Things Lately: Women-led podcasts
3 phrases to stop saying for more confidence
As much as I'm a voracious reader, I'm also in love with podcasts. It's a natural progression from books to audiobooks then to podcasts. I picked up audiobooks at the height of my running career where I would run for hours, and audiobooks helped keep me company.
Today, almost five years on, I have listened to hundreds (maybe even thousands) of podcast episodes. This year I want to shine a light on women-led podcasts because our voices need to be heard.
Building trust one Instagram story at a time
Reading the words we need to drop from emails and personally getting peeved by speakers who muster "actually" at every sentence, I knew I needed to watch the words coming out of my mouth. As a communicator, I believe it's not the shoes that tell a man but the words we use and the way we use them that matters.
What happened when I quit social media
More than a few months ago, I began a personal mini project on Instagram Stories to share a part of my work, particularly how to use Skyscanner. The idea started because I have been thinking endlessly about building brand trust. I wanted to put the traveller at the centre of the conversation. I wanted to make sure questions are answered, plus giving travellers a sort-of Level Up, when it comes to planning their trips.
Ah, the question every social media quitter thinks about. When your life revolves around posting everything, going cold turkey feels disconcerting. I would know because I quit social media three months ago.