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Zoe Brennan Blog — networking tips

In which I want to moan about my boss…

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They say that a problem shared is a problem halved but what do you do when there’s no one to share with? My partner works for a very successful coffee chain and it’s not unusual to go to the pub and be in the company of other managers from said chain. Naturally conversation turns to work, problems they’ve encountered and generally having a moan. (A good moan is very therapeutic after all.) Recently I’ve been getting a bit jealous that I can’t do the same. I touched on this briefly last week in reference to Jenny Hyde’s blog post about...

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In which an unlikely combination leads to an epiphany….

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Last Thursday I went to a comedy gig in Edinburgh as part of The Fringe. It was an act that I’ve followed for a while on Youtube and was pretty excited to see. One thing I wasn’t expecting was the level of teenage / pre-teen girls. You could have been forgiven for thinking it was a boy band I was seeing instead of a female comedy act for the amount of screaming and squealing that was going on. It was INSANE. However, it seems that Colleen Ballinger has tapped into something. Whether her dream audience is that of a bunch...

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