Tag: development

How to have a nourishing performance conversation

  Tis the season .. for annual performance reviews. Are you the kind of person who gets anxious leading up to going in for your own annual performance review? Or perhaps you are a manager who wants to find a better way to make the most of your time with your team member at this… Read more »

Giving yourself the best chance … achieving your next career step

Have you been in your current role for a few years, grown in role, and feel that you are ready for the next step? Are you wondering why it hasn’t happened yet? How actively are you setting yourself up for future career success? If your answers to the above are ‘Yes’, ‘yes’ and ‘what does… Read more »

Thinking about a career change? Lessons from sport can help

  Photo by Ryan Riggins on Unsplash Are you at a point in your career where you feel you are facing a wall and are perhaps not enjoying what you do? Do you ever wonder what you could do to breakthrough to find something more fulfilling that you can excel at? One way to do… Read more »

Developing good learning habits to fast track your growth

Credit: leoleobobeo on Pixabay Being successful at work and in your career is dependent on a number of factors. One of those is your ability and willingness to learn and grow. Taking a proactive approach to learning is a sure fire way to give yourself a better chance of success. Learning is not just about… Read more »

The Confidence Conundrum

Photo Credit: Fizkes Whether you are about to go after your first job or are just starting a new role, it’s possible that there are times where you doubt yourself: ‘Am I going to be able to do this?’, ‘What if they are over-estimating what they think I can achieve?’, ‘It just seems that everyone… Read more »

Learning how to handle change – YOUR way

Have you ever felt change was happening to you and there was nothing you could do about it? Did you find a way to handle it or let it run its course? The well-known saying ‘change is the only constant in life’ has no doubt been felt by us all. Given this, it can be… Read more »

How to make behavioural change stick

  Credit: Ivanko_Brnjakovic What is it about changing our behaviours that can makes it so difficult to maintain? Think back to the last time you deliberately worked on changing a behaviour in order to be more effective at work. How did it go? If you weren’t successful, can you put your finger on why? If… Read more »

Not drowning but waving – how to succeed in your new role

  (Photo Credit: Searsie) Have you ever started a new role full of excitement and then a few weeks in wondered what on earth you had done? Perhaps you feel that way now? The initial enthusiasm after the interview process can sometimes wane as you start to feel out of your depth. It puts me… Read more »

The four letter word that helps you succeed

Dropping out of University could have taken the path for my life downhill. I still remember the feeling of failure, the feeling of shame that I had let those I loved down, and the feeling that there would be no coming back from this. It felt as if everything I had been working towards suddenly… Read more »

Moving sideways to get ahead

Are you in the first five years of your career? Chances are you feel an impatience to progress up the ladder, are wondering when your efforts are going to be noticed, and generally think you are ready for bigger things. Why do I say that? Research shows that Millennials (born between the years of 1980-1999)… Read more »