Rachel Brushfield

I help my clients have new breakthroughs for sustained career and business success.

In two words, I am a ‘Talent Liberator.’

I used to work as a brand and communication strategist and in marketing, plus am a certified NLP coach. I now use these combined skills to help executives and professionals to brand and market themselves in their careers.

Helping people who want a new career but don’t know what is a favourite brief, plus people who don’t fit in a box because they have diverse experience or skills or who have blocks, actual or perceived stopping them from realising what they want in their career.

I have an unusual brain – it is very analytical and then goes lateral, with a ‘wide angle zoom lens’, so useful to help individuals to strategically yet practically see how their talents and skills are transferable and could be used elsewhere and how to make it happen.

Energise has been established since 1997, and our home office is near Oxford with regular work in London. We work on the phone/Skype, so distance is no object. We have over 25 years’ experience in total, update our skills regularly and keep up to date with trends and we have a great network.

Energise is an official partner of The Telegraph Media Group.

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A ‘waste of time’ is in the eye of the beholder

Woman juggling clocks
What is ‘a waste of time’ and who decides?

I went to an interesting workshop this week about ‘achieving more for less.’ A catchy phrase for efficiency and effectiveness and how to waste less time. Big trend that one in business as I am sure you have noticed, and sometimes a short term myopic one.

Read more on A ‘waste of time’ is in the eye of the beholder…

Hope is not a strategy – part 2

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The world of work is changing fast. Are you ready for it?

Here are 6 trends from a digest of a MPF trends seminar I attended recently by Rohit Talwar of Fast Future. @fastfuture

Read more on Hope is not a strategy – part 2…

Hope is not a strategy

Globe of world in Oyster shell

The world of work is changing fast. Are you ready for it?

Here are 6 trends from a digest of a MPF trends seminar I attended recently by Rohit Talwar of Fast Future. @fastfuture

Read more on Hope is not a strategy…

Are you singular or plural?

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Portfolio careers are growing fast – because of need and want. More information below if this is a new concept for you.

http://liberateyourtalent.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/could-a-portfolio-career-make-you-dance/

A career portfolio or portfolio career has many pros. I have thought of over 70. Here are 10 of mine for now:

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Who’s marketing you?

Brand you
Do you hate marketing yourself? Many people do especially women; it makes them feel very uncomfortable. With more competition for jobs and the trend to freelance and portfolio working growing apace, marketing yourself is something that cannot be ignored.

Read more on Who’s marketing you?…

Women in advertising – liberating their talent

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Globally women make more than 80% of purchasing decisions, choosing everything from the family’s food and clothing to holidays and cars. So it seems only logical that their professional contributions would be essential within the advertising industry – an industry estimated by The Work Foundation to have added more than £15.6 billion pounds to the UK economy in 2008 with those figures only increasing year on year.

Read more on Women in advertising – liberating their talent…

Indirectisms of the Brits ………..

English is known to be a confusing language to Foreigners because English people do not always say what they mean – they wear a ‘mask’. I am the only very direct member in a family who are very indirect/covert! This can be challenging & frustrating in the ‘communication department’!

Read more on Indirectisms of the Brits …………..

Create your own sunshine in August

Growing sunflowers (Better Business)

August is a great time to catch up with yourself!

Stephen Covey who wrote the classic book ‘The 7 habits of highly effective people’ talks about the importance of blocking out time in your diary for ‘important not urgent’ tasks.

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Yes. But, but, but…………

Making a career change can feel as big a decision as choosing a life partner and whether to have a baby. That’s big.

Career Ladder cartoon

To achieve a successful career change, you need to overcome the ‘buts’. A career change can seem like a huge mountain in front of you to climb. Part of my job as a talent liberator is to be your Sherpa.

Read more on Yes. But, but, but……………

Want to work flexibly?

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Today’s the day – 30 June 2014. From today, any employee who has been working for 6 months can request flexible working in the UK, whether they are a parent or carer or not. 20 million people have the right to ask. What impact will this have do you think?

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