Coaching for Geeks is at MCM London Comic Con… as Pikachu!

We’re at MCM London Comic Con! Oh hey – if you’re looking for The Cosplay Life cosplayers’ social details they’re here- https://www.coachingforgeeks.com/cfg-at-mcm-london-comic-con-may-2018/ So there’s no blog this weekend BUT here’s Coaching for Geeks founder Robin Bates in a Pikachu costume! Had to be done. Come see us at London MCM Comic Con! I’ll be taking to The Centre Stage on Saturday …

Convention Survival: The Psychology of Queuing (OR, How to Make Standing in Line Easier)

Queues! Lines! Whatever you call them, they are a part of life, and a big part of conventions. Whether it’s getting tickets online in a virtual queue, waiting outside a convention hall in the snow just to get in (I’m looking at you PAX East), standing in line to get that epic photoshoot, or just waiting to go for a …

How to Get a Job – Cover Letters FTW

Now you’ve done your CV with our help and you’re ready to apply, right? WELL THAT’S NOT ENOUGH. Sometimes… Sometimes you need a cover letter.   Let’s cover (see what I did there?): what a cover letter is, when you need to include one, and how to make YOUR cover letter stand out from the crowd. FOR THAT IS THE PURPOSE. …

CfG at MCM London Comic Con – May 2018

Coaching for Geeks Returns to MCM Comic Con – This Time It’s London Yeah we smashed our way through MCM Birmingham Comic Con back at the NEC, back when it was snowing, back when I had a big team there with me. We’re heading to the Excel Centre in London for MCM London Comic Con, 25-27 May 2018, and some …

Eugenius! Review

Big songs, big talent, big heart. Eugene, Janey, and Feris, Geeks in 1980s America. Running into bullies, attending school, Eugenius! Mashes together a comic book adventure with a teen love story, weaving 80s neon, cartoon and movie references throughout its musical glory. Life seems pretty standard for Eugene and his friends until Hollywood comes a calling and Eugene’s comic book …

History of Video Games Exhibition – Interview with Mark Ashmore

Episode 42 – It may not be the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything, but the history of video games is also very important     Arcade machines. Once upon a time you’d find them in chip shops, shopping centres, and arcades full of flashing lights, bleeping soundtracks, and smoking youths shovelling 10 pence piece …