Ever thought about quitting on the spot after a heated discussion with your boss? Or telling your co-worker exactly what you think of them ...
This week it really hit home just how lucky I am to be doing what I do for a living.
I get to go to work in my own office, (in the coolest little capital in the world!), surrounded by ...
The short answer is: Yes, absolutely. (I am living proof that it can be done).
The long answer is: Yes, and … it takes self-knowledge, a sense of purpose, and a healthy dose of self-belief.
I’m definitely an advocate for making changes if your current job or career is not helping you lead a fulfilling and rewarding life – but timing is everything.
A client asked me recently if it was "normal" for people to question their career choices, and if there was ever a right time to change careers.
The answer to the first question was ...
Nearly half of New Zealand’s working population thought about applying for a new job at the start of 2017.
The job market is changing at an unprecedented rate - as I wrote in last month’s blog - and most affected will be those in mid-career, aged 30-55 years
Most of us would like to think that nobody else could do our jobs quite as well as we could – let alone a robot! But NZIER research indicates nearly half the current jobs in New Zealand are at risk of computerisation and automation within just 20 years.
Apparently it really is a thing. The midlife crisis is not just a cliché – one in four adults aged between 40 and 59 experience it. And, despite the stereotype that it’s a male thing, research shows that slightly more women than men go through it.
Because there’s big a difference.
The first scenario – following your dream – happens once you’ve identified what it is that you would really love to be doing for a living, and have put some thought into how you might make that a reality (often with the help of a coach to get you through the anxious moments along the way).