Can you imagine how would it feel to wake up each Monday morning in the knowledge that you have an exciting and enjoyable week ahead, doing work you love? Wouldn’t that be just great? Most People are Unfulfilled in Their Jobs The sobering statistics are that research consistently shows 1 [...]
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Most common FEARS Some recent experiences with new clients, all in different situations, have got me thinking again about how FEAR can hold you back from achieving success or key goals in your career and life. We all have fears, don't we, as it is part of human nature? As [...]
Knowing when to walk away and why I first wrote this blog a couple of years ago and it attracted much interest, as I believe it resonated with many people, as we have all been there, haven't we? However, I felt compelled to re-post and tweak it, following a [...]
Time for a career change? For many people the new year is a time for thinking about changing jobs or career. Most people are comfortable thinking about changing to a similar job. This might be to progress your career and move up the career ladder, earn more money, work for [...]
How do you ever find your way to somewhere you don’t know how to get to? In life, we are used to using maps to get our bearings and follow directions. In the 21st century digital age, Smartphones come supplied with maps and a sat nav facility, which makes it [...]
Job interviews come in all shapes and sizes in today's 21st century digital age. It wasn't that long ago that the telephone interview was considered to be an innovative new and time saving approach. They are now commonplace and mainly for screening out prospective candidates. Nowadays job interviews over Skype [...]
How Important is it to do work you love? Confucius, Chinese Teacher, Editor, Politician, and Philosopher (BC 551-BC 479) says “Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life” What a wonderful fulfilling statement. You may have never considered how important it is to [...]
Leading a fulfilling life One year on from having a full hip replacement (with titanium implants) I am grateful for making a full recovery, which many people have said is ‘remarkable and inspirational’ However, like overcoming any adversity or major change in your life, it has been an emotional roller [...]
Do you FEAR failure? No doubt you have said yes to this question, as most of us don’t like to fail at anything, do we? However, the reality is many successful people fail at some time in their lives, don’t they? Consider Richard Branson, Gary Barlow and Andy Murray. What [...]
As a business owner how do you go about your day? Do you let your day run you or do you take control of your day by setting your intent and clear goals to achieve specific objectives, making things happen for you and your business? Networking is key to any [...]