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Sarah Smith, Founder of lightbulb.coach, May 2024 Working with young people for me was always a lot of fun. I managed interns, graduates and apprentices for a number of years. They were super engaged, willing to learn and ultra-curious. I know that those I worked with would have embraced using …

Sarah Smith, Founder of lightbulb.coach, February 2022 It’s February and how many of us are annoyed at ourselves for falling off the bandwagon, our New Year resolutions have already been forgotten?  The plan was to have a dry month with no alcohol, lose the Christmas pounds, find a new job …

Interns are your potential future workforce, and your new business ambassadors. Employing interns is a great way to bring new perspective to your business. Yes, they are time consuming, but it takes more work and energy when you’re not prepared for them.   Whether it’s one or one hundred interns, …

There are lots of new ways to apply for a role.  For graduates and school leavers it is just the first hurdle to climb across in the search for the perfect role. The good old CV Send your CV with a covering letter seems simple enough.  Then come the questions:   Can …

I see pupils and students struggling on a regular basis to get through their school years. The pressure to achieve is unbearable to watch, let alone be part of. Many are without the best chance of survival as they don’t understand the tools that are available to them. And when …

The blogs are written to be useful, I hope that in the coming series you will pick up learnings and useful tools in personal development. I have so much to talk about! The coming series will focus on building confidence, the lack of employability skills in schools, treating early careerists …

As a professional Coach, I regularly see people nodding when they ask what I do for a living, they understand “yes, I do that, I coach as a manager, I give my team advice all the time”. Inside I’m screaming “that’s not what a coach does, you are mentoring your …