I followed my passion and it didn’t go as planned

Climbing a steep trail on Mt Bartle Frere

The media is full of inspiring stories of people turning their passions and hobbies into businesses, but is it always the key to happiness? Huddled in the shelter on top of Mt Bartle Frere eating a meagre lunch with two of my favourite clients, I was cold, wet, hungry, and aching. Our adventure was truncated […]

How to bounce back if COVID killed your career

Bounce back if COVID killed your career

The world is coming to terms with new ways of living and working since the pandemic. If your career has been unalterably changed, how do you decide what to do next? Grab a pen and paper, there are some steps you can take: 1. Grieve your old job For many people, work is part of […]

Forget passion. Focus on purpose and flow instead.

Forget passion focus on purpose

Find your passion. That’s always the message floating around inspirational Instagram posts. I’ve spoken to so many people over the years, though, who are turned inside out by not knowing their passion, and therefore, their one big thing.  Feeling passionate about your work is incredible but “find your passion” is confusing advice, and at worst, […]

How to make sense of work you don’t love

Make sense of work you don't love

If the pandemic taught us anything it’s that we aren’t always going to have a smooth run. This has been especially true for work, with many people finding themselves in a very different position from where they planned or expected to be. It’s possible you’ve had your entire career plan derailed, and even if you’ve […]