Is Good Enough really Good Enough

Uncategorized Dec 01, 2021

 

There are times when Good Enough really is Good Enough. 

 For example, when you’re drafting your CV, or a cover letter. Naturally, you want those things to be as good as possible, but if you don’t get your CV out there its 100% certain that, even if its brilliant, it has zero possibility of getting you an...

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How to ensure your career supports your lifestyle

Uncategorized Nov 22, 2021

If you haven’t read my last blog, either hop over and do it now, or read this one first and then jump in and read it for some more great prep tasks for your 2022 goal setting. You can find it at here.

Goal setting is, for most people, something that happens at work and more often than not, as part of a performance appraisal or annual...

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Don’t set any goals before you’ve done this!

Uncategorized Nov 11, 2021

I’m talking about your goals now because if you leave it until December, you’ll probably either not get around to it or not give it the attention it deserves.

Its really important to prepare properly for setting goals because if you don’t know where you are heading, you could end up just about anywhere, which is only great...

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Three common sense tips to reduce stress in your career

Uncategorized Nov 01, 2021

This week sees Stress awareness day (Wed) and Common sense day (Thurs)

I think they’re linked.

We’ve all got common sense (although we don’t always use it of course ), and we all have things that we find stressful from time to time.

So it makes common sense to have strategies to deal with those things so they are less, or...

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So, what's your story?

Uncategorized Oct 25, 2021

Every experience we’ve ever had and every decision we’ve ever made has made us each of us who we are today. 

Ultimately, that's how we came together today, me having written these words and you reading them. I hope that you'll glean something useful for your career and jump on to the challenge next week to find out what an ideal...

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Busting the career myths

Uncategorized Oct 15, 2021
 

What are the beliefs you have about work? Are they helping you or hindering you? 

Here are some of the myths I come across most often: 

The career decision I'm making now or next has to be for the rest of my working life.

[email protected]$t! I'm sorry, but it is. Although we all know a job for life is unusual these days, people still put...

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The impact you make

Uncategorized Oct 05, 2021
 

How often do you stop and think about the difference you really make?

Its a good exercise to do for a number of reasons. Here are some of them

  • reminds you how good you are
  • builds or re-builds your confidence
  • ensures you get the best outcome at your next performance appraisal
  • helps you build CVs that get you interviews
  • gives compelling...
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Its find your ideal job month

Uncategorized Oct 01, 2021
 

The focus here at The Career Base Camp and across my coaching practice this month is about finding an ideal role. 

Knowing your ideal role might prompt you to make your current role even better, go for a new internal position or career path, progress to the next level, or make a wholesale career change. 

But, could you describe right...

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4 Ways to Boost Productivity During These Trying Times

When it comes to career development and striving for success, it’s clear that productivity is a major factor to hinge on. If you’re not being productive, it’s hard to start climbing the ladder and tick things off the list.

That said, finding the right balance of active output can be hard during the vast shift brought on by...

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How To Make Sure You Achieve Your Goals (Part 2)

 

If you've been following my blogs over the last few weeks you'll be fired up and ready to get out there and start achieving your goals. 

If you want to remind yourself, start with this one which will get you going on the basics and then find out how to get motivated here

Look forward and back

For this part, imagine again that it...

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