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Dream Life Best Fit Role

A dream life, best fit role travelling the world

Glenyce Johnson had a successful 15 year career in the travel industry, including as managing director of Peregrine Adventures. Then she had an epiphany while hiking in Spain in 2006 – “more walking, less working” – which lead her to create her dream life, best fit business, Wandering the World. Glenyce now leads walks in…

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Is your job search approach working for you?

Think about the last time you looked for a job (or you may currently be looking). How did it make you feel? Empowered, with a sense of control over the process? Or belittled and questioning your employability? Now, think about a major purchase you may have made, e.g. a house or a car. Were you…

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How to keep your holiday vibe alive back at work

It really is possible to return to work after an amazing holiday and not feel your holiday buzz disappear instantly. But for too many people, the thought of returning to work dominates the last few days of their holidays, and their arrival back at work is brutal. When I was a student I worked at…

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How to take a role from good to best-fit

Many of my clients like their roles, but want them to be more easeful and fulfilling. You can easily refine your role to be both of those things. You just need to understand your natural strengths and how to apply them. Your strengths are your super powers. They are activities that you find fulfilling and…

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It’s OK to want more from your work life

You can change to a more fulfilling career. On your terms. At any stage. Being successful in your career is a great achievement, but there’s more to life (if you want there to be). We’ve all heard that cliché about the how the last thing you’d wish for on your death bed is that you…

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Who defines your success?

Are you living your definition of success, or someone else’s? When I was at uni, I was always surprised when I came across people who were studying degrees that offered rewarding, well paid careers (e.g. law, medicine, etc.), but who were deeply unhappy. How could they be unhappy with such a great future? But it…

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Even successful people can feel unemployable

There are people who doubt their ability / employability at every career level. This can especially be the case when trying to find a new role or moving to a new city / country. The worst case I’ve seen was a client who came to having submitted 150 job applications over 6 months and only…

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Here’s a key ingredient for being happy at work

Harvard study finds that compliments help us to succeed. Surprise? I’ve just come across an article I read a few years ago about a Harvard Business School study that found that, “Praise from friends, family, and colleagues creates ‘best-self activation’, which leads people to perform at their best. As a result: people whose best-self concepts…

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To resign, or not to resign?

Are you thinking about resigning or know someone who’s been talking about it but hasn’t taken the next step? Here are 3 inspiring stories of clients who have resigned from their jobs in the past week. They’ve already lined up bridge jobs and couldn’t be happier with their decision. By working through my 7 Step…

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You have more job options than you realise

Many of my clients come to me feeling as though a career change is almost impossible for them. These capable people question their skills and their employability. Why? One key reason is because they’ve often spent months looking for roles on job search websites. But while you’re unlikely to find the right job for you…

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