August 17, 2020

We’ve all gotten used to communicating this way and the thing is – we’re still communicating, but without the frills, or the distractions, or the time drain.  We’re more focused, time-conscious, efficient, environmentally friendly and economical.

July 22, 2020

Coaching is a wonderful mechanism to help you do all of this, your coach is your cheerleader, they are up for you, willing you on.  They know you can do it and they can support you in coming up with you goal, help you settle on a plan, test your commitment and be your...

June 21, 2020

Never mind the interview questions, there’s a whole assault course of practicalities to think of if you’re being interviewed remotely!

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation!

But don’t fear, a little preparation can go a long way and in lots of ways, an online interview c...

June 3, 2020

 Are you getting a little sick of hearing how the "New Normal" is going to be so much better than what went before?

As everyone is talking about the New Normal and promoting the idea of remote working, I came across this article which says it’s not about “Where” we work...

May 27, 2020

...since the lock-down has been eased a little here in the last week, I’m confused too.  I want to go out, yet I want to stay in.  I know I am safe at home, that we’ve been following the rules, so I’m scared to break that (even though we’d still be following the rules)...

May 4, 2020

Think about what the employer wants.  They want someone who can and will do the job (smart, hard-working), who is enthusiastic and wants to progress (hard working, ambitious) and who fits in (nice).  And don’t underestimate being nice.

April 16, 2020

We’ve all been dealing with various things going on in our lives and coping with huge changes.  We’ve all dealt with this in our different ways.  Some with quietness, some with humour, some with trying to stay connected, or with the comfort of eating, drinking, sleepin...

April 6, 2020

Can you think back to Monday 9th March?   It seems like a different world now.  I know I was going about my business as a sort of normal.  Maybe 80-90% normal.

April 4, 2020

We are all struggling at this difficult time and events are unprecedented in our lifetimes. It can be hard to keep going, but by doing our best to be resilient we can increase our chances of "bouncing back". Try putting these strategies into practice - and th...

February 10, 2020

Do you know the book “Feel the fear and do it anyway” by Susan Jeffers? (I recommend).

Basically, she says that we will always have the fear of doing something new, but if we wait until we don’t have that fear anymore to do it, we never will.  The only way to deal with...

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