What to do if you hate your job!

However, whilst you might not exactly be jumping for joy every time you swipe your security pass, most of us can have a debrief with our work wives, down something caffeinated, and get through the day feeling pretty happy with our lot in life. But if you can't? Change needs to happen, and sooner rather [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Career, Career Change, Evelyn Cotter, Life, Press|0 Comments

7 Days of Power Questions to get your 2016 really moving!

The right question, at the right time, can move mountains! Coaching is all about questioning and a great Coach understands the power of a perfectly-timed question designed to challenge current thought and help you to move your mind forward. Reducing our often ill-fated New Year’s resolutions down to small, actionable goals is the only way to create real change, which got me thinking about how using one of these ‘power questions’ every day for a week on whatever area you want; career, business, relationships, productivity, creativity, confidence, dating, health etc. can certainly help you identify ways to ensure your 2016 is starting off with an appropriate bang! […]

By | January 19th, 2016|Blog, Career, Career Change, Evelyn Cotter, Graduate, Life|0 Comments

7 Lessons we can learn from David Bowie

It’s rare that a person dies and has such an impact on millions and millions of people across the globe. The reaction to David Bowie’s death yesterday, was just one of those times, and his impact on generations and generations of people spanning the world over, could be felt in every office, on every radio station, in every cafe and shop playing his music, every newspaper this morning. I overheard strangers on the street comiserating! […]

By | January 12th, 2016|Blog, Career, Career Change, Evelyn Cotter, Graduate, Life|0 Comments

Welcome 2016, Year of the B.H.A.G.

Enter…. year of the BHAG. No, that’s not an elusive Chinese animal symbol you haven’t heard of, it’s an exciting, energising, proven success tool to motivate you, or your team or your organisation, to achieve more than you could ever have imagined! At SEVEN, we’re heralding 2016, year of the BHAG – Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goal! […]

SEVEN contributes to Discovery Channel Report

We are very excited to have been a part of the new report by the Discovery Channel, called The Age of Curiosity. Evelyn discussed how curiosity plays a role in careers and career change and is making it more acceptable and common now. Evelyn also talked about how portfolio careers are becoming more much more attractive and due to technology, curiosity is playing a central role to people wanting to explore what else is out there for them and evolving as their stage of life evolves. Very exciting stuff and some real gems in this study by other experts. Over 2,000 participants took part and Evelyn was one of 5 global experts. […]

London School of Business – 55% want to change career!

Our friends over at the London School of Business & Finance sent us the results of their latest study last week and frankly, we weren’t surprised. With 47% of employed people within the UK wanting a career change and a whopping 55% of Londoners wanting to change career, the stats confirm what we hear every day, many people are in ill-fitting professions, uncomfortable work environments and dissatisfied with their working lives. 66% of millennials, people in their ’20s and ’30s, aren’t currently satisfied and want to change career, that’s two thirds, staggering!  According to The London School of Business & Finance, many people realise they want change, the majority (25%) in the next 12 months, but are often afraid to leave and aren’t sure how to take the steps to make change a better reality. Here are some tips if you are considering a career change: […]

By | September 29th, 2015|Career, Career Change, Evelyn Cotter, Executive Coaching, Graduate, Life|0 Comments

The Underestimated Skills many Results-Driven Folk Miss!

The secret weapon to career success is not talent or work ethic, it’s not even network or connections or education. People skills, or as is most popularly termed now, soft-skills in our work and lives are the supportive behaviours, that act almost like a conduit through which our talent, expertise, knowledge and ability can flow and develop. We regularly come across extreme examples of people, who are highly results-driven individuals, high-achievers, incredibly ambitious, achieving amazing results for their organisations, but are either not getting promoted, are not very well liked or are having enough influence, in some occasions even getting fired or demoted, due to their lack of basic people-skills and lack of understanding the value they have to their own success. […]

The Power of Archetypes to your Personal Brand.

In today’s article I would like to focus on personal branding archetypes, and why defining and reflecting on them is such an important step in building your personal brand and understanding how you’re currently perceived and how you want to be perceived, in order to achieve your goals. […]

By | April 22nd, 2015|Career, Executive Coaching, Life, Personal Branding|0 Comments

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By | April 11th, 2015|Blog, Career, Career Change, Evelyn Cotter, Life, Press|0 Comments

Check out our new career coaching case studies

Heading We are in the process of finishing our new website and so excited to show off our new career coaching case studies online magazine, that we just can’t wait until our launch next week. So here’s a sneak peak. We used our clients and coaches feedback to bring them to life and show how versatile SEVEN Career Coaching can be.  […]