There is Life After Redundancy

Redundancy

As I sat there a few years ago picking up the pieces of a redundancy, it dawned on me; if I could work so hard for another company and give so much loyalty for them to meet their targets and still be laid off, why on earth couldn’t I just channel all of that energy into working for myself? Surely, at least one benefit would be that I couldn’t fire myself!

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Day 39 – 50 Day Change Challenge – Don’t Be Afraid to Lose It!

50 Day Challenge

It’s Day 39 and today I’m looking at the ‘Law of Sacrifice’. This is the law that speaks of what we’re willing to lose in order to gain. This is the law that asks us, “What is the good we are willing to give up so that we can gain the greater”.

I began to learn the meaning of sacrifice when I  Continue reading

Life after Loss – How to Recover from Deathlike Situations

One of my biggest realisations over the past 10 years or so is that life is not linear and that as human beings, once we have breath, we should expect to experience situations in our lives that make us or unfortunately break us. Now you may have experienced this floodlight of revelation years ago but for me it has come as a steady and sometimes painful pea of light.

As I sat 4 and some years ago picking up the pieces of a redundancy, I tried to grapple with the reality that after quite a rising, vibrant career up to that point, I was faced with the pain of intense corporate rejection, an incredible sense of loss, and the responsibility of getting myself out of the miry clay of depression and back out into the dog eat dog world of employment.

While contemplating my next career move I Continue reading