What I’ve learned from NABS Fast Forward

I have always loved September. Historically it’s the start of the rugby season, but since I’m well past my playing days, I fortunately have another reason to anticipate this month – NABS Fast Forward. I’ve been involved in Fast Forward for 12 years. It’s an intense but enjoyable eight-week course, with 65 talented delegates who...
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NABS sells Peterhouse care home in Bexhill to Agincare

NABS, the advertising and media industry’s charity, has announced it is to sell its care home Peterhouse. The home in Church Street, Bexhill on Sea, will be owned and managed by leading care home provider Agincare. NABS supports people working in the advertising and media industries and while demand for services is up 35% year...
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How to Build a Mindset for Life

Luke Tyburski is an endurance adventurer, speaker, and mindset coach who battled with depression for over a decade. Suffering in silence for much of this time, Luke learned how to adapt to the setbacks life throws our way – conquering numerous physical challenges, including a 2000km triathlon from Morocco to Monaco – on the way....
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From ‘squiggly careers’ to being nice: 15 lessons learned at NABS Speed Mentoring

Words by Sam Orrin, senior partnerships manager at NABS If you could ask your boss anything, what would you ask? Would you be anxious about coming across as confused, worried, impatient, or unhappy? That’s why NABS hold our Speed Mentoring events. We pull together some of the wisest and most experienced leaders from across the...
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Confidence – finding it again

Words by Jo Irvine, career coach at NABS As a coach, people talk to me about developing their confidence all the time. They also talk about losing their confidence. Maybe there is a lost property office with a shelf with little bundles of people’s precious confidence, looking out the window waiting to be claimed or...
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Is coaching different in other industries?

Words by Jo Irvine, career coach at NABS When I started coaching for NABS in November last year I was interested to find out if coaching in the advertising and media industry would be any different from working in the arts sector, which is my background. Although I have coached in a variety of organisations...
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The Importance of CPD continual professional development – and how it could work for you

Words by Jo Irvine, career coach at NABS It’s easy to gaze at your laptop for years and get angry that no-one offered you that promotion, or you apply for a job and find out you did not get it. You wonder, why? Or maybe secretly you want to stay in the same role for...
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