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Client Testimonials

How Jenny Discovered Her Dream Job !

From Career Confusion to Clarity And Confidence !

My name is Emma, several years ago my role was disestablished during a restructure in our organisation.

I was highly qualified and experienced with several years of post graduate study under my belt.

I took a year off work to try and figure out what was next, and then ended up working in our business part time while my kids were in their teens for a few years.

I put my head in the sand, knowing I was avoiding looking at my next step.

The only thing I did know was that I was finished with my previous career.

This year we made some decisions about the business meaning it was time for me to take that next step. I wanted to do something different. I had so many ideas and options - I just wasn't sure where to even start.

After googling job ads and training options for weeks, I finally realised I need some help.

So I googled career coaching instead.

Cue Harley Storey, Career Coach extraordinaire!

His name popped up at the top of the web search page.

Within 24 hours I had a reply to my contact email.

The whole process was crystal clear and straight forward.

Harley, with his many years of experience and skills, took me through a journey during my sessions with some clear goals for me to put into place when I was ready.

The complete experience was enlightening and helped me to weed out what it was that I really wanted for my future career pathway.

The activities he led me through were interesting and fun.

Harleys ability to read a situation and guide me through my uncertainty was a key part of the process.

I can highly recommend Harley as a coach and his career coaching process.

It was very good value for money.

I came away feeling relieved and much happier in myself with some clear goals in place in a time frame that worked for me, not to mention a process I can use well into the future to revisit things.

Thanks Harley - the best thing I have spent money on in a while!

Emma L.
Registered Medical Professional

My Doubts and Problems Before Coaching ...

At a time where I was burnt out in a career and struggling to see
the wood through the trees in deciphering new opportunities on offer,
like being at a crossroads - a decision needed to be made.

I needed some clarity so as to not jump in the wrong direction.

Looking at what Harley could offer, he had a system, experience,
and an uncanny way of channeling questions to open up the answers.

My Results After

Harley operated in an unbiased way, asking questions that uncluttered the mind and identified career clues hidden within.

Harley structured the sessions to best advantage of my situation and time on hand.

The end result was compelling, weighing up the pros vs cons of career options for an overall score.

How I Felt About My Experience

Taking time out in the coaching session afforded real focus and uninterrupted thought from an otherwise busy life.

Refreshing having Harley one on one decluttering the many thoughts within to reveal a clear tangible result.

Barry K.
Senior Project Manager

How Did You Feel Before Your Coaching?

Looking to take the next step in my career I was keen to seek coaching to explore all avenues, open up to opportunities and challenge my thinking given the importance of this next phase in my working life.

Having engaged in similar types of coaching/counselling in the past I had no hesitations undertaking this process.

How did you feel during your coaching?

Particularly in the first stages of my coaching I felt positive and somewhat empowered as we studied areas that revealed and reconfirmed my passions, values, motivations and sense of purpose.

What results did you receive as a result of being coached?

The outcomes of the coaching did not reveal anything startlingly new for me, rather this consolidated the options available to me and provided more certainty around the non-negotiables for me in my next challenge.

What did you enjoy the most?

The opportunity to really self-reflect and have a coaching professional assist in, and challenge me throughout that process.

What were three benefits you received?

1. Renewed positivity

2. Focused time to self-reflect

3. Consolidation of ideas and options

Would you recommend coaching?

Absolutely, particularly to assist in moving forward when facing a particular challenge or in seeking a more defined sense of purpose. Career coaching provides the opportunity to refocus on who you are, what's most important to you, what you want to achieve and how you might
go about that.

Thanks for the opportunity.

Linda R.
Recruitment Manager.

I approached Harley for help because having moved to New Zealand a few months before I was looking for meaningful work but was having real difficulty deciding what kind of work to do.

I have a varied work background I wanted to try something new and find a new challenge, but was struggling to identify what that challenge would be.

