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So far Auckland Young Professionals has created 7 blog entries.

Don’t Just Survive, Thrive!

Networking can be a goldmine for shared experiences. At a recent event, I ran into a former classmate, Sarah. We started chatting, and immediately she sighed, "Ugh, I'm so wiped. Work just leaves me drained every day. Don't even get me started on the never-ending emails!" I totally heard the exhaustion in her voice. [...]

Don’t Just Survive, Thrive!2024-06-11T21:49:43+12:00

The Antifragility Advantage

When I utter the word "antifragile", either I get a blank stare or I am met with, "Is that the LE SSERAFIM song?" (which it is, came out in 2022). While the K-Pop group might be rocking the charts, there's a deeper meaning waiting to be explored. This term, popularised by Nassim Nicholas Taleb [...]

The Antifragility Advantage2024-05-13T13:03:41+12:00

Mastering the Art of Note-Taking

Ever feel lost in a technical meeting, drowning in jargon and struggling to keep up?  Scribbling notes that resemble ancient hieroglyphics?  (We've all been there!)  That's why mastering the art of note-taking is a superpower for young professionals. But let's face it, capturing the essence of a tech discussion while bombarded with acronyms and [...]

Mastering the Art of Note-Taking2024-04-23T14:23:06+12:00

Leveraging the ladder of inference

Imagine walking down a busy street. You see someone seated on a park bench, their clothing showing signs of wear and tear. They are quietly talking to themselves, appearing lost in thought. How often do we jump to conclusions based on these limited observations? We might wonder if they are struggling with mental health [...]

Leveraging the ladder of inference2024-03-25T13:57:42+13:00

Recharge and Refocus

Post-vacation blues got you down? It's that time again. The tan lines are fading, the souvenirs are tucked away, and the email inbox is overflowing. But why does getting back to the grind after a vacation feel like such a challenge? This time, I explored the science and psychology behind it and want to [...]

Recharge and Refocus2024-03-11T12:24:26+13:00

AI tools for Yo pros

AI buzzed through 2023, and the future promises even more exciting developments. But amidst the hype, whispers of doubt linger. Is it just for techies? Will it replace us? And where do we, the everyday folks, fit into this AI revolution? Like any new technology, opinions range from eager anticipation to cautious scepticism. The "neutral [...]

AI tools for Yo pros2024-02-29T11:26:49+13:00

Hello World!

Welcome aboard, young professionals! Dive into your career journey with us!We at AYP are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new blog, which is dedicated to empowering young professionals like you! As a fellow young professional, I’m beyond excited to be part of this journey and share my experiences with you. Even [...]

Hello World!2024-02-29T08:34:19+13:00