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Why Conversational Culture Matters to You

by Dr Rachel Collis When you are thinking about career change it is important to get a sense of clarity around yourself (your strengths, values, purpose etc.) and also the work environments that works best…

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Career Change, Career Development, Executive Coaching

The Essential 5 Point Checklist Before Embarking on a Portfolio Career

Everyone working at The Career Psychologist has a portfolio career, where we split our time between two or more positions.  We love the variety and creativity that comes from combining our different interests whilst making…

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Career Change, Developing Coaches - ACT Training, Executive Coaching, Getting Unstuck coaching

The Incredible Tale of Leicester City…and the (Limited) Power of Thinking

“Following today’s devastating result for the national team, I take full responsibility for the most unfortunate choice of coach, which has resulted in such a poor image of the national team being put before the…

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Career Change, Career Development, Career Management, Developing Coaches - ACT Training, Executive Coaching

Seven (or Eight) Reasons Why Executive Coaches Need ACT

I’ve been been talking to fellow coaches at Ashridge Business School about the benefits of using ACT as part of coaching.  It can be an incredibly powerful part of coaching and for many, is the…

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Career Change, Career Development, Career Management, Developing Coaches - ACT Training, Executive Coaching, Getting Unstuck coaching

The Hard Thing about Hard Choices

Every now and again I come across something that reinvigorates me and makes me determined to redouble what we’re trying to do at The Career Psychologist.  This video is one of those things. The thing…

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Career Change, Career Development, Developing Coaches - ACT Training, Executive Coaching, Getting Unstuck coaching

How Did You Get Stuck? Gradually then Suddenly.

In Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises one character asks: How did you go bankrupt?” “Two ways, gradually then suddenly” comes the reply. And in a nutshell that explains how so many of us get…

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Career Change, Career Management, Executive Coaching, Getting Unstuck coaching, Psychometric assessment

On the Danger of Psychometrics Tests

Psychologists are very keen to put people into boxes.  We like to label people –  schizophrenic, depressed, anxious.  For occupational psychologists we like ENFP, conscientious, emotionally intelligent.  Of course, mostly these labels are harmless and…

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