Career of Passion? Joseph Campbell (1904 – 1987) was a foremost US mythologist, writer and lecturer. He is remembered for some wonderful quotes – here are two in particular: “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” “Passion will move men beyond [...]
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If you are seeking inspiration to make 2018 one of the best years of your life, there are a wealth of career and personal development books, audio books and DVDs to choose from. So, how do you know what personal development resources are the best for you? Clearly, we all [...]
I recently attended a funeral where I was quickly thinking about legacy. Firstly I was amazed by the numbers of people crowding into the Chapel, coming to pay their respects to a loved one, with standing room only. Like most people there, I was also genuinely touched by the wonderful send-off, [...]
What is your purpose in life? Many people believe you are on this planet to fulfil your true potential to become the best person you can possibly be. Even if you don’t subscribe to such a belief, just thinking about it certainly has an uplifting effect. The dust has well [...]
Are You Thinking About Changing Careers? Maybe you have some ideas, you have worked through some options yourself or you are working with a professional Career Coach to help achieve the clarity you are seeking? Either way, it can be daunting to jump ship, straight from one job or career [...]
Joseph Campbell (1904 – 1987) was a foremost US mythologist, writer and lecturer. He is remembered for some wonderful quotes – here are two in particular: “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” “Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, [...]
Portfolio Careers - How to Work for Passion, Pleasure & Profit! A Portfolio Career could be the answer - If so what is a Portfolio Career ? Let’s start with a definition. If you search on the internet, you will come across various definitions of a portfolio career. [...]
Stock Take - What Is Important To You In Your Career & Life & WHY? In our fast moving world and lives, most of us rarely stop and reflect. Instead we tend to stumble through life. Does this sound familiar? However, if you are looking to change career, you now have [...]
No not that old joke about your alarm clock or Smartphone! If you have read any of my books or blogs or already done some 'stock taking' of your own, you might well be starting to re-evaluate your current career situation. Digging deeper, will help to consider some of your key [...]
Letting Go and Looking Forward - To Change You Must First Change People often ask me 'what do you mean by letting go and what would I need to let go of?' This great quote from Deepak Chopra sums it up perfectly for me: In the process of letting go [...]