Wendy Smith, Our Coaches and What Clients Say
Wendy Smith is our principal coach. She is a career consultant, life coach and business coach. Here is some information about her experience, training and qualifications.
Wendy has worked in the both the public and private sectors as a general manager, project/programme manager, H.R. manager and consultant. She has experience of supporting people starting their own businesses.
Her 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.
Wendy’s own business experience includes managing start-ups (alone and in partnership) and business change. As a manger she has managed small elite teams as well as large groups of staff.
Wendy’s training and qualifications
She holds 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.
A graduate of the Confidence Coaching Graduate Training Program (an International Coach Federation approved course), she holds a holds a certificate in Mindfulness for Well-being and Peak Performance from Monash University. Plus, a certificate from the University of California, Berkeley in the Science of Happiness (GG101x: The Science of Happiness)
Belonging to the the Institute of Consulting, she is a member of the Association for Coaching. As well as being a Common Purpose Graduate, she was trained by Kinsley Lord (the leading change management company in the UK in the 90s) in the Management of Change.
Wendy started her professional life as a State Registered Nurse and lives in London. In her spare time she writes poetry and is addicted to on-line study. Wendy loves to learn.
You can book a discussion with Wendy about your coaching needs and your personal development at this link
Wendy Smith has written a little eBook on how to get on with your boss and a book on job search – you can find her books on Amazon at this link
Speak to Wendy right now on 02081239146 (+442081239146 from outside the UK) to find out more about how we can help. You can email her about your needs at email@example.com
Our coaches and your reassurance of quality
We work only with experienced, fully qualified and accredited coaches who are members of a recognised professional body. They hold professional indemnity insurance. We expect our coaches to abide by the Global Code of Ethics for Coaches and Mentors of the Association for Coaching and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. This is your reassurance of quality.
What clients say! A selection of quotes
“… very supportive and encouraging …a massive source of inspiration to me.” CC
” … provided many different perspectives on problems and challenges.” DA
“I would thoroughly recommend her…” DA
“…very helpful and considerate … not lacking a sense of humour and I would unreservedly recommend.” T.S
“… tactful in her approach and able to win hearts and minds.” S.B.
“… extremely supportive …” G.S.
” Thanks, I’m now in a much better career place and got the break I needed….” K.R.
“… a great listener, very observant and quickly pointed out negative beliefs that were holding me back. She is very experienced in her field … her advice was very insightful and encouraged me to take action. … I never felt pressured because I always had the freedom to make my own decisions.” T.M.
“… personable style made me feel thoroughly comfortable with discussing difficult issues” D.S.
“… her positive attitude gave my confidence a much needed boost… flexible approach to coaching, taking time out in the evenings, during weekends and at short notice. P. M.
“… an excellent active listener … encouraged me to remain positive and upbeat. She has reawakened my confidence and lit a spark under my creativity.” D.M.
You can see your options for coaching sessions and our payment structure here
Speak to our principal coach, Wendy Smith, right now on 02081239146 (+442081239146 from outside the UK) to find out more. You can email her about your needs at firstname.lastname@example.org