To be honest I was unsure about what to expect from a careers counsellor and didn't want to waste money, but feeling frustrated by my efforts to date (endless job searching online and sending off CVs), I decided to meet with Harley and judge for myself whether I wanted to take things further.

When I did meet with Harley my fears were soon put to rest as it was obvious that he was genuine in his motivation to help me, and had significant experience to bring to the task.

I have to admit that the process was challenging at times, which with hindsight was to be expected, otherwise I would never had needed Harley's help in the first place.

There were definitely times when I wavered as I came up against the real reasons I was struggling to decide on my future work, and it became obvious that these harder moments were a necessary part of the process.

At these times Harley's skill as a life coach as well as a careers counsellor came into play then and he skillfully guided me through.

Harley provided a range of tools and exercises to identify the component parts of my ideal job.

This was an interesting and fun process and it was satisfying to start to gain clarity about the sort of work I was looking for.

As a result of these exercises we came up with a set of clues that I could use to score possible work options, and Harley produced a short definition which encapsulated my ideal job.

It was this clarity that allowed me to spot an opportunity that came out of the blue and which has now led to training with a job at the end of it.

I'm sure that without Harley's help I would have been blind to that opportunity and let it pass me by.

So, looking back, my initial scepticism about whether career coaching would deliver the goods were unfounded, and I now find myself undertaking a new and exciting career, and am happy to say that Harley definitely delivered "what it said on the tin" and I can definitely recommend him.

Sean M.
IT Executive, Recent Migrant

How Did You Feel Before Your Coaching?

I was really unhappy at work, and sought help to figure out why and to get prepared if I needed to look for another job.

I felt I did not belong at work, and wasn't good at what I was doing.

What were your perceptions before your coaching?

I was really desperate to talk to someone professional, and on Harley's website he appeared to address exactly the issues I wanted to talk about.

What were you afraid of or reluctant about?

I realised I definitely needed help, but was afraid of feeling worse about myself if the counselling didn't help me for any reason.

What were you skeptical of before being coached?

I was a little sceptical about whether my point of view will be understood.

What was the obstacle that would have prevented you from being coached?

Nothing really, once I made the decision I needed help, I was ready to go through with it.

Probably I could not have afforded much higher fees, but Harley's charges were reasonable.

How Did You Feel During Your Coaching?

It was quite fun actually, I felt listened to, and free to express myself.

What results did you receive as a result of being coached?

A clearer picture of what was wrong at work and what I need to look for in the future.

A better idea of my strengths and weaknesses and my preferences and dislikes.

What did you enjoy the most?

Talking about myself, being listened to.

What were three benefits you received?

1. Understanding why I was unhappy at work

2. Making a plan to move forward

3. Immediate feeling of relief having done something about my self-doubts (I started to feel better at work almost immediately)

How Do You Feel As A Result Of Your Coaching?

Much, better, empowered by the knowledge that I am not trapped and can help myself moving on.

What can you do now that you couldn't do before your coaching?

Focus on my strengths rather than my weaknesses.

What did you find helpful about the being coached?

A systematic approach working through the issues.

What specific results did you get?

Apart from feeling happier and more confident at work, I could make a decision to accept a secondment option that was more preferable for me.

It will also help if I decide to look for other job opportunities.

Would you recommend coaching?

Yes, talking about your problems with an experienced third party brings relief, and a new look at the problem.

It is can be quite isolating carrying that emotional burden of feeling inadequate at work, and coaching does help.

I really enjoyed the sessions and was looking forward to them.

Natalie J.
Environmental Scientist

Short Testimonials

Hi Harley,

Here's my feedback you requested.

What were your doubts and problems before the coaching?

Doubts that I may have had were if whether or not this was going to be beneficial for me as I did feel very stuck about where to go next.

What were your results after the coaching?

Results were better than expected, not that I completely knew what to expect.

I had clarity and a fair idea on what roads I could possibly go down due to the work we did around my career clues.

How do you feel about the coaching?

I feel great about it, I would recommend it to anyone who was stuck or just feels like a career change.

I believe it was worth every penny.

