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The Ultimate Guide to Make Your Career Change a Success

Doesn’t matter how long you've been on your current career path, changing directions may be your best next move — and plenty of people are making it. Do you feel stuck in a job that no longer fulfills you and isn't you but have no idea what else you could do – or...

Regenerating Your Vision

I was visiting my parents on one of the rare weekends I actually had free from my uber-demanding investment banking job. I’d been feeling unhappy and unfulfilled for some time in my career and life, but that particular weekend I felt like I hit rock-bottom. On the...

Where next? Beyond the top of the corporate ladder

This is the time when many of us are coming back from holiday. Often with a real wish to make a big change in our working lives. Maybe that's the case for you, too? We spend so much of our time working hard to advance our careers but what if you’re feeling miserable...

10 Lessons Investmentbanking Taught Me About Work Life Balance

Originally published on January 4, 2017 at Thrive Global.   I'd been working in the investment banking industry for over 10 years. I regularly had 15-hour days and was available to my clients 24/7. And For the longest time, my job was fun and exciting. I didn't really...

How to ask for a salary raise (and get it!)

Recently, I sat together with a friend of mine to strategise together how to best approach asking for a salary raise that was long-overdue giving his achievements and his boss didn't seem to be doing anything about it either.  The lack of monetary recognition and...

Want to be more successful? Try these 8 mindset shifts

There are many reasons why people become successful and it's no secret that everyone is unique and different people will find different ways to help them become successful. However, if your mind is not wired for success it can be challenging to achieve your goals....

Why you should treat your career like an entrepreneur

For the longest time I was working hard and climbing the corporate ladder. I was successful.  But then things started to change... the structure and culture of my team had drastically changed. I felt like I was not longer able to do the kind of work I enjoyed...

How to choose the right career coach

From my own experiences of hiring coaches at different stages of my life, it's critical to do your homework and shop around before making a decision on hiring a career coach. Coaching is an investment of time, money and effort - so make sure it is right for you! When...

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