Author Archive: Amanda Alexander

Amanda Alexander is a TV Media Journalist, Founder & Managing Director of her TV content creative company ‘Amanda Alexander Productions’. A TV Executive & Talent both in the UK & USA, she creates and produces diverse programmes to inspire, motivate and educate all cultures.
Amanda also heads ‘Elect Lady Ministries’, a ministry dedicated to helping women find practical solutions for their lives through the Christian faith in a non-threatening and non-religious manner. A Christian for over 20 years, Amanda is an ordained Pastor and loves all types of Adventures.
To contact Amanda please visit her website www.electladyministries.com or amanda@amandaalexanderproductions.com

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Are You Stuck? By Amanda Alexander

Are You Stuck? By Amanda Alexander

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda Are you in a career, relationship or situation that once brought fulfilment, but now brings daily misery? Do you feel that you’ve outgrown your environment and not sure which way to turn? Have you seen in your heart what you should be doing with your life, but circumstances are preventing you […]

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Who Am I? By Amanda Alexander

Who Am I? By Amanda Alexander

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda I’m issuing a challenge to you today and that’s to ask yourself  ‘Who am I? Aside from your academic qualifications or lack of them, your employment, parental, financial status or labels received from other people, I’d love you to step outside all of the above mentioned areas and ask yourself again […]

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Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many of us are busily learning everything we can about technology, and making the most of the wonderful FREE and low cost online learning resources out there (some favourites include Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy, Google Digital Garage, Coursera and Udemy.)    And this is necessary. But the truly tech savvy amongst us have a keen sense of when technology […]

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 Opportunity knocks: mid-career workers get ready

 Opportunity knocks: mid-career workers get ready

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, did not mince words during last week’s Canada Growth Summit.  He intimated that artificial intelligence, big data and high tech machines could lead to mass unemployment, stagnant wages and political instability.  “If you substitute platforms for textile mills, machine learning for steam engines, Twitter for the telegraph, […]

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Opportunity knocks: calling all Londoners 16-24

Opportunity knocks: calling all Londoners 16-24

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you heard?  Have you applied?  Or do you know someone who should apply? The Mayor of London has launched a £7 million scheme providing FREE industry–approved digital skills training to more than 1,000 young Londoners between the ages of 16 and 24. This is a not-to-be missed opportunity for many. Tech is the fastest growing industry […]

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Opportunity knocks: from learning to earning

Opportunity knocks: from learning to earning

| March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The link between learning and earning used to be quite simple: get as much formal education as you can, as early as you can, and more likely than not, a good career and a comfortable lifestyle would be yours.  Or so we thought. But it’s not quite so simple nowadays. Our rapidly emerging digital economy […]

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Opportunity knocks: we MUST learn how to learn

Opportunity knocks: we MUST learn how to learn

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Professor Uri Triesman of the University of California, Berkeley was truly alarmed. 60% of African American students were failing calculus.  For them, this meant dropping out of university altogether. He noticed that the university’s African American students tended to work on Maths alone, as a solitary endeavour. When they struggled, they were quick to conclude […]

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Opportunity knocks: the gift of neuroplasticity

Opportunity knocks: the gift of neuroplasticity

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds”. Redemption Song, Bob Marley,1979. Linkedin’s most in-demand skills in 2018 were unheard of a few years ago.  In another few years, many of us are likely to be doing jobs that do not yet exist.  We must all keep learning and relearning to […]

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Opportunity knocks: mindset opens doors

Opportunity knocks: mindset opens doors

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Those amongst us with what Professor Carol Dweck of Stanford University calls a “growth mindset” are likely to be the winners in our rapidly digitising and constantly changing world of work. They fundamentally believe that with the right learning strategies and some good old-fashioned hard work, they could learn anything.  They have few qualms about learning […]

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“Opportunity knocks: digital tech sector

“Opportunity knocks: digital tech sector

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

A LinkedIn 2015 survey revealed that liberal arts graduates are entering the technology industry at a faster rate than computer science and engineering graduates.  Indeed, graduates in English, history, music, anthropology, philosophy, law and many other disciplines are transitioning to a wide range of roles in the tech industry, including sales, digital marketing, software development […]

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