The desire for meaningful connections is in our DNA!

I’m mindful that what you are about to read will not be 100% of society’s experience.  It is written from my own observations of late.  Look around you.  We are spending more and more time online and less and less time making true and meaningful connections with our fellow humans.    Now more than ever, the …

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Knowing your Values is Beneficial

All our Reboot programs are based around increasing self-awareness as we wholeheartedly believe that self-awareness is the catalyst to change.  When you can name your values, you get awareness about what is driving your life and where you are in your own personal development. With increased self-awareness, you can begin to make conscious choices about how you live and …

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What do you see?

I recently had a call from a client to say she had been offered the job she really wanted.  It is always so rewarding to see this result from a Career Reboot client. One of the final stages of her Reboot Program was to visualise herself in that job.  Being an artist, this method worked …

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Declutter your Mind

Quieten your Critical Voice & Calm Anxiety It is hard to be innovative, resourceful, and a creative problem solver when there is a voice in your head constantly criticizing your every move. That voice that tells you that you aren’t doing it right, you should be further along by now, you should be smarter, better …

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What will I find?

Your online footprint – what does it say about you? I was asked to review a CV recently.  The CV looked great, apart from a few grammatical blemishes which I gave feedback on.  But my review didn’t stop at the CV.  I went on to complete a google search, returning interesting results.  The owner of …

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Personal Brand – Reactive or Proactive?

Personal Branding connects who you are to what you do! Everyone needs to think about personal branding. Whether you know it or not, you have a personal brand.  The question is, are you managing it? Whatever profession you are in, even if you are a stay at home parent and don’t have any intention right …

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Is this your year to live on PURPOSE?

All of us are born with a unique purpose The key to creating a life filled with joy, meaning and abundance is to discover your purpose and use it like a compass to guide you in the direction of your passions and dreams. We do a lot of this work in the Reboot process and …

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Getting the interviews but not the job?

Too many job seekers get to interview stage, then lose the opportunity due to lack of preparation. Researching the company and interviewers before an interview is a great way to prep! But make sure you don’t forget to ‘research’ yourself, too, and understand how your past experience translates into your future performance. Even better; know …

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Are you a procrastinator

We’ve all heard about it, many of us are doing it!  Procrastination is the habit of delaying an important task, usually by focusing on less urgent, more enjoyable, and easier activities instead.  It’s an active process.  You choose to do something else instead of the task you know you should be doing. If you’re a procrastinator, then even when …

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Under the spell of your Inner Critic?

Do you ever find yourself avoiding situations for fear of being rejected?  Does it stop you trying new things, chasing dreams?  Are you worried what other people will think? If you’ve ever been rejected in a way where you were shot down, where it hurt, where it formed and shaped your identity; chances are you …

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Wrong way, go back!

Warning, this could feel a little confronting. Career coaching is not always about changing jobs.  I’ve spoken with many clients who call me and say they’re confused about whether to stay in their job or leave.  About 80% end up choosing a new career path and 20% choose to stay where they are. Often, we …

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Feel like your old self again!

For most people, it can be tricky to pinpoint why their self-esteem and confidence aren’t what they would like them to be. Striking a healthy balance between too much and too little confidence can be challenging. Too much and you can come off as cocky or too little can prevent you from taking risks and seizing opportunities. I was …

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One CV does not fit all!

If YOU are the best person for the job, then you will go the extra mile and submit a CV that is custom made for the job you are applying for. In your covering email or letter, you will take the time to offer a strong introduction showcasing how you fit the job, your enthusiasm …

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What are you thinking?!*%#

What does your mind tell you about your life? I’ve come through some tough stuff in my life, but I did it, I pulled through.  Not only that, I turned my entire life around. I was at a place in my life where I felt desperately lonely and lost.  I’d lost everything material that I’d …

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Bring on the transformation!

I’ve read a lot of blogs and articles in the past months about the future of work.  What it will look like.  How will artificial intelligence affect us? Some authors are saying that by around 2030 there will be a reduction in the need for workers to undertake routine and manual tasks.  Instead you will …

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Anxiety can wreck your job interview performance

If you find yourself getting anxious in the lead up to a job interview or important meeting and you do not perform well due to that high level of anxiety, Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) is a real solution that works. EFT (Tapping) is a systematic process where you tap on the end points of meridians …

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How old are you?

Ageism is discrimination against persons of a certain age group with a tendency to regard older persons as unworthy or even worse, unsuitable for employment. It is generally based on assumptions and stereotypes of a particular age group. Some say it’s come about because of the increased emphasis and value on the youth population. All the talk …

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No one is here to buy

I watched a simple yet profound podcast recently about the art of networking.  What stuck in my mind was the speaker telling a story that demonstrated clearly that no one is there to buy, yet everyone is there to sell. What this taught me was not to turn up at a networking event with a …

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Ten things you could do to change your job search outcome

Long lost etiquette Having spent much of my career in recruitment and career coaching, I’ve watched over a few decades now how etiquette appears to be slipping away.  The most basic respect and appreciation, you know that stuff your parents taught you?  Remember you’re pleases and thank you’s, elbows off the table and one of …

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FIGURING IT OUT: Empty is a great place to start

When faced with making a decision because the status quo; your current job, career or business, just isn’t working for you any more, empty is a great place to start. A busy mind trying to ‘figure things out’ will usually create confusion and ultimately, indecision. What others think, fear of the unknown, and fear of …

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