Blog - Identifying strengths and skills

1.04.2017 - How I pursued a job of passion and made a BIGGER difference in this world!

    I’m feeling excited about my call from San Diego with an American life coach Missy Strasner. Here’s what I was asked: “Specifically to share your story of how you pursued a job of passion and made a BIGGER difference in this world! “   Missy found me while searching on amazon under “passion” and “careers”— …MORE »

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19.12.2016 - Success Story: Turning Her Dream into a Reality – Reinventing Joy Again

Joy spent 10 years as a Legal Conveyancer—but wanted to do something more creative. “I looked around one day and thought to myself, ‘Joy do you realize that shortly you are going to be the eldest one around here?’ I didn’t feel enamored with that thought.” One day she was driving to work, stuck in …MORE »

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14.02.2016 - Employ yourself: How to start a business

    “For great brands to survive, they must create Loyalty Beyond Reason…The secret is the use of Mystery, Sensuality and Intimacy.” ~ Kevin Roberts, former CEO worldwide of advertising agency Saatchi and Saatchi  I’m sending you big love today – Valentine’s Day. I’m dedicating myself to love this weekend by being with the people …MORE »

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21.12.2015 - How to be happy with yourself – prioritising what’s important

PRIORITISING WHAT’S IMPORTANT “Values are a matter of what guides you through every day, every task, every encounter with another human being. Yet we are often unaware of what our values are.” ~ Richard Bolles, Author Sometimes the job of your dreams may be the one least likely to pay the most. But it’s not …MORE »

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6.06.2014 - Don’t let the passionless people rule – take courage and follow your heart

Don’t let the passionless people rule – take courage and follow your heart

Sometimes our nearest and dearest don’t know a thing about what is best for us. Following ones passion or purpose in life often takes great courage and conviction. A classic example is Michelangelo, known one of the world greatest sculptors and painters. The beauty of his works has echoed down the ages. What is less …MORE »

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3.06.2014 - How to be happy: refresh your mental palette and think in bright new colours

How to be happy: refresh your mental palette and think in bright new colours

Taking a break from routine is a great way to get happy at work – refreshing your mental palette and boosting your ability to think in bright new colours. Time out can replenish your mental reservoir. Rather than set you back in time taking a break can fastrack your life and career – new  innovative  …MORE »

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4.03.2014 - Let the beauty you love be the work that you do

Let the beauty you love be the work that you do

This quote and the photo I took reflect what gives my life meaning and purpose. I’m drawn to all things beautiful and the people who create and nurture beauty. This gorgeous lily is the one that inspired Monet to paint his famous waterlily series. The lily is this photo has been loving cultivated by David …MORE »

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3.05.2013 - How to interview for success

How to interview for success

Many people stress out when  faced with a job interview. Preparing well in advance is the key to stressing less and to your ultimate success. 9 times out of 10 the fact that you made it to the interview stage confirms they are confident re your technical skills. What they are drilling down on is …MORE »

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28.09.2012 - Focus on your strengths

Focus on your strengths

  We often take our ‘natural knacks’ or gifts for granted, however the skills that are easiest for us can provide a good clue to areas we are most passionate about. Sometimes others have a greater awareness of our strengths and areas of passion than we do! Leonardo da Vinci had a tremendous talent for …MORE »

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16.07.2012 - How to get happy at work – using books as oracles

How to get happy at work – using books as oracles

Happy at work – the oracle I often work intuitively with my clients with it by asking them to form a question and then turning to a page and seeing if “the oracle” has some wisdom to share Today I asked myself: “what do I need to know today?” and the book replied: “There is …MORE »

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