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Dream Life Best Fit Role

How to play to your strengths & reclaim time

We’ve been taught to believe we have to ‘do it all’ ourselves. But the reality is, that approach is far from sustainable. The best results are realised when we play to our strengths and mitigate our weaknesses through partnering, outsourcing or eliminating tasks we struggle with. I was recently interviewed by the fabulous Jade Green…

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How to make a sea change and thrive

Are you in a role that is perfect on paper, but in reality doesn’t feel right? The answer as to why can be found by looking at your strengths. In fact, strengths are a great way to not only understand yourself, but those around you – colleagues, partners, even kids. I was recently interviewed by…

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Why mapping out your perfect day matters

One the steps in my 7 Step Career Change program is to understand your happiness formula – the elements that fuel your happiness. Why do we do this? Because we know from positive psychology that happiness predicts success, not that other way around. Even in challenging times such as these, it’s important to still focus…

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How a radical idea delivered fulfilment and paid work

Sam Sutherland is a talented workshop facilitator and podcaster. She wants to make the workplace more human: to empower women and equality in the workplace through a variety of projects, which we cover in our chat. Sam’s podcast is relatively new and has taken off! But when we initially discussed it during her 7 Step…

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Mindfulness & meditation

Olivia Downing, founder and CEO of Liv Mindfully, is a psychologist, meditation teacher and mindfulness coach and educator. She helps corporates, schools and individuals to live and work to their full potential. I recorded this interview with Liv in 2017. It’s one of my favourites because it contains tips that you can apply every day.…

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How to make a dramatic career change & find fulfilment

Are you feeling stuck in your industry? This podcast provides an inspiring example of how you can make dramatic change in your career and find genuine fulfilment. That’s what Fred did. When I met Fred he was a senior manufacturing engineer in the sugar industry, who often worked on continuous improvement projects. He was ready…

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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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