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Understanding and dealing with imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome is following me everywhere. Truthfully I feel like a total fraud everytime I post about imposter syndrome.  But I guess my lived experience forms a large part of my qualifications to discuss managing it. In this latest article I wrote for MJA InSight Plus, I discuss a general approach to managing imposter syndrome that … Continue reading Understanding and dealing with imposter syndrome

What to expect in career coaching

Designing and/or changing careers is exciting but it’s also challenging. There’s no quick and easy way to decide what you want to do and plan and enact how you are going to get there. Here is a broad overview of what is involved in changing career pathways and how coaching helps you get there. Self-knowledge … Continue reading What to expect in career coaching

Here’s what a good coach will never tell you

The people who come to me for coaching all want answers of some kind or another. That’s not too surprising really. After all, isn’t that what coaches are supposed to do … help people find solutions to the challenges they are facing?!?!. Whether it’s finding a new career, building confidence or passing an exam, it’s … Continue reading Here’s what a good coach will never tell you

But I still don’t ‘feel’ confident

So you've finally graduated but thinking about going back and learning more - enrolling in another course or specialty because you still don;t feel like you have what it takes? If so, you are not alone.It's intriguing how we as humans like to judge our performance by our feelings. Whether we feel something went well … Continue reading But I still don’t ‘feel’ confident

The burnout problem in health care today

This article was first published by Hospital and HealthCare - 20 February 2019  Burnout is increasingly an issue for healthcare professionals, with consequences for their patients and organisations. Evidence-based coaching is one approach that can help turn this around. There seems no doubt that burnout is endemic amongst healthcare professionals in Australia and across the world, and … Continue reading The burnout problem in health care today