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Work & career

How to lean in until you leave your role

“Why should I care about a job that I know I’m going to leave?” There is a lot of talk these days about the ‘Great Resignation‘ (or the ‘Great Reshuffle‘ which I think is more accurate). Most of the articles I’ve seen focus on what employers need to focus on to keep

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Career Confidence - Backing Yourself
Podcast

Career Confidence and Backing Yourself

How to Build Confidence and back Yourself The lovely Heather Jean recently interviewed me for her podcast and we delved deep into the concept of confidence, career and backing yourself.  We unpack a range of things, including: Being Clear on What You Don’t Want  Balancing What You Want Outside of Your Work

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Work & career

Sick of your job? Answer these 3 questions!

Check this out if you’re sick of your job and want a new one Are you sick and tired of your job, boss or company in general? Working out why specifically something feels wrong at work is important so we can consciously work on changing it OR finding a better

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Work & career

How to find your professional flow

Why professional flow matters If you’re feeling stuck and unmotivated in your work and general career direction you are not alone! One of the most common challenges I see in my mid-career coaching clients is that they are stuck in a role that they are very good at, but they

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Work & career

How do I pick the right career coach?

Working with the right career coach can help unlock your career plan and save you lots of time and energy. But it can be hard to know what to look for to find the right coach for you, which is why I’ve put together this checklist for you.  Over the

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career check-in masterclass
Online Trainings

Free Masterclass: Lunchtime Career Check-In

We’re almost half way through 2021, can you believe it? It may not feel like it, but it’s a great time to do a quick, yet powerful career check in. And I’m here to help you do just that in a free 20 minute online masterclass.   You may have been

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Videos

Remote onboarding in a new job

Starting a new job is usually both exciting and a bit nerve-racking. In a world were we have had to learn to work from home (and pretty suddenly at that) and collaborate across teams and locations, it can be difficult to feel like you’re part of the team if you’ve

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ultimate job interview online prep program
Videos

Self-esteem and self-confidence in your career

Understanding yourself and how you are tracking with self-esteem and self-confidence in your career and life is super important! Here we’ll cover some definitions, challenges and how you can check in with yourself in a simple exercise. Self-confidence The definition here is “a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities,

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Videos

Your personal values and career

How clear are you on your personal values? Knowing your values is key to build a career that works for you and it also helps guide you when it’s time to move on. Most importantly, it helps you make decisions that work for YOU, not just fulfilling other people’s values.

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Transition & Decisions

3 universal fears in life and career transitions

The 3 universal fears are important to understand as you navigate something new or difficult. Because new opportunities mean that you also (consciously or unconsciously) worry about how well you’ll do. Not to mention what other people will think of the change you’re making. You may have already heard of

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Videos

How to stay organised during a job search

Looking for a new job can be exciting, but for many that job search is a very stressful experience as well. It can even feel lonely and a bit isolating to not have somewhere to go or a group to belong to.  In the video below I share how you

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Core needs

Perfectionism and improvement

Trying to ‘get it all done’ and finding it exhausting? There is a major difference between perfectionism and improvement. If you are trying to navigate a career transition along with everything else happening in your life in general, you may need to allow yourself to reflect on this one. As

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Work & career

How to prepare for job interviews

Many people get super nervous when it comes to job interviews, regardless if it’s via video call or in person. Having worked with lots of clients in the career space, I wanted to share a few simple tips on how best to prepare for a job interview, regardless of the

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career coaching
Transition & Decisions

Ready for a career re-set in 2020?

Every new year tends to have that feeling of hopefulness and new beginnings. That said, the beginning of a new year is also when most people quit their jobs. Sometimes though, people will leave without an idea of what to do next. As brave as this is to just burn

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Transition & Decisions

The importance of feeling lost sometimes

We’ve all been there at some point; where we feel completely lost and not sure what to do. When it comes to career we’re asked to know from a very young age “What do you want to be when you grow up?“. The problem is that what we want to

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Transition & Decisions

Make sure to question what you lock in

Life and career progression is all about asking questions. The trouble is, sometimes we get lost and struggle to ask the right questions, especially if we feel stuck or locked into something that makes us uncomfortable. Having just come back from an amazing trip around Europe (which also meant a

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Gratitude

Closing a circle – learnings from a career break

I’ve recently returned from a truly epic 3 month career break of travels with my partner. We decided to take a break from work and life in general for a few reasons: Reconnection time with my family over in Europe. As an expat I’ve lived away from my native Sweden

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Expat emotions

Have we forgotten how to adventure?

A few months ago my partner and I had one of our usual conversations around how ‘life is short‘ and ‘we really should travel and explore more‘. If you’ve followed me for a while, you already know I love to travel, but it’s easy for time to get away from

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Transition & Decisions

Why money is important when changing careers

We need to talk about money! One of the most common things I hear from anyone looking to change jobs is – “I can’t afford to earn less than I do now“. That may feel very true, yet a job that’s not right for you might cost you a lot

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Transition & Decisions

5 key focus areas for any career transition

Milestones help us refocus on what’s important! Having recently celebrated both my birthday and the birthday of The Bridge Coaching (over 5 years in business already!) I really wanted to categorise the topics and learnings I share with you all to support the changes you’re making.  There are many factors

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Transition & Decisions

To be enough

It seems to be a human theme, especially when we want to change our career. We’ve become so closely connected to what we DO that it’s almost part of our identity and who we ARE. So the questions that pop up in our head when we’re looking to change it

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Transition & Decisions

What if someone moved the finish line?

So many of us ‘hang in there’ at work in the lead up to the holidays. The tricky thing is that we can learn to put up with almost anything when we can see the finish line and break it into smaller steps. Yep, you know it’s true! But what

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Work & career

A simple but powerful career check in

As a career coach, I get a lot of questions this time of year from people looking to change their careers in the year to come. If you are thinking the same thing, I’ll give you a simple, yet powerful tool here to get started today.  Most people think you

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Transition & Decisions

To try something (new) on

Sometimes we need to try something on to know if it (still) fits us. This is very true for jobs as well.  You’ve heard me talk about soft landing jobs in previous posts, but today’s topic is a bit different. The ‘soft landing job’ is designed to give you a break

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Transition & Decisions

Steps towards the right career

I’m all for “ripping the bandaid off” and creating big and powerful change in one sweep. For most people though, career change will involve a few strategic steps, and most often that does not happen in a week or two. A while ago I shared the concept of The Soft

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Transition & Decisions

To ride the waves of being ‘the new one’

Fun fact: most of us struggle being ‘the new one’! It’s never easy being new in a role, company or country. And even though we know it takes a fem months to settle in, understand and belong, we still struggle with the process. I actually did a video about ‘being the

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Core needs

Where do I start when making a career change?

We spend a lot of time talking about work. If you listen to the people around you at a cafe, public transport or an event, you’ll find there is a high chance they’re talking about work. How they don’t like their job, how they are really busy or how their

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