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  • strategies to find my passion

    How to find my purpose? 4 things you can do today!

    A few years back, I had the realisation that I no longer loved my work, despite having achieved everything I wanted in my career. I was left wondering how to find my purpose. Now, you’re reading this, so I’m guessing you can probably relate. Maybe you’ve realised the role you’ve worked so hard to attain […]

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  • midlife crisis

    Is this all there is? Facing a midlife crisis

    At dinner last week one of my girlfriends (let’s call her Donna) blurted out “I think I’m having a midlife crisis. I mean, is this all there is?”. Sadly, the statement was not shocking. Not because Donna’s life is a mess. Far from it! She is one of the most successful women I know. In […]

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  • important life skill

    Important life skills I wish I’d learnt at school

    As I sit with a teenager and newborn at home, I’ve been reflecting on important life skills. And while I appreciate the wisdom and personal growth I’ve been through, here are the 3 important life skills I wish I’d learnt at school. I’ve also included some great resources for those of us who still need […]

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  • new career

    How do I change my career? Tips to get you started

    If you are considering changing your career, I have got you covered. Because let’s be honest, starting over in your career is daunting and overwhelming. I know because I’ve done it. But it doesn’t have to be a hard slog. A career change can be hugely exciting and rewarding. The key is approaching the process […]

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  • leadership qualities

    What does it mean to be a great leader?

    In the Rethinking my Career series, we’ve looked at how to maintain balance & flexibility at work and how to progress your career. This week we are focusing on what it means to be a great leader. And more specifically how the pandemic has shifted our perception and appreciation of different leadership qualities and styles. […]

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  • ways to upskill

    How to upskill & what to consider

    A question I am often asked is, should I be upskilling? And this question has never been more prevalent than now, as so many people are rethinking their careers. Now I am a passionate learner, I am always tempted to say yes. But the truth is, the decision to upskill is one that warrants thoughtful […]

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  • career progression during a pandemic

    How can I progress in my career?

    Last week I began to explore the different ways in which women are rethinking our careers and reassessing what’s important. This week I’m exploring the question of ‘how can I progress my career?’. And whilst this question is not a new one, the challenges of career progression during a pandemic are. So keep reading for […]

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  • rethinking my career

    Rethinking my career: Balance & flexibility at work

    The impact of COVID-19 pandemic has been felt by everyone in differing ways. But it has become apparent that for many women, it has been a catalyst to rethinking our careers and reassessing what’s important. As the new year gets into full swing, I want to address some of the key trends I’ve seen my […]

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  • tips for planning maternity leave

    Preparing for maternity leave

    On my last day in the office before preparing to go on maternity leave with my first child, I worked until after 8pm. In the weeks that followed I regularly logged on my laptop to ‘wrap things up’. Now as a point to clarity, this was entirely my choice. At the time I felt that […]

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