Personal and Professional development

- for an easier and more fulfilled life

 
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  • Self awareness What are your values, beliefs, life rules? What strategies do you use to cope and get things done? What are your strengths, attitudes, skills, abilities and behaviour preferences?  What impact do they have on how you feel and the results you get? How can you use them to your advantage? And what needs to change to feel better or get better results?

  • Developing core capabilities for change Confidence, self belief and being happy with yourself, optimism, self motivation, resilience, self care, problem solving and generating new ideas, adaptability, behavioural flexibility, sensory acuity, curiosity and the ability to see people, situations and events from different perspectives.

  • Changing unhelpful beliefs, rules and patterns of thought and behaviour and creating empowering options and strategies Changing beliefs and rules like "I'm not good enough", "I must be perfect", "I need everyone to think I'm great" or "I'm an imposter, I'm going to get found out". Changing patterns of thought and behaviour like not speaking up through fear of being judged badly or not trying something new through fear of failure. Through coaching or therapy, understand how and why you think and behave as you do and then discover and embed new options and strategies that allow you to think and behave differently, in line with what you want in your life.

  • Managing and learning from negative emotions  Like stress, overwhelm, anxiety, anger, sadness, fear, guilt and hurt. What triggers these emotions, what do you need to learn to manage and reduce them. How can you control your emotional response to things?​

  • Developing personal power The ability to choose how you think, feel and behave moment to moment. Understanding how to feel in control and use your brain for a happier, easier life.

  • Re-evaluating your past Stop old memories and the meaning you attached to events from impacting how you feel and what you do, now and in the future.

 

Interpersonal skill development 

to improve the quality of human relationships, enabling people to work and interact together with understanding, acceptance and respect

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  • Understanding how people work And learning how to develop and work with empathy, acceptance, respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of people.

  • Developing excellent core relationship and communication skills Use my simple 'SOAR' approach to tackle difficult relationships, create more collaborative win-win relationships and develop finer relationship skills such as flexible communication, coaching, influence and persuasion, conflict management and negotiation skills.

  • Develop your leadership skills Become an authentic, flexible, inclusive and empowering leader.

  • Team development Building highly performing, collaborative and diverse teams that feel great to work in by ensuring the 5 key conditions for team excellence are maintained.

  • Re-defining failure and feedback Understanding how to maximise the opportunities for learning and growth.

Helping you deal with specific challenges

 
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  • Implementing successful business, process and technology change What you need to consider to maximise the chances of success by recognising that all business change involves individual change at scale.

  • Leading through business change Understand the challenges your team will face and how to support them through it.

  • Career and life choices and changes Helping to make sure that whatever you do is aligned with who you really are and what you really want. 

  • Dealing with transition Loss and new situations. Including new job roles, human loss, redundancy. The times when something feels like it's tipped your world upside down.

  • Dealing with uncertain and complex times Providing a thinking space in which to regain perspective and develop new strategies, options and solutions that restore your sense of direction and control.

  • Time, workload and work/life balance management What does that look like and how do you achieve it given external demands and your internal self talk.

  • Understanding and managing stress Reducing the risk of burnout and mental ill health.

  • Relaxed, authentic public speaking Taking the fear out of speaking up, being authentically you and creating connection with your audience.

  • Helping organisations make work an enjoyable, productive and mentally healthy place to be Minimising the human and financial cost of mental ill health by providing support options that employees are happy to use and helping organisations tackle the causes of workplace stress and create an open and inclusive culture.