Category Archives for How to Achieve More Career Success

Focus on Value Rather Than Activities

As an accountant or professional you are ambitious.  Achieving in your career matters to you.  All good in theory.  On the other hand theory and making it happen practically is very different. A common complaint of accountants and professionals is that they have too much to do and not enough time. You know that getting an upgrade on […]

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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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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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Why Building A Successful Accountancy Career Is A Strategic Process

Study hard, get your professional accountancy qualification and success will follow, right? I wish I could say this was the case.  In the early 80’s when I started out in accountancy it might have been true.  These days things are very different. For starters there are many more qualified accountants and it continues to grow […]

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Why Not Getting The Job Isn’t The End Of The World

You got an interview.  You went through one or more likely a series of interviews. You get the call or email to say you were unsuccessful. Chances are you are pretty deflated. Here’s the reality.  Not getting the job isn’t the end. Let me explain why in this short video. If you’ve enjoyed this video and want to achieve […]

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