It's easy to believe that burnout is something other people experience; we think to ourselves that it's the high flyers, the workaholics, but for me? Oh definitely can't be me. Learn to recognise the symptoms so you can stop burnout before it hits.Read More
There's no doubt that life ebbs and flows, everybody has experienced the roller-coaster of what it means to be alive. When you're up, you feel untouchable, so far away from your problems. Yet for many who reach this point of happiness, there is a niggling worry. A worry that any minute things will crash.Read More
Do you find yourself dreaming of being your own boss or starting up a side gig? For more and more people this is becoming a reality. Yet for others, starting a side hustle or a new hobby is just another dream. When clients come to me looking to start a new venture, I take them through a process. We begin by exploring what the possibilities are. They tell me they are looking for something creative. Something where they are in charge, where they are not answerable to someone else.Read More
Here are the key signs that your career is becoming stagnant.Read More
I often work with people who are struggling to ask for what they really want or don’t know how to get it. It's a common problem and often people don't realise why. This is because it’s not about whether or not you are a bad communicator, it's about learning to be an effective communicator.
As a career coach, I help a lot of job seekers find new employment or find meaning in their work. Here is my no.1 piece of advice.Read More
How many times have you set yourself goals, only to return to them a while later and realise they are not achievable, or now is not the right time, or life just got in the way? We are often expected to have great visions of what we will achieve in our life or to have set ourselves goals, but the truth is that many of us struggle to know what those goals should even be or where their life is even going.Read More
Recently I’ve been seeing a common pattern across my clients who have been unhappy at work. So I decided to do some research in to what causes the feelings they have been experience. The answer may surprise you. It’s learning the art of being a follower.Read More
When we listen to that critical inner voice, it begins to have a huge impact on our health, relationships and quality of life. It can lead to debilitating feelings of anxiety and depression. The good news is, there are techniques you can implement to quieten that 'Inner Critic'.Read More
Wipe those weary eyes, it's time to make your Monday’s work for you.
Choose to make today an opportunity for you to set yourself up well for the week. To set out what you want to achieve and when. Start to form new productive habits, and find the balance between your working and social life by learning new ways to manage your time.Read More
Ok so you’ve heard about imposter syndrome. But do you know how to recognise the symptoms?
When imposter syndrome flares up, I hear clients say things like ‘i cannot apply for that job because everybody else is better than me’ or 'i need to keep taking courses, i don't know enough yet' or even 'i cannot take on that project because I don't have enough experience'.Read More
In my last blog, I looked at the drawbacks of talking to much about ourselves and I touched on the importance of listening to the other person. In this article, I outline the concept of Active Listening. Once you master it, you’ll be surprised at just how powerful and effective it can be.
In this article, we take a look at talking about ourselves, and discover why it isn’t such a good thing. I offer up some tips about what we can do about it and what benefits we can expect from this.
We’ve all got a story. An executive Coach can help you tell yours. In this article, we explore what that means and how an Executive Coach can help you close the gap from where you are… to where you are capable of being.
In this post, I would like to share why Executive Coaching can work so well for so many people, why it’s not just for big corporates and just what are some of the benefits you can expect.
Spoiler alert: it’s not to do with lack of self confidence.Read More
Effective leaders know that they are the rainmaker of their business – that is they are the ones who have the responsibility to build and drive their success – they are the ones their customers and teams rely on to create a thriving enterprise.Read More
While there are many reasons for hating a job, there are just as many for staying.Read More
When you have a demanding job or are in business for yourself, often times the sheer volume of work and problems to solve and things to learn feels relentless.Read More