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The formula for achieving your potential

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down” ~ Kurt Vonnegut “Anything that feels good couldn’t possibly be bad” ~ Angelina Jolie “Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self indulgence” ~ Tom Robbins A few years ago I worked with a client who wanted clarity about her […]

Take a bold step

Bold adj. 1. Fearless and daring; courageous. 2. Requiring or exhibiting courage and bravery. 3. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent: a bold, sassy child. 4. Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous: a bold handwriting. 5. Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain: bold cliffs. 6. Printing Boldface “Whatever you do, or dream you can, […]

Create your own future work opportunities

“Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people.” – Source unknown “Get the right people on the bus and in the right seat.” ~ Jim Collins “Problems can become opportunities when the right people come together.” ~ Robert South We all know how important it is […]

15 tips to kickstart your career

“To be prepared is half the victory.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes, novelist “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” ~ Arnold Toynbee, economic historian “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” ~ Friedrich Engels, philosopher ONE | Attitude! Make yours positive and optimistic. TWO | Notice what […]

Attain your personal best

“The extraordinary belong to those who make it.” ~ Grey Goose vodka advert “Champions keep playing until they get it right” ~ Billie-Jean King, tennis player “Find something that you’re really interested in doing in your life. Pursue it, set goals and commit yourself to excellence. Do the best you can.” ~ Chris Evert, tennis […]

Powerful questions to ask at job interviews

It is so important to have a list of questions to ask at job interviews which really enable you to assess what an organisation – and your next boss – is like to work for and most importantly, whether they are a good fit for you. Here are some suggestions: 1. Who will I learn […]

Choosing your next career move

Choosing your next job is a serious business. The time and effort you spend on deciding what is the right move for you will pay off.

How clear are you about your criteria and the evidence you will need to see, hear or feel in interactions with your prospective employer to ensure the fit is right? Just like buying a new pair of shoes, they might look wonderful and feel OK after a quick try on, but if you experience a lot of discomfort in them, you will regret your decision.

Getting to grips with a new role

Today I am introducing my gorgeous new grandson Elliot, born 24 June 2015. His mum and dad, Alexa and Sean, now have important new roles in their lives. And now I’m a Granny – a new role for me. I’m wondering what being a good Granny might involve. It is a role that will grow […]

Advice for the new job seeker

Starting to look for a job can feel like quite a challenge, especially if you haven’t done it before or for some time. I’d encourage you to first answer these 4 questions: Who am I? What are your strengths, achievements (academic or otherwise)? What do people value in you? If you don’t know, ask them. […]