Biography

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Steve Preston

Steve is now an internationally acclaimed author of 3 books and 2 audio books. He has written numerous articles for well-known career websites and trade journals in the UK, North America and Australasia as well being interviewed by different media around the globe in relation to his highly acclaimed books. Steve is also an established speaker at high profile career events and professional groups.

In his books 'Portfolio Careers- How to Work for Passion, Pleasure & Profit', 'Winning Through Career Change', Winning Through Redundancy- Six steps to navigate your way to a brighter future', his seminars and Masterclasses, Steve shares how to make the mindset shift to make your career change, key learning from his personal experiences of his career transition journey plus numerous case studies of his clients and other inspiring people he has met who have made interesting career changes at different stages of their lives.

Internationally renowned Author, Speaker and Psychologist, Brian Tracy, has recommended Steve's 'Winning Through' books saying:

“Changing jobs for any reason can be the great turning point in your career and in your life. This excellent book shows you how to make the rest of your work life the best of your work life.”

Following a very successful management career, Steve took redundancy over a decade ago when his company relocated. Although he was offered the opportunity to move, he made a defining career and life choice not to let an employer control his future. This became the start of a journey into the unknown, a huge learning experience which eventually saw Steve find new passions in career development and personal development to help him achieve a successful career transition.

For well over a decade, Steve has immersed himself in both career and personal development and devoted himself to becoming an expert in supporting people to win through career change, developing portfolio careers and coaching people to win through redundancy to find new opportunity, do work they love to achieve a fulfilling life.

Having researched the common themes to achieve a successful career change or transition, Steve has developed a highly acclaimed six step Career Navigation Cycle process. His six step Cycle is at the heart of his books 'Winning Through Career Change', 'Winning Through Redundancy - Six steps to navigate your way to a brighter future','I Want A Career Change' audio book and his coaching programmes and masterclasses.

Recognized as 'The Career Catalyst', Steve has transformed the lives and careers of thousands of people. A leading career coach he thrives on sharing his knowledge and experience to inspire people to follow their passions and find a fulfilling job or career. He is a leading thought leader on portfolio careers, runs various 1:1 coaching programmes for professionals and executives and has developed an innovative a online career change programme, described as 'not just inspirational but transformational'! Steve also runs unique portfolio career Masterclasses as well his company providing quality career transition / outplacement programmes for organisations and companies laying off staff.

Research shows that 2 out of 3 people are unfulfilled in the work they do. Steve lives by his mantra:

"You spend more waking hours at work than in any other activity. Life is too short so why be unhappy? Take the leap of faith and do what you love. I am passionate about helping you achieve a successful career breakthrough. I get a huge buzz from seeing your confidence and self-belief soar to achieve fulfillment in both your career and life and what could be better than this?"