Posts tagged work
Is work a nightmare?

t's fair to say work is less than fun. You might go as far as to say work is a nightmare. But the truth is, you have a lot more options than you realise. When we are stressed, overwhelmed or seriously discontent, it can be hard to see a solution, to see how much power we actually have over our situation. Basically, the more overwhelmed, stressed or unhappy we are, the less likely we are to look at the ways we are impacting our situation.

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Do you feel stuck in your career?

Do you feel stuck professionally? Unsure if you need to change your job or career or simply don’t know how to bring your spark back? There are two things most widely valued in recruitment, qualifications and experience. The issue I see with this is that both of those things can trap people in the wrong careers and employers can end up with employees who are competent but uninterested.

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Working Parents & Coaching: My thoughts on getting a better work-life balance.

Having it all, doesn't mean doing it all. Having it all requires a great skill in balance and priority setting. It requires the ability to shift between responsibility and not being responsible for everything.

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How to be more confident in social settings.

I was asked to write about being more confident especially in social situations. I have shared a few key points in this piece that over the years have come to be the foundation to a lot of the confidence coaching I do, as well as social anxiety recovery group work with StepOut Ireland Cork and Dublin.

Whether your introvert, quiet, experience social anxiety or are the life and soul of the party, need to get drunk or high to engage people; confidence in social settings always begins by playing to your authentic strengths and focusing on what you bring to the situation.

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