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The Changekey Blog

Insights and thoughts regarding career advice and coaching

When did you last tell yourself the truth

Well of course I always tell myself the truth I hear you say. This is a difficult one but from experience of working with literally thousands of clients and also personally, what we say out loud and what we say to ourselves can be completely different

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Are you ready to release the “pause” button?

Caring for a loved one can take up a huge chunk of our daily lives and in the midst of it all, we often lose sight of what’s important to us, be it a personal goal, social connections or our careers. Reflecting on Carers Week 8th-14th June 2015, I’d like to look at the role of caring and the impact it has on our daily lives and how it is possible to go forward with just a little guidance in the right direction.

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The Secret Career Question

For a long time now I've been saying to clients that a job, whatever it is, should allow YOU to express who YOU are and if you discover that role you will be happy. And that’s been our goal for the last twenty years or so helping people to do just that.

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Bad Habits?

I was asked with my “life coach hat on” to appear on radio to talk about habits and how to help remove them. They had listeners ringing in with all sort of habits from biting their nails to still having a comfort blanket in their forties.

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Is your Pension age about to increase?

The answer for many will be YES and this is backed up by the governments web site which states the following …………… Increase in State Pension age from 66 to 67 under the Pensions Act 2014 The Pensions Act 2014 brought the increase in the State Pension age from 66 to 67 forward by eight years. The State Pension age for men and women will now increase to 67 between 2026 and 2028. The Government also changed the way in which the increase in State Pension age is phased so that rather than reaching State Pension age on a specific date, people born between 6 April 1960 and 5 March 1961 will reach their State Pension age at 66 years and the specified number of months.

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