• I love how Karen conducts her coaching with integrity, never letting me wriggle my way out of a tight corner. Anyone open to making some positive changes in their life would benefit from spending time with her.
    Belinda
    Karen coached me on a very complicated moment of my life when I had to make some important decisions, and was able to make me organize my thoughts in a very positive way. I would highly recommend her.
    Andrea
    Karen has great coaching skills. She is a great listener and I would recommend coaching to anybody who is undergoing a career change or progression.
    Katja
    A year on from my coaching I still feel able to draw on our sessions to move forward with my goals. I’d wholeheartedly recommend Karen to help them achieve their work and personal goals.
    Jo
    Karen was great at listening to my issues and working with me to set some achievable (yet stretching) objectives. She came prepared to each of our sessions which I valued as it made each one as effective as it could be.
    Wendy
    If I was to expand my business, Karen Conway would be the first person I would hire. Trouble is I would probably not be able to because her own business is already taking off. Karen has extraordinary management skills and is a first-rate coach.
    David Finney, Managing Director, The EnergyConversation
    My coaching experience was amazing, I enjoyed every moment of it, grown so much as a person and learnt a lot about myself. I feel comfortable with myself now. I am much happier with my choices, job, relationships and with myself.
    Kayleigh
    I felt enabled to clarify my thinking and wishes and therefore make a decision in connection with my working life. I had a sense of openness and possibility because of the river just outside. Even after the first session I was clearer.
    Srivati, teacher, meditationmindfulness and Buddhism
    Karen’s coaching was such a positive experience for me. I am now confident that everything is happening as it should. Karen quickly sets a warm, encouraging environment. Thank you for everything, you have been such a guiding light.
    Natalie
    I have delivered several coaching workshops with Karen. They got the best feedback for any workshops I’ve been involved with. She is an adventurous, committed coach.. I love working with her and she has really helped me develop my coaching skills.
    Jeff RileyCareers Adviser
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Testimonials

“Karen is a little ray of sunshine! It exceeded my expectations. Very motivating, empowering, enthusiastic. She tailored this service to suit me so I would get the most out of it and I now approach the steps I need to take to reach goals in a more realistic way. I feel more focused and disciplined and it has also showed me that if I don’t do everything as planned, to re-evaluate the plan and create one that does work. Coaching has been very beneficial to my life direction and I think Karen is a fantastic coach.” Jules

“I have worked with Karen for some time as an integral part of an internal bank of coaches here at King’s. Karen has received nothing but excellent feedback from all her coachees and I would unreservedly recommend her coaching work.” Peter Storr, Head of Organisational and Staff Development, King’s College London

“You are a terrific coach. Each session I have had with you has sparked a shower storm of new practical ideas, many of which I have already applied to great effect.  You strike a good balance of allowing some reasonable exploration then pulling my focus back to the goal. You have helped me see the importance of following through on agreed actions. Great stuff!” James

“I was coached by Karen on a couple of business issues and I found immediate benefits during and after the sessions. Karen has a personable and yet firm style of coaching which sets a nice balance between putting you at ease and not letting you get away with anything!” D Fonseca, Essex

“Karen is a fantastic coach. I feel much more confident about the direction I want to take in the next few years of my life and how I am going to get there. I am much happier about my relationship and am about to embark on a Masters course which I am extremely excited about. Karen really helped me focus on what was realistic and ensured there were actions which really helped give me the push I needed! She was an excellent time keeper and always made me feel valued. Karen’s calm, positive, objective, clear and professional nature meant I always felt entirely happy in her company and able to talk about anything.” Katie

“I not only learnt more about myself; more importantly, I learnt about what I will need to do in future if I have goals that I want to achieve or problems to solve. It’s empowering to learn how to take responsibility for the course of your own life and there’s much to be gained from it. Karen helped me challenge my preconceptions and I feel more confident in my own judgment now. She is very professional, non-judgmental and supportive.” Katy Chaytor, Communications Officer

