Leadership – Follow me I am right behind you.

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Employment, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Informal Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Learning & Develpment, Organisations, Power, Professional Identity, Psychology, Work

Hopefully the irony of the title “follow me I am right behind you” is not lost on you. Especially on those who have experienced leadership both good and bad. Needless to say, we witness good leaders that have the seemingly innate ability to influence our and others, thoughts, behaviours and actions. We enthusiastically rally behind […]

How to be more Career Brand Savvy

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Career Brand, Career Meaning, Career Narrative, Coaching, CV, LinkedIn, Professional Identity, Strengths, Work

Did you know the word brand comes from the Viking to “burn”?  Over time the word moved on to “brand” cattle (see the connection with burning). Onward to imprinting your printed brand in the 19th century. Needless to say a bit of useless information you will probably never use again. However, we are awash with brands […]

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 […]

Chaotic Careers

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Business, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Chaos Theory, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Psychology, Career Theory, Jobs, Mature working, Professional Identity, Psychology, Work

Now I am sure most of you have heard of Chaos Theory in one shape or form. It may be the Butterfly effect perhaps. You know a butterfly flaps its wings, it blows my fence down.  Or perhaps the funky mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) in Jurassic Park. He’s the one that predicts the downfall […]

The Joy of Mindlessness

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Employment, Executive Coaching, Mindfulness, Mindlessness, Nonconscious, Nonconscious mind, Positivity, Professional Identity, Schema

Now we are all aware of the upsurge in Mindfulness and the benefits of meditation. There is a growing research base that highlights how Mindfulness helps with a number of mild to moderate mental health and issues; both at home and work. However, the question is of course if Mindfulness is so productive in our […]