Why now is the only “right time” for action

Time

It’s not the right time, I said.  Why not? Asked my friend.  “Well it’s just not” and I proceeded to list all of my reasons.  I’d been wanting to set up my own business for years, but it was never the ‘right time’  I hear you, but if not now, then when?  mmm. I had […]

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How to learn to love networking

Networking

Networking used to be my biggest nightmare.  Put me on stage and I could present to hundreds Yet, ask me to mingle with them afterwards and I’d literally hide in the toilets.  Networking gave rise to my inner, socially awkward child.  I forgot how to start conversations When it came to joining in a conversation […]

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The #1 Secret to Getting Unstuck in your Career

Fear

  Being or feeling ‘stuck’ in your career is an uncomfortable place to be at best.    You’ve probably lost track of the amount of time you’ve wasted contemplating what do next, or how to get unstuck. Worse still, you might turn your attention to all the reasons you’re stuck and spiral into a blame game, or feel […]

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How to Thrive at Work with Boundaries. Blog Series PART 3

Boundaries

Boundaries are important for us all in being able to thrive at work. You’re reading Part 3 of a 3 part Blog series on Boredom, Burnout and Boundaries at work. You can find the previous 2 posts here: The Burnout Boom; Boredom, Burnout and Boundaries, Part 2. and  How to NOT hate your work; Burnout, Boredom and Boundaries […]

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The Burnout Boom; Boredom, Burnout and Boundaries, Part 2.

Burnout

Burnout, we’re hearing a lot about it lately. Is this a new phenomenon or has it always been around in different guises. Hard to say but what we do know is this……. High Achievers share many things in common – a strive for excellence, high standards, strong work ethic, a constant desire to seek more […]

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How to NOT hate your work; Burnout, Boredom and Boundaries Part 1.

How not to hate your work

 Boredom, burnout and boundaries, what do these 3 things have in common? Well, in my opinion, if you’re struggling at work it’s most likely because of one of these 3 things. So, how do you not hate your job?   In this 3 part BLOG series, we’re exploring Boredom, Burnout and Boundaries and this week we’re looking at […]

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How to survive the summer as a working parent

Working Parents

Working parents, this one is for you. Brace yourself, schools are out for summer.  So, as a Mum of three, a fellow working parent, running a business and a family I know this is a time where Mum’s and Dad’s all around the country are losing their heads. For the record, I love spending time […]

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How to be Happy: 5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Happiness at Work

How to be happy

 We all want happiness, it’s a universal goal. Ask even the most pessimistic person if they want to be happy and I’m pretty sure they’d answer yes, even if their behaviour suggest otherwise.    What makes each of us happy varies, for some it’s their career, for others it’s growing a family, for others it’s travelling the […]

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Values: Your Secret Weapon to Finding Fulfilment.

Know your values

Values are your secret weapon to finding fulfilment I trained as a coach in 2009, and from that moment on I felt like I was walking around with a secret weapon. This weapon has the power to destroy boredom, frustration, self doubt, overwhelm, confusion and many other negative emotions that quite simply got in my […]

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