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Why You Doubt Your Career Change Is Possible (And How To Believe It IS)

“Who am I kidding?! I wailed inside. I’m going to be stuck here FOREVER.” Plagued by doubts and fears in your shift? Here’s why your biggest career change asset is also your greatest liability, and how to get it working FOR you.

Career Change Success Story: Charlotte: From Commercial Intelligence To Well-being

“I’d listen to other people light up when they talked about their work. But whenever asked about mine, I felt flat – there was just no connection at all.”

not to be

missed…

What To Do When You F****** Hate Your Job

What To Do When You F****** Hate Your Job

Every Monday it’s the same. You open your eyes. Your heart sinks. Your stomach drops as you stare down the barrel of another week in a job you hate.

The Career Change Advice I Wish I’d Been Given

The Career Change Advice I Wish I’d Been Given

7 years ago my career finally broke me. I often think about how I might have got unstuck and moving much faster in my shift if I'd known then what I've learned about career change since. So, if you're feeling stuck too, I hope these, my ten top pieces of career change...

Why Starting Career Change In Lockdown Is The Perfect Time

Why Starting Career Change In Lockdown Is The Perfect Time

"I'm not at the office. And to be honest I'm f****** LOVING it. I don't want to go back, but is it really possible to make a career change in lockdown?"  “I’ve finally got some time to think about what I really want to do. But I don’t have any ideas, or any clue where...

Why You Can’t Change Career In A Crisis (And What To Do Instead)

Why You Can’t Change Career In A Crisis (And What To Do Instead)

I’m struggling to know what to say to you. It seems like the COVID-19 crisis has sent the world mad. And as I write this, I’m hoping fervently that you, Avenger, are in good health, and managing the fall out of this crisis in a way that’s working for you.  In the face...

Is Your Career In Crisis Thanks To COVID-19? Need Help, Now?

Is Your Career In Crisis Thanks To COVID-19? Need Help, Now?

Is your career thoroughly screwed thanks to coronavirus? Are you feeling lost, anxious, angry, and unsure about your next move workwise? Do you need career help, fast, because of the impact of COVID-19? I see you. And I can help. I’m an experienced, ICF-accredited...

Worried About What Other People Will Think Of You Starting a New Career?

Worried About What Other People Will Think Of You Starting a New Career?

I squirmed uncomfortably every time someone asked me how work was going. The judgement I knew I’d get if I told them I was f****** miserable in my career and wanted out was paralysing, so instead I'd smile blandly and answer, “Yeah, not bad, thanks”. And my soul would...