How To Start Something New In Difficult Times

“If not now, when?” Ronald Reagan Starting Something New in Difficult Times There will be times in your WorkLife when you will need to make changes. When you will be required to start something new. This may be brought about by difficult times. Sometimes this need to start something new will come from external influences — situationsContinue reading “How To Start Something New In Difficult Times”

How To Overcome Your Fear To Live Your Life With Courage

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela Living your best WorkLife is about choice. It’s about having courage to face your fears and make changes. It’s about taking a step back and asking why this isn’t working for you, and exploring why you areContinue reading “How To Overcome Your Fear To Live Your Life With Courage”

Quote #18 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 #18 Inventing and Reinventing Yourself Quote #18 “If you are not where you want to be, do not quit, instead reinvent yourself” Eric Thomas Followed by my Chapter Introduction: In a world whereContinue reading “Quote #18 That Helped Shape The Chapters Of My First Book”

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”

Improvisation Classes Career Change And Hiking in The Alps: A Tale of WorkLife Courage

“Courage Is Resistance to Fear, Mastery of Fear, Not Absence of Fear”. Mark Twain. During an improvisation workshop, one of the exercises was for the group to work in pairs and to tell a story by each saying one word at a time. They did this by moving around the room, and they began to stepContinue reading “Improvisation Classes Career Change And Hiking in The Alps: A Tale of WorkLife Courage”

Working Remotely Lawyers in Cyber Space Making the Best Of a Bad Situation

Life’s Most Difficult Situations Can Also Be the Most Transformative, As I Expect Many Of Us Have Come to Learn The type of changes to our way of working brought about by the economic downturn of 2007 was, I think, quite interesting in how it caused the entrepreneurs among us to get creative in our thinkingContinue reading “Working Remotely Lawyers in Cyber Space Making the Best Of a Bad Situation”

How To Use Turning Points To Start Something Different And Better

Life is Too Short Not To Be Living it Fully Carmel’s story of how the loss of her brother led her to reevaluate her WorkLife, to think through what was important in her day-to-day living and the legacy she wanted to work towards leaving behind. There have been a few turning points in my life that haveContinue reading “How To Use Turning Points To Start Something Different And Better”

Life After Redundancy What Next?

The Good News: With Creative Thinking and Strategic Planning, You Can Move to the Next Stage of Your Worklife with a Renewed Zest for Life It is disturbing for anyone to lose their job, particularly after years of service. During the current economic climate, a number of industries have been so severely impacted that people areContinue reading “Life After Redundancy What Next?”

Good Times and Bad Times Bring About Great Resignations

Three Lessons Learnt From Times Of Change and Uncertainty Gone By I left Investment Banking in 2003. Was it a Great Resignation? I can’t say it was, but I can say it was greatly significant. During my 12+ years with J. P. Morgan, I had always worked on a freelance basis, on three-month rolling contracts thatContinue reading “Good Times and Bad Times Bring About Great Resignations”

What Happens When We Discover The Grass Wasn’t Greener After-all?

Sometimes Following a Leap into Something New We Realise Our Original Choice Was a Better One but We Then Struggle to Get Back to That When people come to me saying they’re unhappy in their work and want to find something that has more meaning to them and is inspiring in a way that gets themContinue reading “What Happens When We Discover The Grass Wasn’t Greener After-all?”