In some places people are talking about the concept of “unretirement”. It’s an interesting concept that implies you don’t really stop when you stop. There’s a lot more for you to go at. This is what this article addresses.
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We can find it easy to form opinions on the bosses, managers, leaders in our work life because it’s somehow easier to form views on others’ leadership skills than it is to look at our own habits as leaders. This could be because a lot of us don’t know where to start when it comes to self-reflection. However, if we’re in a leadership position we owe it to ourselves and to our followers to learn how to evaluate our own skills as a leader. Here are some ways to start doing that.
When we are on our feet giving a speech to whatever size of audience, it is absolutely crucial that we do our best to engage with those that we’re speaking to. Here are 10 tips to think about.
It's easy to feel trapped in a job you dislike because you've grown dependent on your salary, but there is a way out. Career Guide Lucy Watson suggests a different approach to the familiar questions of money and work.
There are two schools of thought about career planning. One is that you can do it all yourself. After all, it isn’t rocket science is it? The other is that you are best served by having a third party help you, ideally a professional who knows about the careers space.
Seeking to manage senior colleagues well is a really good intention. Any amount of time that you invest in learning how is going to be valuable to you in some way. Quite often it’s not an immediate thing. It’s one of those activities that you nibble away at over time, striving to build richness in your relationship with each co-worker.
As time goes on what you notice in the world of business is that the governance of corporations gets more rigorous. It’s part of the natural development of a complex and sophisticated society. As a result, trying to understand corporate governance may seem overwhelming. These steps will help you to break down the process.
There are three broad areas where you can advance your career with a career coach: career transition, career development and career strategy. Let’s look at these areas now.