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

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mental Health, Positivity, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

No, I don’t mean a family pussy cat, a bonkers puppy or a Three-Toed Sloth or even your friendly Wildebeest sweeping majestically across the plains.  I mean performance-enhanced thinking or P.E.T’s. Now Performance Enhanced Thinking is the type of thinking that moves you forward in a balanced, rational and creative fashion. The opposite is surprisingly […]

Managing Your Career Goals – Without You Even Knowing

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Appraisals, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Jobs, Nonconscious, Organisations, Primed Goals, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

You know when you get really interested in a subject, things just seem to pop out of the woodwork without you even noticing?  Like when you have bought a new car and you start to notice all the cars same as yours. Same colour and same model etc. The motivation, goal or the drive to […]

Managing Conflict Constructively at Work

Posted Posted in Business, Career Coaching, Coaching, Conflict, Constructive Controversy, Culture, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Leadership, Learning & Develpment, Power, Problem Solving, Psychology, Training, 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 support […]

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

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Appraisals, Assessment, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Psychology, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Executive Coaching, Goal Setting, Leadership, Learning & Develpment, Organisations, Psychology, Small Business, Training, Work, Working at Home

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 […]

Scheming Career Schemas

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Schemas, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Executive Coaching, Goal Setting, Jobs, Nonconscious mind, Psychology, Schema, Work

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 has 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. It’s a […]