Tag Archives: career

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

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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.

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Career cul de sac?

Career opportunities next exit

This is a guest blog from one of our clients, Rick Cotgreave. We helped Rick discover his second career at 40.

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson.

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My inspiring clients. Part 2 of 4.

Dreams and obligations

Most people don’t realize how amazing and talented they are, and hide their light under a bushel.

My job is to help them to see their talent & uniqueness, work with them to define a career vision, strategy and plan and support them to market themselves and get to where they want to be, overcoming actual and perceived hurdles.

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My inspiring clients. Part 1 of 4.

Hands releasing butterflies (Individuals site Energise image)

Most people don’t realize how amazing and talented they are, and hide their light under a bushel. My job is to help them to see their talent & uniqueness, work with them to define a career vision, strategy and plan and support them to market themselves and get to where they want to be, overcoming actual and perceived hurdles.

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How career resilient are you?

Man running on water

How career resilient are you and how important is it?

I went to an interesting seminar last week about career resilience. I came away feeling confident that I am, which is good to know doing the work I do!

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Yes, But, But, But…!

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What’s your ideal career? Is it what you are doing now? If not, what are you doing about it?

Many people want to change career, get to the starting blocks, and then find ‘buts’ and never move any further. So how can you overcome fear?

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Skip and a trip down memory lane

Exec male leaping in field (Individuals site Services image)

Do you like reminiscing?

I went to an event this week and one of the speakers was from advertising; Nick Mustoe, a familiar name from my JWT account planning days!

Nick now runs Kindred Agency and as someone rare in advertising with white hair, is living proof that you CAN adapt to a changing profession and still be successful, and my goodness hasn’t it changed!

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What’s your career strategy and plan? Part 4 of 5.


This blog post is part 4 of 5 and looks at the opportunity cost of not having a career strategy and plan.

“Control your destiny or someone else will.” Jack Welsh.

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What’s your career strategy and plan? Part 3 of 5.

This blog shares some tips about how to create a career strategy and plan.

“Goals that are not written down are just wishes.” Anon.

How do you go about creating a career strategy and plan?

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