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”

“What If? What and If Are Two Words That Are as Non-threatening as Words Can Be”

“But Put Them Together Side by Side, and They Have the Power to Haunt You for the Rest of Your Life.” (Letters to Juliet) In the film Letters to Juliet, the character Sophie becomes mesmerised by the wall of letters in Juliet Capulet’s Courtyard, where people come from all over the world to write their burningContinue reading ““What If? What and If Are Two Words That Are as Non-threatening as Words Can Be””

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”

Is It Ever Too Late For Your Next WorkLife Chapter?

Well, No, I Don’t Think So, And Recently, I Began Work With John, Who Is 64, And Wanted to Consider His Next WorkLife Move John’s career began in the forces where he was an engineer before moving into production management in the computer industry. From there, he moved into design and manufacturing in the telecoms industry,Continue reading “Is It Ever Too Late For Your Next WorkLife Chapter?”

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?”

My First Book Was Like a Cork From a Bottle

I Took Out That Cork and One Year Later I Had Published 2 Paperbacks, 27 E-Books and Was Working on My Next Paperback That’s 30 books! The First two paperbacks I self-published — Your WorkLife Your Way — the book and accompanying workbook. Why? Because I like to learn how to do things and self-publishing is a good wayContinue reading “My First Book Was Like a Cork From a Bottle”

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?”

Do Speculative Job Approaches Actually Work? (Part 1)

The Answer Is a Resounding YES! However, I have no intention of misleading you here. It may involve sending out hundreds of letters before it brings about one conversation that leads to an interview and on to securing a role. In some professions, it’s actually the only way things happen as quite often jobs don’tContinue reading “Do Speculative Job Approaches Actually Work? (Part 1)”

Most Significant WorkLife Transition:

From Supreme Judge to Nomadic Social Media Marketer Most Significant WorkLife Transition is part of a series of stories of people who made changes to their WorkLife to live it with a sense of passion and pride. Stories of people who actively shaped their WorkLife so that the choices they make will bring about the satisfactionContinue reading “Most Significant WorkLife Transition:”