Managing Conflict Constructively at Work

Conflict in the workplace (or anywhere else for that matter) can easily create significant issues with inter & intra-personal relationships.  Nothing new there then. We all feel the stress, anxiety and any number of negative psychological affects after a disagreement. Some see conflict as something to be avoided at all costs. Perhaps just to maintain an equilibrium and to give… Read more →

Celebrating Mature Aged Working

We all know that the job market can be challenging for everyone regardless of life stage we find ourselves in. Clearly motivation and how you feel about recent events. For example a redundancy or losing a job you loved, may well impact on your ability to bounce back. Needless to say you may not necessarily feel positive about getting back… Read more →

Taking a “Small Bet” with your Career Goals

You’re feeling stuck at work, everybody does at some point in their working lives. You know you should try to figure it all out but the big picture is……… well……just too big. You feel deep down what you want to be doing with your life, but the idea of changing jobs, (let alone a career) seems so overwhelming that it’s… Read more →

Chaotic Careers

Now I am sure most of you have heard of Chaos Theory in one shape or form. It may be the Butterfly effect – you know a butterfly flaps its wings, it blows my fence down.  Or perhaps the funky mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) in Jurassic Park. He’s the one that predicts the downfall of the park through a version… Read more →

Be Career Brand Savvy

Did you know the word brand comes from the Viking to “burn”. Over time the word moved on to “brand” cattle (see the connection with burning). Onward to imprinting your printed brand in the 19th century. Needless to say a bit of useless information you will probably never use again. However, we are awash with brands today, from Google, Nike, Microsoft… Read more →

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