Much of the way I see that world is shared in writings that I have published in the last few years.
You can see most of my writing here or read selections below.
As a career coach you can expect that a pretty typical part of my day will be spent speaking with clients who are bewildered by their search for fulfilling work.
A few years ago, I had the dubious experience of exiting a romantic relationship and a working relationship of over a decade’s duration, each, around the same time.
Storytelling and narrative coaching is a big business these days.
You may think you’re no good at networking but the good news is that most people are even worse at it than you, and that by the time you’ve read this, you’ll be on your way to being brilliant at it.
Right now I want you to think of five people in your professional life who are floundering and in need of support
I think I’m a very lucky guy because I often get to interview and hire people.
I’ve coached plenty of people in their forties and fifties through significant career transitions, and if you’re in the same boat, then you’re likely thinking that it could be pretty challenging. In fact, you may even be considering staying in an unfulfilling and miserable job instead.
The pursuit of fulfilling work and meaningful relationships are two of the main components of a happy life. Too many of us derive too much of our sense of identity from our work, which makes life hard when work stops being pleasurable, and trickier still if we lose our jobs.
Work is filled with catch-22s, or unsolvable double binds. The origin of the term is Joseph Heller’s satirical war novel, in which pilots who said they were too mentally fragile to fly were in fact showing concern for their safety, and therefore, judged sane enough to fly. In other words, they were damned to be pilots, either way.