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January 19, 2022

Are You a Caterpillar or a Butterfly? – Planning Your Career From Here

My pay dropped significantly, and I had to learn to navigate the world of self-employment. It was scary – but exciting, too, because I was reshaping my career, and using a much wider range of experiences and skills

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August 13, 2021

What's Your Ikigai? Finding Meaning in Work and Life

Is it career progression or your kids? A Friday night out or a hot cup of coffee? What gets you out of bed in the morning? This is a question we all wrestle with at some point in our lives and there's rarely an easy answer. Motivation has increasingly become a priority for organizations looking to […]

January 24, 2017

#MTtalk: The Power of Purpose in the Workplace

A Story of Purpose Desmond Doss, a young American, wanted to serve his country as a soldier during the Second World War. In 1942 he was drafted into the army for basic training. During training, Desmond refused to handle a weapon. When his officers realized that he didn't want to bear arms, they tried to […]

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September 23, 2016

Forget the Monday Morning Blues and Find Pleasure in Your Career!

You've just got into the swing of the weekend and, yep, you've guessed it, Monday's here again. Cue setting alarm clocks, tossing and turning in bed worrying about that early morning presentation, the packed commute. Finally, you're back home… only for it all to start again the next day. Sometimes we get so caught up in the […]

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October 14, 2014

Hound Dog

Some weeks are full of surprises. This week, for example, I went into the office on Tuesday morning thinking I was a woman, and came home having discovered that I’m a hound dog! But I’m not alone. In fact, the whole editorial team has taken on canine characteristics. Sarah is a sheep dog, Tom is […]

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