Tag Archives: uncertainty

The unwelcome guest

I had an unwelcome guest over Christmas. In fact they were never invited. The guest was fear. It visits me every year around this time, the ‘in-between zone’ between the festive season fading and the business world waking from its … Continue reading

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What’s your career strategy and plan? Part 5 of 5.

This is the last in a series of 5 blogs about creating a career strategy and plan. In an uncertain world with static growth, you need to think more intelligently than others and be adaptable. Knowing where you are going … Continue reading

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Does Coaching Work? A Client’s Story.

Hello, how are you? I am aware that many people are cynical about marketing. I am a marketer by background so I know! This has been magnified with a lack of trust about business and a cautiousness in spending.  I … Continue reading

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What’s Your ‘Plan B’?

If you got made redundant tomorrow, what would you do? I’m not trying to be a miserable kill-joy, it’s something worth thinking about so you are not caught ‘on the hop’.  Keeping your CV up to date is one thing. … Continue reading

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How Subjective Is Subjectivity?

  You know all the snow this week? Well they keep on saying, “Do not travel unless absolutely necessary.” I know they mean life or death/emergencies, mothers just about to give birth etc, so why don’t they say so? After … Continue reading

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Are You A Bit Of A Dragon?

No I am not talking the gatekeeper to management. Do you have the characteristics of an entrepreneur? Research by Adrian Furnham, Professor of psychology at University College London shows some interesting things about dragons. They are not motivated by money, … Continue reading

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Do You Indulge In Wishful Thinking?

Do you indulge in wishful thinking? Do you stick your head in the sand and pretend that everything is going to magically get better? Whether it’s a dead end job, blocked progression at work, feeling stuck in a career you … Continue reading

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