Blog - Change

4.07.2020 - If Brett Could Change His Career At 60, So Can You

  “I feel like I can say to people in a huge range of situations – ‘Yes, I see you.’” ~ Brett Muir, Point of Change   Brett Muir’s personal story of reinvention is an inspiring call to action for us all. At a time in life when many midlifers believe they are too old …MORE »

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20.06.2020 - Trapped in a box? How to change careers and live again

  Max’s story   Max was a primary school teacher. He had been teaching for over 25 years. He told me that he only became a teacher because it was one of the first jobs he was offered after finishing University. He’d quit once before but after a short break went back to it because …MORE »

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21.05.2019 -  How To Find Your Passion and Purpose and Heed the Call For Courage

     The Passion Pack was where one of my most popular books, How to Find Your Passion and Purpose, all started. A simple idea with a powerful message – follow your passion! How to Find Your Passion and Purpose, a concise guide to making the most of your life, began its journey as a set of …MORE »

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2.08.2017 - How to create a passion-driven career or business—Fourteen individuals tell you their stories of transformational change

                            “Wild horses wouldn’t drag me back to working for someone else.” Alan Sugar, Entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice, UK Fourteen Individuals tell you their stories… Their backgrounds and dreams are as unique as you are. What unites them is their …MORE »

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14.02.2017 - How to harness the power of love

How to harness the power of love

But as Nick Williams shares in the foreword to my book, Career Rescue: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life  “No-one ever told me when I was growing up that something I loved could be a career.” Most of us can relate to that: doing something you loved and then getting paid …MORE »

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15.09.2016 - Be the hero of your own life story

I feel honoured to have interviewed MICHAEL HAUGE on the Cassandra Gaisford show. Michael is a top Hollywood story expert, author and lecturer who consults with writers, filmmakers, marketers, attorneys and public speakers throughout the world. He is also the best-selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed …MORE »

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3.07.2016 - how do you define success?

Many people have asked me how to I define success? The important question is, ‘How do you define success?’ Below is a range of responses from my The Art of Success Questionnaire. Do you notice any key themes? Are any success triggers for you? Fulfilment from my own endeavours You can be “in the moment” …MORE »

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12.05.2016 - The key to success? Relationships

Success, a young man told me yesterday, is being happy. Happy and healthy. I love the simplicity of his definition. Roy quit a job he hated and took the risk of employing himself. What was hardest? “Fear of failure. I was so afraid of it not working out and having to go back to my …MORE »

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8.05.2016 - Why success is a lousy teacher

“Success is a lousy teacher,“ says Bill Gates, one of the worlds’ most successful businessmen. “It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” The greatest lessons in life, he argues, often come not from your successes but from your failures. Reading biographies of people like Bill Gates, and other people you admire can give …MORE »

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21.02.2016 - how to boost your courage and overcome fear

I love my job! Just had a fabulous session with a wonderful woman I am training to become a Worklife Solutions Certified Career and Life Coach. Her ‘homework’ task today was coaching me through one of the steps in our Free To Be Me life coaching programme – Courage: challenge your fears. Was an amazing …MORE »

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