Podcast Ep 104: Choosing a Coach Mentor

Today on Own It! the Podcast, Nicola and I reminisce about how and why and when we became coaches and mentors, how we chose our first coach mentor ourselves, and how, when and why we choose to continue to make that investment today. We talk about Rachel Turner and Michael Neill. Listen here to episode 104. In other news, we talk about Nicola’s attempt to find kindling at Katerina’s superstore in Stoupa, then discovering that her path to and from the shop is strewn with sticks! And my taking part this month in NaNoWriMo and upping my game generally when […]

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SBBM: What Do Clients Say About Their Mentor?

I asked the members of Small Business Big Magic to give me some feedback on what they appreciate about me as their mentor. Here’s what they said: Your delicate balance of care, support, guidance, encouragement, wit, common sense and philosophical wisdom is spot on. You are encouraging and super supportive without being pie in the sky and totally away with the fairies, no nonsense and honest without being a complete ball-breaker or hurting my feelings I believe that everything in our lives is a manifestation of our thoughts. I believe that I have the ability to create an abundant business […]

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Go Straight to Y

One of the stories I love to tell my clients is something I learned from the car radio, way back. I can even associate it with one part of London – Elephant & Castle, I must have been driving there, even down to the particular petrol station. Sadly I cannot remember who was talking. Never mind, his wisdom remained with me forever. It was a man, an older man, telling the story about mentoring a considerably younger man, someone just starting out in his business career, in his early twenties. The mentor was reporting that his client said he wanted […]

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Karen Revell: Coach and Mentor

Today’s final guest on my August blog is corporate escapee Karen Revell whose mission now, as coach and mentor, is to help those wanting to follow their passion or calling. More power to her, just imagine what a better world we would all live in if we could find a way to do that! Here’s Karen, in her own words: My name is Karen Revell and I am a coach and mentor for those wanting to leave their job to follow their passion or calling. I’m also an ex corporate career girl having left the world of finance behind me […]

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