Embrace the robocalypse!
While you may not associate the activities below with traditional business-folk-type of activities (read: Jack Welch doesn’t “do” web design), there are important correlations between the skills in employees employers find valuable and these not-so-typical hobbies…
1.Web Design: What competitive company doesn’t have or want an amazing website? Online sites are the medium of communication of
2.Blogging and Journaling: Aside from the obvious health benefits of writing in a journal (stress reducer), writing and blogging only helps improve your writing and thinking. If you recognize the importance of being an effective communicator and having “voice flexibility” (business format, web format, stage format, et cetera…), you would certainly find writing exercises one way to help with this…how do I know? From my own improvement: I already write better now than I did at 4:45am today.
3.Reading: Specifically, our blog… (Do I need to justify this?)