living life and sharing my journey

Graduates

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.

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.

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.

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.

You are more than your job title

You are more than your job title

Identity isn’t something bestowed on you from your employer, your family or your friends. It’s what you choose to identify with.

Some reflections on journeys

Some reflections on journeys

Reflecting on journeys – whether life, career, intrepid or management ones.

Bringing my conductor back to life

Bringing my conductor back to life

Our strengths, our values, our love of work can show up in all sorts of different ways at different times in our lives. The journey through life and through work isn’t necessarily a linear one and we need to think about careers and work differently.

A different dialogue about work

A different dialogue about work

I want to be part of the dialogue about a new way to look at work and success for young university graduates. You name it – you can have it. But first – know who you are and why you want it.