Career Ponder: Fear

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Government Schovernment: Make It Happen

I was eves dropping on a cafe conversation next to me. Two well-heeled women were talking about the 2014 Australian Budget. They were bagging out the 'work until you are 70 then retire' policy surrounding superannuation.  Their major point of contention was in your working life you work and you have no time for enjoying things or doing what you … [Read more...]

Start, Maintain, Finish

  Do you do all of these steps?  All of the time?        … [Read more...]

Starting and Being Ready: One of these things is not like the other…

I've lost count of the people who have said to me "I need to do X, Y or Z before I start (insert name of thing here)" or those who have said they need  "everything in place" before they press the 'on' button for what they really want. One of my clients believed she needed extra qualifications to put up her prices (a little higher than CPI) in her … [Read more...]

Give back and feel fantastic

Volunteering can also help your career, broaden your skill base, elevate your seniority in a different context, demonstrate your philanthropy and scope, and open up huge opportunities for networking. So what can you do? Plenty and a great deal of that from the click of your mouse. Read more on this from an article by Better is Best as published … [Read more...]

How Can I Be More Creative At Work?

Studies reveal that only 1 in 4 of us believe we are living up to our creative potential and 3 out of 4 feel pressure to be productive rather than creative at work. Despite this, in 2012 ‘creative’ was the most overused word on LinkedIn, a website where we tell the world what we do at work! Being ‘creative’ at your work involves problem solving, … [Read more...]

Manifesto Awesomeness

  We love how manifestos excite, inspire, motivate and keep us on track if we stray.  Simple and effective awesomeness. Do you like ours?  … [Read more...]

Five Proven Ways to Confident Public Speaking

Public speaking can be engaging, inspiring and informational. Or it can be petrifying, paralysing or disengaging. At some point in your career, public speaking becomes something you ‘just’ do, either in a meeting, pitching for work, with a client or perhaps presenting as a Subject Matter Expert. The most common niggle my clients fear is ‘not … [Read more...]

7 Better Tips for Career Referrals

What career referral strategies do you currently use? Read this article from Better is Best as published on bizelaw to learn about seven proven techniques to maximum your career referrals and what  ‘sneezers' can do for you! … [Read more...]