Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

The best bit of this job?

Is celebrating with my clients. This is not about financial reward, this is sharing the joy with another, in their achievements. It is cheering on from the sidelines and knowing exactly how very challenging that game has been, and how much hard work each of their tries have been. It’s whooping when the conversion is […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Bounce-back-ability

There is a notion that an individual needs to hit rock-bottom in order to reinvent themselves but I beg to differ. From my own experiences, and, those shared by people I have known & worked with, the evidence seems to suggest something different. Firstly hitting rock bottom seems less about reinvention of the self and more […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Angry? So?

Sometimes, even with the best will in the world, its difficult to avoid feeling angry….There is injustice in the world. There are behaviours towards ourselves and others that we would much rather not see. Sometimes a mix of tiredness, with misunderstanding or even mal intent can trigger a time bomb in us.And?! By which I […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

An Age Old Decider

So you have a decision to make? Be it professional or personal, it has been giving you sleepless nights. You have been playing ping-pong in your head. You have mind-mapped it, opening up all the possibilities. You have made lists of pros and cons and the ‘yay’s’ and ‘nays’ are just about stacking up just about […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Listen To Yourself

With our western-style, cerebral-centred education here in the UK, many of us have lost touch with our intuition. It’s not that we don’t hear it…… And sometimes our intuition really is ‘shouting’, it is that we have learned to override it. We use our heads, our logic and our thinking, in order to ignore what we are […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Shouldering The Mantle ….?

In relationships, be they professional or personal we tend to fall into roles but sometimes get stuck with them.  Equally with the squeezing of budgets on the professional front comes a shift in the type and number of responsibilities we might each carry. Because these changes are forced upon us from the outside world, as […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Slow But Sure……….

Learning to drive teaches me heaps about my business world. As a left footer, my clutch control is second to none, worryingly (if only for my instructors insurance!), my breaking still leaves something to be desired. Today’s lesson was a great metaphor for the manner in which we choose to take the next step, in […]

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