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16.10.2020 - How Beauty and Love Can Help You Change Careers and Love Life Again

This quote and the photo I took reflect what gives my life meaning and purpose. I’m drawn to all things beautiful and the people who create and nurture beauty. This gorgeous lily is the one that inspired Monet to paint his famous waterlily series. The lily is this photo has been loving cultivated by David …MORE »

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22.09.2020 - What 14 Self-Employed Business Owners Wish They Knew at the Start of Their Career

                            “Wild horses wouldn’t drag me back to working for someone else.” Alan Sugar, Entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice, UK   Fourteen Individuals tell you their stories… Their backgrounds and dreams are as unique as you are. What unites them is …MORE »

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18.03.2020 - How to love, not leave, your career during the Coronavirus crisis

  Job sculpting: create a life of bliss   I am working around the clock to get my final edits done of my book, “Happy@work: job hunting for mid-lifer’s”. Tonight, I’m working on a favourite chapter of mine – “Love it, don’t leave it.”   As one frustrated HR manager said to me recently, “The …MORE »

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15.01.2020 - Save time and money and change your life

  Did you know you can my most popular and successful books on audio? Check out the following written and narrated by me.   Mid-Life Career Rescue: The Career For Change USA https://www.audible.com/pd/Mid-Life-Career-Rescue-Audiobook/B07Z5CCD4C   UK https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Mid-Life-Career-Rescue-Audiobook/B07Z5BL9NB   Australia https://www.audible.com.au/pd/Mid-Life-Career-Rescue-Audiobook/B07Z5CDFKV     How to Find Your Passion and Purpose   USA https://www.audible.com/pd/How-to-Find-Your-Passion-and-Purpose-Audiobook/B07Z5C7YHK   UK https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/How-to-Find-Your-Passion-and-Purpose-Audiobook/B07Z5BSXD7   …MORE »

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13.07.2017 - Mid-year sale – how you can change careers, boost motivation and empower your success for less

MORE PASSION and PROSPERITY LESS GROUNDHOG DAY! Mid-year sale – how you can change careers, boost motivation and empower your success for less Are you looking for the perfect motivational kick-start book? Look no further. My self-empowerment eBooks will fire the flames of desire, clarify your best-fit career and life direction, improve your relationships and …MORE »

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11.04.2017 - How to hatch a job when all the odds seem stacked against you

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket during your job hunt, spread the quest for success and have a minimum of 6 different options on the go. This will help minimise anxiety and disappointment. I recall being given this tip by a career coach I worked with when I was really unhappy at work …MORE »

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4.12.2015 - Faith in the Stars – Astrology For Career Change and Self-Awareness

“I liked the idea that astrology believes we all are special and have unique gifts. It was at that moment that my love of astrology was born.” ~ Marianne O’Hagan, Astrologer So many people put their faith in psychometric tests, many of which are resounding failures in predicting job satisfaction, happiness or superior performance. Why …MORE »

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23.09.2015 - Mid-life Career Rescue: how to avoid a crisis

On my way to the herb garden this morning to meditate, I thought to myself, in a week I’ll be 50. A question then rose in my mind, “what do the ‘experts’ say about turning 50, and of mid-life?” The word, ‘crisis’ appeared. Only, despite a lot of research into the phenomenon of a mid-life …MORE »

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23.06.2015 - Passion@work – how to find a career you’ll love

To be inspired is to be in spirit – a place that comes from your soul.” ~ Cassandra Gaisford, Psychologist, Coach and Author Some people believe that you go to work, grit your teeth and bear it. Others say that it is unrealistic to expect job satisfaction. But these views couldn’t be further from the …MORE »

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19.05.2013 - What can you do with your degree?

What can you do with your degree?

Recently one of the people I have been training to be a Worklife Solutions coach was contacted by a soon-to-be-graduate who had a dilemma: what was he going to do with his history degree? Some people may default to the most obvious answer: “be a historian.” But the fact is that there are plenty of …MORE »

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