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Case Study: Transitioning to Retirement + Consultancy

One client a few years ago came to me for 'retirement coaching' which in turn developed into semi-retirement and developing a consultancy service rather than the business employment he was moving from.  Although he had started and built his business, then sold it on and was in effect, a consultant to them, he was of an age where he wanted to reduce his working hours and increase his leisure hours! 

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PREPARE to succeed

What does it mean to prepare to succeed?  Take a look here. Prepare your plan ahead of time - don’t wait for things to happen to/for you.  Take the reigns! Recognise what it is you want from your career and take steps to work towards it daily Expect problems so you are ready to manage them - envisage solutions just in case … People are the key - they change

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Mentors Matter

I had cause this week to again think about mentors and how you can use them for development and guidance, for creating and becoming the person you want to be. One was using 'Donna' from the TV programme 'Suits' about the lives and work of a corporate lawyer firm in the States, and she is the 'hero's' (Harvey) "assistant".   Personal assistant once, and now the higher up the executive, an

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Two years ago…

I set off on my trip of lifetime - my dream to travel for a year, experiencing diverse cultures, meeting interesting people, and seeing amazing scenery!   The stars aligned, I had a once in a lifetime opportunity to live my dream to solo backpack round the world - or at least parts of it - and I did it! Two years ago today I set off from Manchester to Bangkok, sitting

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