Covid-19 – The Working at Home Plan

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Needless to say, we are in the middle of unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Infections are on the rise and you may be one of many who can or are being asked to work at home. Not stuck squeezed yoga-like into train/underground carriage, may be a good thing at the moment. Commuting and […]

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 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 […]

Freelancers Guide to Staying Motivated

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Now I have to declare my hand here. This post is a bit of a catharsis for me. Being self-employed there are times when its a bit like being a resting actor. The Peter Sellers character of the actor  Warrington Minge, who was forever lurching between feast and famine.  Taking his play Fulfilling less Last […]

Is LinkedIn your new CV/resume?

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Following on from the recent blog on face-to-face networking and how important getting you out and about is for your career, the question now is, has LinkedIn become the new CV/resume? Of course well crafted & up to date CV/resume is primarily a historical document of your experiences, skills, abilities & competencies etc and is still necessary […]