Harley was great, always listening and taking into consideration what you’re saying and helping interpret what you have said into career clues.

The coaching scored 10/10!

Do you have any comments about how we might be able to improve?

No, it was exactly what it should be.

Thanks once again Harley, you were a great help.


Todd R
Independent Construction Contractor

I started off life coaching with Harley before moving into career coaching.

I was completely lost when I started but made a huge transformation over the months we worked together.

I now have 110% more clarity than I had before I started this journey.

Thanks for all you have done!

Amy J.
Vet Nurse

I just wanted to send a big thank you to you for all of the sessions you've done with me.

I feel they have benefited me greatly.

After our session now I had some time to process all of what we had spoken about and I now feel like I'm in a really good space and am ready to conquer my future endeavours.

I'll be sure to update you in the future as to what I've decided to do and the progress I make!

Paul R.
Software Sales

Hi Harley

Finally managed to find 10 minutes to myself and get this feedback done for you.


Easy to find on internet, ranked highly when I searched, fast response to contact and good information offered.


Clear and easy to understand.

Loads of good information.

Expectations made clear in written format.


Thorough, interesting and made sense.

Promoted good outcomes.

Helped me think clearly about what I was wanting and not wanting.

Helped clean out the white noise and confusion.


Approachable, challenging, good structures around introducing process.

Regular use of check ins.


Comfortable and professional, plenty of parking and easy to get to.


Flexible with times and days.


Value for money.

Thanks for everything!

Selina K.
Healthcare Professional

The career guidance sessions I undertook with Harley recently were really valuable.

It was an extremely thorough process that left no stone unturned, and it really helped me to think through and define areas that were important to me.

I now have direction and feel empowered to move forward towards an exciting career change!


Kim J.
Executive Assistant

Career Confusion

How Did You Feel Before Your Coaching?

No doubts and was ready for a change - have been for a while.

Before I started was pretty confused about that next step, what it looked like and wanted to ensure I got into the right role before I did anything and not for the sake of change.

What were your perceptions before your coaching?

Have done coaching before so was looking forward to it.

What were you afraid of or reluctant about?

I wasn't too reluctant and really wanted to flesh out what was important and how to proceed.

How Did You Feel During Your Coaching?

Really good and felt challenged after each session, plus plenty of breakthroughs big and small.

What results did you receive as a result of being coached?

1. Great new role which covers all my tick boxes we worked through.

2. Got really clear on what I did want, type of role, growth, company, culture etc and clear on what I didn't want.

3. Open and currently exploring opportunities to work with and mentor sports people. Not as a full-time gig but a start small, contribute and to see if this would be something I could see myself
doing full time.

What did you enjoy the most?

Being challenged and working through ideas that I never really considered.

What were three benefits you received?

1. Clarity

2. Plan

3. New role !

How Do You Feel As A Result Of Your Coaching?

Very focused and confident about my journey ahead.

Definitely understand myself a lot better and why I have done things in the past.

No more knee jerk reactions and taking my time.

What can you do now that you couldn't do before your coaching?

More clarity through understanding of what's important to me.

What specific results did you get as a result of the coaching?

The first breakthrough was accepting that my business failed and moving on which was a big relief.

Every session there were plenty of other breakthroughs.

Would You Recommend Coaching?

Yes, because if you are open, its effective.


Michael J.
Hire Sales Manager

What were your doubts and problems before the coaching?

Career confusion and cloudy with regards direction

What were your results after the coaching?

A clearer outlook on career and interests - the coaching helped
re-ignite and discover my strengths, weaknesses and what I enjoy.

Matching strengths and interests together was a useful exercise.

How do you feel about the coaching?

Felt good, and had fun doing it. I think your style and approach is really good.

Basically, you were fantastic, it was great doing the sessions with you and you have a caring personality.

Nathan J.
IT Executive

How Did You Feel Before Your Coaching?

I had an issue at work with bullying and my Manager suggested coaching to work on my assertiveness skills.

