Let’s talk about boundaries This is a common theme with many of my coaching clients… How do you set boundaries at work? How do you keep them in place? Are boundaries actually helpful or just a buzzword? Let’s start at the beginning and look at what might stop you from even considering them… ——> WhatContinue reading “Boundaries”
Your journey won’t be the same as everyone else’s And it shouldn’t be Your career path won’t be straightforward You might look back at where you could have taken short cuts…or only see problems ahead… You might look at others and wonder how they moved forward so effortlessly (spoiler: they didn’t, it just looks likeContinue reading “Career Confusion?”
What’s stopping you from taking that next step in your career you’ve been thinking about? I’ve seen many different reasons (excuses) explained to me in the past… – Lack of confidence that you can do what’s required in the new role – Fear of taking on a level of responsibility you’ve not had before (theContinue reading “What’s stopping you?”
Imposter syndrome…should we give it any attention? For many, imposter syndrome is a huge weight, a huge burden, so how can you NOT give it attention? Well, I like to give it a brief acknowledgement and maybe a little wave to give it some of the attention it is craving. Then move on. But howContinue reading “Imposter Syndrome”
It’s easy: Decide what you want Work out all the things that are stopping you Address all those things Voila! You are where you wanted to be! My brain is very good at seeing all the pitfalls in a plan…it is what made me good at project and change management in my corporate career. IContinue reading “How To Get What You Want”
It doesn’t matter whether you’re following your passion or just working for the paycheck, there are always going to be times when work and life gets HARD! This is normal. This is ok. This is nothing to panic about. I find it quite frustrating when I see advice along the lines of “If you’re notContinue reading “When things get HARD!”
It can be a confusing place when you’ve had a successful career, good promotions, you’ve built up a variety of experience and skills and then suddenly a brick wall appears, perhaps out of nowhere. Maybe you didn’t get that promotion Maybe your motivation has suddenly dropped off a cliff Or you look at the pathContinue reading “How to get unstuck and LOVE your career!”
Recognise ‘worry’ for what it is Our brains warn us if it is sensing a threat. That’s fine. That’s useful. And normal. Repeatedly focusing on that warning and playing it over and over in your head is not useful. These are thoughts coming into your head. You can choose what to do with these thoughtsContinue reading “How to stop worrying”
We all know we shouldn’t compare ourselves to other people, we all know how pointless it is, how unhelpful it is. Yet we keep doing it. So is there anything we can do to stop it? One of the most powerful ways I’ve found to help people with this is to work with them toContinue reading “How to stop comparing yourself with others”
I’ve been thinking a lot about doubt lately. I have learnt not to resist my emotions and instead, I welcome them in, even if they are uncomfortable, I let them float across the blue sky of my mind like clouds. They might linger longer than I want sometimes, or evaporate quickly in the midday sun,Continue reading “Doubt”
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