Tag: purpose

Leading your life and career – learning from footprints

I’ve recently been fortunate to enjoy a holiday on the coast. As I was walking on the beach at low tide, one day I noticed the variety of footprints (and pawprints) forming patterns and tracing the paths that people had taken earlier that day. I started to consider the word footprint and recognised that reflecting… 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 »

Do you know how to be successful? It might not be how you think…

In recent months, I’m seeing some patterns with my coaching clients – intelligent, driven, responsible leaders who have worked hard for a long time, find themselves increasingly needing to do more with less time and resources in ever changing, complex environments. In addition, most have challenges that cause tension for them in how to best… 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 »

Forget Resolutions – Choose Revolution!

Do you want more of the same in 2017 or is it time to not only figuratively sweep all of those papers off of your desk but perhaps even throw the desk out of the window too? Have I been on the seasonal sherry you might well ask? Well no, actually. It’s more a result… Read more »

Whose list will you be on?

You may have heard the saying that people come into your life for a reason. The general idea is that there are times in our lives where we interact with someone either professionally or personally and that interaction has a profound effect on us – either because it help us in some way or the… Read more »

The strength to go on

(c) Scott Norris Photography http://scottnorrisphotography.com/ Are you feeling pressures at work that are starting to affect you outside of work? Are you facing problems in your work that seem insurmountable? Perhaps you are fine but are observing a team member struggling and wondering how best to support them?  If so, read on as I share… Read more »

The fulfilment of a job that you LOVE

Have you ever had a job where, after a couple of days off or more, you get that ‘Going back to work dread’ feeling? Perhaps you are in a job like that now?

Anytime Resolutions

As I reflected on what this, my first blog for Free to Lead, could focus on that could support others in being Free to Lead, I realised that the first year of the Company is drawing to a close. Only 6 weeks to go. While many of my first year goals have been met, finding… Read more »