What were your perceptions before your coaching?

Someone to talk to who would give me advice and tell me what to do.

What were you skeptical of before being coached?

It wouldn't work, that the issues were just me and I wouldn't get on with the coach.

What was the obstacle that would have prevented you from being coached?

Lack of confidence and finances.

How Did You Feel During Your Coaching?

Supported and understood.

It can feel confronting having to take a hard look at yourself, but well worth it.

What results did you receive as a result of being coached?

Increased confidence and new insight into who am and what I'm capable of.

I don't feel guilty taking time out for me.

What did you enjoy the most?

Discovering, with guidance and tools, that I had many of the answers, but didn't know it.

Three benefits I received were ...

1. Tools to build my confidence and support me then, now and in the future.

2. Insight into the person I am and continue to grow to be

3. Support during the loss of my father and helping me find my "new normal"

How Do You Feel As A Result Of Your Coaching?

Enlightened. I have a better understanding of myself

What can you do now that you couldn't do before your coaching?

* Confidence to stand up for myself and say no when needed.

* Take time out for me (and not feel selfish doing it).

* Feel that I have much to contribute to the team at work

* Able to give short presentations to staff at work (I hate public speaking and never had the confidence)

What did you find helpful about the being coached?

* Safe and supportive environment to open up about myself and my issues, while at the same time gently being pushed out of my comfort zone.

* Great tools to make you think and see things differently.

What specific results did you get as a result of the coaching?

I'm far more confident, and it comes naturally, it's just a part of who I am now.

I have the tools to deal with bullying at work

I've really grown as a person.

Would You Recommend Coaching?

Definitely would, and already have.

Coaching is a great experience of having one on one support and guidance toward discovery.

It can be hard work and a bit confronting at the start (taken out of your comfort zone) but nothing worthwhile is achieved without hard work.

Is there anything you'd like to add?

Thank you Harley for your gentle but persistent nudging to get me out of my comfort zone and set me on my journey of self-discovery.

Thank you!

Jill O.
EA, Office Manager

I found myself at a crossroad in terms of which career path to take.

I needed extra guidance to make sure I was heading down the right path.

I had been to counsellors before, however I wanted to do more than discuss emotional issues, I wanted to plan my life from a holistic perspective and felt life coaching could aid me with this pursuit.

I was skeptical at first and fearful about wasting money on something that did not work, however I called and was reassured that I was not making any commitment that I could not back out of.

During my first session with Harley my fears were laid to rest. We quickly identified my talents, passions and the obstacles which were holding me back in life.

I felt comfortable and safe expressing my ambitions, fears and old emotional traumas which were holding me back.

The homework assignments were at times difficult, yet fun, and provided me with practical tools which enabled me to learn about my likes and dislikes, behavior and core beliefs.

I entered the life coaching sessions with a particular career goal in mind, however, after a few sessions I discovered that deep down I was not interested in this particular career path and decided to let it go, which turned out to be a huge relief.

Harley provided me with the wisdom and support I needed to find the strength to change direction and be true to myself.

I would recommend coaching to any person seeking the type of tools and information which can assist them in finding their true path in life.

Harley's coaching is a great vehicle for providing this information and guidance.

Kind regards

Irene A.
Graduate Student

Career Clarity

Before Coaching …

Before the coaching I was unsure of which direction to take; I had a wealth of experience and expertise and had a very strong feeling that I needed to do something that would make a difference by utilizing my talents.

I had a number of ideas but needed someone to provide clarity for me.

I was uncertain that I would really find clarity, I had been to a number of coaches previously and had not been able to find clarity.

I was afraid that I would again invest my time and money and come away feeling that I still had not made any progress.

Based on my prior experiences with other coaches, I was afraid that I would be wasting my time and concerned that the coach might not have had the skills, and expertise to truly understand my challenge and goal.

After Coaching…

After the coaching I felt energized.

Being able to talk openly with Harley and have, him reiterate my strengths and accomplishments was an amazing feeling.

