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Female , 38

I have worked in Learning and Development at a Senior level across both the public and private sectors for many years now. I love helping people reach their potential through development.

I am also Mum to two young children and it was my desire to achieve a better work-life balance for my family that led me to take voluntary severance from my NHS post at the end of last year.

I am now in the start-up phase for my own learning and development business which is both exhilarating and scary!

Life experiences

Manging Others

As an operational manager of a large multiplex and more recently as a Head of Learning and Development I have had experience of managing individuals and teams directly. However, I also have significant experience of designing and facilitating a number of development programmes for managers at all levels. As a result I believe I have the skills to coach and support individuals through any people management issues they may be having.

Learning and Development

Having worked in this field for over 12 years, I consider this my area of professional expertise. I believe that continuous learning is the key to individuals achieving their full potential. Very often though, people don't know what their options are or don't know which direction to take. I hope to help people get clarity around this by tapping into my knowledge and experience.

Working with Others

Very often we have to work with people that we find tricky. Maybe they don't work the way we do. Maybe they don't think the way we do. At the end of the day, we still have to work with them and at least get on with them on a professional level. Having worked in some highly political environments and with my natural people skills I believe I can support others to develop strategies to work well with others in difficult situations.

Why mentor on horsesmouth?

I believe that everyone can benefit from having a mentor. Like many others on this site, I myself have had a number of mentors over the years (both formal and informal) who have shaped my developed and helped be get into the position I am in today - something I am hugely grateful for. Most recently I was looking for a mentor for myself to support with my business start up and came across HM. The thing that really stood out for me about this site is that the whole process is free. This flings the door wide open for individuals who previously could never have afforded a personal mentor. That would have been me 12 years ago when I first got into Learning

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