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5 Life Lessons From Having Covid-19

The inevitable happened week before last - I test positive for Covid-19. So, something I have been stressing about for 1.5 years finally happened. Over the course of managing the various periods of isolation, and being ill, I learnt a few important life lessons, which I share in this article.

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Finding Your Passion: The Paradox of Career Change

When it comes to career change, we're told to find and follow our passions. Quotes like, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life” are supposed to help. This article explores how the pressure to "find your passion" could be holding you back from making your career change.

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Career-Changer Series: From Fashion to Business Mentor

As part of my ongoing Career-Changer series, I spoke to Gali Siegal about her transition from Fashion Account Manager to Business Mentor. Forced to re-consider her career following a serious accident, we hear how Gali sought out a new career with more flexibility and the opportunity to give back.

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Why We Fear Change (& How to Overcome Yours)

The strongest theme that has emerged from reading many personal development books and coaching individuals seeking change for over ten years now, is how FEAR is the one thing that holds us back from doing pretty much anything new. Here we learn why we fear change, and how to overcome those fears.

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What is Coaching Supervision?

I recently qualified as a Coaching Supervisor, having spent eight months completing a Diploma in Coaching Supervision. It's recommended that every coach has a Supervisor. But what is Coaching Supervision, and what can you expect from working with a coach Supervisor?

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Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?

I have recently become aware of a personality trait that I’m not sure I knew existed. I knew I was an introvert, and quite a sensitive one at that, and perhaps someone who struggled a little with anxiety on top of that. Here, I describe my discovery of the 'Highly Sensitive Person' trait.

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10 Signs Your Current Job Isn’t Right for You

Today we have a guest blog post from Rebecca Shinn, who is a freelance writer and relationship expert with a psychology degree. Here, she shares her thoughts on the signs to look out for, which might suggest it's time to consider changing your job, or even your career.

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Career-Changer Series: From Marketing to Coaching

This week, as part of my ongoing Career-Changer series, I spoke to career-shifter Ayesha Murray about her switch from a successful 20 year career in Marketing to training and starting out as a Coach and Mentor for working parents.

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Your Career Questions answered on BBC News Live

On Monday, I was asked to join Simon McCoy on BBC News Live to answer questions from viewers struggling to find work during the Pandemic. I answered questions relating to CVs and interviews, offering advice and tips along the way.

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Career-Changer Series: From Teacher to Wine Business Founder

As part of my ongoing Career-Changer series, I was delighted to reconnect with an old school friend, who I spotted from LinkedIn had changed career and started his own wine business. Here, I share Edd Simpson's journey, from musician, to teacher, to starting his own business in the wine industry.

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Working with Alice was the best decision I made. Her style of coaching is uplifting, rewarding and inspiring. Through her coaching, I’ve found out what my passions are and continue to take steps to turn them in to my career.

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Alice Stapleton

About Alice

Alice coaches those who want to change career but don’t know what they want to do instead. She offers Career Coaching designed to help graduates, early to mid-level career-changers, and parents returning to work gain a clear vision of what career is right for them, and how to achieve it. She is also a qualified Coach Supervisor.