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Change your Career: 12 Hints It Could Be Time To Move On

How do you know when it is time to change your career? The wrong career or professional environment has the potential to hold you back, stop you from taking opportunities, apply for a career promotion, lower your confidence, stagnate your career performance or career progression, and can prevent you from reaching and realising your full career potential. On the other hand, the

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wellbeing and work life balance

Create A Healthy Work Life Balance In The Winter

Creating A Healthy Work Life Balance In The Winter How do you plan to establish a healthy work life balance as the cold wintry days and nights draw in? When the clocks go back one hour and the end of daylight saving means the hours of daylight become shorter, you may feel more tired, lacking in energy and motivation and perhaps you

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leadership challenges when making deisions

Leadership challenges: Decision-Making and Communicating Decisions

What are your leadership challenges when making and communicating decisions? If you’re a leader, you’ll be used to many leadership challenges. One example is making and communicating difficult decisions. Sometimes your decisions will be judged, scrutinised and will be unpopular. At other times, your decisions may be met with praise and acknowledgement. You may find that you encounter these challenges: Do you

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competition

Competition and Rivalry: How To Successfully Manage Competition and Rivalry

How do you respond to competition and rivalry?  Being competitive is one of our most natural survival instincts. It helps us to survive, think on our toes, to be vigilant and ultimately helps us to establish our own identities, purpose and roles. Perhaps you thrive when faced with competition and rivalry? Or perhaps comparing yourself to others or the very prospect of

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stress and burn out

Stress, Overwhelm, Burn-Out and Work Addiction

Here are 4 myths when managing beliefs about work addiction, overwhelm, stress and burn-out Myth 1: Overworking is a sign of productiveness Often being busy is confused with being efficient, focused and productive. However, working 24/7 does not guarantee you will be productive. In fact, in the long term, overwhelm and working 24/7 could increase your chances of experiencing stress, mental health

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assertive

Become More Assertive

What comes to your mind when you think of assertiveness? Becoming assertive is very different to being angry, rude or controlling which are all fear-based closed responses. Instead, becoming assertive exists on a finely balanced continuum between communicating your needs, boundaries, negotiables and non-negotiables, whilst also communicating your listening skills, empathy and understanding for others. It takes an open mindset and requires

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