Wendy Smith MAC MIC
0208 1239146 / 07867 681439
I am a career consultant, life coach and business coach. Whether you are looking to develop your career/business, looking for a job, have a problem at home or at work, or want to work on your personal development, I can help. I will work with you to transform your approach, increase both your confidence and your skills and help you to make rapid and successful changes.
I am an experienced career consultant ready to work with you at all stages in your career. CV review. interview preparation and confidence building are specialities.
I provide a professional, one-to-one, coaching service with empathy and flexibility. This gives you confidential ‘thinking space’ in which to work on issues and make plans. The aim is to ensure you have plans you believe will help you overcome obstacles and achieve a successful and happy outcome.
Here are a few quotes from my clients.
“… made me feel thoroughly comfortable discussing difficult issues and her positive attitude gave my confidence a much needed boost.” P. M.
“… encouraged me to remain positive and upbeat. She has reawakened my confidence and lit a spark under my creativity.” D.M.
“…very helpful and considerate … not lacking a sense of humour and I would unreservedly recommend her.” T.S.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have worked worked in the both the public and private sectors as a general manager, project/programme manager, H.R. manager and consultant. I have experience of business start-up and supporting people starting their own businesses.
My HR experience includes recruiting staff. This meant developing job descriptions and person specifications, advertising roles, shortlisting, interviewing (including running and taking part in assessment centres) and selecting candidates.
My business experience includes managing start-ups (alone and in partnership) and business change. As a manager I have managed small elite teams as well as large groups of staff.
I hold an Advanced Diploma in Life Coaching with Distinction. This was an accredited course with 240 hours of study. Study topics included; building an effective coach-client relationship, identifying problems and strengths, motivating clients, understanding the past, goal-setting, changing belief systems, achieving life change, supporting the client, Cognitive Behavioural Coaching, NLP.
I am also a graduate of the Confidence Coaching Graduate Training Program - an International Coach Federation approved course
I hold a certificate in Mindfulness for Well-being and Peak Performance from Monash University and a certificate from the University of California, Berkeley in the Science of Happiness (GG101x: The Science of Happiness)I am a member of the Association for Coaching and The Institute of Consulting,as well as being a Common Purpose Graduate and trained by Kinsley Lord (now part of Towers Watson) in the Management of Change.
Advanced Diploma in Life Coaching (Distinction)
Confidence Coaching Graduate Training Program - Certificate - ICF approved Confidence coaching course
Mindfulness for Well-being and Peak Performance - Certificate - Monash University
GG101x: The Science of Happiness - Cerificate - BerkeleyX, on-line learning intiative from the University of California, Berkeley
Qualified coach, member Association for Coaching and The Institute of Consulting
Common Purpose Graduate
State Registered Nurse
Trained in Change Management
Areas of coaching I deal with
Other areas of coaching I deal with
Project and Task Management
Managing difficult colleagues (including the boss)
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A first half-hour taster session is free.
Coaching costs £60 per one hour session
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- Finding a new direction in life
- Why seek career coaching from a life coach?
- Personal development means being open!
Telephone coaching and coaching by Skype mean Wendy can be available to fit in with your schedule in the evening and at weekends and there is no extra charge for this.
Type of session
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I am very happy to talk to clients in the evening and at weekends