“Karen is a very inspirational coach. Her outlook on life is that anything is possible as long as you know how to apply yourself. Coaching helped me to work through my career problems in a way that I wouldn’t have been able to on my own. I have been through a journey of realisation which has helped me generate a greater self awareness and given me calmness and clarity. It helped me to break down large insurmountable problems into achievable tasks and to take stock of my life. Karen enabled me to see the barriers keeping me from progressing towards my goals.” Laura

“It was very easy to talk to Karen over the phone. She was very good at letting me air and explore issues but remained focused and was a very good guide, but also let me lead the way. It has made me put less pressure on myself realise that it is always good to step back and really look at my life. It helped me recognise it is not necessary to make ‘big life changes’ to change your life and it is possible to adjust little things that will make enough difference to change how you feel.” Alex

“I feel I can be in control of my destiny and have been able to make some very strong and very real judgment calls. I was able to see my life in a very different light and it continued to bring up thoughts and realisations. The last session really blew me away and has had a very powerful impact on me. It has enabled me to make big changes that I think will only create more and more positive events in my life. I really felt I could trust you and you were very easy to be in the presence of. I always felt comfortable and not judged. Thank you so much, I feel privileged to have had the experience.” Claire

“Karen is an excellent life coach. Having coaching with her has been a thought-provoking period and I have gained a lot. I felt really listened to and able to express what I wanted to say. She is kind, easy to trust, and focused without any kind of pressure. She gave a lot of the control of our sessions to me in that I chose what to work on. Thank you, Karen!” Sue M Farebrother

“It has really helped me to dig deep within myself and reveal the passions which I’ve been too scared to follow. With Karen’s help I have started the new year pursuing two passions which i have been putting off for many years. I have never started a January feeling so happy. I have achieved some personal goals which have made me feel more confident and better about myself. Had it not been for Karen’s help and guidance I don’t think I would have realised what I wanted to do.” Maryam

“I really enjoyed the coaching sessions because I felt much more in control of my life and my choices. I managed to keep up to date with all the things I always postponed and I had a much more productive and calm period both at work and in my personal life.” Lucy, Research Staff

“The coaching sessions with Karen empowered me to take confident action in the areas of time management and relationship.  The results speak for themselves – I have now bought the house of my dreams with my perfect man, and have made significant headway with getting my hectic life in order!”  Karen Anders, Director

“Through the coaching with Karen I have experienced a sense of the interconnectedness of all the different parts of my life. I’ve found her coaching style friendly, clear, open, and keeping the whole process rooted in my own goals.  Right on track.” Anna, MSc

“Karen is an excellent life coach. She is clearly highly trained and extremely knowledgeable of her chosen field, very friendly, punctual, and organised. Her main quality as a life coach is that it is obvious that she deeply cares about her work and the people she’s working with. I can’t recommend Karen enough.” Chris

“I have delivered several coaching workshops with Karen. They got the best feedback for any workshops I’ve been involved with. She is an adventurous, committed coach, courageous and thoughtful. She is also meticulous and organised. I love working with her and she has really helped me develop my coaching skills” Jeff Riley, Careers Adviser

“It was my initial telephone conversation with Karen that swayed me to ask her to accompany me through a troublesome patch along my journey…. my decision was reiterated within 5 mins of our first session! Karen’s guidance and coaching was such a positive experience for me. I was craving some neutral guidance without the opportunity to wallow and Karen was professional but also very compassionate. Karen’s approach to what I hoped to gain from the programme appealed to me. She made me feel comfortable from the get-go. I have found the self-exploration to have been of tremendous benefit. The more you open up the more you discover of yourself. I now spend a lot more time slowing down, confident that everything is happening as it should. I ultimately knew I was responsible for all the hard work but it sure helped having her along the way. I look forward to a ‘top-up’ session with her at some point. It’s not always easy opening up with your deepest and darkest to a complete stranger, but Karen quickly sets a warm and encouraging environment, one in which I felt utterly relaxed to bring the challenges to the table. Thank you for everything Karen, you have been such a guiding light.” Natalie

