How to achieve your career goals in 2016

Friday, January 15th, 2016

It may only be the middle of January but how many of you have already broken your New Year’s resolutions? If so, you shouldn’t feel too bad about it because studies which show that 20% of resolutions are broken before the end of the first week in January and at least 80% are broken before the […]

Career Success

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The key to career success is setting yourself a clear goal and then taking the necessary steps to achieving that goal. But what is your career goal or do you even have one? For some people their career goal maybe to get a new job, for others it may be to reach a managerial position […]

Your Future – A practical guide to action

Friday, March 15th, 2013

I was tidying up my office today and couldn’t believe just how many books I had related to my work. There are books to help with career choice and how to get a job; goal setting; leadership; marketing; business development; bringing out the best in people; confidence; coaching skills  etc! Most of these books are […]

7 tips for a positive attitude

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

This week in response to hearing a lot of moaning about the weather and the general January blues flowing over into February, I decided to write an article for my Inspirational Toolkit entitled 7 Tips for a positive attitude.  Please feel free to add your own as a comment below.   There is a saying […]

12 Things Successful People Do Differently

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Great title don’t you think? I have to admit that it is not mine but when I first came read the title, 12 Things Successful People Do Differently,  I was really interested to find out more.  Being a strong believer in the importance of setting goals if you really want to achieve something, I shouldn’t have been surprised […]

Key steps to goal setting

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Today I sat down and followed some key steps to goal setting by completing the exercises from “Your Future – A practical guide to action” and am now feeling really positive.  “So what”, you might say, “you co-wrote the book so you should know it all anyway. Why do you need to do the exercises?” […]

Your New Year’s Resolution – a new career!

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

It’s the 1st of February.  Are you managing to stick to your New Year’s resolutions or have you already broken most of them? If so, you shouldn’t feel too bad about it because studies which show that 20% of resolutions are broken before the end of the first week in January and at least 80% […]

Black Monday – how to avoid the January Blues

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Apparently Monday 16th was the most depressing day of the year. Whoever decided that?  Here it was very cold and frosty but the sun was shining and who can feel down for long when the sky is clear blue with hardly a cloud?  Today it is back to being grey and wet so I guess […]

Inspiring your success

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Over the past few months I have written blogs covering a wide range of topics relating to careers and small businesses.  Some of which have been written on the spur of the moment as a result of something I have come across in my work that I have felt inspired to share with you and […]

How to achieve your goals

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Last Saturday saw the launch of the book ‘Your Future’ which I co-wrote with Jane Stephenson.  It was a great evening which brought closure on our goal of writing and publishing our first book together and we are now ready to start working on the follow up goal to this which involves marketing and selling […]