Tag: Motivation

Scheming Career Schemas

A scheming schemas, what on earth is that old man on about? Well if you are sitting comfortably then I will explain. Now the concept of schemas have been around for a while in psychology. It best describes a packet of information, patterns of thought and behaviour lodged away somewhere in our non-conscious brain. Its a handy theory as it… 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 →

The Philosophy of Work & Careers

This is a different perspective on why your career and the work you do is so important to your sense of fulfillment, happiness and satisfaction with our lot. Have a look at this video from philosopher Alain de Botton to hear a different perspective on work and careers.   Read more →

Got a Career Itch – where to start scratching though?

I have been very fortunate to have worked with a number of Manchester Business School MBA students recently, helping them identify strengths and development areas for their immediate careers and their MBA studies. Now most believed (rightly so) that the MBA will kick start an upward trend in their careers and will open doors toward a bright new future. Of course… Read more →

Get more P.E.T’s – and I don’t mean a dog!

No I don’t mean your family cat or dog or our Three Toed Sloth or even your friendly Wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains, no I mean performance enhanced thinking or P.E.T’s. Performance enhanced thinking is the type of thinking that moves you forward in a balanced, rational and creative fashion. The opposite is surprisingly performance inhibited thinking (P.I.T’s) that… Read more →

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