Tag Archives for " career success "

Learning From Others

I was on a Zoom meeting recently with someone in my network. Both of us had a similar route into work at 15 or 16 with basic qualifications. Despite that we both got professional qualifications and did alright in our respective careers. One thing we spoke about was the importance of having others you can learn from. You might […]

Continue reading

10 Ways To Make A Bigger Contribution At Work

As an accountant or professional you are smart, talented and have a lot of potential. Maybe your career is going well right now.  Maybe you are doing okay.  Or maybe you are struggling. You know that there will highs and lows in your career.  It’s just the way it is. On the other hand there are always opportunities […]

Continue reading

How To Raise Your Profile At Work

Once upon a time a professional accountancy qualification would have almost guaranteed career success.   When I started out in accountancy, having a professional qualification was the exception.   I was doing some research for a presentation I was giving to ACCA members last year.  What I discovered is that the number of ACCA members had increased by a […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Not What You Do But What You Contribute

I was speaking with a friend recently who has set up his own consultancy. Before that he had built a long and successful career in a major organisation. During our discussion he mentioned that he had recently met up with some friends who were still employed. As is common, people asked him what he does […]

Continue reading
>