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What is a Career Coach and how do I choose one?

What is a Career Coach and how do I choose one?

The one thing that stands in the way of people creating the career and work-life balance that works for them is not actually knowing who they need to support them. Usually, when I start talking to parents about working with them, the first question they have is “What...

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Book Review: Thrive by Arianna Huffington

Book Review: Thrive by Arianna Huffington

I first came across Thrive (The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.) in 2015, not long after it had been published in the UK. I was in the process of a massive transition in my life; going through a redundancy...

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Six ways to deal with working a 24/7 culture

Six ways to deal with working a 24/7 culture

There is a toxic trend that is starting to chip away at the heart of a great job. Even when your colleagues lift you up, the work is satisfying and the pay is great, there is one cultural element that can suck the joy out of your day. That is the 24/7 culture. The...

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Do I have Imposter Syndrome?

Do I have Imposter Syndrome?

How many times have you heard yourself say “I’m just winging it”, “I’m just lucky” or, “I’m going to be found out”. Does the idea that you are not good enough echo around your head like the latest pop earworm? Do you have more certificates than wall space; yet still...

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Clara Wilcox is a straight talking, practical and experienced coach helping clients navigate the tricky waters of returning to work, career changes and professional development. The Balance Collective is a social enterprise focused on improving the lives of parents, by working together to build inner confidence and promote a healthy work/life balance.

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