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    " Our moral responsibility is not to stop the future, but to shape it... to channel our destiny in humane directions and to try to ease the trauma of transition. "

    Alvin Toffler

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    "Our only security is our ability to change. "

    John Lilly

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    " Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. "

    Pauline R. Kezer

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    Making Change Positive
    Plan It - Own It - Live It!

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    " Success will never be a big step in the future, success is a small step taken just now. "

    Jonatan MÃ¥rtensson

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    " A nod, a bow, and a tip
    of the lid to the person who
    coulda and shoulda and
    did. "

    Robert Brault

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    " If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. "

    Thomas Edison

WHAT WE DO

HELPING PEOPLE
MAKE CHANGE
AND GROW:

  • FOR INDIVIDUALS
  • Redundancy, employability & careers
  • Retirement
  • Personal & professional development
  • Life Change
  • FOR ORGANISATIONS
  • Outsourcing and redundancy
  • Retirement
  • Talent management
  • Bespoke training

TESTIMONIALS

Such a brilliant programme which takes the recipient on a journey of personal discovery. It was sincere but not patronising, fun but not frivolous and led to a sense of purpose.

Elizabeth, Bradford

I was able to look at developing a five year plan in a supportive and well structured environment. I feel motivated and have a clearer focus on the steps I need to take to move towards achieving my goals and aspirations. The fact that a holistic approach to change was explored, has meant that I am looking at the transition as integral to all other aspects of my life- and therefore seeking to achieve balance.     

Kim, Nottingham

The course brought to the fore things that I had wanted to explore in the past and brought new enthusiasm to these projects.

Valerie, Leeds

The course and personal coaching allowed me to re-evaluate and assess where I was and where I wanted to be.  The exercises were widely applicable and many people facing changes in their lives embarking on new challenges would benefit.

Stella, York

Was a brilliant opportunity for us to understand where our organisation was headed and also what strengths and talents we have in our team and how they all fitted together to make us more strategically successful as a company.

David, London

Gave me new ideas about how to manage my personal career in our large and growing organisation which has up to now been quite daunting.

Samantha, London

The course was an excellent opportunity for me to think personally about what I want to achieve in the next 3 to 5 years. I haven’t taken stock for years!

Susan, Oxford

Realised how stunted my career development has been and saw avenues to develop

Simon, Leeds

Helpful aspects of the course were:

•    The structured activity and opportunity to reflect & focus on my 5 year plan. 
•    Meeting, learning from and feeling inspired by a variety of other people
•    The excellent workbook / resource folders
•    Mix of learning styles and activities,
•    Competent and enabling facilitators- no slow death by PowerPoint!
•    Good balance of interactive group and personal working time

Richard, Newcastle

I enjoy my day job tremendously but have always had the nagging desire to be an author. Personal coaching has helped me gain the confidence and motivation to enter the publishing world as a freelance journalist which I can do quite comfortably alongside my day job. With the support of my coach I have also developed further plans for writing a book.

Suzanne, York

My world fell apart when I was made redundant after 15 years in the media and marketing industry. My coach helped me work through the initial disappointment/loss, fears and anxieties. My knee-jerk reaction was to immediately look for work as a marketing executive but knew that the industry was making cuts all over the region resulting in quite a hopeless situation. My personal coaching sessions helped me to step-back, understand my strengths and weaknesses and inspired me to develop my own marketing business which has now been thriving for over 4 years and growing.

Liz, Wetherby

The workshop has helped me to see some of the broader options available to me. I also got lots of thought and ideas from other graduates who have experienced what I am going through. 

Liam, 6th Form student

I had an opportunity to share my own ideas of self-development and learn from other graduates’ experiences and how I can apply them to what I need to achieve. 

Diana, Graduate, University of York

I had an opportunity to share my own ideas of self-development and learn from other graduates’ experiences and how I can apply them to what I need to achieve. 

Sarah, Graduate, University of York

Creating a structured  action plan at the end helped me to consolidate the dozens of thoughts flying around  my head. 

Izzy, University of York

I have come away with a clearer focus of what I need to do to achieve my career goals.

Sarah, Graduate, University of York

The course file and notes is very useful as I can now go away and develop my thoughts further.

Katie, Graduate, University of York

The feedback and group sessions where we gave each other support and advice was very helpful.

Peter, Graduate, University of York

I have definitely benefited from the student and career management course which gave me a chance to examine my goals and make a commitment to achieve my goals. I would definitely recommend this course to others. 

Ian, MoD Reserve Army, Yorkshire Regiment

It was really helpful to discuss skills and habits by rating my success at present and understanding what I already do well and where I need to improve. 

Janice, University of York

I have re-evaluated my goals and have been given new ideas on how to achieve them. 

Peter, Graduate, University of York

The course was good and imaginative and the techniques used included nice variation.

Izzy, Graduate, University of York

The course gave me a clear picture of the future that I want to achieve and also the knowledge and tools to get by and progress in my chosen career.

Carol, University of York

Developing a 5 year plan was very good. It highlighted the importance of organising your thoughts for progression in life.

Izzy, Graduate, University of York

I really enjoyed today’s course. It certainly gave me something to think about.

Carol, Graduate, University of York

Excellent coaching seminar! I recommend it to everyone who wants to take lead over own career, discover strengths (mental, professional, as well as physical), areas of further development, be inspired and "identify your uniqueness."

Diana, Post Graduate Student, University of York

The session was beneficial because not often do we get to think about ourselves from this point of view.

Fiona, Biology Dept, York University

All of today I found really helpful and I learned lots toimplement in my work
 

Dave, Hull

The course gave me new ideas and great confidence in my work.
 

Chelsea, Hull

The course encouraged me to use tools for a structure approach to my work.
 

Steve, Hull

Everything was excellent - this course was a clear 10/10.
 

Gemma, Hull

All parts of the course increased my knowledge and the templates and hand-outs were really useful.

Matt, Hull

The tools I learned on the course where very useful and I intend to implement them in future work.
 

David, Hull

Today was excellent and I learned a lot. It was great for me.
 

Sarah, Hull

The session helped me to figure out what I want from life, it gave me a better understanding of job requirements and what I need to do to improve my standing in the job market.

Holly, Biology Dept, York University

The session and the activities that we completed helped me to figure out what I want from a career.

Adam, Biology Dept, York University

The session helped me to see what was important to me and how I could apply it in finding a career.

Rachel, Biology Dept, York University

The session helped me to understand the state of the job market and my own strengths and weaknesses.

Johnny, Biology Dept, York University

The session was very thought-provoking and useful.

Molly, Biology Dept, York University

Today was really interesting: thinking about my 'purpose in life' was helpful and in general thesession was great fun.

Kim, Biology Dept, York University

A really interesting and informative session
 

Paul, West Yorkshire

The information about planning and writing has given me confidence to complete tasks

Chris, Glasgow

It was really useful to listen to other people’s comments and experiences
 

Jessica, Hull

An excellent one day event
 

Susan, Hull

I can put into practice everything that I learned
 

Mandy, Hull

The course forced me to develop and implement a formal process which was brilliant

Marie, Lincolnshire

The course gave me confidence.

James, Hull

The course was interesting and informative

Gillian, Hull

The course gave me the opportunity to talk to others in the same position as myself

Duncan, Hull

The course was very informative and I will implement the tools that I learned

Sarah, Glasgow

 I found listening to the views of the other candidates to be very useful

Jennifer, Lincolnshire

The insight from Beverley was excellent and very useful to our needs
 

Richard, Lincolnshire

Everything on the course was relevant and it was presented to a very high standard

Alex, West Yorkshire

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