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Career Resilience 12: Make the Move Checklist

07 Dec
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Make the Move Checklist So now we’re all set to make the move. We’ve decided that our time at the current job is over. We’ve learned all we can learn, we’ve grown there as much as we’re going to  and we’ve tolerated as much as we’re going to take. So, let’s go! But we’re not …

Career resilience 11:Time to Go Mindset

24 Nov

Time to go mindset We’re fast coming to the point where it really is time to go. There will be a temptation to simply throw everything up in the air and just walk out. But we know that never ends well. When it’s time to go, it’s time to go successfully! So, here are seven important …

Career Resilience 10: Time to Go

12 Nov
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Time to Go? In earlier chapters of the Career Resilience Series we have looked at ways for reviewing and building our career path and resilience. In the remaining set of articles we will explore critical considerations once you’ve decided that it really is time to go. We’ll look at these considerations in three articles, covering …

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit?

11 Oct
Should I quit

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit? We’ve all had that feeling, like we can’t handle this anymore, and we begin to think of jumping ship. Perversely, that’s precisely the point NOT to jump anywhere. Remember the old adage ‘Act in haste, repent at leisure’. Instead, that’s the time we should step back and consider what’s …

Career Resilience 6: Get Value from Work

10 May
Should I quit

Career resilience 6: Get value from work Value, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. In previous articles we’ve looked at how careers can be linear or non-linear, how to give value to work and how to build value in our networks. In this article we will explore ways to extract value from …

Take Responsibility Kindly

14 Feb

Take Responsibility Kindly: We are each responsible for our own happiness. In fact, you may already have read my guide to getting happiness in my free eBook “Get Happiness” (available here). However, our happiness also depends on the way that we take responsibility. I’ve just recently had a great reminder that it’s important to take responsibility …

Happiest I’ve Ever Been

26 Dec
Happiest Ever. Centennial Parklands Labyrinth

Happiest Ever. Centennial Parklands Labyrinth  I’m the Happiest I’ve Ever Been… Today, I took a meditative walk around the new Labyrinth in Sydney’s Centennial Parklands and feel completely recharged. Labyrinths are an ancient device and appear in many, many cultures. Unlike mazes, they are intended to help you FIND yourself, not to get lost. So, …

Get Happiness: Be Yourself

28 May
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Get Happiness: Be Yourself In this 2nd article in the “Get Happiness” series, we will examine what it means to look after your own happiness first. So let’s look at how happy people focus on their own well-being first and foremost and how they get happiness. Happy People do things because they want to do …