How Can I Stop Caring So Much About Work?

How Can I Stop Caring So Much About Work?

Your work is important to you and so it should be. If we consider Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, your work allows you to earn an income to fulfill your most basic physiological and safety needs such...

Is Perfectionism Keeping You Stuck?

Is Perfectionism Keeping You Stuck?

I clearly remember the “killer question” I was asked at every single graduate interview. “So, Nicola, we’ve talked a lot about your strengths but can you tell me about your weaknesses?” Cue a...

Self-Promotion Made Easy

Self-Promotion Made Easy

To progress in your career it is not enough to be excellent at your job. You also need to ensure that other people know that you are excellent at your job. Many of my clients find self-promotion...

Why Overthinking Is Damaging Your Career

Why Overthinking Is Damaging Your Career

From time to time, we all overthink. Our thinking gets caught in an unhelpful loop and we struggle to see the best way forward. Does any of the following sound familiar? You constantly have thoughts...

A Tool To Help You Feel Confident At Work

A Tool To Help You Feel Confident At Work

When faced with challenging situations, sometimes we can do with a little confidence boost. I recently had a tooth extracted and used a tool called anchoring that allows you to access a desired...

Didn’t Get The Promotion? What To Do Next

Didn’t Get The Promotion? What To Do Next

Have you gone for a promotion and not been successful? How did it feel? I’m guessing not great! In time you will be able to rationalise the situation but at the moment, it hurts. You feel...

How Do You Define Career Success?

How Do You Define Career Success?

“If your success if not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all” Anna Quindlen Many of the people that I work with have been...

Are Career Goals a Waste of Time?

Are Career Goals a Waste of Time?

I was talking to a client recently about setting career goals. Their perspective was that the world is changing so rapidly, there was no point in thinking any further ahead than the next six months....

Nicola Semple

About Nicola Semple

I am an exceptional and experienced Career and Confidence Coach and an ex-Business Change Consultant with a Big 4 background. My favourite snippets of client feedback are “infectiously driven and straightforward”, “kind, insightful, but doesn’t let me off the hook” and “we covered some tough topics, but I always left our sessions with energy, and a sense that I had fun!”

If you are looking for a Coach who will have you out of bed at 4.30 am undertaking a gruelling morning routine to set you up for #success and #smashyourgoals, you won’t want to work with me.

If you are looking for a Coach who will ask open questions and allow you to go around in circles reflecting for hours on end (but getting nowhere), you won’t want to work with me either.

If you are looking for somebody to help you unravel the spaghetti in your head, help you get clear on what you want from your career and life, and support you so that you do the work to get it, we should talk!

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