Goals

  • get out of my own way

    Get out of your own way: 3 ways to stop self-sabotaging

    We’ve all been there. We know what we need to do but for some inexplicable reason, we don’t do it. Or we’re on the cusp of something great and we fly off the handle and screw the whole thing up. It’s irrational and infuriating. It’s self-sabotage. And we’re all guilty of it at some point […]

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  • finding happiness

    Success does not equal happiness

    Want to know the biggest #truthbomb I’ve faced in my life: success does not equal happiness. I know! Can you believe it?! Because if you’re anything like me, I grew up thinking that if I had a job I loved and was successful in it, then I would happy. But it wasn’t until well into […]

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  • secret to happiness

    The secret to happiness in life

    They say happiness is a journey, not a destination. And we all want to be happy, right? But despite our best efforts, happiness is often like an elusive goal. Something that slips away from us just when we think we have it figured out. But from my experience, here are the secrets to finding happiness […]

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  • what would you do if you knew you couldn't fail

    What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

    So just between us, what would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? What would you change about your work or life? Would you dream a bigger dream? Would you be courageous and take bold action? Sadly, the truth is that most of us don’t live the life we want because, put bluntly, we’re […]

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  • considerations for deciding on a new job

    5 things to consider before deciding on a new job

    Deciding on a new job is exciting and a little daunting. After all, we make a decision about what we’ll do and where and who we’ll work with after just a couple of interviews. And no one wants to start a role to discover it’s the wrong fit. So to help you make the right […]

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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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  • 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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