The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance

I am in freefall. I knew it was going to happen, but somehow that didn't make the actual happening part any easier. My final pay check came through and now I am without a parachute. For the first time in over 10 years, I don't have a steady income. All the money I make from here…Read more The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance

How To Handle Bosses That Make You Cry

I like to think I'm made of some pretty stern stuff. I have a number of incredibly strong women in my family, something I've always been thankful for. My Nan is a toughened northerner, my Mum has raised me and my sister whilst holding down a high powered city job and my Aunt is one…Read more How To Handle Bosses That Make You Cry

How To Get A Double Promotion

There’s a very key ingredient to landing a double promotion and nearly doubling your earnings. It’s confidence. When I saw the role I wanted to go for advertised, and I saw the pay band, I didn’t think to myself ‘it’s too senior for me. I won’t apply.’ Instead, I thought: ‘what have I got to…Read more How To Get A Double Promotion

Why You Should Quit Your Job And Move Country On A Whim

Life altering decisions aren't always made after lots of careful thought and planning. In an oft repeated cliché, I made mine on New Year's Eve, after being faced with the prospect of another year treading the same path. I hadn't really thought about it. I just did it. I was feeling lost, and a little…Read more Why You Should Quit Your Job And Move Country On A Whim