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Coaching & Mentoring

Hi Heather I’m very happy to provide a testimonial, what I’d say is: Heather very quickly understood me, and therefore the support I required to grow.  She is incredibly intuitive, and knowledgable, so is able to draw on the research and writings of others, as well as her own experiences.  I learnt to love myself, and therefore to channel this to become the authentic leader I was so keen to be!   Thank you Heather. Dec 2018 Heather is incredibly focused and passionate about the benefits of coaching. Heather initially coached me when I was planning to write a book. After the session I was so taken with her inspiring and warm style, that I too wanted to use coaching skills to support those in my health business. It took me 3 months to persuade her to train me!  I now understand her time to m...

Key Note Speaking Praise

What’s Stopping You?

‘I will be empowering myself to choose how I live my life and dance to my own tune’.  The day was sponsored by Lochcarron of Scotland, who champion gender equality in the Scottish Borders. 5 women embraced the very first female empowerment workshop #What’s Stopping You? to be run in Scotland. These women discussed issues, shared challenges,inspired each other and acknowledged their part in creating a truly equal society. Gender inequality is real and true equality is achievable. But women need to make this happen. By understanding the impact women have and can have on the future, true equality will happen, as women will lead and elevate the women of the world and inspire the next generations of women. These 5 women have taken the step and already their lives and those aro...

Scottish Employer Embraces Contemporary Feminism

Scottish Borders business Lochcarron sponsors female empowerment workshops and says women need to be part of the solution when it comes to inclusive work environments Will we wake up tomorrow and be inclusive? Focusing on what works for workplace diversity, is a hard nut to crack. Many companies focus on diversity training and back this up with HR policies and procedures. They ensure all staff have the training, and managers are tasked to implement ‘diversity’- (to ensure everyone says and acts appropriately and inclusively) But here’s the thing, even if we agree we will wake up tomorrow and be inclusive, its hard to follow through with those virtuous intentions. You cant replace unconscious bias with a training program I don’t think that you can train mind-sets to ...

Shetland Islands Council

Shetland Islands Council Increasing Women’s Power and Influence If you’re not focusing on elevating the women in your organisation, with specific programmes to aid their development, you could be missing out. There is a wealth of evidence and research to suggest that it is critical for the sustainability of companies that they invest in developing their female staff and take full advantage of the talent pipeline they have just waiting to be tapped. The diversity of thought, different decision making styles and variant risk taking options that women bring to a team, blend together with male energy to ensure your company has strong, focused and accountable leadership teams who win, every time. By personally inviting your female staff to rise up into more senior positions, you are sendi...

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