As a career and life coach, I’ve noticed how people’s priorities have changed over the course of this year. As well as a shift in relationships, interests and lifestyle, what I’m seeing is that many of you are now seeing you can change how you…

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As a career coach, the question I’m most often asked is, “how do I find my ideal role?” Many clients make the assumption that many people are working in their dream jobs and that those people have proactively chosen their career paths. The truth is…

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Career dissatisfaction comes in different forms. You might feel fenced in when you’re at work or bored with your industry or role. Maybe you’re starved for professional growth and feel as though you’re currently stagnating. Or maybe you just fell into a career that was always a poor…

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Have you ever noticed that some of the most clever, creative women are the ones we don’t see enough of? In business, they often hold themselves back from self-promotion and they’re too humble to tell you how good they are for fear of overstating it….

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According to a study conducted by Gallup a few years ago, only 20% of people can say that they genuinely enjoy their careers. It’s important to define what the researchers mean when they use the term ‘career’. It’s not only paid work that counts. Whatever…

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When time rushes by as it sometimes does, I have the sense that I’m simply existing, rather than really living. Some of this may be a by-product of the society we inhabit but when I am focused and productive in my working hours, I have a…

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Every creative person I’ve ever worked with has told me they experience days filled with self-doubt. Ironically, it’s often the people with exceptional talent who are afflicted most. When you’re going through a patch of creative doubt, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone,…

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If ever you’ve experienced a sudden accident or diagnosis, a significant relationship breakdown or the loss of someone close, you know that such events can shake you to the core and change the way you view the world. Once the shock has passed, your real…

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I can’t remember how I originally stumbled across Emilie Wapnick’s Puttylike website. I do remember that her description of what it meant to be a ‘multi-potentialite’ appealed to me straight away. It was the first time I had a fitting name to describe myself. Like…

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