Get Clarity About What You Really Want Before You Start Your Job Search

You have decided that the time has come to take the next step in your career.  So far so good. If you are like most chances are you will start applying for roles.  You might even get a few interviews.  So far offers after interview have not been forthcoming. So what’s wrong with what you […]

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What Stops You Building A Successful Career

As an accountant or other professional you have a lot of potential.  Of course there is a huge difference between your potential and what you actually achieve in practice. Having spent 25 years in accountancy and the last 13 years helping accountants and professionals be more successful in their career, I’ve noticed several things: It’s […]

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What Would Excite You In Your Career?

If you are like the majority of accountants and professionals you are more than likely going to spend more time at work than anything else during the hours you are awake. As you get more senior the more you are likely to be working.  I know this because I’m an accountant and been there in […]

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Managing People Through Times of Change

Whether you like to admit or not there are always going to be times when you face challenges when it comes to managing. One of the most demanding situations is when you are going through a period of change. Now I’m sure that you appreciate that there is change happening all of the time.  That’s just the […]

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You Have To Manage Yourself Before You Manage Anyone Else

I was running a client workshop a while back.  It was a workshop that was part of a bigger project. The client organisation had gone through a difficult period.  Morale had not unexpectedly taken a dip.  Difficult decisions had to be made that impacted on the group that I was working with. In reality this is nothing […]

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Three Ways Accountability Will Help You Move Forward In Your Career

You talk about wanting to take the next step in your career. What I’ve noticed over the years is that there’s often a gap between what people say and actually do. Left to your own devices you can easily drift.  Weeks and months pass and even a year and you are no further forward. It […]

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Five Quick Solutions To The “I Don’t Know How” To Get More Job Interview Invites Problem

You are ready to take the next step in your accountancy career.  As you are qualified, have some great experience and a track record of achievement it shouldn’t be that difficult. A few months down the line your progress is slow.  You apply for roles.  A lot of the time you hear nothing and get […]

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To Progress Your Career, Rely On Your Strengths

You are good at your job.  You invested in getting the necessary professional qualifications.  Yet your career in your professional field is not progressing as well as you would have hoped. It’s frustrating and can end up being hugely de-motivating too.  Additionally after a while it can end up hugely denting your own self confidence. […]

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