Bill Mann

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The Keep Calm Guy
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Brentwood, Essex, CM14
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Not sure of your next step?  Multiple options but don’t know which direction to turn? We all have these moments at different points in our lives.  It could be a crossroads in your career, or in your life.  The temptation is to analyse all the possibilities and go over them again and again in your head.  This usually only leads to more questions, more confusion, and mental exhaustion.  If this is you, then going round and round the subject again and again is not going to change the outcome – this is where I come in.
Working through the subject with me gets those thoughts out of your head and allows us to lay them out logically and examine them constructively. Often a different perspective and a challenge to your assumptions and self-limiting beliefs will lead to fresh insights. By calmly and rationally examining the subject at hand, uncovering what will meet your individual needs, and bringing clarity to your decision-making process, then together we can set a direction that excites and motivates you, and take the first steps towards your new future.
As well as my professional qualifications, my experience is deeply rooted in personal experience.  After narrowly surviving the London 7/7 bombs, and then becoming a widower with a young family, I had to make a number of life changing decisions to rebuild my future and that of my family.  Dealing with the psychological challenges of these changes is described in detail in my book How to Keep Calm and Carry On.  
I now devote my time to helping other people deal with decisions and changes in their own lives through my coaching and mentoring.  This is what recent clients have to say about me…


"I've thoroughly enjoyed my time so far with Bill, I read through the previous reviews before writing this and can safely say they are all accurate and consistent with my experience. He is a great listener for starters, helps you question your own thoughts to gain clarity on a subject and create your own plan to move forward. I wasn't overly sure about life coaching before I started but I have noticed a big difference in myself and my outlook on things. Thanks Bill". - JB (May 23)

"Bill is great he listens to you, without judgement and with a kind heart! He is highly adept at coaching people at all levels and gives you clear actionable steps for you to take forward. Sooo pleased I’ve found Bill! " - NS 

"Each exchange of thoughts, events, experiences and ideas from personal and from professional parts of my life is lead with a thorough guidance, care and a will to support and lead me to the path Bill has helped me to uncover.  Bill has helped me and my family benefit from his wisdom, experience, calm, insight, knowledge and care." - RW  

"I sought out Bill's expertise and advice while navigating a big personal change in my life. He is an excellent coach, active listener and author and is able to draw on his wealth of experience in change. I highly recommend Bill and his books!" - Anne G.

"Bill has recently coached me through a very difficult crossroads in my career. Having recently made the decision to apply for voluntary redundancy, Bill helped me to think about my next chapter, asking the right questions, helping me focus on me and my future path. It’s easy to be overwhelmed at these times, but he provides a calm and non-judgemental safe place to explore and develop your thinking. His help and strategies have been valuable, and I am leaving my current role with a clear direction and focus. I highly recommend him, he is such an inspirational person. Thank you Bill, you’ve been an amazing help and support!" - Denise C.

"Through his calm and approachable coaching style, Bill has helped me to look at problems differently, encouraged and given me the space to explore alternative options and clarify my own plans. He is results focused and passionate about helping his clients succeed. I look forward to working together again soon." - Colin Y

"In the short time I have known and had the pleasure to be coached by Bill, it has become clear he is what he says – he is the Keep Calm guy. Bill asks the right questions, picks up the non-verbal signals and challenges in a very calm and personable way. He is authentic and professional and has already helped me to progress a number of issues/topics on my mind. I look forward to continue working with Bill in the future." - Andy B

Getting Started:

Give me a call or send an email to arrange an informal introductory chat. You can tell me all about your goals and objectives and I will explain how I work and how best to achieve the results you are looking for. (Note: If I feel that I am not best placed to help you I will refer you to a recommended coach)

Training, qualifications & experience

I am accredited by and have a Practitioner Diploma from the Academy of Executive Coaching.

I am experienced in many different coaching models and apply them to suit the individual and the topic. I don't believe one size fits all - I tailor a programme of coaching to suit the individual and ensure success.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Career Coaching - facing a crossroads? need to overcome obstacles to progress? or simply looking to raise your performance to higher levels?

Life change coaching - overcoming life changing events or making changes to your life

Entrepreneur coaching - creating a winning mindset. You have to BE the person that succeeds before you invest your time and money.

High Net Worth Individual coaching - What is success? Achieving self-actualisation and transcending above simply having more.

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£125.00 - £250.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

An initial discovery call is free of charge. Finding the right coach, with the right chemistry, and someone that you are totally comfortable with is the starting point.

I have a range of fees and coaching programmes suitable for most budgets, it really depends on your objective, where we are starting from, and the best way to ensure your success. Let's have a chat and explore it further.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available for initial consultations during Monday to Friday, with coaching sessions scheduled by mutual agreement.

Further information

I have a warm, quiet, confidential coaching room available for discrete coaching sessions.  

Alternatively, walk 'n' talk coaching sessions available in a local country park - with or without the dog!

Brentwood, Essex, CM14

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Online coaching available

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