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About careerresilience

Career Coach and Writer at Blue Sky Career Consulting. I love to write and am currently juggling three different blogs. On a mission to discover how people can thrive and flourish in life and work.

When times are tough, keep going

What do you do when times are tough? Perhaps work is not going well, or it just feels like you are ‘wading through treacle’? Progress feels inordinately slow, and you wonder if you are moving backwards. I know for me, … Continue reading

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Twelve steps to a successful career

Be aware – know your environment. Know the terrain in which you operate. Who are the leaders, influencers, competitors, and innovators within your industry? In other words, know the major players in your field. Build a reputation – be the … Continue reading

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My charter for Inclusive Leadership….

“You can have courage, or you can have comfort, but you can’t have both” – Brene Brown  One of my favourite quotes and the one I am choosing as the banner for today’s post on Inclusive Leadership.  And, as a … Continue reading

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Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom…

My tongue in cheek homage to Baldrick’s war poem, ‘The German Guns’ from Black Adder Goes Forth. It starts and ends with Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom. So, without further ado, I give you: Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, Zoom… Some pointers – … Continue reading

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SWOT Analysis – In challenging times

This month, and for the foreseeable future, I will be sharing some of the tools, techniques, models that I’ve used with my coaching clients, which they have found to be helpful. I’m hoping you will find the same. The purpose … Continue reading

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The tussle between my ‘Tortoise’ and my ‘Hare’…………Part Two

Being random might be my superpower. I am a quirky, random black woman, who like a butterfly can flit between projects and interests, in an instant. And then, ponder overlong and drag my feet, when speed and decisiveness are needed. … Continue reading

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A moment of ‘Career Pique’…………

Despite this happening over twenty years ago, I will still drop my head in my hands every time I think about it. An incident where I allowed my irritation and pique to get in the way of my usual good … Continue reading

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How not to build and treat a team……….

This month’s post is based on a short story I wrote and first shared in August 2016, and for reasons not entirely clear to me it’s popped into my head more recently. So, I’ve decided to give it another airing. … Continue reading

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Making sure your dreams are big enough, updated

I am a dreamer, always have been, always will be, from girl to woman. Don’t think I would have the life I have today, without them. So, if you are one of life’s dreamers, you might as well make your … Continue reading

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My Random Creativity and Dyslexia……..

In early May of this year, I attended a presentation on positive Psychology, one of the monthly meetings organised by the Brighton and Hove Psychology Networking group. During this interactive and highly engaging session we were asked to turn to … Continue reading

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