How To Recover From Rejection And Build Strong Resilience

“Rejection is the one constant of human experience.” Howard Jacobson Rejection Recovery Resilience The world has always been a challenging place, and perhaps now more than ever, as people try to cope with fast paced and unpredictable change. Times of uncertainty bring about difficult times, and oftentimes limited resources, leading to rejections. Resilience is theContinue reading “How To Recover From Rejection And Build Strong Resilience”

WorkLife Book Of The Week: How To Turn Your Story Into A Powerful Presentation

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 Turn Your Story Into A Powerful Presentation”

Quote #15 That Helped Shape The Chapters of 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 #15 Creative Thinking: If you have a Problem or Question you also have the Ability to Cope and the Answer is Within You Quote #15 “I have never been lost but IContinue reading “Quote #15 That Helped Shape The Chapters of My First Book”

Knowing When to Say No More I’ve Had Enough and Calling It Quits

The Hardest Thing About Growing In Your Worklife Is That No-One Is There to Tell You What to Do Next, You Have to Decide That for Yourself Knowing when to say no more, I’ve had enough and calling it quits can be one of the hardest things you’ll do in your WorkLife. As a volunteer,Continue reading “Knowing When to Say No More I’ve Had Enough and Calling It Quits”

The Importance of Taking a Stand for Something You Believe In

And How This Helps to Develop Your Personal Brand True to Your Identity, Values and Beliefs Taking a stand for something you believe in, speaking out about something, doesn’t mean you have to be a social commentator on everything. But from time to time it’s important to say, here’s what I believe about this thing,Continue reading “The Importance of Taking a Stand for Something You Believe In”

How to Restore Your Self-Respect and Trust in Yourself When Your Confidence and Pride Are Crushed

Surrounding Yourself with Good People Who Believe In You, Can Help You to Pick Yourself Back up When You Get Knocked Down We all make mistakes in our WorkLife, and there may be times when we’re out of our depth when we make a decision that brings about what we perceive to be disastrous consequences forContinue reading “How to Restore Your Self-Respect and Trust in Yourself When Your Confidence and Pride Are Crushed”

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”

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”