What is life coaching? Life coaching is a form of personal development. A life coach is someone professionally trained in questioning and conversation techniques. In doing so, coaching can help you get to the root of a particular challenge and create a plan to get from where you are, to where you want to be. Through various forms of training, coaches are equipped with a ‘toolbox’ of … [Read more...] about What is life coaching?
Have you been thinking it's time to move jobs? Today we chat the warning signs and five factors that might signal it's time to start the hunt... Recently I have been settling within a new, exciting role. It's funny because I'm the type of person who wants to stay in a role for a long time, but a great opportunity came along and it felt like the right move for me. Sometimes you're … [Read more...] about Time to move jobs?
Are you looking for tips to get that promotion or pay rise? You're in the right place! It's the time of year when many of us begin to reflect on the year that has passed and begin to sit with our bosses and talk about our achievements over the past twelve months. It can be frustrating when we feel we have achieved so much and it doesn't feel like our job title or pay reflects what we do and … [Read more...] about Tips to get that promotion or pay rise
So it's nearing the end of January and I already need a holiday. Time for the annual leave switch off, yeah? I kid, I kid. The start of 2018 has been relatively kind to me, but that's not to say that I'm not excited at the prospect of a long weekend away with my mum at the start of February. Like many over thinkers, I find it hard to switch off and really enjoy annual leave, so much so that … [Read more...] about Annual Leave Switch Off
The start of a new year brings a plethora of content around changing ourselves; getting slimmer, becoming more accomplished, changing our careers, reinventing ourselves. Well - I say - no new year, new me! Self improvement. Don't get me wrong, plenty of these narratives come from a good place - recruiters trying to give you new opportunities, health gurus trying to get us off our … [Read more...] about No New Year, New Me
I've been in that process of hiring people recently. Whilst I'm by no means a pro, I like to think I know a little about what I'm doing. Hiring people is such a bizarre process, but I do like to think as the years have gone by I've picked up a few key behaviours that impress every time. Given my current role, I tend to be responsible for the hiring (thankfully no firing yet) of 'junior' staff. … [Read more...] about The Importance of Being Dimensional