In this blog post, I examine the idea of changing things (career, relationships, life in general) as a way of finding happiness. Having worked through a lot of mindset challenges of my own since going self-employed full time, I have learnt that perhaps the answer is not to seek happiness from others, your career, or any other external thing. Perhaps the answer is to change the way we see and interpret things, examining what we say to ourselves on a daily basis about what we believe these situations say about us as a person.
Having coached hundreds and hundreds of Millennials over the years, I have a pretty clear sense of what frustrates this generation about their jobs, so much so that they’re considering leaving, or even completely changing career, as a result. As the saying goes, “people don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad managers” and I completely agree. Here are 7 key tips for managing Millennials in the workplace.
Maybe you’re feeling frustrated, disillusioned, or just fed up. We all feel like this about our jobs from time to time but what do you do if you’ve been feeling this way for a while now? A lot of people stay in their job because they don’t know what else they can do, or where to start in exploring their options. In this article, I take you through four key options that can help you determine what your next step might need to be if you currently hate your job and want to move on.
Following on from my article last month on how to overcome rejection, it made sense for this month’s post to focus on building self-confidence. We face some form of rejection almost every day, which can impact how confident you feel. How can you build yourself up again, or maintain the self-confidence you may already have? Here are five tips on how to do just that.
There are very few people who genuinely relish the morning routine or whom are able to maintain the same level of enthusiasm when going to work each and every day. However, that being said, work still provides an important focus and sense of purpose for the vast majority of us. If you're seriously dreading every Monday morning, and find yourself counting down the hours each day, it may be time to reassess. Here are five signs that it's probably time to quit your job.
I consistently see the fear of rejection as the predominant obstacle holding back my clients from performing at their highest potential. We possess several rigid demands that we try our damnedest to avoid in life, such as failure, negative judgement, loneliness, uncertainty, and imperfection. To me, they all hold one common factor – we must not be rejected in any way. Here are 13 ways to overcome your fear of rejection.
At the end of each year, I like to review what I've achieved over the past 12 months, what's gone well, and what I'd rather forget. This exercise is a great way to do that. It also encourages you to think about what you'd like to get out of 2016. So, grab a notebook, or copy and paste the questions in to your phone, and get started with planning how you want 2016 to look.
I started my Life Coaching business five years ago. I’m not going to lie – it’s been, and continues to be, an uphill struggle. In a saturated market, it is hard to get clients. In this post I share the five things I’ve learnt that are fundamental to sustaining a full-time Life Coaching practice.
There's not much of 2015 left. Where has the year gone? If you've still got business/career/life goals you want to achieve before the end of the year then this deal is for you: book a coaching session in for December and you'll get 90 minutes of coaching for the price of 60, potentially saving you over £50!
Perfectionism, defined as “a refusal to accept any standard short of perfection”, is always something I’ve struggled with. Here are my top tips on how to overcome perfectionism and move forward with your goals.
This is a short video I made introducing myself and what I do as a Career/Life Coach. Have a watch if you'd like to find out more about coaching and what to expect from working with me.
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