Monthly Archives: December 2013

THE FUTURE. FORGET IT. WHY LONG RANGE FORECASTS...

Posted On 17th December 2013

If you already work for Apple, LinkedIn, a firm of 3D printers or the Chinese Navy this article is not for you. Good luck ruling the world of the future. If you do. As for the rest of us….. I’m 43 years of age. Ten years ago economists were predicting I would live through an […]

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LEADING FROM THE FRONT AND WHERE YOU CAN STICK...

Posted On 15th December 2013

Thoughtless clichés have a habit of becoming management practice. They then go on to ruin careers. “Leading from the front” is one of them. Please don’t do this. This is why. Think about it for a moment. “I won’t ask others to do what I won’t do myself” is a statement I hear in, say, […]

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BULLSEYE! HOW TO GUARANTEE YOUR CV WILL BE READ.

Posted On 11th December 2013

Why write if no want wants to read what you write? It is the first question anyone writing anything can and should ask. Believe me, when I write these blog posts I have my audience very much in mind. That doesn’t mean there is nothing of me in them, there is a lot.  But I […]

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SLOW, SOFT, COMFORTABLE FAILURE: ARE YOU GUILTY...

Posted On 5th December 2013

Picture this. Like most people in the career coaching biz I get asked for favours by friends, family and friends of family. Being a nice guy I normally agree. A friend of my wife has been going through the sausage machine of a high price outplacement agency and is getting nowhere at all. She asked […]

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