Career Coaching: Sure way to a Flourishing Career
Accountants and finance professionals – how’s work working out for you? Has your career stalled? Have you lost confidence or a sense of purpose and engagement in your job? Or are you looking to do more in your career: ready for a new challenge, more responsibility, or even something completely different? Great news – […]
Job Insecurity: 5 Ways to Deal With It
At some point or other, we’ve probably all bought into the long-held belief that having an employed role is one of the safest things in life. In fact, we’ve probably also had even more faith in our job security when the organization is a big one. Yet these beliefs have been shattered on various occasions, […]
5 Reasons you lack motivation in your career and solutions.
Just like in every other aspect of life, there are dips and rises in the level of motivation in everyone’s career life. With the everyday challenges of life, staying 100% motivated seems like a struggle, but I can assure you that you need not panic as there are some solutions to feeling less motivated in […]
Do you have the right influence?
Do you have the right influence? Are you being listened to? Or are you waiting to be heard? Thinking that your time will come or that you will speak up next time? Throughout my professional and personal life, there have been times when I thought (usually hours after a situation and with the added benefit of […]
Thinking about Life Beyond
My mind had wandered off elsewhere…to Life Beyond…. I sat at my desk. I sat in meetings. I was there in body (and sometimes voice). But I wasn’t really there. I was on autopilot. I was going through the motions. Pretending to feel engaged with the work and the people. Yet my mind was somewhere completely different. Far […]
Progression and perspective: career steps & leaps
Is there a link between progression and perspective? Imagine that you’re in a tall round tower. Think of Rapunzel’s tower but probably not quite so isolated. There may be other similar ones around. You’re looking out of a window towards the landscape around you. The view is certainly nothing to complain about. But you’ve been […]
Using your personal brand for career success
Personal Brand? What has that got to do with me? I don’t work in marketing and I’m certainly not planning to be an Influencer anytime soon. “Your personal brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos. Our personal brand encompasses everything that affects how people view us and […]
Should I take a new opportunity?
The market is picking up. Is it time to take advantage of a new opportunity? There you were, minding your own business. Happy with your lot. Or happy enough, anyway. You were getting on with your work. Managing your workload as best as you could and vaguely considering your next logical career move. But this […]
Three Reasons to Hire a Career Coach
“Hi, I’m Melanie and I’m a Career Coach” I often find myself explaining that Career Coaches are not just for managing career transitions, nor do they simply deal with career problems. Ultimately, if you have a career, it’s highly likely that you could benefit from working with a Career Coach. But first, I want to […]
Best Motivation Tip for Success
Understanding what motivates us can be the key to unlocking performance, productivity, and fulfillment. It can ultimately determine our success. I share below my best motivation tip for success in life and work. Some people have a pretty good understanding of what motivates them. Others may have an inkling or not really understand at all. […]