So you’ve decided you want to take the plunge from employee to self-employed. But where do you start? This is a question that comes up fairly regularly so I thought I’d share the steps I took, which might be useful to you. When you’re totally responsible for bringing home the bacon – it takes lashings… Read More
Mike Rawlins has extensive experience as a coach, writer, and musician and as friends, we meet up regularly for inspiring dog walks. He wrote this interesting piece on coaching and mid-life career change.
As always with any coaching scenario the most important step is to work out what the goal is – and to feel able to take the time to do so. What is it then about the ‘over forty’ bit that is relevant and that will help us to work out what we are aspiring towards? Read More
Career Change – 9 telltale signs that you’re ready Apart from dogs, one of my lifetime passions is personal development. So much so that I walked away from the security and comfort of full time employment and immersed myself in a programme of personal development. Then I started my own business using the personal development… Read More
In April 2007, after 17 years and 6 months as a successful NHS Professional, I changed for ever. I went home at the end of a particularly enjoyable week, sat down in my lounge and finally changed my job. And it happened in an instant. Although several years of procrastination, it took a milli-second to actually… Read More