Will A Personality Test Help Me Pick The Right Career?

May 11, 2011

Here’s my response to a recent question about personality tests and their use in helping us to choose an appropriate career. There are more Q&As on my YouTube channel. Go here to read more about personality testing.   © Brian Cormack Carr, 2011

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Coping With The Critics

May 1, 2011

“It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli Recently, I came across this interesting blog entry by Barbara Sher, in which she begins the process of “dissecting critics”; that is, figuring out why it is that some people – upon hearing about a great idea you’ve had, or exciting […]

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I Want To Change Careers. Where Do I Start?

April 30, 2011

I regularly receive questions from clients and readers that speak to the concerns of many others. Here’s my response to a recent question about how to go about changing careers. There are more Q&As on my YouTube channel. © Brian Cormack Carr, 2011

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I’ve Just Been Made Redundant. What Do I Do?

April 5, 2011

I regularly receive questions from clients and readers that speak to the concerns of many others.  Here’s my response to a recent question about what steps to take if you’re made redundant. There are more Q&As on my YouTube channel. © Brian Cormack Carr, 2011

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You Are A Work In Progress

March 15, 2011

How many different ways can you find to end a sentence that starts with “I am…”? Many of us would end it with our name, our job title, or perhaps a description of how we see ourselves in the present moment, such as “…happy”, “…tired”, “…worried”, “…young”, “…energetic”, “…bored”, “…successful” “…kind”, “…a failure”.  But really, […]

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How Will This Tough Economy Affect My Career Search?

February 23, 2011

I regularly receive questions from clients and readers that speak to the concerns of many others.  Here’s my response to a recent question about the effect of the economy on our job prospects.  There are more Q&As on my YouTube channel.   © Brian Cormack Carr, 2011

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Sue Kreitzman: Portrait of a Lifecrafter

February 5, 2011
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Welcome to the latest in my irregular series, ‘Portrait of a Lifecrafter’.  In each Portrait, I interview an individual who has followed their dreams to a fruitful career, or as a hobby or secondary source of income. In this interview, I speak to “outsider artist” Sue Kreitzman.  I first encountered Sue when I came across one of her cookery books […]

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Interview in the Birmingham Post

January 22, 2011

http://tinyurl.com/postinterviewsbrian Tom Fleming speaks to Birmingham Voluntary Service Council chief Brian Carr Ten years ago, Brian Carr arrived in Birmingham as a 27-year-old charity fundraiser and volunteer, convinced of the power of community action to achieve great things for society.  Today, Brian’s views are reflected by the Prime Minister David Cameron, who is championing his […]

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How To Clear Any Backlog

January 17, 2011

Do you ever get bogged down in a backlog? A sink piled high with dirty dishes? An overflowing laundry basket or ironing pile? A garden that needs to be mowed, pruned, weeded, and watered – all at the same time (yesterday)? The biggest problem with a backlog is that it never conveniently stops growing long […]

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Making The Most Of Your Personality

December 13, 2010

I’m often asked by clients which personality profiling system I use when I’m helping people to consider what path to take in their lives and careers.  The short answer is – I don’t.  I prefer instead to direct clients towards discovering their innate gifts and talents as a means of figuring out where their purpose […]

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