New Decade New Focus

By Shannon Clark

December   It’s that time of the year again, where we are all winding down, looking forward to spending time with our loved ones and putting up all our festive decorations.   But with the new decade coming quickly around the corner, now is the perfect time to be productive in our careers!   If…

How Our Mindsets Impact Our Lives

By Shannon Clark

A Have you ever heard ‘The Elephant Rope‘ story?   A man was passing a group of elephants when he suddenly stopped. He was confused by the fact that these strong and large creatures were being held by only a small piece of rope, which was tied to their leg. They could have easily broken…

Are we chaining ourselves to our desks?

By Shannon Clark

  In the words of Andrew Wilkinson, founder of Metalab- ‘You don’t have to make yourself miserable to be successful’.     Being passionate and proactive about your work is a great thing, but how do we know when we have lost the balance between our work and personal life?   Can you answer how…

Emotional Intelligence- The Key To Success?

By Shannon Clark

Have you ever been in a high-pressure situation at work where you have not known how to react?   Or equally you think you could have reacted better? Sometimes it can be very difficult to identify people’s emotions, including our own. More often than not, anxiety about a situation comes from misinterpreting or not understanding…

What Makes a Great Manager?

By Shannon Clark

Do you remember the name of the teacher you used to hate in school? They always used to use classic lines like ‘The bell doesn’t dismiss you, I do’, or asked you to repeat what they just said to the entire class. Which of course they knew you couldn’t do. Bad teachers always had a…

Are you being totally honest on your CV?

By Shannon Clark

Honesty is always the best policy- why being truthful on your CV is important   We understand that in today’s work culture the competition is fierce. Are you a recent graduate who feels there is a massive amount of pressure from employers to have years of experience? Or are you an older professional that feels…