Finding Meaning after a Forced Career Transition with Alisoun Mackenzie

Alisoun MackenzieOften described as one of the most authentic, inspiring and heart-centered souls you can meet, Alisoun runs a thriving training business and has helped thousands of people to enjoy more happiness and success. Alisoun is author of Amazon Best Seller Heartatude, The 9 Principles Of Heart-Centered Success, a popular speaker, trainer, coach, business mentor, EFT & NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist. Alisoun also runs The Heart-Centered Network, regularly does humanitarian work with genocide survivors in Rwanda and is an avid fundraiser. Prior to this Alisoun had a successful 20-year career in the investment industry and is full of gratitude everyday for being able to enjoy a more authentic and joyful life – living near a beach just outside Edinburgh, Scotland.




Some Points We Discussed

  • Alisoun worked in a highly stressful environment of the Investment industry.
  • Alisoun worked a lot with people development and loved helping people find their passion.
  • She was head of a business unit when it went through redundancy.
  • She offered to run workshops for those people who lost their jobs.
  • This opportunity inspired Alisoun to become self-employed.
  • Once you follow your heart, you meet other people who open up other possibilities and opportunities.
  • Alisoun urges people to start an inner journey before there is a crisis.
  • Analyse what would bring more joy into your career.
  • Become self aware so that you can bring your authenticity to your current job.
  • We need to know who we really are before we can make  informed decisions.
  • The happier we are, the healthier we are.
  • It is easier to cope with life’s challenges when we have happiness in our lives.
  • Alisoun runs emotional wellbeing courses to help people explore who they were born to be.
  • The questions people often posed during these courses and her work with young people in Rwanda inspired Alisoun to write her book “Heartatude, The 9 Principles Of Heart-Centred Success
  • If you don’t feel fulfilled in your current career, you may not be aware of your strengths or you may need to reconnect with these strengths.
  • Reconnect to who you are and what you love to do.
  • Find a way to incorporate what you love doing into every day.


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Recommended Books:

Heartatude, The 9 Principles Of Heart-Centred Success

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