skylish is really only “that blogging thing” I do, and what really defines me in their eyes is what I can do in the office. But the realities are, that blogging isn’t easy, let alone juggling it with an intense job. You find yourself concerned about things that otherwise would never matter – like Instagram’s algorithm – because it all rolls into the overall ball of “your brand” and it all has a impact on your blog. It’s so easy sometimes to lose motivation and feel like what you’re doing is a waste of time, and I had one of these moments this week – a “what’s the point?” moment. However I’m usually able to pick myself up and kick some motivation back into myself in a few simple ways…

Nov 12 2017 at 8:33 pm   ·   16 Comments   ·   Posted Under Advice, Chatty

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