Your Authentic Personal Brand Statement

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Psychology, Careers, Coaching, CV, Influence, LinkedIn, Portfolio Career, Psychology

There are many misconceptions about personal branding, what it is, and what actually goes into an authentic personal brand statement. In principle, it’s a statement that represents you, your career reputation and what you stand for. When used for career development, the term “brand” is utilised as a metaphor for creating a compelling narrative, to […]

The Formal or Informal Leadership Question?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Employment, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Influence, Informal Leadership, Leadership, LinkedIn, Organisations, Power, Psychology, Small Business, team leaders, Technology, Work

I am sure you have seen LinkedIn and other social media platforms awash with articles on leadership and becoming a better leader. How many articles and promotions do we see “10 ways to become a great leader” or “Essential Leadership Training” etc, along with countless clichéd quotes from business characters. You have all seen them I am […]

A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success

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Another interesting TED video from philosopher Alain de Botton on careers, job snobbery, the “you can do anything” culture that sells you a self help book to support flagging self esteem when you find out you can’t and how a true meritocracy will never work. Along with very interesting perspectives on managing success and failure. […]

Finding Meaning in your Work.

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, CV, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Influence, Jobs, Organisations, Power, Problem Solving, Professional Identity, Psychology, Teleworking, Training, Work, Working at Home

Making your Work Meaningful The desire for fulfilling work is one of the great aspirations of our age and this short video from Roman Krznaric reveals how one might make it a reality. It explores the competing claims we face for money and status while doing something meaningful and in tune with our talents. Never easy I […]

No Fear Public Speaking.

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Influence, Leadership, Mindfulness, Nonconscious, Presentations, Problem Solving, Professional Identity, Psychology, Training, Work

Adrian Furnham in the Sunday Times recently highlighted the need these days for leaders/business people in organisations and politicians to be able to give great memorable speeches. Now Mr Furnham touches on all the main points of presenting, speech making and creating a lasting impression. So pointless us going through those aspects again. However, all of […]