I got this question from a past client recently, regarding his online profiles. ‘Hi, Sean, I’m looking at my online profile. Do you feel I should show I am not working in a corporate role currently? Upfront and honest? At this stage I have just listed my shell consulting company and contract projects. I’m concerned […]
I was talking to my client Frederick the other day. Like many professionals over 50, he’s been through a lot; he’s been a consultant, a CEO, a board director and an investor. Although he’s a successful person by any accounts, a recurring theme came up. ‘Sean, I’ve talked to a few people about ideas [for […]
Last night I was chatting over a glass of wine with a friend of mine. His stories always captivate and surprise me and I usually leave convinced that he has been everywhere & done everything. We talked about projects in Italy and Vietnam; about sailing in the Mediterranean, the Pacific, Gippsland; how to publish a […]
Vikings I’m a Viking. Well, at least, I have de Puytrens syndrome, a tightening of a finger tendon from an old injury, that the Norwegians call the Viking’s Disease. It’s not serious but it does mean I have Viking DNA! It helps me understand something about my family history going back a few generations. We […]
Time at work goes by the clock. Yet time is personal and that’s why you need to handle time differently, to use ‘loose’ time to gain the insights essential to good strategic career decisions. Stopping to gather insight and energy is a key to accelerate your career strategy. But how many of us use time […]
In the turbulence of a busy job – or of the transition between jobs – it’s easy to plough ahead with your to-do list, but omit the essential tasks for managing your career strategy. Here’s what you must design into your professional life to regain control – and have fun at the same time. Too […]
Have you ever been dumped? It’s tough when your career’s at stake.