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Finding career contentment; five simple steps to job satisfaction

The first task in career management is not to consider what job you want. Instead of looking outward you need to look inward… at least at the start. The five steps are in order; they step-by-step take you toward career

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6 ways to reduce your job satisfaction

There a six common factors that are said to provide you with improved job satisfaction. I both agree and disagree with these being important. Let me explain what I’m getting at; I’ll go through each factor explaining what it means

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I’ve crossed to the other side, why don’t you join me?

As I grow more grey hairs and look back on my own personal and professional journey more and more I see a divide. This divide is like a wide rushing river. I’m on one bank looking across the river. From

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Why I accepted a $137,218 pay cut last year

Having just completed my tax return for the last 12 months I can share with you that I took a little bit of a pay cut last year to explore my passion for coaching. It felt like the right thing

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3 questions you probably never ask yourself (but should)

1.    How valid are my life assumptions? If I do “A” then “B” will happen. This is the model we use to set up our life activities. An example would be… … if I work for three years in this

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7 habits of highly ineffective people

Apologies for the somewhat negative headline but often saying what NOT to do is useful/helpful. In this post I’ll take you through what I see in my coaching work as the biggest blockers to effectiveness, they are simple but common.

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My 5 worst career mistakes (& how you can avoid making them)

Below are the five lessons I learnt, under each lesson is the story of the mistake I made in order to learn each lesson. Hopefully you can learn from my mistakes 1. Being right when it didn’t matter (inability to

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