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I'll let you into a little secret.

you have everything you need for a different career...

...you just haven't discovered it all yet.

I'll let you into a little secret.

you have everything you need
for a different career...

...you just haven't discovered it all yet.

I'll let you into a little secret.

you have everything you need for a different career...

...you just haven't discovered it all yet.

I didn't know what I wanted to be when I grew up.

Maybe a nurse. Washing backsides put me off that.

Maybe a teacher as I loved organising and imparting knowledge. You have to follow a curriculum. That didn't sound like fun.

I was creative, artistic, chatty (the only detention I ever received was for talking in the corridor) and liked being in charge (yes, I was a senior prefect and ask me about Princess Poppy sometime...).

I followed the educational path through to university where I studied English Literature but I still didn't know what I wanted to do so I sort of fell into working for a financial company, chalking up experience in engagement, internal communications and training design and delivery.

I was naturally drawn to the people focussed side of business and I built up my skillset, challenging myself to work in different parts of the business, to learn and grow and travel, working with people from many countries, which I loved.

But something was missing.

I didn’t know how to go anywhere else but along the same linear path I had been diligently following, so I pressed on valiantly trying to take some action.

I tried compressed hours.

I toyed with the idea of starting a magazine but got overwhelmed.

I imagined working for myself.

I bought a book about building a side hustle and never read it.

I read an e-book about blogging but didn't do it.

I realised I just didn't know how to decide what I wanted to do.

And then it happened.

I stumbled across a programme to help you change careers and I signed up.

And then something else happened.

I was made redundant after nearly 20 years.

Unicorns abounded, glitter clouds puffed, angelic singing could be heard...all whilst I did a little victory jig in a toilet cubicle at work (not everyone was so elated about their redundancy prospect).

And so,

my career adventure

began to unfold; an igniting of curiosity, exploration and experimenting in a way so different to before.

With the guidance and encouragement of the programme I joined, I felt the fear and decided to try my hand at writing.

I trained as a coach, I decided waking up later suited me, I overhauled my workouts.

I began to learn how to paint with watercolour, and I recognised just how much I need connection and fun in all that I do.

Hi, I'm Victoria

I work with people like you, who find themselves stuck in a career.

I don’t believe it’s too late or too difficult to find new career possibilities that interest you.

You don’t have to fit in, you don’t need to keep obediently following the linear path you’ve been on.

You don’t need to keep pushing yourself aside and focussing on what you think you should be doing.

I believe being at this juncture

is a gift

- the chance to dig deep inside yourself and discover the real you, who you are today, to re-prioritise what's important to you, to identify what you need, what you want and what might be holding you back.

I'm here to invite you to explore the career possibilities that await you, whenever you're ready.

'We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be?...Your playing small does not serve the world.'

Marianne Williamson

Consider me:

your guide,

your cheerleader,

your encourager,

the ear that always listens,

your fellow adventurer,

your coach,

the one who sits alongside you in the darker places and the one who pushes you to dare to dream there is something more for you.

I'm a

navigator of obstacles

championing you on your way to finding a career you didn't know you could have.

I come with a wicked sense of humour, fun and laughter to help lighten your load.

After all, working together should be a blast, not a chore.

I think we've both had enough of that.

Book a gift coaching session.

If you've made it here, chances are you are thinking what I offer is for you.

I also understand it's a big step, it's scary and you probably don't feel completely ready.

Let me invite you to a complimentary coaching session so you can experience what it will be like to work together.

For one hour I will coach you - no strings attached.

Simply click the button below to answer a few questions to ensure I can help you begin to explore new career possibilities.

Once received, I’ll be in touch to set up your session.

Here's to your career adventure!

Book my gift coaching session

And because you've made it this far, here are some

fun things

about the me behind the coaching...

You can hear me before you see me. Most of my friends are introverts. Lover of one shot, decaf, oat milk lattes (affectionately known as my pretend coffee). Undercover karaoke queen (ask me about the scar). Tina Turner fan. A great mimic. Learner of Italian (slowly). Watercolour painter (in the making). Acupuncture advocate (although I don’t like needles). Slight addiction to Sweaty Betty workout gear. A healthy obsession with natural skincare and beauty. Master baker of Victoria sponge. Not good with directions (I blame my mother). Chocolate lover (Maltesers for breakfast anyone?). I sing in the bathroom, anyone's bathroom. Cutting up cauliflower confounds me. My mouth is always open far too wide when being photographed. I can say hello, how are you?, cheers and green parsley in Polish. Enjoy reading historical fiction (C.J. Sansom, Victoria Hislop). A Trekkie and Star Wars fan. Salsa enthusiast. Love being by the sea.

Join me for a

weekly career adventure.

Each week I write a mildly entertaining newsletter where I highlight my best strategies, resources and practical tools to guide and support you on your journey to finding a new career.

I reveal what I’ve learnt (and continue to learn) from my own experience of walking this path and on occasion I share details about my products and services. 

I look forward to joining you on your journey!