Can a Portfolio Career work for you?

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, Leadership, LinkedIn, MBA, Portfolio Career, Professional Identity, Teleworking, Working at Home

Now you may or may not have heard of a portfolio career before. Wouldn’t blame you in the slightest if you hadn’t. In fact, I am sure a lot of working people may not have heard of or even known they existed.  The big question is, do they exist, what are they and who are […]

Lonely at the Top – Coaching Leaders

Posted Posted in Business, Career Coaching, Leadership, MBA, Psychology

Fascinating interview from the BBC about senior executives, leaders and their coaches. It is clear that leaders and executives within the leadership teams in many large organisations can be a lonely place sometimes. As a result do not have the opportunity to discuss their plans or visions for the future in a non-judgemental and unbiased way. Moreover, the […]

Executive Stress – What is an Executive?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Evaluation, Executive Coaching, Formal Leadership, Goal Setting, Informal Leadership, Leadership Styles, Learning & Develpment, MBA, Networking, Presentations, Professional Identity

Having been around large & small organisations, training, mentoring & coaching for too many years to mention; I always had a wry smile to myself when anyone proudly announced themselves as an executive. Sales executives seemed always to be the most self-satisfied in this aspect. Proudly announcing their elevated executive status at every opportunity. Needless to […]

Crash, Bang, Wallop – Networking for Superheroes.

Posted Posted in Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Mature working, MBA, Networking, Presentations, Problem Solving, Psychology, Return on Investment, Small Business, Technology, Teleworking, Work, Working at Home

Networking can be both a pleasure and a curse. We have all been to networking meetings thinking it may help with career prospects or improve business.  Though more often than not we come away thinking “what was all that about!” We haven’t achieved anything apart from having a nice time, the chance to meet a […]

The Coaching “Business” Conundrum

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Group Leaders, Jobs, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Learning & Develpment, MBA, Organisations, Problem Solving, Psychology, Return on Investment, team leaders, Work

Always interesting to read about the many different flavours of business, executive or career coaching psychology on LinkedIn and the web. Coaching, of course, is fast becoming an ever increasingly popular tool for supporting personal & professional development. With a raft of 2-week life-coaching & business mentoring courses through to MSc qualifications in coaching psychology, there […]