Mindfulness

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...


Spring is time to reconnect with what is important to you

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 05/09/2018   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Coaching, Decision Making, Inspiration, Intuition, Making change, Mindfulness, Strategic Planning

Spring is a wonderful time of the year to reconnect with what is most important to you, and make a start on what it is you want to create or change in your life. It is also a great time to review what may be working or not working in your life. Working one-on-one with a qualified coach may be the most effective way for you to “rearrange the furniture” in your mind, so you can create what you truly want in life. Read more...


Positive Stress

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 07/08/2018   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Decision Making, Inspiration, Making change, Mindfulness

Now is a good time to take stock, and reflect on how much time is spent "doing something", rather than doing something worthwhile. It’s a trap many of us fall into, being busy but not productive can lead to stress, which stifles our creative thinking, rather than positive tension which helps propel you to a new and exciting outcome. Read more...


Understanding yourself: stop holding back and become a better leader

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 14/03/2018   |   Categories: Coaching, Leadership, Making change, Mindfulness

When women come to me wanting to develop their leadership potential, the first thing I ask is, do I have permission to challenge them. This is a fundamental precept of coaching - a willingness to be open to feedback. Read more...


New Year, New Opportunities, New Career? Event 15.2.18

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 24/01/2018   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Making change, Mindfulness

Changing jobs in now a regular part of life. Today the national average tenure in a job is 3.3 years, with expectation that we will have up to five careers in our lifetime. Jobs are also more likely to be temporary or contract based and these trends impact the way we manage our working life. Judith Bowtell and Albany Lane invite you to join us for breakfast and hear from individuals who have mastered major career changes: from Big Business to Solo Entrepreneur, and from Small Arts and community organisations to major corporates. So if you are contemplating change in your working life now or in the future ( and you will!) come and join us for breakfast and hear from those who have made the jump, survived and thrived! Read more...


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