107: How to enrich and future proof your career

John Fitzgerald is Managing Director of Harmonics www.harmonics.ie Ireland’s leading career consulting firm. He has coached hundreds of blue-chip Senior Executives over the past two decades to rethink their career strategy. John currently serves on the board of OI Global Partners, a global career consulting practice with 225 office in 28 countries worldwide.  John is the author of ‘Future Proof Your Career’ described by many reviewers as a “wake up call”. He is the creator of the Future Career…


106: How to take your stress levels down

Normally I interview authors of new career books, social entrepreneurs and career changers on my podcast but this month it didn't seem right to carry on as normal. This podcast is based on a blog I wrote for my MBA students at Leeds University as I was worried about how they were coping being away from home and loved ones. For the large majority of us what is happening is unsettling, scary and deeply sad – never mind the threat of getting sick. But remember you are not alone, we are all in…


Blog Post: How to take your stress levels down

My son has devised a traffic light system in our house to see where our stress levels are.  At lunchtime we all check what light we are on.       And I was stuck on red all last week! However this weekend, I got to amber and then on Sunday I was getting to green.        Many of us will be feeling stressed right now….for many different reasons. Here are some ideas from friends, some may work for you. I am trying them out and so far I think they are helping, as I am…


105: How I changed from Finance to the Renewable Energy Sector with Mike Kaye

This podcast could not be more topical after the recent news banning petrol, diesel or hybrid cars from the UK by 2035. Do you have an interest in the Environment? How can you make Renewable Energy more efficient? Turn your passion into a career. Mike Kaye is the Managing Director of Energy Oasis, he specialises in intelligent zero carbon solutions for businesses, third sectors and local governments.  He helps them reduce their carbon footprint and thus create sustainable power on their sites…