Category: Decision Making

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 →

The Self employed & Freelancers need appraisals too – here’s how.

Do you miss the appraisal process as a freelancer or a self employed person? You might have had a yearly appraisal at work with your line manager. The appraisal would have probably focused upon goals and objectives for the business, department and your professional development etc. If yes your company and line manager was doing the right thing by you.… Read more →

What Has Happened to the Saturday Job?

Now I am sure those of a certain age will remember crawling out of bed first thing in the morning for a paper round. Perhaps you had a Saturday morning or summer holiday job in a shop, restaurant kitchen or sweeping up in a factory. Whatever you did, begrudgingly or not, the paper round, Saturday & Summer jobs gave us an… Read more →

A Great Curriculum Vitae/Résumé……..the Evidence.

One of the first questions clients usually ask me about, is help to create a great CV/résumé. The belief is it will get them the position or role they are want, or perhaps need for their career progression. It’s generally a low impact way to seek professional career coaching support for career/job change. It can also be perhaps a “one… Read more →

Coach Yourself…….It’s all about Balance

How many self help books about coaching yourself are there? All promise a bright new future or a happier life, there must be millions. In fact having just searched Google for “coach yourself” revealed 13,500,000 results in just 0.36 seconds. So it seems there are a great deal of people ahead of me in this queue. However learning to coach yourself, well… Read more →

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