Your Compelling Career Story

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My career narrative always starts with my headmaster telling me “and don’t come back on Monday”! Have I got your attention, do you want to know why he said that? Of course, you do I would. Most of us will agree that stories are great, we all love a good yarn. Stories make us laugh, […]

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 […]

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 […]