How to Tackle Anxiety in Your Job Search

How to Tackle Anxiety in Your Job Search

Worry and anxiety really show up when we look for work after a long time. It begins with control, or the lack of it that you feel. You may get little feedback, you have no idea of the competition and no sway over job market fluctuations. Letting anxiety rule because...
How to Sell Yourself Even if You’re an Introvert

How to Sell Yourself Even if You’re an Introvert

I spoke over the last two weeks about LinkedIn and Facebook as crucial tools for the career returner looking to get back to work. Sometimes when we reach out for introductions, meet tonnes of new people, interview and generally sell ourselves   we have to battle...
The Antidote to Job Search Intimidation

The Antidote to Job Search Intimidation

When you’re looking for a job, you’ll have the most impact if you feel empowered. However, job search intimidation can rear its ugly  head. It can feel so daunting to be going to interviews in your ‘best outfit’, seeing everyone swishing through reception...
Be a Time Lord – 11 Lessons of Time Management

Be a Time Lord – 11 Lessons of Time Management

Time is my frenemy. Sometimes it is liking a controlling Evil Stepmother and sometimes I feel utterly on top of it and have a chance of feeling like a Time Lord. Dr Who’s a girl now….    According to Bill Torbert’s action logics for development of leaders, early on in...
Resilience is Making Your Mind Up

Resilience is Making Your Mind Up

I went to London Business School on Friday to hear a series of TEDx talks on resilience.   The speakers came at the topic from all angles: handling climate change, resilience in our younger generations, and many personal stories of overcoming adversity. There was a...
Make Words Work for You Pt. 1

Make Words Work for You Pt. 1

“Words are the vehicle for change and inspiration, they allow the brightest minds on Earth to free themselves of the chains in their minds. Words turn dreams and visions into reality, they give life to all that remains hidden and kept away”.  – Luis R Valadez  ...