Prickly Problems

Have you ever heard of the phrase - "grasping the nettle"? It has various dictionary definitions. In essence, it means: ... to push yourself to do something that you know or think will be difficult or unpleasant. It might be a problem you've been putting off dealing with; a task you don't like doing; a... Continue Reading →

Not Knowing Equals Growing

Even if you're an experienced professional with plenty of career miles under your belt, there are times when you just don't know where to turn next. You can inspire the next generation with your career stories. You can support team members with their aspirations. Yet when you turn the mirror on yourself... …nothing; nada; zilch.... Continue Reading →

An Ode to Life and Career

Wherever you are in this big old world;Whatever you like and do,Here’s a special seasonal messageEspecially for you. Life and career have their ups n downsThere’s no denying that.Dreams and plans can sky-rocket.Sometimes they just go splat. Martin and me know what it’s likeTo lose and re-invent.Letting go of stuff can help you grow.And it... Continue Reading →

Your Cloak of Visibility

Check out your favourite superhero franchise or copy of Harry Potter and invisibility seems to come in very handy when you're helping save the world; foiling super-villains. Meanwhile, back in the real world, your professional life often dictates that invisibility isn't an option and you have to put yourself in the spotlight. Every day you... Continue Reading →

Portable Personal Power

One thing is for certain, whatever twists and turns your professional story takes, the constant factor is you. Capabilities, skills, experience. The power you have goes with you everywhere. Forget job titles and always being the cleverest person in the room, this is your Portable Personal Power. What I mean by Portable Personal Power (PPP)... Continue Reading →

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