living life and sharing my journey

Career

What do YOU want?

What do YOU want?

Sometimes characters in a movie can say something much better than I can.
What do YOU want? What do you WANT?

On the job hunt (or should that be the life hunt)

On the job hunt (or should that be the life hunt)

There is no such thing as ONE ideal job. Your interests and desires, skills and strengths can play out in so many wide-ranging ways and there can be great diversity in what excites you.

Happy in the unknown

Happy in the unknown

There are a lot of unknowns in my life currently and no matter how much I want to plan and lock down options and make it all SAFE, I know life just isn’t like that. You need to embrace and dance in the uncertainty.

Laurence Cruse: Unconventional Me

Laurence Cruse: Unconventional Me

What happens when on day one of your first job you call bullshit on the industry? For Laurie Cruse you get fired up and try and change it. Read more about his unconventional entrepreneurial career story.

Now is not forever

Now is not forever

That job you take, that course you begin, that house you buy – they don’t have to be forever. This choice you’re making right now is not binding.
Every decision can be undone or remade. So don’t let fear tell you otherwise.

While you are waiting

While you are waiting

Life is what happens when you are waiting. Don’t put your life on hold while you get enough money, get the experience or develop the skills to live the life you want. Embrace this moment , right here, right now.

If not now, then when?

If not now, then when?

There will always be a reason, an excuse as to why NOW isn’t right. You will always have too much or not enough of something. So rather than waiting for the perfect time, why not make a choice today?

The myth of the overnight success

The myth of the overnight success

It won’t happen overnight but it will happen. Overnight successes are NEVER overnight successes. The work they put into their art, their craft, their project, their business goes on WAY before they were suddenly deemed by others to be successful. What are you willing to put your time, effort and love into, no matter whether success is immediately forthcoming or not?

Step away from the uncertainty

Step away from the uncertainty

Sitting in the fogginess of your mind, not sure what you want or what next step to take can feel overwhelming. But use these 6 principles and get ready to move from uncertainty to clarity.

What makes up your perfect job?

What makes up your perfect job?

The media will proclaim that you are even lucky to HAVE a job, so to think about what would be even better is a luxury you can ill afford. But to me a life spent in a job you hate is not really a life at all, and I would rather a bit of naval gazing followed by some action to get you into a role that fits more with your drivers, what you care about and what you deem meaningful.