I came away with a much clearer direction of what I wanted to do, going into the coaching my gut was very subtly telling me I should follow a certain career direction and through Harleys unique intuition and ability to carefully and slowly ask the right questions, I came away with exactly the desired outcome I was looking for.

Talking with Harley openly and coming away from each meeting feeling energized and focused was what I enjoyed the most.

Now …

I have now started my new career so extremely grateful to have met Harley and been able to utilize his unique system.

Now I'm able to focus on and put all my energy and faith into my new direction.

Harleys unique ability to listen and focus in on the real problems that were holding back from pursuing my dream was extremely helpful.

I gained direction, clarity, a sense of value, a sense of pride and the ability to focus in on what I needed to do to get to where I wanted to be.

I would recommend Harley without a doubt, he has a very unique ability to read people and understand their situation.

Tony E.
Senior Medical Executive

How Did You Feel Before Your Coaching?

My employment came to an end towards the end of the 90 day trial.

I needed to get some clarity so I didn't make the same mistake again and to try and gain some confidence after the shock and disappointment.

What were your perceptions before your coaching?

That this would clarify what the right job would be for me.

What were you afraid of or reluctant about?

The fact there would be a gap on my CV as I didn't want to have to explain to a future employer I had been previously dismissed, it was embarrassing and degrading.

How did you feel during your coaching?

Relaxed and comfortable.

What Results Did You Receive As A Result Of Your Coaching?

I have learnt what my strengths are.

What did you enjoy the most?

Thinking outside the square as I contemplated the worksheets and answered face to face questions.

What were three benefits you received?

Confidence, cathartic and confirmation that I wasn't in the wrong.

How Do You Feel After Your Coaching?

More confident!

What can you do now that you couldn't do before?

I have more information accessible to add to my CV regarding skills and strengths.

What did you find helpful?

It made me face up to what occurred and cleared emotions.

What Specific Results Did You Get?

I realized that despite what occurred that I am a good person and would be an excellent employee for a company.

Would you recommend Paradigms Career Coaching?

Yes, it has given me clarity and confidence before attending interviews.

Is there anything you'd like to add?

Harley is a great listener, polite and very professional.

Tracey G.
Retirement Village Manager

P.S. How Tracey found us is an amazing story!

She had recently been made redundant from her position and was having a "pick me up" lunch with some friends at a sunny waterfront restaurant in Auckland.

During her scrumptuous three-course midday meal, Tracey noticed a diner at the next table wearing a T-shirt with the company name "Paradigms ..." (nothing to do with us!)

She thought this was interesting so when she got home she Googled "Paradigms" and found our Career Coaching site - which was exactly what she was looking for!

After a well-earned career break, I was looking to take stock, unpack my experience and explore opportunities for the next chapter in my work life.

After talking to numerous providers, I chose to work with Harley as his Discover Your Calling And Career system is analytical, this suits my personal approach to problem solving and delivers clear data to work from.

I have had huge value from the program which as well as broadening my thinking and opportunities, has also given me specific analytical tools to explore possibilities now and in the future.

I enjoyed the program and working closely with Harley who’s no nonsense approach was extremely professional and managed with honesty and integrity.

I will be recommending Harley to my peers whether looking to explore new careers or simply find areas to improve in their current roles.

Richard K.
Advertising Executive

What Were Your Perceptions Before Your Coaching?

I half-expected to be told to follow a particular vocational direction. I assumed you would almost make the decision for me.

Once however, I began speaking with you, I appreciated very quickly that such decision-making was my responsibility - not someone else's.

I suspect I simply needed to talk with someone who was completely devoid of preconceived ideas about my job and me.

Everyone I spoke with previously had their own ideas about whether I should, or should not remain with my employer.

I made the decision to conclude my current career following discussions with you, something I found very difficult to consider before I met you.

Were Your Expectations Met Or Exceeded?

I think I really expected to hear you say, if not immediately then certainly later, that I should remain or go.

