Episode #31 Your Inner Resources

You already have everything you need to build the career and create the life you want. It’s a bold ambitious claim, but I know it to be absolutely true. Resilience, Flexibility, Courage, Commitment.. these are just some of the innate resources you have at your disposal for when life gets hard or for when you …

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Episode #30 Babyproof Your Body with Holly Aldridge

Let’s talk about Babyproofing Your Body! After all, our bodies play a HUGE role in how confident we feel, how healthy we are and how well equipped we are to cope with the challenges of being a working parent. So this week I have an absolute treat for you. Whether you are planning a family …

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Episode #29 Coach Yourself – Part 2

In Coach Yourself Part I, I explained the relationship between your thoughts and the results you are getting in your life. This week I show you how you can use this knowledge to create the life and career you want. It is not your circumstances that determine your happiness or success, but how you think …

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Episode #28 Coach Yourself – Part I

Do you have a strategy for coping with the challenges life throws at you and for creating the life you want? If the answer is no, then you’ll love this week’s episode. Self Coaching is one of the most important and useful skills you can develop as a working parent (and just as useful if …

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Episode #27 How To Say No

How do you say no to a client without sabotaging your career? Or to a loved one without damaging the relationship? Whether you’re planning a family or already a working parent, saying no is one of the most important tools in your Balance Toolkit. The demands and requests others make or expect of you will …

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Episode #26 Managing Expectations

This week’s episode is all about managing expectations. Unlike setting boundaries which is about saying no (Episode 25), managing expectations is about saying yes, but on your terms. Managing expectations is important because there are more demands on your time than you have time available, and if you want to say yes to some of …

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Episode #25 Setting Boundaries

In this episode, I invite you to think about your boundaries for what you are willing to do and how you are prepared to be treated. Here’s how to tell if you need to get better at setting boundaries: you are frequently ‘dumped in it’ last thing on a Friday evening or over a weekend …

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Episode #24 How To Work On Holiday

Will you be working on holiday this year? If so, how do you feel about that? If you’re anything like some of my clients, working on a holiday is a real problem. Even though it may be part of the culture of where they work, it still leaves them feeling frustrated, resentful and leaves their …

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Episode #19: If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get

Do you ask for what you want, or do you expect others to the work for you?

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Episode #23 Making career and family work with Janine Esbrand

This week I’m delighted to share my interview with Janine Esbrand, fellow Coach who has many strings to her bow – she is also a consultant lawyer, podcast host and mum of 2. We talk careers, motherhood, the challenges of having both and the strategies we use to make it work. Janine’s message to you: …

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