How to make imperfect career choices great life lessons
Reflecting on your experiences makes all the difference.
I followed my passion and it didn’t go as planned
The media is full of inspiring stories of people turning their passions and hobbies into businesses, but is it always the key to happiness?
How to bounce back if COVID killed your career
The world is coming to terms with new ways of living and working since the pandemic. If your career has been unalterably changed, how do you decide what to do next?
Forget passion. Focus on purpose and flow instead.
Find your passion. That’s always the message floating around inspirational Instagram posts. I’ve spoken to so many people over the years, though, who are turned inside out by not knowing their passion, and therefore, their one big thing. Feeling passionate about your work is incredible but “find your passion” is confusing advice, and at worst,…
How to make sense of work you don’t love
If 2020 taught us anything it’s that we aren’t always going to have a smooth run. This has been especially true for work, with many people finding themselves in a very different position to where they planned or expected to be. It’s possible you’ve had your entire career plan derailed, and even if you’ve maintained…
Just say no
2016 was a year of saying yes to everything and working out how to do it later; you know, that piece of advice often bandied about by successful business types. Working in the careers industry, I put a lot of stock in the benefits of just giving things a go. Experience is everything and if…