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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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Use your network to find a best-fit role

  I’m celebrating! A client, Felicity, has just been offered a great role in financial services. Ignore all the negativity in the news and on social media: there are jobs available and it is possible to find a best fit role for you. But you may need to change your strategy and embrace your network.…

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Mindset & strategies for finding your next role

The biggest challenge any job seeker faces at the moment is mindset. If you’ve recently been stood down or made redundant, it’s really easy to become overwhelmed with negativity and to end up feeling fearful and stuck. This is understandable as an initial reaction, but it’s not viable as a mindset that’s going to get…

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Job opportunities: the obvious & the hidden

We’ve been celebrating! One of my clients recently got a job in her dream industry, which is great news for her in the middle of this pandemic. Jane had worked in the pharmaceutical industry, but wanted to move across to food technology. When we met she firmly believed that there were no jobs in her…

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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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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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Self employed? Considering it? 3 tips for greater ease.

Working for yourself can be a liberating and empowering experience. But, it’s not without its challenges. It’s easy to feel isolated, to overthink and trip yourself up, or to get stuck in a pattern of negative thinking when something doesn’t go your way. So, I’d like to share the top 3 challenges I’ve experienced, and…

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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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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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