Last year it was reported that the world’s eight richest people have a combined net wealth equivalent to 50% of the population (article here). Amongst them, are a few “self-made” billionaires who originated from modest beginnings but found success in their life’s pursuit. These people have always fascinated me because they were able to rise [...]
It feels just like yesterday that I was stuck writing 2016 instead of 2017 and now I’m making the same mistake in a different year – how is it 2018 already?! Sometimes I get so caught up in life that suddenly it’s a new week, a new month, a newyear and I can’t honestly say I’ve achieved [...]
The New Year is already here which implies a fresh set of resolutions, or maybe for some, a refresh on this year’s unmet goals. According to Google data, the top three new year resolutions in 2017 were to “get healthy, get organised, and live life to the fullest” (full report here). It’s no secret that [...]
It's been almost 2 months since I left PwC to grow my startup and boy has the time flown by - it feels like a bit of a blur with things about to go to a whole new level - the missus and I are hoping to welcome baby #2 into our lives in [...]
By now hopefully you've read my story about why I left PwC and my learnings 4 weeks after my departure. I can honestly say that when I was a full time employee at PwC I thought that my life was a lot harder than what it might be when I move out and focus solely on Workspired. My rationale was [...]
I can't imagine it's been almost a whole month since I left PwC. So much has happened in the past 4 weeks - time has really flown by! I had the pleasure of sharing the process for finding a career you love at a United Nations (UN) event. I was also on the radio with Darren James from [...]
Why I left the largest professional services firm in the world to help people find a career they love
Before I get to sharing why I left PwC I'd like to explain the headline photo of this article There's been a bit on LinkedIn recently about how it's a professional medium and people ought to keep personal content/images/whatever to the likes of Facebook and Instagram. I get the rationale but I have a different [...]
Are you OK in your current job…but want to do more of what you love?…Watch this video for 3 simple tips!
Over the past few weeks I have worked with quite a few people and through applying the Workspired process we have discovered they actually love their current roles. At it's heart they love what they do...however there's just a few things that they would like to focus on more (or less) in order to be totally engaged [...]
Are you highly educated and struggling to find a career you love – here are a few tips that might help!
Last week I had a conversation with a lady (Suzi) who was highly educated (3 degrees!) but was struggling to find a career she loves. She was convinced that her passion was in the general area of analytics but needed some help in identifying the specific area. I wasn't as convinced as Suzi that analytics [...]
I had an interesting conversation with an ex-work mate who left the organisation she was working with. There are 3 lessons I took away that I wanted to share - 1) don't overthink things, 2) take action and 3) lean on your existing network. Check out this video to learn more: