What to Do When Uncertainty is a Certainty. What You Can Learn from Actors and the 3 Rs of Drama:

(The Big) Reveal, Realisation and Reaction and How to Manage Your Present While Creating Your Future If the year 2020 taught us anything, it taught us the need for independence, which comes from the ability to be self-reliant, which supports creating our own security, and ultimately our freedom. What to Do When Uncertainty is aContinue reading “What to Do When Uncertainty is a Certainty. What You Can Learn from Actors and the 3 Rs of Drama:”

What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?

Or Maybe a Better Question Who Are You Going to Be at Your Next WorkLife Stage? Roisin had never really found her place in her WorkLife. She had stumbled from one thing to another. She had reinvented herself so many times along her WorkLife journey, all the time she felt she was constantly reinventing herselfContinue reading “What Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?”

Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done

When You’re Following Your Dream, Believe in What’s Possible, and Know if Anyone Can, You Can “Opening a bookstore when everyone buys their books from Amazon is a crazy idea, and in a small town, that’s soon to be by-passed when that new road opens, makes it not only a crazy idea, but a stupidContinue reading “Be Grateful to the Naysayers Allow Them to Motivate You When They Something Can’t Be Done”

Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect

Acts of Kindness and Generosity in Times of Crisis Are Transformational, Not Just for You as the Agent, but Also for Everyone Around You Acts of kindness and generosity in times of crisis are transformational, not just for you as the agent, but also for everyone around you. Because they can cause the domino effect,Continue reading “Acts of Kindness and Generosity, Transformations, Pivots and the Domino Effect”

How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife

I wanted to learn how to enable people to learn and grow through self-development. That was my growth and development plan. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels “You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs.Continue reading “How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife”

How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being

Three Years Ago, I Was Feeling the Burnout From Working the Long Hours Required As Founder of a Start-up … Photo by Mo from Pexels Three years ago, I was feeling the burnout from working the long hours required as founder of a start-up … those were Saoirse’s opening words as guest-speaker on WorkLife Well-Being at her university’sContinue reading “How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being”

Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

The Hardest Workers Always Get Rewarded. By “Rewarded” I Mean Both Financially and in Terms of Responsibility Photo by Burak K on Pexels The hardest workers always get rewarded. By “rewarded” I mean both financially and in terms of responsibility. Those were Elaine’s opening words at her university’s annual alumni day. But let’s hear Elaine’s fullContinue reading “Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You”

Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.

“Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself. Life Is About Creating Yourself” George Bernard Shaw Photo by Marcos Araujo from Pexels Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In … are people’s stories of how they carved out a WorkLife that was rewarding, fulfilling and meaningful, how theyContinue reading “Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.”

What Does My Nespresso Coffee Machine Have To Do With Evolving WorkLives?

By Which I Mean Your WorkLife Evolving Photo by Elias on Unsplash Well, quite a lot, actually. Some years ago, I was asked to write an article on: Managing a Career in Turbulent times for the Communication Directors Europe Magazine. I spoke about companies being more proactive towards the social pressure of protecting the environment while supportingContinue reading “What Does My Nespresso Coffee Machine Have To Do With Evolving WorkLives?”

The Future of the Company Is Hanging on This, You’ve Got Three Minutes to Win Them Over Matt …

Matt, A Man of Few Words at the Best Of Time, Was At a Total Loss of Words on Hearing This. Photo by Alex Litvin on Unsplash Have There Been Times in Your WorkLife When You’ve Had to Pitch Yourself or Your Ideas, When There Was a Lot Riding on It, Maybe It Was in an Interview,Continue reading “The Future of the Company Is Hanging on This, You’ve Got Three Minutes to Win Them Over Matt …”