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Knowing when to walk away


Knowing When to Walk Away and Why I first wrote this blog several years ago, well before the Covid pandemic and it attracted much interest. However, I felt compelled to re-post and tweak it, following a spate of unexpected resignations from a number of my clients. This again was [...]

Knowing when to walk away2022-10-13T13:50:04+01:00

Career Success – Navigate Your Way


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 [...]

Career Success – Navigate Your Way2019-03-05T14:25:37+00:00

Job Interviews – How to Win


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 [...]

Job Interviews – How to Win2021-07-26T11:32:40+01:00

Are You Aware of Your Career Values And Needs?


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 [...]

Are You Aware of Your Career Values And Needs?2019-03-06T15:40:28+00:00

Fulfilling Life-titanium transforms


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 [...]

Fulfilling Life-titanium transforms2019-03-05T14:25:00+00:00

Developing Winning Mindset


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 [...]

Developing Winning Mindset2014-07-05T20:23:42+01:00



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 [...]

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