• Embrace the Neutral Zone

    Two books published 30 and 40 years ago have guided me along my personal and professional journey. New inspiring and informative books are published and yet I regularly return to my favourites: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey and Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges. Currently I’m revisiting Continue reading »

  • Want 2019 to be a better year than 2018?

    If you want 2019 to be rewarding and meaningful, to unlock your potential, accomplish your dreams and goals,  then work with me as your coach.  As a coach, I guide and support my clients personal and professional development to achieve their goals. In my coaching career I’ve discovered that everyone has their own story and Continue reading »

  • HOW’S YOUR SELF-ESTEEM? Would you like to build some more?

    Self-esteem can be described as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities. I believe that there’s a shortage of self-esteem these days. The longer I work with people the more aware I become of just how many people are struggling with low self-esteem and confidence. When we have low self-esteem we’re often sensitive and vulnerable to Continue reading »


    The summer holiday season is almost over and it’s time to focus on work, complete projects and deliver year end targets.  It’s not unusual at this time of year to be questioning what job you could do that’s more rewarding, exciting and in line with your interests and dreams. For most people with financial commitments Continue reading »

  • Why should I hire a coach? What do I need to consider?

    Are you thinking about working with a coach?  Perhaps you need help to achieve a goal, resolve a challenge or create a new direction for your life and you’re wondering if you should hire a coach. Here are a few of the many reasons working with a coach could be a very good move and Continue reading »

  • PERSONAL VALUES – Why are they important?

      Our personal values are the things that are important in the way we live and work. When we are clear what our values are, we can use them to make decisions and determine our priorities. Often when we live our life in line with our values, we feel more authentic, harmonious, comfortable and confident in ourself. Continue reading »

  • 4 Reasons to Future Proof Your Life

    The world of work is rapidly changing. Many of us will need to work longer, with less job security and adapt to new ways of working? The 4 Reasons to Future Proof Your Life 1)  Working Longer We’re living longer and retiring later than previous generations. If your current lifestyle is detrimental to a healthy life, Continue reading »

  • Contemplating Career Change?

    Are you thinking about career change? A recent consumer poll from The Open University (OU) reveals two thirds of us will be searching for a new job this January and looking to give our careers an overhaul this year. The OU poll reports that there are a number of perceived barriers to taking that next step: Continue reading »

  • Forget Blue Monday – It’s not real

    What’s behind the media hype about Blue Monday which this year falls on 16th January?  According to some press it’s the most miserable day of the year. It occurs just as many of us are recovering physically and financially from the excesses of the festive season, struggling through short, dark, cold winter days, battling to stay dry Continue reading »

  • How to thrive in 2017 : Manage your energy, not your time.

    Stamina could be described as great physical or mental strength that allows you to continue doing something for a long time. This quality combined with resilience, the ability to recover from setbacks, adapt well to change, and keep going in the face of adversity are essential in these times of ambiguity and uncertainty. About 10 years Continue reading »