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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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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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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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How to translate a successful police career into the private sector

The stories we tend to hear about people who have left the police force (and the military and emergency services) tend be about struggles with PTSD. But that is not the case for many, and certainly not for Richard James. Richard’s career path has taken him from being a sprinter, to a rugby player, to…

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Interview mistakes & what to do instead

I recently helped a 50+ year old male client land his dream job. Yahooo! This is a particularly happy ending as he had been made redundant 9 months ago and for 7 months had job interviews, but no job offers. The roller coaster of job seeking is so demoralising! Within 2 months of working with…

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Understanding your strengths is critical at every stage of your career

Strengths play a critical role in success and happiness, regardless of how junior or senior you are in your role. In this podcast I speak with the amazing Alex Tullio. Alex has had a stellar career in finance, but realised something was missing. As it turns out, what was missing was the insights that came…

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