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66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen


How do you find out what you want to be when you grow up? Emma Rosen’s parents asked her every year at New Year in a kind of social experiment. The recordings of those conversations became a useful source of inspiration when she found, after rotating on the graduate scheme on the Civil Service Fast […]

I’m on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme, talking about career change for over 50’s with Eddie Mair


It all happened rather suddenly. I was having a meeting with Julia, our Operations Manager, when my phone rang. I actually sent the call to voice mail as I didn’t recognise the number. So when I picked up the message, fully expecting it to be a sales call, you can imagine my surprise when it […]

3 Tips on how to get the right mentor and achieve lift off in your career or business


I recently got approached by a former workshop participant (let’s call him Pedro) for some general tips and advice on setting up his own business. Argh!!! After 16 years of running my own show, what could I tell him? Where should I start?! So I thought I would put some advice together; three tips on […]

Who is your Jedi Nit? The power of meeting someone who has done what you want to do


The founders of Infusionsoft recently interviewed Pamela Slim, champion of small businesses growth and the author of ‘Body of Work’. In the interview she talked about her “Jedi Knights”. These are the people she admired and sought to learn from as she built her career. This got me thinking about how important it is to […]

65: Managing professional relationships – How to spot a ‘Taker’ and why ‘Giving’ wins (but only if you avoid the pitfalls)


Okay, I admit it. I have a bad Amazon habit. I buy books and (most of the time!) read them – but often I don’t properly reflect on what I’ve learned. I zealously highlight passages that I want to reflect on, and I might remember some of the key themes, but generally the learning points […]


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