The Only You Can Do List

Whenever I speak to accountants or professionals a common thing that I hear that they are struggling to get everything done. I remember that feeling when I was in Finance in leadership and management roles. Of course it’s really easy to create a long list of all the things you have to do. On the […]

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The Lack of Time Is Not Really The Problem

I work with a lot of accountants and professionals.  They work hard.  They are usually pretty driven and ambitious. Like many they struggle with the issue of too much to do in the time they have available. Of course we all know that time is not one of those areas that you can buy an […]

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Know What Sets You Apart In Your Professional Field

You’re an accountant, lawyer, procurement or IT professional.  Most professionals when introducing themselves lead with their job title. They assume that the person they are speaking to knows what that profession is about Take accountancy which is my professional. Mention accountant to people when you introduce yourself and chances are others will think: Interested in […]

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4 Reasons Why A Leader Might Want To Consider Having A Coach

In just about every field where people are successful, they have a coach or in the case of teams several coaches. Over the years the number of coaches working with leaders in organisations has increased significantly. As someone who has worked at senior levels in large organisations and has been a qualified coach since 2006, […]

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3 Top Tips for Setting Your 2019 Goals

The start of a new year is often a time when people think about goals for the year. Of course thinking about goals and actually achieving them is very different. So often people start off with great intentions. They might actually get started. All good. So what are my 3 top tips to increase the […]

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Stay Relevant or Risk Becoming Stuck In Your Professional Career

In days gone by a professional qualification might well have been seen as a passport to a highly successful career. The trouble is that this is no longer the case.  Things change quickly.  Technology and Artificial Technology is causing disruption, changing roles, business processes and even business models. For example look at retail banking.  40 […]

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