Coach Yourself…….It’s all about Balance

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Coaching, Decision Making, Goal Setting, Mindfulness, Nonconscious, Nonconscious mind, Problem Solving, Psychology, Training, Work

How many self-help books about coaching yourself are there? All promise a bright new future or a happier life, there must be millions. In fact, having just searched Google for “coach yourself” revealed 13,500,000 results in just 0.36 seconds. So it seems there is a lot of people ahead of me in this queue. However learning to […]

Mental Health – The Last Workplace Taboo

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, CV, Education, Employment, Home based working, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Psychology, Small Business, Uncategorized, Work, Working at Home

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 […]

The 50+ Career Challenge

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, CV, Employment, Jobs, LinkedIn, Mature working, Portfolio Career, Psychology, Small Business, Work, Working at Home

Did you know that it is estimated that by 2020 a third of Britain’s workforce will be over 50? Interesting fact I think you will agree.  Now being a more mature gent, I am becoming increasingly aware of the career challenges for the “baby boomer” generation as we move toward retirement. Of course retirement is […]

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 […]

The Philosophy of Work & Careers

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This is a different perspective on why your career and the work you do is so important to your sense of fulfillment, happiness and satisfaction with our lot. Have a look at this video from philosopher Alain de Botton to hear a different perspective on work and careers.