8 Steps to a Work-Life Balance



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...

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You'll Be Amazed How Long Your List Is!


As we move toward the end of the year, you will no doubt start to think about what you want to achieve next year.

But before you do, there are some important things to do. 

Pause for a moment

This has been one of the most extraordinary years of our lives with the world changing in an instant as Corona Virus swept the globe. We have had...

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Three Language Tips To Get You More Interviews And Offers


Language is SO important when you go to the job market. It can affect how you feel, how people perceive you and, ultimately, how many interviews and job offers you get, or even how well you do in performance appraisals (especially 2 and 3 below)

Here are three key things that will make a difference. 

1. I was made redundant

No you...

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After The Career Break - What?


I speak to many people who are returning from a career break, whether it's been to raise a family, care for a sick relative, or take a year out to travel the world.

Some have been off for months and some for years. 

They tend to come with two common themes:

  1. Will anyone want me now? 
  2. I'll have to take a lesser role

Most people tend to...

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Getting Your Goals Right So Happiness Does Not Pass You By


When we think about the future, we often think about goal setting, and most people do it at two times in their life: 

  • New year when they feel almost obliged to set a resolution of some sort
  • Performance appraisals

The first is rarely successful, New Year Resolutions. Most people do not follow through with their resolutions and the second,...

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How To Confidently, Competently and Comfortably Share How Good You Are


"You’ll never talk your way out of that one!"

I’m not sure where that phrase originated, but in your career, actually you usually can talk your way out of it. “It” being the career situation you find yourself stuck in that you want to change.  

Almost everyone I work with has a fear of selling themselves....

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