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Distinctly Human: The Defining Advantage We Have Over AI

05 March 2024

High Anxiety and Paranoia

Are you anxious about AI rendering your creativity obsolete? Think again! Despite its prowess, there is one human trait that AI is far from mastering. Join Steve Lomas, founder of The Roster, as he explains what it is and why AI can't compete.

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Dealing With Ageism | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

Facing the Reality of Ageism

Talking about ageism isn’t easy. Most of us would prefer to pretend it doesn’t exist and, more importantly, believe it doesn’t apply to us. However, if you’re over 40, you’v...

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Self-Promotion Power Plays | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

Introduction

In today's job market, effective self-promotion is essential for career growth. Mastering this skill can significantly enhance your visibility and success. Below are three proven strategies from my own self-promotion playbook, refined through every stage of my career...

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Résumé Strategies | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

Setting the Stage

Navigating today's dynamic, post-generative AI job market demands mastery in the art of résumé writing. Drawing from decades of personal experience and recent developments, this 'Layoff to Lau...

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Personal Branding | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

For The Record

Before we dive into personal branding, let me share my career journey: a blend of entrepreneurial ventures and traditional roles, all punctuated by the occasional (and unwanted) layoffs. So, trust ...

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Day One: Triage | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

Where to start?

Unless you were just laid off today, I’m sure that my beginning with day-one thoughts feels belated and anti-climactic. Nonetheless, it's a logical and important place to start...

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Introduction | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

INTRODUCTION

In the wake of widespread layoffs in the tech and creative sectors, many find themselves at a career crossroads. As the head of The R...

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Unlocking Opportunities: How a Visual Portfolio Boosts a Writer's Career

Peer Inspiration

Recently, a package arrived from a seasoned copywriter friend, a fellow collaborator on numerous projects. Unwrapping it revealed a tabloid-sized magazine, brimming with striking...

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Thought Leadership Blueprint for the AI Era

Thought Leadership Blueprint for the AI Era

Thought leadership isn't about AI, it's about you.

I've been aware of many content creators and thought leaders touting their mastery of generative AI for content creation. Listening to them, you might believe th...

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ChatGPT 4 vs. Google Bard AI: The Surprising Head-to-Head Results

AI: What Is It Good For?

Like many, I've been exploring generative AI to uncover key insights, such as: how creatives can integrate AI into their workflows, what tasks AI tools perform well, and the crucial question of AI limitations. Comparing ChatGPT+ and Google Bard revealed surprising discoveries...

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