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Individual Coaching

Start your adventure to career happiness; pro-active coaching to help you achieve your career dreams

Pro-active Career Coaching & Mentoring

Make your career the one you always wanted. The one you deserve!
Together we will create a tailored programme of support to accelerate and fast-track your career satisfaction and progression, with practical guidance, planning, challenge and professional connections.
Our work together will help to guide you on a smoother journey to achieve your career ambitions, giving you the skills and techniques you need to work smarter and achieve greater fulfilment.
How does it work?

We look at the DATA!

The approach we take, is in looking at your 'DATA'; this is our method of coaching that allows us to look at where you are now, where you want to be, and how we can get there.

What does 'DATA' mean?

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D - Discover: This is your free discovery session, a 30-minute chat where we look at what you're doing now and what your goals are. This isn't a sales call, it's a casual conversation about what you want to achieve; there is absolutely no obligation to take it any further. It gives us an opportunity to assess if we are appropriate for each other. If I feel that someone within my network is better suited for you, I'll refer you to them (provided you are happy with this outcome of course).
A - As-Is: If we both feel that we are well suited, the engagement begins, and we start by having a more in-depth look at where you currently are. I learn about your past and present work and career situations and understand what has made you want to start your career adventure.
T - To-Be: What is it you want to achieve? What is the vision for your future? We define your goals and where your adventure might lead you.
A - Action: This is where our journey together really begins! I will guide you towards your career happiness with a system of development that encourages accountability, challenge, support, and practical advice. This is the potent mix that has enabled adventurers before you, as well as me, to achieve the fulfillment that we all long for.
Ultimately, I will be here to help you along your journey to a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling career.
You spend far too long at work to not love what you do. Find your happiness. You deserve it.

Get in touch

Contact me for more information, or to book a discovery session. Your contact request will go straight to my inbox so we can organise a chat.
And I promise, this isn't a sales call from me, just a relaxed conversation to answer your questions, and/or get you started on your adventure, with no obligation.
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"I’d always allowed my doubts, the security of my existing role and perceived ‘blockers’ to get in the way of doing anything about it. That was until I met Kerry."
Steve Bellew

How it works

1. Discover the possibilities
2. Plan the journey
3. Start the adventure
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Investigate the opportunities that await you by discussing, and discovering, with Kerry.
What challenges are you facing, and what opportunities would you like to explore?
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A key stage in any journey is the planning. Where are you now, where do you want to be, and what are the steps to get there?
Importantly, what support do you need along the way?
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Every adventure begins with a first step.
The route may change, and you may even adapt your destination as you learn more about you and your capabilities.
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Common questions

Who's Kerry Thompson?

Kerry is described as a 'pioneer who welcomes a challenge'. She has a positive mindset and is warm, engaging and motivating.

Kerry's an Accredited Self-Worth Academy Associate and Coach, and believes a solid foundation of self-worth builds resilience, and the ability to drive change.

Kerry's approach includes authentic support and practical advice and guidance towards achieving tangible outcomes.
See Kerry on LinkedIn or About Kerry.

What's a discovery session?

Quite simply… an open and friendly 30 minute conversation.

It's a chance to meet Kerry and freely discuss your goals and challenges. You'll be in a safe and confidential environment where you can truly express what you would like to achieve; with nothing expected of you and no judgement at all.

You will clarify ideas and probably uncover some new opportunities, and you can start to map out your personalised adventure.

Your discovery session might give you all you need to kick-start an adventure on your own, or you may decide to embark on the journey with Kerry. There is no obligation either way, so there really is nothing to lose, and potentially much happiness to gain (as clients will testify!). Book here.

What will change for me?

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Are you employed, but not truly happy in your role? Do you wish to transition your career in some way? Perhaps prepare for a promotion, or move into a completely new area? You spend far too much of your life at work to be nothing less than truly happy.

Do you have a new business idea, but unsure how to explore it whilst maintaining the cash flow of your existing work situation?

Are you a woman in a male-dominated world? Struggling to be heard?

Are you struggling to juggle life and work commitments? Not enough hours in the day?

Is this coaching or mentoring?

A coach will often guide a client to find their own answers to their challenges. A mentor will share knowledge, whilst steering and supporting in a practical way.

The adventure is a blend of coaching to build confidence and awareness, and mentoring on the 'how to' side of career confidence, resilience and transition.

Can you help my whole team?

Do you need to develop your leaders? Change delivery is key to business success, and your leaders are key to delivering that change efficiently and effectively.

Do you or your staff have to run projects as part of your day job with little or no formal training?

Do you want a better work/life balance?

Do you want to work smarter, not harder?!

If you’ve answered yes to any (or all!) of these questions, Kerry can help.

Can my work or manager cover the cost of the coaching?

Of course. We have several workplaces that offer our coaching as part of their benefit schemes and development programs. We can liaise directly with your employer to arrange payment if they agree.

Is this right for me?

Book a discovery session and find out!
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