“I felt enabled to clarify my thinking and wishes and therefore make a decision in connection with my working life. I found your questions useful and clear and enjoyed your positive, encouraging presence. I also liked where we met. I had a sense of openness and possibility because of the river just outside, being at a creative venue.  Even after the first session I was clearer. I was reconnecting with my vision for how I want to work as well as appreciation for my own efforts and achievements and feeling my own value and worth a bit more! I experienced your style as professional, warm, clear and non-directive. You demonstrated knowledge and experience, including useful tools and exercises. Thank you so much for giving these two sessions as a raffle prize! I’m feeling optimistic, not just about a positive outcome re the financial support that I have asked for, but in relation to my attitudes towards myself in the work and money arenas.” Srivati, teacher of meditation, mindfulness and Buddhism

“My coaching experience was amazing, I enjoyed every moment of it. I have grown so much as a person and have learnt a lot about myself. Having a coach like you worked the best for me. As soon as I met you I felt we clicked and this was very important for me as I felt we started our relationship on a high and this continued throughout. The impact it has had is still ongoing but so far the impact my coaching has had on me and my life is positive. My top three benefits have been increased confidence, positive thinking and ambitious thinking. I feel comfortable with myself now. I have actually seen for myself that I have grown as a person. I am much happier with my choices, my job, relationships and with myself. The coaching has been interesting, calm, 100% effective and fun. From the moment I met you I felt immediately relaxed and welcomed.” Kayleigh

“If I was to expand my business and take on staff, Karen Conway would be the first person I would hire. Trouble is, I would probably not be able to hire her because her own business is already taking off. Karen has extraordinary management skills and is a first-rate coach.” David Finney, Managing Director, The Energy of Conversation

“Karen was great at listening to my issues and working with me to set some achievable (yet stretching) objectives. She came prepared to each of our sessions which I valued as it made each one as effective as it could be. Whilst I drove the topic of the sessions, Karen was able to offer guidance and alternative views that helped me to understand what it was I really wanted to achieve in life and how I could go about it. Karen is of high integrity which also made me feel at ease when sharing my issues with her. I would recommend Karen to someone looking for guidance either at a general level or to cover specific concerns.” Wendy

“A year on from my initial coaching sessions with Karen, I still feel able to draw on our sessions to move forward with my life and career goals. Karen was genuinely interested in what I wanted to get out of the sessions, and provided an impartial sounding board and encouragement to help me focus on goals, as well as some very useful exercises. I felt that she went the extra mile in researching topics which were important to me, which in turn helped me work towards my goals. I’d wholeheartedly recommend Karen to anyone who thinks they would benefit from some time with a coach to help them achieve their work and personal goals.” Jo

“Karen has great coaching skills. I drew on her expertise on giving and receiving feedback, and ‘used’ her as a sounding board for new ideas. Karen is a great listener and she coached me in the concept of “active listening”. I would recommend coaching to anybody who is undergoing a career change or progression. It helps to understand what is urgent, what is important, what are subjective thoughts and feelings and it helps to remain professional.” Katja

“Karen coached me on a very complicated moment of my life when I had to make some important decisions, and was able to make me organize my thoughts in a very positive way. I would highly recommend her since she is the right person you need when you feel you’re going out of track.” Andrea

“Karen provided a platform for me to be open to different perspectives on my life. She provided me with the tools to delve deeper and gain an understanding on my thought processes, therefore allowing me to create a road map to achieving my goals whilst overcoming the barriers that had prevented me from doing so previously. I love how Karen conducts her coaching with integrity, never letting me wriggle my way out of a tight corner. Anyone open to making some positive changes in their life would benefit from spending time with her.” Belinda

 

 

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