Mind Over Matter – Mindfulness for day-to-day life

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Mindfulness is the big thing these days. Google is awash with solutions to day to day this and that. Mindfulness can transform your life, make you more handsome, slimmer, unblock a drain and grow hair on a balding pate. Of course, I’ve made those claims up (no, really), though I wouldn’t be surprised if there […]

You don’t have to crazy to work here – but…..

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Alain de Botton at Future Talent Conference 2017 Philosophy of the Workplace Now I am a big fan of the philosophy of the workplace and careers, and no better exponent of this than Alain de Botton at the Changeboard Conference 2017. Principally, Mr Botton suggests most leaders & managers are anxious and panic ridden and […]

When Opportunity Knocks – more Planned Happenstance Theory

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  Some of us like to think we have a clear career path in our minds. A bright golden future off in the distance. It may be your calling, vocation or a right of passage perhaps. Many of us have our careers mapped out and know (or rather believe we know) what it will look […]

Mental Health – The Last Workplace Taboo

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Not necessarily what will be going through your mind in terms of the last workplace taboo I am sure. You may well have your own thoughts on a workplace taboo. Or you perhaps recognise other issues that may be difficult to discuss around the kettle at work. For any people returning to work following a mental health […]

Autism at Work

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Aspergers, Autism, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Conflict, Disability, Employment, Jobs, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

Did you know 79% of people with autism on out of work benefits want to work according to the The National Autistic Society here in the UK . Some of the most satisfying work is helping autistic people access sustaining and fulfilling work. That said there are some specific challenges that can appear confusing and […]