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About careerresilience

Career Coach and Writer at Blue Sky Career Consulting. Love to write and am currently juggling three different blogs. On a mission to discover how people can thrive rather than just survive in life and work.

Driven, rather than motivated…

Looking back over my life and career so far, I have come to realise that I am quite driven and that changes in my ‘drivers’ have coincided with key points in my life. Continue reading

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The power of journaling ……………….

The power of journaling….

For me there is something both powerful and wonderful about regularly and consistently putting your thoughts down on paper, rather than having them interminably rattling around inside your head.  Continue reading

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What problems are you solving?………

Today’s post has been inspired by a game called the Cortex Challenge, a Brain party game, given to us as a Christmas gift last year. A game that requires each player to compete in several different problem-solving tasks so that ultimately … Continue reading

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Engaged and loving your job?

What I learnt from our family trips to the zoo Employee engagement and why it might be lacking in some workplaces has been of interest to me for some time and I have been asking myself; why is work so … Continue reading

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How was 2017 for you? ………..

The good, the bad and the indifferent? Have to say that for a whole variety of reasons, 2017 has not been a stellar year and I for one am very glad to be leaving it behind. But all that aside, … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Leadership………………..

Recently, I have been reflecting on the relationship between vulnerability and leadership, for two reasons, really: One, after years of quoting Brene Brown’s “You can have courage, or you can have comfort, but you can’t have both” I finally read, … Continue reading

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‘The people you admire, warts an’ all’ ……

Who are the people you have a high regard for, despite their flaws or maybe even because of them? Maybe they have had a strong influence on your life and career choices or played a role in formulating your world … Continue reading

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