When Louise Weigall first came to me for coaching (quite a few years ago now), she showed me a small folio of sketches she had done of her local neighbourhood. Her talent was amazing. And like so many of my creative clients, she was hesitant…

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Often when we’re presented with an opportunity we’re not ready for or invited to take on a project that feels daunting, our initial response is to stay hidden, to sit back and let the opportunity pass. If you sometimes find yourself paralysed by self-doubt, here…

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Posted in: Self-belief

Sarah Fisher first came to see me back in 2007 when she was trying to decide what to do next with her career. It wasn’t long before we both realised that working for herself was really her ultimate goal – and something she’d be brilliant at….

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No one likes a difficult conversation and in my experience, there are many people who avoid them altogether. If you’re someone who cares about creating and maintaining healthy and happy relationships, you know that sometimes an uncomfortable conversation is necessary. Over the years, I’ve learned…

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Career dissatisfaction comes in different forms. You might feel fenced in when you’re at work or bored with your industry or role. Maybe you’re starved for professional growth and feel as though you’re currently stagnating. Or maybe you just fell into a career that was always a poor…

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Posted in: Career

Resilience and failure are symbiotic, meaning the two exist because of one another; they grow as a result of each other. Your ability to build resilience relies on your ability to fail, and vice versa. Imagine two children in a classroom. One is a classic…

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Posted in: Life

Like most of the successful business owners I know, Nicole Avery knows the value of working ‘on her business’ as well as working in it. She and I spent a couple of hours together recently chatting about how she can help even more mums simplify their…

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