As I sat in the airport waiting for my flight to the UK last August, a sadness washed over me. I had just said goodbye to my best friend while she was getting ready to leave Dubai. For good. While thinking about her, I realised
Feeling stuck? Don’t worry. Most of us have felt stuck at some point in our lives. While it’s easy to question ourselves, and go down a spiral of self-doubt and self-blame. You might find comfort in knowing – it’s not necessarily your fault. Parents. Friends.
“I’ve applied to hundreds of jobs online and not got a single interview. I don’t know what else to do!” Sound familiar? Looking for a new job can be challenging. And when you’re applying for jobs online and getting no response, it can be particularly
Most of us have experienced procrastination at some point. Putting something off right until the last minute. Or avoiding it entirely. Always choosing to do something easier, more comfortable or more pleasurable instead. I will happily admit I procrastinated recently. Over making my first LinkedIn video. Being
Most of us grew up believing life has a set path. Go to school. Go to college. Get a job. Climb the corporate ladder. Reach the top. Retire at 65. Corporate life was the norm and for many, expected. However, we’ve now moved into a new era.
We’ve all been there. Those times where we need to make a ‘big’ decision. Whether or not to quit our jobs. Start a business. Get married. Get divorced. Buy a house. Move to a new city or country. A decision so big the fear of
Many professionals dream of being leaders. Being able to create change. Make an impact. To inspire and motivate teams to all move in one direction for “the greater good”. To potentially achieve what nobody else has achieved before. But with such accomplishment comes great responsibility.
According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, we now spend nearly 50% of our waking hours working. 8.56 hours a day during the week. And an additional 5.48 hours on a weekend. And for many, it’s much more than this. Considering we spend so much of
When I ask my clients what is the purpose of job interviews, 9 times out of 10 they will reply, “To show the employer I can do the job.”. While partly true, this isn’t the real purpose of job interviews. An employer can see from your CV whether
According to the WHO, the average life expectancy of a human being in a developed country is 76.8 years. I am currently 36.6 years old. So if these stats are correct, I have approximately 40.2 years left before I cark it. Now I don’t know