Decision Making

TheWheel 2019

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 28/02/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Coaching, Decision Making, Making change, Mindfulness

When working out what you want to get from coaching, it is great to first review your entire life and see what’s working for you now and what needs a bit of attention. Make 10-15 minutes for yourself, with cup of tea or similar, some of your favourite music if you want, and a pen or pencil to capture your findings. This is your time – so make it personal and special. Look at the wheel and consider each of the 10 domains in turn. As you do – check in how you are feeling about each domain RIGHT NOW IN THIS MOMENT and give yourself a rating out of 10. Read more...


Confidence Training

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 14/02/2019   |   Categories: Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, Making change

We stumbled on a great piece this week about confidence and how the perception of your confidence, can effect promotions and opportunities coming your way. Nearly half of all new female employees aspire to top management but, within five years, only 16 per cent still hold that ambition; this compares with 34 per cent of men who begin their careers with aspirations that they will reach the top and remain so after two or more years of experience. Read more...


3 Sure Fire Steps To Gaining Confidence

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 12/02/2019   |   Categories: Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, Leadership, New Business

If I had one wish, it would be that I could wave a magic wand and give people who tend to doubt themselves, all the confidence they deserve. Unfortunately life doesn't work like that and confidence is earned by taking risks and learning new skills. Your confidence can also gain a boost from getting some honest feedback from those around you. Whether it be by directly asking or by noticing the way others work with you and value your contribution. If you feel that your confidence has fallen a little bit lately, here are three sure fire ways to give you enough, to re-energise you and to move forward with your goals. Read more...


Accelerate your Career with Clarity and Confidence

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 29/01/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Intuition, Leadership, Making change, Mindfulness, New Business, Strategic Planning

Accelerate your Career with Clarity and Confidence with Albany Lane's Weekend Career Retreat , 1.5 hours from Sydney in Bowral this June 15th & 16th. In one weekend, you will gain the insights that will empower you to make the changes in your working life, including going for that job you really want. Working with a small supportive group, you will uncover your values, strengths, and motivations. Creating a vision and underlying strategy to have the working life, flexibility and remuneration that you deserve. Read more...


Ever woken up and realised you don't want to go to work - not just today but ever again.

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 15/10/2018   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Coaching, Decision Making, Intuition, Making change, Mindfulness

Kasey Edwards described this experience in her very funny and insightful memoir - Thirty-Something and Over It. Her experience led her to reconnect to her love of writing and making a new path into that and other worlds. Others hide the feeling as a momentary blip and keep working through - needing to pay bills, mortgages and keep eating is a motivating force. But the physical and mental energy of forcing yourself to work for 20,30 or 40 years will be taking a toll. Read more...


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