What’s stopping you?

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

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”

How To Get What You Want

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”

When things get HARD!

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!”

How to get unstuck and LOVE your career!

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!”

How to stop worrying

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”

How to stop comparing yourself with others

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”

Sewing your safety net

It is all very well to reach for your goal, to move towards your vision, but in doing this you’re going to need to take action. Many of these actions, even if successful might leave you feeling those same old feelings of fear, doubt, shame, confusion, insecurity etc. Even if you reach for your goalContinue reading “Sewing your safety net”