Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Trust

As a human I confess that I am a natural ‘rescuer’. I always have, and always will, wish to assist in generating positive outcomes for those who are facing challenges. This is not pathological for our society needs its healers. As a professional I have learned to discipline of having boundaries and the ensuing safety. However […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

In For The Long Haul

A meeting with my business mentor today had me noticing how essential it is to have mentors, supervisors and fellow coaches to notice my own blind spots. Feeling dulled and unmotivated I wasn’t really sure what I wanted from my meeting with this wise gentleman, but it was in the diary and I showed up […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Reflecting on being reflective

En famille is perhaps the most challenging context to bring a new self to. To reflect rather than react. Old buttons. Ingrained ways of assuming and acting. Not toxic just non-serving. Important to pause, as with a client, check internally, check contextually, check the individual in front of of me….. Not ‘mum’ or ‘step-brother’, but […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

It’s good to give

Sounds ‘sacred’ but for the purposes of this blog lies much more in the realms of the profane. When we give, be it gifts on a birthday, or time to a colleague or assistance to a stranger, we generally receive in return. That grin of gratitude, or the sigh of relief or the moment shared […]

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Rebecca Hartnell, Career Coach, Bristol

Make it Sustainable 

We do all have the ability to put on many different hats during each and every day. As you move fluidly between spouse, coach, professional, entrepreneur, colleague, supervisor, learner driver, mother, gardener, cook et al I have one piece of advice……Take a minute, even if it is only one minute, to take a deep breath, […]

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