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Are you outwardly successful and yet find yourself thinking, isn’t there more to life than this?

You recognise that your days are often filled, but question whether they are fulfilling.

Maybe you are feeling:

  • Stuck, stressed and dissatisfied in your career, you realise you have got to your limit and are longing to find a meaningful role where you can make a difference
  • Underutilised and unappreciated at work; you want to be in a role that utilises and recognises all of your skills, talents and abilities
  • Overwhelmed and exhausted; you are struggling to keep pace with the demands of your professional and private life and have lost sight of yourself in the process
  • Frustrated that you are not making progress but you are finding it difficult to move past your negative thoughts, fears and doubts to make your desired change a reality.

If any of these sound familiar, just know that you are not alone! I hear these sentiments regularly from professional women who have reached a similar career crossroads. Often they have devoted years to building solid careers only to reach a stage where they discover that their professional lives no longer work for them or their families.

You may be yearning to find a new direction in your career; step up to a new leadership challenge or develop and grow your own business. The trouble is, the longer you stay stuck and stressed in your current role, the more this erodes your confidence and leaves you feeling deskilled, devalued, invisible and unsure how to go about making new opportunities for yourself.

If only you knew what steps to take next you’d be out there making it happen.

The good news is there is a way to successfully navigate this career and life crossroads, even in the most uncertain times.

I’m Hilary Lees, a Certified Professional Coach specialising in career transition and confidence, and I have over twenty years’ experience of helping clients transform their mindsets in order to make positive career changes that maximise their potential.

Before I set up Essence Coaching I too felt stuck in a career that no longer seemed to fit and longed to develop my own business. Yet for many years my fears of change and uncertainty kept me in a role that frustrated me. But, with the invaluable help of coaching, I took a step back to review my situation, tackled my fears and doubts, and gradually took the steps to create a career and life I now love.

Now I’m passionate about helping you too make this shift from frustration to fulfilment in your career and life. I know all too well how important it is to be empowered to make the right choices and find the courage to live a life true to yourself. I have a wealth of experience to help you harness a positive mindset and can give you tools and techniques to help guide you along your path to make considered, authentic choices.

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