Individual & Leader Coaching
Using simple mindfulness tools to laser focus on what you really want, and expose what’s holding you back. With your new clarity of mind you can become fiercely intentional about how to turn things around. Click here for more information.
Using humour and flair, I remind my audience of what’s really important (health, career, relationships, having a sense of purpose), while explaining how mindfulness counterbalances the demands of our modern life and information overload. Click here for more information.
When I told my friends I was going on a silent retreat for 7 days they said things like ‘wow, how great, you’ll love it, wish I could do that!’ Most looked at me admiringly, while some (like my family) looked puzzled. Perhaps they worried they might lose me to a cult, or ashram.
Mindfulness is a well-developed, evidence-based process for accessing and developing your greatest asset as a leader – you!
But despite a plethora of research supporting mindfulness programmes, many businesses still can’t see the relevance. We know big companies like Google and Twitter invest in mindfulness, but isn’t that just nice to have soft stuff for companies who can afford it?
A colleague told me about a lawyer friend of hers who broke out in a cold sweat when she took her kids to an amusement park. Instead of being able to relax and enjoy a fun family day out, all she saw was risk and panicked!
This doesn’t surprise me (been there done that). When my sons were little, one disappeared at a regatta. I immediately lost the plot imagining all kinds of horrible outcomes. Minutes later (after what felt like an eternity) I found him safe hiding behind a parked car.