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Careers
Chris

Effective Flexible Working: Finding Balance and Connection

In today’s workplace, flexibility has become the cornerstone of working practices for many people. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, flexible working, and working from home in particular, was already on the rise in many industries. However, the pandemic significantly accelerated this trend as organisations were forced to adapt to remote work arrangements

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Careers
Chris

Maximising Your Personal Brand for Career Progression 

Your personal brand is your unique selling proposition – it’s what makes you stand out. In today’s digital world, personal branding is essential. Here are 7 steps you can take to create and work on your own. In today’s rapidly evolving employment market, having a strong personal brand is essential.

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Careers
Chris

Navigating Career Stagnation: Expert Insights for Moving Forward

Career stagnation is a horrible, disempowering feeling, and one that most people will feel at some stage in their career journey. It’s important to recognise the signs and take action to start moving forwards again. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most common signs and causes of career

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Careers
Chris

8 Top LinkedIn Profile Tips I Give My Career Coaching Clients

When plotting your next career move, it’s vital to make sure your LinkedIn profile is in good shape. This is an area I commonly work on with my career coaching clients. In this article, I’m going to share with you eight essentials for creating impact with your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn

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Coaching
Chris

How to Use Your Time Well During the Coronavirus Crisis

Many people are finding they have more time on their hands during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are 7 tips for how to make the best use of your time and take care of your wellbeing while life feels so different and uncertain. We are all aware of the vast impact

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Careers
Chris

NLP Coaching: 5 Ways NLP Can Help You Achieve Your Career Goals

An increasing number of people are recognising the benefits of NLP in helping them achieve their career goals. More and more are people are seeking out and applying to work with NLP Practitioners. Often this is because friends tell them that NLP will help to ‘fix’ the situation they are

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Careers
Chris

5 Signs Your Work-Life Scale is Off Balance

Is your work-life balance feeling a little out of alignment? Here are five signs to look out for. Modern technology and alternative ways of working were meant to make work easier. Or at least that’s how it was sold to us. But due to smart phones, wi-fi and email, for many

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Careers
Chris

If You’re Not Happy with Your Career, Make a Change

Work is something we spend so much of our time doing. That means it’s important to feel happy, or at least satisfied with your career. If you don’t like what you do, there’s a good chance this will lead to negative consequences affecting not only your work, but other parts

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Health and Wellbeing
Chris

Trouble Sleeping? 7 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Most people at some stage experience trouble sleeping – and all the symptoms that go with it like tiredness, feeling irritable, depressed, exhausted and unable to do the things you want to do. As we all feel better after a good night’s sleep, establishing a pattern of sleeping well every

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Health and Wellbeing
Chris

Claim Your Calm: 9 Go-to Fixes To Crush Your Anxiety

Here are my 9 recommended fixes to try for tackling anxious thoughts whenever they come up. Each one will work as a quick fix when you need it. For greater impact, integrating some of these strategies into your routine will improve your long term wellbeing too. We’re all different, so you may find some techniques work better for you than others. Having a choice of options means there are lots of things to try, helping you figure out what works best for you.

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Coaching
Chris

Keep on Running: 10 Training Tips to Stay Motivated

The Spring is a great time to get into running. Or jump back in and start your running training again if you’ve had a break. The days are getting longer, the weather is improving and there are big events on TV like the London Marathon and the Great Manchester Run

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Health and Wellbeing
Chris

Introducing Mindfulness Meditation: Reasons to be Mindful

In recent years ‘mindfulness’ has crept increasingly into public consciousness. It has been widely championed as an effective approach for managing the stresses of modern day living, and the benefits of being mindful are talked of at length on television, radio and in newspapers and magazines. However, despite this, to

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