Category Archives for How To Successfully Progress Your Career

What’s Stopping You Progressing Your Career?

If you are reading this blog post, the chances are you are ambitious and want to progress your career. So what might be stopping you from progressing your career?

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Career Progression: Where Are You Starting From?

When it comes to career, you obviously want to try and get as much clarity as possible about where you are heading. At the same time, before you can start to make progress, you need to be clear about where you are starting from. So how can you find out where you are starting from?

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5 Low Cost Ways To Develop Yourself

One of the most common reasons why people don’t invest in developing themselves is a lack of budget. Yet in truth there are many low cost ways to develop yourself that cost little or nothing, such as: Borrowing a book from the library, reading it and implementing one or two ideas. Signing up for free […]

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12 Easy and Low Cost Ways to Undertake CPD

If you are a professional, continuing professional development is not just desirable but an essential part of your membership.  After all would you like to have an out of date surgeon perform your operation, gas fitter install your central heating or mechanic service your car?    When people think of CPD they often get stuck […]

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5 Reasons Why Professional People Fail To Progress Their Career

Often when I am contacting by someone to work with me on a one to one basis, they say to me that they are really well rated professionally but are really finding it a struggle to progress their career. Sadly this is all too common.  When I was working in Finance Departments in a range […]

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Leadership and Management Success: Making Your Professional Development Count

Over the years I have come across many accountants and professionals who did exceptionally well in the early stages of their career only to hit a glass ceiling all too quickly. The truth is in my experience a professional qualification or an MBA merely gets you in the door.  What determines how far you go […]

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5 Ways To Reduce The Risk of Hitting The Glass Ceiling

Discover where your strengths are and what your areas of development are Have a rounded personal development plan Recognise that technical skills will only take you so far Get a mentor or coach to help you progress Learn from setbacks and act on the feedback you get

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10 Time Efficient and Cost Effective Ways To Develop Yourself

In the fast moving and every changing world of business, continuing to develop yourself is extremely important.  For many people it is way down the priority order.  Lack of time is often one of the key reasons for not making the investment that we all know we should.  Cost, particularly in financially stretched public sector […]

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Get Ahead In Your Career

In many professions, people who are highly capable individuals never realise their true career potential.  I know that during my 25 year career in accountancy it was not always the best accountants who made it to the more senior levels. As someone who climbed the career ladder starting as a 16 year old with minimum […]

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