How To Successfully Invent And Reinvent Yourself

“If You Are Not Where You Want to Be, Do Not Quit, Instead Reinvent Yourself.” Eric Thomas Orla’s Story: How She Applied to Work for an Organisation She Aspired to be Part of when She Didn’t Meet the Specified Criteria of the Position Advertised Orla was at the early stages of her WorkLife. She aspired to workContinue reading “How To Successfully Invent And Reinvent Yourself”

How To Overcome Fear and Unforeseen Obstacles

“The Good, The Painful — It is all a privilege.” Bear Grylls. When it comes to the obstacles that stand in the way of us achieving our dreams, the role fear plays cannot be overstated. Those fears can cause us to play it safe, to not take the steps needed to push beyond that fear. But what if youContinue reading “How To Overcome Fear and Unforeseen Obstacles”

Writing Helps Me Understand People and What Makes Them Tick

That’s Pretty Great Because My Work is To Understand People and What Makes Them Tick My work always begins by helping people write their WorkLife stories. Stories of their WorkLife chapters from past to present. Stories of their successes Stories of their failures. Stories of their learnings. Stories of their turning points. Stories of their futureContinue reading “Writing Helps Me Understand People and What Makes Them Tick”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Start Something New In Difficult Times

Welcome to WorkLife Book Of The Week. Every week Monday through Sunday I serialise a story from the School of WorkLife book series. I do this each day in under 280 characters, which I post across my social media channels. Then at the end of each week, I bring all 7 daily posts together hereContinue reading “WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Start Something New In Difficult Times”

Quote #14 That Helped Shape Of The Chapters My First Book

To Give People an Understanding Into What the Chapter Was About. To Open Their Thinking without Telling Them How or What to Think Chapter #14 What Completely Engages You in Your WorkLife and How Can You Use This to Create Your Go Be Do Joie De Vivre WorkLife Living Plan Quote #14 “Go, Be, Do, GoContinue reading “Quote #14 That Helped Shape Of The Chapters My First Book”

A Story of Lost Trust - In Oneself, One’s Audience and One’s Work

Zeb Was Over Analysing Everything. Telling Himself He Could Have Done Better. He Needed to Have Tried Harder. That He Wasn’t Good Enough. It was early morning when Zeb left his hotel to find somewhere quiet to have breakfast. He didn’t want to bump into anyone who might have been at his concert the night before.Continue reading “A Story of Lost Trust - In Oneself, One’s Audience and One’s Work”

How To Push Beyond a Place of Being Stuck

(Hint) The Secret Lies in Helping Others Lulu was feeling stuck. The bank had turned her loan request down flat. With no experience working in the flower industry, and no training, they weren’t willing to take a risk on her. They weren’t prepared to even consider her volunteering work. But let’s back up a little toContinue reading “How To Push Beyond a Place of Being Stuck”

Losing Sight of the Reason for My Work-Life

In Every Thing, There’s Always Obstacles, Big or Small, And the Reaction One Shows to Such Obstacles Is What Counts, Not the Obstacle Itself Then one morning it struck me like a lightning flash: I had no sense of purpose to what I was doing. Yes, I was doing all the things I loved, but I’dContinue reading “Losing Sight of the Reason for My Work-Life”

How To Overcome Self-Doubt Through Self-Appreciation

You Don’t Always Recognise How Something Great That You’ve Done In the Past Can Help You with Something You Aspire to Do In the Future Joe’s Story: I Won’t be Considered for Jobs Because I’m Too Old When I first began delivering outplacement programmes, I delivered a programme which was sponsored by the government to helpContinue reading “How To Overcome Self-Doubt Through Self-Appreciation”

Making a Difficult Decision when Faced with Choosing Between Financial or Emotional Well-Being

Linda Was Facing a Difficult Decision. Her Bank Balance Was Telling Her One Thing. Her Heart, Mind and Gut Were Telling Her Something Else. Linda’s role at her last company had been made redundant due to the economic crisis and downturn in the market. The financial sector where she had always worked was severely impactedContinue reading “Making a Difficult Decision when Faced with Choosing Between Financial or Emotional Well-Being”