On reflection, a good coach simply "coaches and supports" - they do not specifically point in one direction or another. That should come from the "pupil" - and it did, with coaching.

I incorrectly thought I needed counselling - not coaching!

Yes, my expectations were met and ultimately exceeded.

How Do You Feel As A Result Of Your Coaching?

I thought more about myself than I had ever done before and why I sought to make such change.

I also began to appreciate that my job had a degree of stress and anxiety about it that had been with me throughout my entire flying career. I had however, always convinced myself that I was on-top of all that "stuff".

But, having made the decision to leave I visited my Doctor on an unrelated subject and as he does every 6 months, took my blood pressure.

For the first time in nearly 30 years it was down to almost normal for my age group.

Maybe I had simply fooled myself into believing everything was OK for 30 years when in reality it was anything but.

What Results Did You Receive As A Result Of Your Coaching?

I quit my job and don't regret one single second of that decision.

What was more important to me - my job or my life?

If I use the analogy that coaching is training, teaching, educating and not simply being given the answers one wants to hear, then the result of coaching was very positive.

I ultimately made the decision for myself - you did not make the choice for me - but you assisted and supported me to that end.

Kindest regards - sincerely

Adam J.
Airline Industry

Entering a coaching relationship is largely a leap of faith.

Something, or may be an accumulation of things, has brought you to a point where you feel you can no longer progress alone.

What I wanted was clarification and direction, what I feared was that too much time would be spent indulging my inertia, with the same old ground covered each week, and no progress made.

It's also easy to feel skeptical; is this just going to be a standardized set of sessions, tools and exercises that are applied to every client, regardless of their issue?

And will I be encouraged to develop a dependency on this relationship and end up lacking the confidence to trust my own decision-making?

What I discovered was that my fears and skepticism were unfounded. Harley was unreservedly interested in me as an individual, and equally concerned to empower me in my decision-making.

Our sessions were very involving, often provoking, and always insightful.

The exercises I was asked to complete were enormously challenging for me, often taking me well outside of my comfort zone - but proved to be extremely revealing and valuable.

Perhaps the most surprising aspects of coaching for me were just how dynamic a process it is, how action focused the work is, and how quickly progress can be made.

I received some very concrete results from coaching.

Specifically, I have a clear concept of where I want take my career, how I want to live, and the direction and content of my future.

I had no clarity of any of these issues prior to coaching.

I would recommend the coaching process to anyone who is struggling for insight and direction, or who is feeling overwhelmed by too few or too many options, or who feels stuck in a cycle of living that they feel is not serving them well.

In my experience, coaching is a vibrant process, it brings positive energy and motivates focus and this will lead to positive action.

Carol B.
University Professor

Career Confidence

Before my coaching I felt like I didn't know how to make the transition into the career area I wanted to go into.

What were your perceptions before your coaching?

That I needed to push my way through my doubts and worries, like I had to force myself to do things I was scared of.

What were you afraid of?

I was afraid of continuing to have career issues - feeling like a poor fit and worrying that I wouldn't be able to find a job I was happy in.

What were you skeptical of before being coached?

Whether or not it would actually help.

Was there an obstacle that would have prevented you from being coached?

Time availability.

During my coaching I felt challenged, supported, given new perspectives.

What results did you receive as a result of being coached?

Realised I needed to be a lot kinder to myself and was able to appraise situations better going into them.

What did you enjoy the most?

Life coaching around managing my tendency to worry about outcomes outside of my control.

Fun tools that helped understand myself more.

What were three benefits you received?

1. More considered in decision making.

2. Felt understood and supported.

3. Structured process for job evaluation.

As a result of my coaching I feel I am more realistic in job expectations and expectations of myself.

What can you do now that you couldn't do before your coaching?

Not take other people's behaviour so personally and realise that I'm ok in myself.

What did you find helpful about the being coached?

Had a sounding board outside of my family that could give me objective advice.

What specific results did you get as a result of the coaching?

