Client Story: Feeling freer to be me
When I first met my client, Catherine, she had a work ethic ingrained in her that was all about grinding, striving, and reaching for the next thing.
She felt anxious about saying the right thing and appearing in the right way which made her feel sick to her stomach every day before work and ruminate on her conversations after work.
During the pandemic Catherine had made some big changes to her personal life and had begun to feel the impact of living her life from a place of her own rather than …
Client Story: Confidence to navigate ambiguity
Sarah had always seen work as a big part of her identity. But once she became a mum she didn't know how she was going to balance the two - being ambitious and being the mother she wanted to be.
And as she was re-entering the workforce she didn't trust herself to know what she wanted. Would she might make a hasty decision she’d regret, or on the flip side, make no decision and stagnate?
Today she's much happier in her existing work. Not only because she's molded it much closer to where she wa…
Client Story: Stepping off the "career ski lift"
Client Story: Feeling lighter, clearer, more energized
Client Story: Finding Purpose & Direction
Have you ever been at an event and when someone asked you what you did for work you said something quick and flippant? Perhaps you made a self-deprecating joke and then tried to move the conversation onto something else?
That's what was happening with my client, Damien. Whenever his professional status would come up he would feel himself shrinking and receding from the moment.
He didn't feel energized and excited by what he was doing and didn't know how to articulate where he was going in his…
Client Story: Carving your own damn path
Client Story: Letting go of people pleasing
A 15 minute conversation about people pleasing
Kat Arapis, master life and business coach, sat down with me to discuss people-pleasing and how it gets in the way of building a career, business, and life you love. We discuss how to identify if you have this tendency and a few tips and tricks to manage it to keep on a path best aligned to your success and fulfillment.
It's short and fun and hopefully, useful.
Interview with Rachel Elizabeth Seed: Documentary Film Maker
Rachel thank you so much for chatting to The Career Studio today as part of our Interview series on how to build a successful career you love. We ask each of our guests questions that map onto the core components of our Career Cornerstones Framework so readers can see how these elements have been applied to your career and life. Let's start off first with an overview of what you do.
Currently, I'm a documentary filmmaker, directing an autobiographical feature film cal…