When I left the corporate world 5 years ago to start my own career consultancy, I knew that starting a small business had a very high failure rate. So when I branched off to work for myself, I invested quite a bit of time soliciting advice on the best strategies to make sure I would […]
We’ve all had moments at work: Deadlines seem too much. Co-workers seem to difficult. The way forward seems too fraught. It’s in these moments that seem like they’ll never pass that some of us begin to wonder if there isn’t a different way forward, and if feeling like this at work may be something that […]
The wider you spread your reach when looking for a job, the more likely you are to find one. This is where social media sites can be of real benefit. Employers often look for future employees on such sites, and you can also make your connections aware that you are looking for a job. The […]
After spending 10 years working in brand management, I’ve come to see just how powerful marketing and branding can be when it comes to making a product or service stand out. I’ve worked on relaunching a business’s name to create a more versatile identity, trash bag brand’s packaging to stand out on shelf, a luxury […]
The beliefs you choose to cling onto, to drop, or to embrace will have a direct impact on which opportunities you pursue in your career and life. Here are 5 limiting beliefs you will need to drop if you want to feel at peace with making a major career change.
Self-promotion is not something that actually comes that naturally to me. As someone who’s now running my own business, I have to make a point to market and sell my services, but I always do my best to not overdo it. I suppose I was raised to value qualities like modesty and humility, so the […]