Regions

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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Managing people – Listen to what they need to help them grow

Words by Jo Irvine, career coach at NABS In my coaching sessions, managing people is a subject that is often discussed. Thinking about how you would like to be managed yourself is a good place to start. Another thing to think about is what the people around you need to thrive. I have managed lots...
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NABBIE Burns

Words by Zack Gardner It started with a hair cut for my hobbyhorse. (Well, actually it started when I met NABS NW Committee member Jackie Anderson whilst exploring career options, but that’s not as good an opening line.) I don’t know if any of you have ever asked your barber to mime their profession on...
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King of Ping: A Pizza the Action

The run-up to the King of Ping fundraiser brought with it a sense of excitement, anticipation and plenty of fight talk. And who can blame us? Not only was this the first event run by NABS’s new committee of young  industry leaders – but it was the first time the King of Ping title had...
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Steve Edge: The Future Doesn’t Just Happen

Words by Rubbi Bhogal-Wood, Primesight and 2014 overall winner of the NABS Centurions Prophet. Madman. Wanderer. And there it was, in those three words the makings of what was undoubtedly one of the most memorable and iconic Tuesday Club Talks NABS has hosted. The voice behind the profanities came from the indomitable Steve Edge who...
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