Mindfulness

Albany Lane’s top 10 hacks to better networking.

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 01/07/2019   |   Categories: Career Development, Decision Making, Making change, Mindfulness, New Business, Strategic Planning

When you next attend and industry event or conference, prepare yourself for networking and making the most of authentic connections you can build on. It can often feel overwhelming, and the urge to sell yourself and your projects can add pressure that makes you, well not quite you. Here’s out top ten check list to get under your belt before you arrive. Read more...


Five warning signs you have a “brilliant jerk” to deal with…. And what to do before it’s too late.

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 25/04/2019   |   Categories: Balancing work and life, Career Development, Compassion, Decision Making, Facilitation, Intuition, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Mindfulness, Strategic Planning

A brilliant jerk has been defined as a high performer with a bad attitude. The type of person who can bring results, make high level connections, be a creative genius – but no one really wants to be around for any length of time. Having them on your team – as an artistic director, adviser, fundraiser - can lift your efforts exponentially. However, having someone who is solely driven by ego and self-interest will undermine the collective efforts of any organisation. The company becomes about upholding the vision of one individual – and loses the flexibility and agility needed to survive in today’s rapidly changing work and economic environment. Read more...


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...


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...


The Struggle is Real, and Valuable

Author: Judith Bowtell   |   Date: 06/01/2019   |   Categories: Career Development, Coaching, Inspiration, Intuition, Leadership, Leading in crisis, Making change, Mindfulness

Nietzsche’s claim that “what does not kill me makes me stronger” has great intuitive appeal, and many of us believe that experiencing hardship and troubles can leave us in a better place than we were before. Scientists have become increasingly interested in studying the positive life changes that people report in the aftermath of highly stressful life events. Read more...


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