Willingness to Change is a Strength

Be Mindful Of the Stories You Tell Yourself, Change Your Story, Change Your Work-Life Tara lost her job as a retail banker, when the branch she had worked at for thirty years merged with the only other bank in town, resulting in significant job losses. She knew she wouldn’t be able to find a newContinue reading “Willingness to Change is a Strength”

A WorkLife Change: From the World of Publishing to Companion Animal Practitioner

Oh, And Making Personalised Dinnerware for Discerning Pets, And Dog Walking Too! I’m sharing Janet’s story by way of demonstrating that if you can conceive an idea, you can achieve it. It will take planning, preparation, the necessary training and development, a good business plan and strategy, but as Janet discovered, you just need to takeContinue reading “A WorkLife Change: From the World of Publishing to Companion Animal Practitioner”

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”

I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People

It Took a Milestone Birthday, and a Charming and Funny Memoir to Bring About This Realisation, and With It a Turning Point in Sally’s Life Sally had lost herself in the process of years of keeping her work and her life outside of work separate. She had somehow become two different people. The world wasn’tContinue reading “I Knew I Was Having an Identity Crisis When I Realised I Had Become Two Different People”

How To Use Your Voice To Express and Protect Your Identity

Your Voice Comes From Who You Are and Who You Are Not. It Grows Out of Your Identity, Out Your Own Unique Brand. Image supplied by author Carlos’s Story — Speaking Up Why? A Simple yet Profound Question Carlos works in the hotel and leisure industry. He is quite an easy-going person, gets on well with people and isContinue reading “How To Use Your Voice To Express and Protect Your Identity”

Quote #2 That Helped Shape 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 Image supplied by author Chapter #2 Discovering Or Rediscovering Your WorkLife Purpose Quotes #2 “If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.” Marc Anthony. “The truth isContinue reading “Quote #2 That Helped Shape The Chapters My First Book”

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.”

How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity

Your True Personal Brand Identity Is Who You Are and The Characteristics That Define You. Today’s Stories Look at This From the Outside In Image supplied by author Joan and Lila’s Stories: Headscarves and Tutus Joan was preparing for the interview stages of a significant progressive career change. When she was selecting the clothes she would wearContinue reading “How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity”