Life coaching can help make powerful improvements in the following areas

  • Thought processes and behavioural patterns

  • Self confidence

  • Relationships, interpersonal skills and family dynamics

  • Productivity and effectiveness

  • Work-life balance

  • Business management skills and work performance

  • Emotional wellbeing

  • Finding, attracting and keeping your right life partner

  • Reducing stress and anxiety

  • Having a more satisfying and meaningful life

My methods draw on a wide range of influences

These include analytical and organisational skills, cognitive psychology, counselling, motivation theory, emotional intelligence and neurolinguistic programming. I work with my clients as equals. I don’t change my clients lives for them, instead I help them make changes for themselves. I do this by helping my clients to…

Clarify

needs, values and priorities

Set

performance targets

Cope

with pressure, stress and negative beliefs

Develop

and maintain vision

Maintain

motivation and focus

Analyse

performance and feedback

If it weren’t for Ian, I’d still be alone enduring my sorry old life, waiting for someone else to pop up and magically sort out all my problems. Thanks to Ian, I realised that it was up to me to sort myself out, because if I didn’t do it, then no one else would. Ian is focused, clear and above all relentlessly supportive. He really knows his stuff about what works, what doesn’t and how to keep you on the right track!

L.C. (Barcelona)

Coaching is a series of face-to-face sessions

How I work depends on you. Some people like to be methodical, whereas others are better letting their creativity flow. Some need to find the right motivation, others just need to find the winning formula. Nevertheless, there are always three common features. Firstly, I help you increase your awareness of your circumstances by considering areas that you might have never thought about before. Secondly, I help you reevaluate your situation and to identify all the possible options available to you towards reaching your goals. Finally, I help you turn your ideas into a reality by helping you set a clear plan of action and by keeping you on track.

Sessions are usually one hour long and held every one to three weeks. The coaching period can last for two to six months, depending on the individual.

What to expect, and when

Before

Before each session I will ask you to do some simple preparation. This will help ensure that session is as productive as possible.

During the session

At the beginning of the session we will establish what the objective of the session will be, and by the end of the session I will have helped you establish a clear action plan.At the end, we will review how the session has gone and what achievements are expected by the next session.

After

After the session I ask you to e-mail me a summary of the session. This helps me check that you are on track. It also reenforces the understanding that you are ultimately responsible for your own progress, motivating you to move forward.

Want to find out more? Check the FAQ page.

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