Endorsement. Love It or List It: career coaching to renegotiate and renovate

March 29, 2023By hannahrkmatherEndorsements & case studies

“With Hannah’s help, I successfully renegotiated and renovated my working environment. The organisation has restructured my job, which means I’ve moved teams within the company. This allows me to use my knowledge, gifting, and talent, and makes me feel far more productive and valued!”  Sharon and I worked together for eight months, meeting monthly. A big question … Read More

Endorsement. Values, beliefs, & business development. Coaching with a small business owner

February 21, 2023By hannahrkmatherEndorsements & case studies

“I always struggled with my courage. I believed I wasn’t courageous. You helped me to see that that was ridiculous as I’ve done lots of brave things in my life.”  Context: Sophie was in the second year of building her small business. We worked together for six, one-hour coaching sessions, meeting fortnightly to identify some underlying values and beliefs that … Read More

What is coaching?

February 11, 2023By hannahrkmatherNews

What is coaching? A partnership… Coaching is a partnership between two people (coach and client) or between the coach and a team of people. It is a professional relationship where both parties are equal but with different roles. The partnership exists for specifically agreed and contracted purposes. It usually lasts for a finite period of time. … Read More

Mental health: when the people thrive, so too the organisation (and vice-versa)

September 8, 2022By hannahrkmatherNews

Mental health is a vital part of professional health and well-being. When our working environments and practices support good mental health, we are better able to connect, function, cope, and thrive. When they don’t support good mental health, this can have a reverse impact. For a comprehensive and valuable resource designed to inspire and inform better mental health … Read More

Let’s not go back to how things were

June 9, 2022By hannahrkmatherNews

I have had an opinion piece published in Chatterbox, the Black Isle’s local magazine (named Community Newspaper of the Year in the Highlands and Islands Media Awards 2019 and 2016 no less!). I’m reflecting on the increase of community-minded thinking and action that the pandemic has brought about in our local area, and with it … Read More

Core Values: why spend time identifying them?

May 3, 2022By hannahrkmatherNews

If identity and purpose were a map, values would stand as signposts at the junctions of who we are and what we do. When we know what our values are, they can help us navigate, provide accountability, and give clarity to ourselves and others around us. Core values are unique to the individual, the group, or the … Read More