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November 10, 2016
Veronica Merry

Thinking of making a career change? Some lessons from someone who’s done it.

Thinking of making a career change? Some lessons from someone who’s done it.  By Veronica Merry Ten years ago, I made two very important decisions. One was easy and one was not so easy. Marry my husband (easy decision cause he’s awesome) Change careers (not so easy decision). At the time, I was running a

September 7, 2016
Veronica Merry

Why determination wins over talent every time

Why determination wins over talent every time By Veronica Merry As a coach, I help people clarify, set and achieve goals. As part of this process, I have witnessed many people experiencing the ‘ups and downs’ of making progress and having setbacks along the way to achieving their goals. But the key attribute that sets

August 4, 2016
Veronica Merry

How to learn anything

How to learn anything Recent neuroscience studies have uncovered some interested facts about the way we deal with and respond to competing priorities in our brains. Apparently, the more things we have to hold in our brain at any one time the more effort it takes, the more stressed and tired we get, and it

June 2, 2016
Veronica Merry

5 memory-boosting techniques to help you perform better in presentations

5 memory-boosting techniques to help you perform better in presentations By Veronica Merry When that important presentation or meeting is coming up what techniques do you use to ensure that you perform at your best? Learn your notes ‘off-by-heart’? Make audio recordings and listen to them? Visualise yourself in the room calmly making your points and

May 13, 2016
Veronica Merry

Using value propositions to excel at job interviews

How to use value propositions to excel at job interviews By Veronica Merry   Recently, a MerryCoach reader asked a really interesting question: “Hello MerryCoach. The effort I have been putting into my LinkedIn profile is starting to pay dividends. I have had correspondence from a recruitment specialist at a large retailer regarding opportunities there.