Poem: Reflection Time

I always like to get rhyming this time of year so... ... here's a little ditty about the power of self-reflection. As year end comes a-callingIt's a good time to reflectOn your challenges and achievements.What you did and didn't expect. It's not about being all judgey.Or donning your critics hat.We're talking positive self-reflection.The route to... Continue Reading →

Looking After Your Brain

With many balls to juggle and varied priorities, it can somtimes feel a bit tiring on your career adventure. Especially as you head towards the end of another year. At times like these, looking after yourself and your awesome brain is more important than ever. Why? Well, according to Dr John J Medina in his... Continue Reading →

Aspirations into Action

A key part of my work is helping people with their career aspirations and then empowering them to turn them into action. So when I happened upon this quote it really resonated with me. Apparently, according to Goodreads, it is from an inscription dated around 1730. And it still holds true today hundreds of years... Continue Reading →

Are You Outsourcing Your Career?

It is fair to say your career is your responsibility. It is also true to say that others have to be involved. The key is to get a balance between what you want and what others want. But what if this balance is skewed? What if you are taking less responsibility than is good for... Continue Reading →

What is a Career and Why Does It Matter?

If you are experiencing turbulence in your career, it can be unsettling and frustrating. Especially if being decisive and pro-active are your normal ways of operating. At times like these, it never ceases to amaze me how stripping things back to basics can have a powerful releasing and empowering effect. Thanks to the fresh perspectives... Continue Reading →

6 Career Buzz Killers

The truth is your career has its ups and downs. As your professional story unfolds, you can find yourself in situations or with people who really kill your career buzz. Here are 6 contenders plus ideas of what to ask yourself in order to gain greater understanding and ultimately do something about it... BAGGAGE Questions:... Continue Reading →

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