Steve Preston - The Career Catalyst Breakthrough Career
and Personal Development


Fulfil Your True Potential

What is your purpose in life? Many people believe you are on this planet to fulfil your true potential to become the best person you can possibly be. Even if you don’t subscribe to such a belief, just thinking about it certainly has an uplifting effect. The dust has well and truly settled on Wimbledon… Read more »

Changing Careers-Test the water

Are You Thinking About Changing Careers? Maybe you have some ideas, you have worked through some options yourself or you are working with a professional Career Coach to help achieve the clarity you are seeking? Either way, it can be daunting to jump ship, straight from one job or career into something completely different, as… Read more »

Work for Passion, Pleasure, Profit

Joseph Campbell (1904 – 1987) was a foremost US mythologist, writer and lecturer. He is remembered for some wonderful quotes – here are two in particular: “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” “Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures” Why Passion,… Read more »

Is it time to change your working lifestyle?

A Portfolio Career could be the answer – If so what is a Portfolio Career ?  Let’s start with a definition. If you search on the internet, you will come across various definitions of a portfolio career. However, I have found few that really answer the question in a way that sits comfortably with me…. Read more »

Is it time to re-evaluate your Career?

Stock Take – What Is Important To You In Your Career & Life & WHY? In our fast moving world and lives, most of us rarely stop and reflect. Instead we tend to stumble through life. Does this sound familiar? However, if you are looking to change career, you now have a great opportunity to take… Read more »

Values-What Gets You Out Of Bed Each Day?

No not that old joke about your alarm clock or Smartphone! If you have read any of my books or blogs or already done some ‘stock taking’ of your own, you might well be starting to re-evaluate your current career situation. Digging deeper, will help to consider some of your key motivators and drivers, as this… Read more »

Letting Go and Looking Forward

Letting Go and Looking Forward – To Change You Must First Change  People often ask me ‘what do you mean by letting go and what would I need to let go of?’ This great quote from Deepak Chopra sums it up perfectly for me: In the process of letting go you will lose many things… Read more »

Have You Reached A Career Crossroads?

Can you imagine how would it feel to wake up each Monday morning in the knowledge that you have an exciting and enjoyable week ahead, doing work you love? Wouldn’t that be just great? Most People are Unfulfilled in Their Jobs The sobering statistics are that research consistently shows 1 in 2 people is in… Read more »

Don’t let FEAR hold back your career!

Most common FEARS Some recent experiences with new clients, all in different situations, have got me thinking again about how FEAR can hold you back from achieving success or key goals in your career and life. We all have fears, don’t we, as it is part of human nature? As a coach, the most common… Read more »

Knowing when to walk away

Isn’t it interesting that at the end of a brilliant 1:1 coaching session, having followed a process to drill down my clients top Values and Needs in their career and life and WHY, one of the revelations from my client was ‘the importance of knowing when to walk away from something’! The analysis at the end of… Read more »


Catch Steve Preston The Career Catalyst ® Speaking

Steve is a regular speaker at City Business Library, London, Professional Associations, and a keynote for major career events and conferences. Catch one of Steve’s inspiring seminars on Navigating Your Way to a Brighter Future, Changing Careers, Winning Through Redundancy, Portfolio Careers & Lifestyle, Successful Job Search Strategies, Winning at Interviews, Networking in the Digital Age, Outplacement & Career Transition and many other Career & Personal Development topics.