Ability to assess situations more objectively without taking them so personally, more positive, more realistic. Less insecure.

Would you recommend coaching?

Yes, I would recommend it.

Coaching helps you get to grips with what's really important in your work and helps you learn tools around handling work situations better.

A good combination of life and career coaching.

Thanks Harley - I've really enjoyed working with you.

I think you put a lot of effort into the coaching you do, and for me it's had really good results.

Ella J.
FMCG Executive

Hi Harley

After our last session and with some time to reflect and look at the job market both in Auckland and abroad, I feel that I have reached my goal that I had when I first contacted you.

This goal was to get some direction in which to take my career. You have provided me with what I feel was the crucial insight and fresh perspective to look at my strengths and what I am passionate about.

Obviously sports - but you made me feel good that I was into sports and that I actually did possess the skills to follow my enthusiasm into a career.

After applying recently for the player and event management position this crystallized my thoughts and really clarified that this is the career I want to be involved in.

Without our sessions however I wouldn't have realised that this career has 80% of the characteristics I really want in a job.

I feel the time has come for me to approach some possible employers with my enthusiasm you have given me.

Once again thank you for your help - you have been outstanding to deal with, I would not have the career direction I have now and I will highly recommend you to my other friends who are disillusioned in their employment!

Thank you for all your help.

Yours sincerely

James B.

Was there anything that would have prevented you from being coached?

Possible lack of confidence and willingness to let someone help.

What did you find as a result of using the coaching?

A sounder idea of what it is that I will be happy with and enjoy as a career and also recognising my requirements for a great work place atmosphere.

What specific feature did you like most?

The Thinker Feeler Doer module.

It helped me realise the type of surroundings beneficial to me in a work place.

What were three benefits you received?

1. A clearer path of the type of job I would like to do.

2. Knowing the type of work environment I like.

3. Having the knowledge to move forward.

Would you recommend the coaching?

Yes. Because it helps narrow down your thoughts and ideas about your job and career which will then give options and ideas of how to move forward and follow your passions.

Brenda K.
Office Manager

Your coaching was really helpful in helping me to better understand why I was feeling the way I did about my job.

To start with, I was able to focus on the career 'clues' that my current role did meet - which led to a period of really enjoying my job.

And when I was ready to move on, I was able to use the Job Scoring Tool to objectively assess potential roles.

By far the most important thing that I got out of the coaching was understanding what's really important to me in a role and how heavily that is driven by my environment rather than the work itself.

I feel more confident now that I can make balanced decisions about my career, as previously I had been very impulsive.

Kind regards

Kate L.
Merchant Banking

Dear Harley

I am writing to you to thank you for the coaching I have received over the past few weeks.

Though initially I was concerned about the cost and length of time that a series of coaching sessions would take, I now feel that it was money well spent and really appreciated the fact that you were able to alter you schedule to suit my needs.

Because of my injury and discontentment in my previous work, I knew that I needed to reassess my career and was looking for guidance so I could make an informed decision.

The coaching sessions where at my pace and allowed me to come to my own conclusions. I always felt at ease and the tools you gave me really helped me to gain clarity and direction.

I had also felt some failure on my part because I was so unhappy in my previous work, but after the coaching sessions I realised that my work was a really bad fit for me, and I would never be happy continuing in that field of work.

This gave me confidence that I was not a failure, but rather needed to look at a career that suited my personality, my values and goals.

Although I had some idea of which direction I needed to take, I was still very unsure in making the decisions that needed to be made.

Through the series of coaching sessions, I became much more focused and gained the direction that I was looking for.

I now have the confidence that the decisions I have made are the right ones, and feel that I have greatly increased my chances of being successful in my chosen career.

Once again, thank you very much for your help and much enjoyed coaching sessions. I would recommend you to anyone looking for direction in their life and career.


Michele J.

If you would like to discover more about how Career Coaching can help you find the job you'd love to be doing, call me on 09-625 9463. I look forward to hearing from you.

Harley M Storey
Life Coach, Managing Director