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Why You Need a Career Coach

Why You Need a Career Coach

If you feel that your career has stalled, or you're wondering how to reach your goals, it could be time to consider working with a career coach. Here are some of the signs that this may be very beneficial investment in your own future. 1. You're getting tired of your...

How a Fixed or Open Mindset Changes your Career Results

How a Fixed or Open Mindset Changes your Career Results

Many of my clients are doubling down on their career focus after the past year of lockdown. And it makes absolute sense because, after a year of restrictions and uncertainty, this feels like a fresh start and an opportunity to tackle things with renewed optimism and...

How to Improve my Team’s Performance?

How to Improve my Team’s Performance?

One of the biggest challenges facing today's leaders is that of performance - specifically, getting their teams to perform to the best of their abilities, in a consistent way that adds measurable value to the organisation. After all, the quest for the high-performing...

How to Become a Better Leader in the Workplace

How to Become a Better Leader in the Workplace

The past year has thrown all kinds of new work challenges at us; not least the challenge of migrating to homeworking on a long-term basis and attempting to work - or manage - teams via screens! So many managers and business leaders are feeling slightly deflated at the...

How to Find a Career I Enjoy

How to Find a Career I Enjoy

After a year of being cooped up at home and dealing with Covid restrictions, many of us are taking stock of our professional lives and considering what our next steps will be. After all, it's a great time to reprioritise, to revisit ambitions and goals and to consider...

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Even the most successful and accomplished people (and in fact, often those very people!) suffer from Imposter Syndrome, and doubt their own skills, accomplishments and even their credibility, feeling as though they will eventually be 'found out' as frauds! This way of...

Career Pivoting: When Plan B Becomes Plan A

Career Pivoting: When Plan B Becomes Plan A

Most of us reach a point when our existing career suddenly loses its spark. Perhaps the drivers that attracted us a decade ago no longer motivate us. Perhaps our priorities or life circumstances have adjusted. Maybe we have fresh ambitions or have learned more about...

Is remote working compounding imposter syndrome?

Is remote working compounding imposter syndrome?

Imposter syndrome might sound like a term created for the social media age, but it was first recognised by psychologists in the 1970s and it's more relevant in lockdown than ever before. We've become used to working from home over the past year as a consequence of the...

5 Ways to Keep Calm During Changes at Work

5 Ways to Keep Calm During Changes at Work

Did you know that over 2 million people pass away each year from work-related illnesses? Changes at work can become a major contributing factor to stress. It’s especially for people who become distressed when encountering these sudden events. If you’re one of these,...

Feeling Stuck at Work? Here’s How to Break Free

Feeling Stuck at Work? Here’s How to Break Free

Two out of three British employees feel like they bring work stress home every single day. Do you feel like you're stuck in a rut at work recently? If you're wondering how to get out of a career rut, then your search is officially over. Find out what to do when you're...

Changing Fields: 7 Tips for a Midlife Career Change

Changing Fields: 7 Tips for a Midlife Career Change

When Gallup conducted a global poll to determine how people felt about their jobs, the results were staggering. They found that 85% of people hated their job and weren't engaged at their workplace. That's, frankly, heartbreaking. How different could the world be if...

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