What is a Career?

If you are experiencing turbulence in your career, it can be unsettling and frustrating. Especially when 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 and... Continue Reading →

On the Hunt for Help

Have you ever seen those old episodes of Batman? The ones with Adam West as the Caped Crusader.  Kitsch, colourful and comical. Imagine, like Commissioner Gordon and Chief O'Hara, you're faced with a professional career challenge; one you know that you need help to tackle. Do you pretend that everything's OK?  Do you let your... Continue Reading →

Getting Out of Career Limbo

For many people it feels like their career plans and aspirations have been put into a giant paper bag and shaken. Leaving lots of bright, successful switched-on professionals stuck, lost and not sure of what's next. With questions like… should I / can I do something different? Can I / do I stay with what... Continue Reading →

Guest Voices Galore

This week is guest week...and I'm very excited. Starting on Tuesday, four guest blogs over four days sharing insights into imagination, personal branding plus thriving and exploring in uncertainty. You'll be hearing from... Mark Vaesen [ read Mark's post here... ]Dr Julie Reeves [ read Julie's post here... ]Daisy Shearer [ read Daisy's post here...... Continue Reading →

Why Pivot Your Career?

So I keep going on about this career pivot malarkey but what do I mean and why should you bother? After all sticking with the path you know seems safe and risk-free. Lovely and safe; warm and reassuring. Or is it?! First, let's recap on what I mean by a career pivot. A career pivot... Continue Reading →

Smoke and Mirrors

There are many definitions assigned to the phrase, smoke and mirrors. Most of them linked to the art of deception or the purveying of untruths. But hold on a minute, this has always seemed extreme to me. Perfection is a confidence killer; no-one has experience of everything. Consequently, a bit of smoke of mirrors used... Continue Reading →

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