Over the last couple of years, I have had more and more messages from aspiring and newly-qualified coaches, asking for my advice on how to build a coaching business, and how to forge a successful career as a coach. I thought it might be helpful to summarise the advice I often give, and post it here for those of you who are interested in building a successful coaching practice in the future.
Whenever we’re considering making a change, or doing something new or different, it’s often our fears that get in the way. This post seeks to help you understand where these fears come from, and how to manage them.
As a Career Change Coach, I hear many reasons for leaving what may appear on the surface to be a perfectly decent job. Whilst these reasons often vary from person to person, what I’ve noticed over the years is a strong pattern in what tends to underpin their motivations for leaving.
Having a baby is a funny old thing. In the eyes of some, you immediately age about 50 years, but, in your head, you feel just as young as you ever did. Here I share my experiences of returning to work after being on maternity leave, and tips for you and your employer to help make it a smooth transition.
I read this morning that the average person will change career 5-7 times during their working life. If you’ve decided that this is the year that you finally ditch that job you hate, then here are five steps to help you on your way to changing career in 2018.
Recent research conducted by the Resolution Foundation suggests that Millennials are set to enjoy the biggest inheritance boom of any post-war generation. I was kindly invited on to Andrew Castle’s LBC breakfast show this morning to discuss the findings, and what benefits this might bring for those currently in their 20s and 30s.
As some of you may have noticed, there’s been a few changes to my website and I haven’t posted anything new for over a year now. No, I didn’t get lazy or super busy - I have been on Maternity Leave, having given birth to little Magnus in December 2016. I’ve just returned to work and I have some exciting news about a new Career Coaching programme I now offer.
The Quarter Life Crisis describes the anxious transition those in their 20s and 30s often experience when they start to question who they are and what they want from the rest of their lives. It often prompts the need for a career change but few know what they want to do instead.
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.
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