If you read last week's blog you'll recall that the place to start with setting your goals is firstly to look back over the last year (or further if you want) and recognise all the things you loved, the things you achieved and the things you want to stop doing, start doing or keep doing.
Then I got you to think...
If you haven't already started, right now is next best time to start thinking about 2021 and how you are going to make it a great year for you.
If you haven't already, take a look back at all the good things over the last year. Our tendency is to focus on the negative things first, so this is a really useful exercise as you set yourself up...
This is the Friendship Bridge
The Border between Nepal and Chinese Controlled Tibet.
It is one of the most strictly controlled borders I've ever crossed!
How strictly are you controlling your borders though?
Bizarrely with more people working from home, work-life balance seems to be more of...
Interview is the thing that people fear most about the process of getting a new job.
But it doesn't have to be.
Follow these top tips to feel more confident and perform better at interview.
Many people feel like they are going for an interrogation when they go for interview and, like someone I worked...
This is one to really stop and think about. We’d all like to think that we are in total charge of our career. But are you really?
Are you proactive in making sure you are, and that you continue to do jobs that you love? Or are you just going with someone else’s flow? Perhaps the company...
At this time when the media is full of negativity about the economy and job prospects, it is very easy to get drawn into a state of doom and gloom.
Go ahead and do that if you want to, but if you do, you should probably stop reading now because this is about creating a positive career outlook.
As we came into 2020 the path was clear.
We could make plans for the future and see how our careers might pan out in the future.
Or could you?
I only ask because a lot of people work with me because they are lost in the fog and want to find a way out. They feel stuck in some way in their...
“Wait a minute”, I hear you say, “I haven’t got a flat tyre. And anyway, what’s that got to do with my career?”
Stay with me on this one, it’s a good analogy.
Imagine your career is going well. You enjoy the work, you love the people, you like the organisation. Because of that it allows you to do what...
I don’t know what your individual situation is or how Covid has affected you, but I do know two things:
Firstly, everyone I speak to has some concern about their career either right now or for the future.
Some have lost their job or been furloughed; some are just really concerned about the long term future of their job; some are still...
I’m going to make a generalisation here.
Think about whether it might apply to you.
Many people find those type of phrases challenging because they go against everything you were taught and it plays to beliefs you may have picked up as a child along the lines of it being bad to boast and “you shouldn’t blow your own...