I knew I needed a sense of jeopardy to motivate me. I didn’t know it would stoke the fire of passion.
If passion is something you can find and follow, what happens when you lose your passion?
One-to-one coaching can be life-changing and transformative. Choosing a coaching programme is a big decision. You’re committing to make a significant investment in time, effort and money. Asking yourself the following questions will help you decide if now is the right time.
Although the outcome of coaching is always unique to the individual, my clients have had some challenges in common. I’ve coached mid-career to leadership level professionals since 2016. I found recurring themes united the experiences of leaders working across product, technology and media, and at varying levels of seniority.
What a conflicted position to be in: the heir to a family business experiencing the death of an elder. Imagine, your parent dies, and you’re immediately thrust into the role of Chief. As you feel the anguish of grief, you must also step up and lead.
I had been working as a specialist UX Architect in the burgeoning product design industry for a decade. But my sense of professional satisfaction and career progression was faltering. I knew that my purpose was in coaching, but it was hard to give up the job security and status of my role.