Career Choices – Adele Walker – School Leaver

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, Individuals

Choosing the right path Adele was very lost having left school with no idea about what she should do in the future. She had tried a number of avenues but each time had stopped them because she felt they were either boring, or too restrictive. Adele could have been viewed as a rebel. We started from the beginning and Adele did a number of psychometric tests such as MBTi, Morrisby and Values so that we could really see how she ticked. We soon...

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Refocussing your energies – Claire Marshall – Women in Business Coach & Finance Manager

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, SMEs

Priority Setting Claire was a busy woman with a lot on her plate. She had been running a successful Women in Business Networking Group for sometime as well as holding down her real job as a Financial Consultant. She requested some help to figure out where her priorities should lie. We worked through all the things that Claire had going on by way of a Mind Map. We then explored where she wanted to be spending her energy and time and where she saw...

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Conflict Resolution Coaching – Financial Director – Professional Services Company

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, SMEs

Employee Conflict The Financial Director of a local Professional Services Company approached me to help with some people issues within their business. They are too small to have an HR department themselves but wanted advice. We agreed I would work for them on a retainer and provide advice on employee issues, on an as needs basis. This involved meeting with the Board and providing HR guidance on possible solutions to the issues that they faced....

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Second Career Coaching – Gary May – MD, Gobe Gardens

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, Individuals

Second Career Coaching Gary had recently parted company with Marks & Spencer where he had spent most of his life running a large Logistics business. He, as many people in mid life, had become tired of the corporate tread mill and wanted to find out what else he could do with the rest of his life! We began looking back at why Gary had gone into Logistics and what skills he had hidden away. We explored what he might do in the future and where...

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Life & Career Coaching – Lisa Beckenham – Owner, The Treatment Room

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, SMEs

Life & Career Coaching Lisa came to me demotivated wanting to sort out her life. She felt lost, was struggling with her marriage and unable to cope with the demands of her family and work life. We worked on Lisa’s relationships, what she needed out of life to be happy and fulfilled. We explored change and how to be in control and plan for her future. We looked at work life balance and put in place an action plan for building up her...

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Workload Managment – Elizabeth – Health Service Professional, NHS

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Case Studies, Individuals

Workload Management Elizabeth* had a busy job working in the NHS. She was a manager responsible for a major service. Like many people she struggled with the demand on her time and often found herself working very long days and weekends – always running to catch up – fire fighting and unable to satisfy her customer demands. Elizabeth and I spent time together talking about her role and demands on her time. I was able to help her think about...

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