What is Coaching Supervision?

I recently qualified as a Coaching Supervisor, having spent eight months completing a Diploma in Coaching Supervision. It's recommended that every coach has a Supervisor. But what is Coaching Supervision, and what can you expect from working with a coach Supervisor?


Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?

I have recently become aware of a personality trait that I’m not sure I knew existed. I knew I was an introvert, and quite a sensitive one at that, and perhaps someone who struggled a little with anxiety on top of that. Here, I describe my discovery of the 'Highly Sensitive Person' trait.


10 Signs Your Current Job Isn’t Right for You

Today we have a guest blog post from Rebecca Shinn, who is a freelance writer and relationship expert with a psychology degree. Here, she shares her thoughts on the signs to look out for, which might suggest it's time to consider changing your job, or even your career.


Career-Changer Series: From Marketing to Coaching

This week, as part of my ongoing Career-Changer series, I spoke to career-shifter Ayesha Murray about her switch from a successful 20 year career in Marketing to training and starting out as a Coach and Mentor for working parents.


Your Career Questions answered on BBC News Live

On Monday, I was asked to join Simon McCoy on BBC News Live to answer questions from viewers struggling to find work during the Pandemic. I answered questions relating to CVs and interviews, offering advice and tips along the way.


Career-Changer Series: From Teacher to Wine Business Founder

As part of my ongoing Career-Changer series, I was delighted to reconnect with an old school friend, who I spotted from LinkedIn had changed career and started his own wine business. Here, I share Edd Simpson's journey, from musician, to teacher, to starting his own business in the wine industry.


The Parenting Equation Podcast

Earlier this week, I spoke to Ayesha Murray for her podcast, The Parent Equation. Ayesha coaches working parents looking to progress their careers or improve their work life balance alignment. We discussed our experiences of becoming a parent, and the impact children have on our working lives.


How To Build A Coaching Business

If you’re a new coach starting out, or struggling to get your coaching business going, then this video is for you. I was interviewed as part of a series of fireside chats for the coach training company, Firework (who I trained with). In it, I share all my experiences of starting my coaching business.


Understanding the Stages of (Career) Change

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a year of uncertainty. This article explores the Change Curve, a model designed to help us understand the array of difficult emotions we all experience during a period of upheaval, whether that be the recent pandemic or your current career change journey.


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I really found the whole process to be very eye opening and feel I know myself a lot more than I did before. I really enjoyed the different activities, and feel I will look back on my homework for guidance in the future. I am so excited to not be working in my old career anymore, trying something new, in a subject I love, using my favourite skills, in something I can see myself progressing well in in the future. Thank you!

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Alice Stapleton

About Alice

Alice coaches those who want to change career but don’t know what they want to do instead. She offers Career Coaching designed to help graduates, early to mid-level career-changers, and parents returning to work gain a clear vision of what career is right for them, and how to achieve it. She is also a qualified Coach Supervisor.