A new credential makes me smile :-)

November 1, 2023By hannahrkmatherNews

After 500+ coaching hours and a 3 hour proctored exam tested against the International Coaching Federation’s rigorous professional benchmarks, I am delighted to have gained this milestone accreditation. Professional Certified Coach (PCC) is the second of three accreditations from the ICF and builds on the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) accreditation I already hold along with team coaching accreditations from EMCC Global. I’m especially … Read More

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