CHAPTER 22 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Overcoming your Fear to Live your WorkLife with Courage “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela Living your best WorkLife is about choice. It is about having courage to make changes. It is about taking a step back and asking why is thisContinue reading “CHAPTER 22 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development by Carmel O’ Reilly

WorkLife development is about enriching your life to reflect your changing professional and personal needs.  Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development … is part of a series of tips, techniques and stories to help you learn, develop and grow in your WorkLife. WorkLife development is about enriching your life to reflect your changing professional andContinue reading “Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development by Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 21 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Respect and Trust Yourself  “Respect is the greatest motivator.” Carmel O’ Reilly I have always believed that respect is the greatest gift you can give to another human being, and to yourself. I am not actually sure if I did coin the phase ‘Respect is the greatest motivator’, but it is something that I liveContinue reading “CHAPTER 21 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 20 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Time for a Little (or a Lot) of Self-Analysis:  The Power of Apology and the Power of Speaking Up “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start from where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis We can all do or say things that we later come to regret, anContinue reading “CHAPTER 20 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 19 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Rejection Recovery Resilience “Rejection is the one constant of human experience.” Howard Jacobson  The world has always been a challenging place, and perhaps now more than ever, as people try to cope with fast paced and unpredictable change. Times of uncertainty bring about difficult times, and oftentimes limited resources, leading to rejections. Resilience is theContinue reading “CHAPTER 19 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

My Top Three Isolation Inspirations By Carmel O’ Reilly

My Top Three Isolation Inspirations is part of a series of people’s stories of how they’re spending their lockdown, and how they’re being inspired in isolation. In deciding what I was going to do in this strange time of lockdown and isolation I asked myself: How can I make the most of this time? TheContinue reading “My Top Three Isolation Inspirations By Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 18 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Inventing and Reinventing Yourself “If you are not where you want to be, do not quit, instead reinvent yourself.” Eric Thomas In a world where things are always changing, there will be times when your WorkLife circumstances change, or you change. You will reach points where you will want and need to think about whoContinue reading “CHAPTER 18 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 17 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Overcoming Self-Doubt through Self-Appreciation  “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” William Shakespeare You do so many great things over the course of your WorkLife, some of which you forget about or take for granted, and you do not always recognise how something youContinue reading “CHAPTER 17 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

CHAPTER 16 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly

Self-Acceptance Not Good Enough Feeling Like a Fraud Not Deserving of This “I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” Brené Brown As we go through life, we can all make choices or decisions that we judge ourselves by. We areContinue reading “CHAPTER 16 YOUR WORKLIFE YOUR WAY By Carmel O’ Reilly”

The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean By Carmel O’ Reilly

“To everyone who wants to create a world where not a single person is poor”. Muhammad Yunus The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean is part of Acts of Kindness, Solidarity, Making a Difference and Reciprocity series of stories. Stories where people showed and were shownContinue reading “The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean By Carmel O’ Reilly”