Managing Your Career
Balancing Care Responsibilities With a Career
Thoughtful suggestions for organisations and individual employees to help those with care responsibilities, particularly those caring for parents and elderly family members.
A Window into the Boundaried Worker
In this article, we introduce the Boundaried Worker and suggest ways for individuals to navigate work-life reconciliation to benefit the individual, their team and the organisation.
When The Going Gets Tough, Don’t Get Going
If you feel at this crossroads, wondering if the only solution is stopping work altogether, pause first to ask yourself whether you have explored all the options. Here you will find some advice on how to handle and work through these common but challenging phases.
Top Tips to Building Confidence
Confidence is an important ingredient to career success. It’s an active mindset, an emotion that impacts our motivation, our ability to communicate and ultimately, our results. Debbie Moore, Executive Coach and Director of Product Design, provides some specific tips and techniques to try out.
How to Juggle Your Job, Career and Personal Fitness
When we are busy, feeling overwhelmed or stressed, we become extremely focused on the day to day and the to-do list. This approach can mean that we are not lifting our heads and seeing the bigger picture on the horizon.
Creating the Work/Life Balance That You Want
How do I achieve a balance between work & family life is a common question we hear from working parents. Debbie and Patrick, Executive Coaches, offer some strategies and tactics that might go some way to improving the balance you are looking for.
Real Stories: Dads & Working From Home
Daniel, a trader with a Global Investment Bank, talks candidly about his experience of becoming a parent including the adjustments he made. He also offers some practical tips for combining work and family.
How to Have Courageous Conversations With Your Manager
Emma Spitz, Executive Coach and Director, talks about how to approach those tough conversations. She gives some practical steps to take in preparation, during the conversation and afterwards.
In this episode, Geraldine Gallacher chats with Jennifer Petriglieri about her book ‘Couples That Work’ and discusses dual-career couples. Jennifer has spent over a decade researching how people’s close relationships shape who they become professionally and personally and has also spent the past 6 years studying the lives of dual-career couples.
Revealing your Brilliance & Redefining your Success
Reena Dayal, Executive Coach, invites you to consider how by honouring your values, playing to your strengths and looking at things differently you can reveal your brilliance and perhaps even help others show theirs.
Setting Yourself Up for The Future: Checklist
Managing your career can become more challenging when you are caring for others. Every so often it’s a good idea to step back from the day-to-day pressures, and map where you want to go in the future. This checklist can be a good reminder of the things that could help you become ‘career fit’ once again.
How to support your working parents
In this area, you’ll find our latest research and thought pieces along with external resources to help you develop robust strategies to support and retain your working parents and caregivers.
How to Spot the Signs When Someone is StrugglingWhen someone admits to their manager that they feel demotivated, anxious or stressed, it can still carry the stigma of weakness, incompetence or a lack of commitment. We’ve still a long way to go in de-stigmatising mental health issues. Kate Buller, Executive Coach and Director, lets you know what you can do to prevent distress levels from building up in your team.
Shifting the Needle: Episode 3 – Inclusion NudgesIn this episode, Geraldine speaks with the founders of the global initiative called ‘Inclusion Nudges’, Tinna C. Nielsen and Lisa Kepinski, to discuss how their methods help the brain to change its unconscious behaviour and close the intentions-actions gap by addressing the implicit norms in our cultures and systems.
Traps to Avoid When Managing Working ParentsThe approach you take as the manager of a parent is one of the most significant factors in shaping your employee’s beliefs about whether they will be able to do well at work and at home. Executive Coach, Karen Falcocchio, lays out three common traps you should avoid.
Real Life Parent Interviews
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