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Career Psychologist success stories

Below are a handful of the many hundreds of people we’ve helped to get unstuck and move forward with purpose over the past 10 years.  Many more to be added soon!

  • Lana Novak

    From Art Director to Portfolio Career

    I was working as an Art Director in advertising for over 10 years. I then had my daughter and suddenly my work/career outlook changed completely... edited

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  • Natashia Variava

    from HR to Entrepreneur

    I always admired entrepreneurs but was never brave enough to venture on my own. The classic ‘fear of the unknown’ led to 5 years of not making a decision…

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  • Ronan Carter

    from Consulting to Wellbeing Entrepreneur

    I thrive on challenge and wanted to get involved in something more fulfilling – something I was passionate about [...] I wanted something different but I didn’t know how to take action to get it or have the courage to do it myself...

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  • Rebecca Magnus

    from Business Development to Freelance Copy Writer

    I had just left a difficult job in Business Development for a start up food company. On the face of it, the job was a good fit for me, flexible hours in an industry I love. However, the job was a very poor fit for my lifestyle and personality...

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  • Career Change, Getting Unstuck coaching

    Returning to Work with a Forced Smile? Six Ideas To Start Getting Unstuck This Week

    In the summer of 1998 I returned from a 2 week holiday in Cuba.  It had been amazing, but somehow that just made returning worse.  It wasn’t the despair that killed me, it was the hope.

    “You realise the holiday’s nearly over don’t you?” said my mate on the plane.  It was so depressing – and that was on the plane out.

    My experience of being stuck in a career was of returning to work feeling utterly miserable and overwhelmed, but acting as though I was happy to be back.

    Eventually I fumbled my way out, but since working with thousands of people going through career change, I see that I could have done it much quicker.

    One of the most important things is to find a place to start. So here are 6 ideas to get you started this week – pick one that feels achievable:

  • Career Change, Getting Unstuck coaching

    10 Tips For Thriving in a Portfolio Career

    By Rachel Collis

    In the new world of work, many people are adopting a portfolio approach to their career. This involves crafting a full time role out of a number of part-time jobs. Sometimes the part-time roles are permanent roles but more often the portfolio includes a changing patchwork of freelance roles, temporary roles, project work and self-employment.

    There are a lot of potential benefits to a portfolio career. However it isn’t necessarily easy to make it work, there are some traps. I have had a portfolio career for almost 15 years and I love it! However, I have made some mistakes and mis-steps. Here is what I have learnt along the way:

    1. Does your portfolio work as a whole?