Helping aspiring professionals achieve success in business, work and life
Did you know we spend 91,250 hours of our lives at work?! Yet, in our fast paced, stressful 24/7, 'always on' world, research shows 85% of us are struggling.
Thankfully, that doesn't have to be you!
Ready to go from'survive' to THRIVE?
Why work with ME?
The 'Sherpa you need to climb your Everest'
A few years ago I was facilitating a Strategic Planning Workshop for CEO Tony, one of my Executive Coaching Clients. As I joined the coffee queue at morning tea, Tony was standing in front of me, chatting to Mark, when Mark asked him, "So, if Caroline's your Executive Coach, how does she help you?"
Tony thought for a moment and then replied, "She's the Sherpa you need to climb your Everest. She won't climb it for you but she travels alongside you - showing you the short cuts, carrying your pack when you get tired and supporting you every step of the way - until you reach the summit." Now that sounded like a great way to describe what I do!
If you're tired of the struggle and ready to find an easier way, I'll help you break through the challenges to successfully break through and reach the summit of your 'Everest'. - whatever that happens to be for you.
about POSSIBILITY TO REALITY
I use my experience to help you create yours
I founded Possibility to Reality (P2R), to help mid-career professionals and evolving organisations take what's possible and make it real.
My mission is to unlock your potential - helping you test the limits, break the shackles and blow open the opportunities to create the future YOU want.
Over 25 years in frontline to executive roles, across 22 different industries and 10 career changes, I've overcome many of the challenges you're facing today.
As a Master Certified, Award Winning Coach, I use an integrated approach that draws on whatever it is you need to overcome your unique challenge.
Together, we harness the power of change to create the change you want and, once you've worked with me, you won't look back!
Here's how I help you
What sets P2R apart from your typical executive coaching, career coaching, leadership development, change management consulting and business team building firms lies in 3 Core Principles:
1. Everything we do is ALL about YOU...
No hidden agendas, ulterior motives or inflexible methods.
My approach is personalised to help you achieve your aspirations.
2. Change isn't done FOR you or TO you...
Rather, it is done WITH YOU. I come alongside you, supporting you every step of the way, with strategies you can use and build on, long after we've finished working together. The power is all yours!
3. Change doesn't need to be HARD!
We resist it for so many reasons and while it may not be easy, we do make it simple. In fact, change can happen in a heartbeat! Together, we make change simple to achieve lasting results in real time.
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Here's what our clients say
A rare combination of broad experience, powerful questions, deep insights, high inter-personal skills, unquestionable work ethic, high integrity and low ego
I have known Caroline for over a decade, initially as a consulting colleague and more recently I’ve engaged her on strategy and high performance team development assignments to support my own clients. I can recommend Caroline without reservation as a consummate professional, thoughtful advisor on change and transformation, brilliant facilitator and accomplished coach. She brings that rare combination of broad experience, powerful questions, deep insights, high inter-personal skills, unquestionable work ethic, high integrity and low ego – it’s all about YOU as the client and getting YOUR results, and on that basis I don’t know of any projects within Caroline’s influence that haven’t worked. So, when it’s about strategy or transformation I choose to work with Caroline whenever I can.
I found myself feeling on top of the moon after every session
Caroline exceeded all my expectations. From our first session I found her to be extremely approachable and attentive. She was dedicated and passionate about me achieving my goals and her knowledge and wisdom was ever present. Her positive and enthusiastic manner was contagious and I found myself feeling on top of the moon after every session.
She has provided me with clarity and a new focus around my future. She has changed my mindset for the better. I now have the tools to move myself past things blocking my path. I have learnt the benefit of ‘effective questioning’. I can achieve my dream job – it’s just a question of taking action. You can tell she truly loves her job.
Highly skilled, exceptionally talented, totally reliable - delivers nothing short of excellence
As the MD for one of the largest networks of Coaches, I get to meet and work with some amazing people. Caroline is the best in her class and has a 100% track record for commitment and execution. She is highly skilled, exceptionally talented, totally reliable and the type of professional that will deliver nothing short of excellence. She is delightful to work with and builds great relationships and creates safe environments where critical conversations can take place. Great things always come when you have Caroline on your team.
Caroline changed my life!
Caroline's enthusiasm and expertise as an executive coach is legendary. Responsible for transforming lives and helping to create possibilities and making outcomes achievable. Caroline changed my life.
Always striving to get the best out of people in a caring and compassionate way.
Caroline initiated changes which made a true difference and took over a team very down on attitude and enthusiasm. Through her coaching, leadership and direction the team was rebuilt into a successful, efficient working unit. She is not afraid to share her point of view and challenge the status quo, whilst always striving to get the best out of people in a caring and compassionate way.
An inspiring and invaluable experience
Caroline's talk was an inspiring and invaluable experience. Her strategies for dealing with emotional stress are so simple, yet powerful. This talk was the highlight for me.
Lateral solutions, realistic targets and a no-nonsense approach to problem solving
Caroline has been fantastic at helping me achieve my professional goals - lateral solutions, realistic targets and a no-nonsense approach to problem solving. I particularly appreciated the chance to explore the issues before we decided on a course of action. Our sessions were always highly collaborative and engaging. I highly recommend Caroline as an Executive Career Coach and am appreciative of her efforts in supporting my improved performance.
Caroline helped me identify my 'blind spots' and better understand my impact on others
I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Caroline for the past eighteen months as my executive coach. Caroline is a brilliant coach who enabled me to become a far more effective leader in my organisation. Caroline consistently challenged and extended my thinking, provided me with a range of strategies to overcome challenges and barriers and enhanced my strengths by learning to consciously apply them at different times. Most importantly Caroline helped me identify my 'blind spots' and better understand my impact on others. As a result of the coaching I now have more job satisfaction, increased self-confidence and improved relationships with my staff. This has all led to increased performance and results by individuals and teams.
Exremely positive feedback - people very much enjoyed the opportunity to reflect
Thank you for the workshop you provided yesterday as part of our planning and review day. The feedback from the team was extremely positive and people very much enjoyed the opportunity to reflect on their work in the context of past, present and future directions.
A source of inspiration to all who know her, well respected for her ability to relate to others even in the most trying of circumstances
It is not often that one finds people of Caroline's skills and attitude. Whilst many people fall short of delivering to their potential, Caroline has constantly amazed me with how much she can get done, yet still maintain a high degree of accuracy and quality. Her approach is pragmatic, simple and effective. She is organised and delivers on time. Yet it is not the quality of her work that is most impressive (as impressive as it is). It is her attitude and ability to cut through barriers, and corral staff, colleagues and superiors onto the same 'Page" to be able to see a common vision / solution that stands her apart from others. She has constantly strived to add value in a very difficult environment. She has always been positive, has managed to be a source of inspiration to all who know her, and is well respected for her ability to relate to others even in the most trying of circumstances. Caroline’s ability to lead, coach and mentor others has been a major contributor to making our workplace a much more pleasant and productive environment.
An expert coach and motivational speaker who knows her stuff!
As well as being great to work with, Caroline is an expert coach and motivational speaker who knows her stuff! We engaged Caroline as the life coach for a Financial Health Retreat - to help our guests see their personal finances in a bigger life picture. The event was informal and Caroline was a critical part of creating a relaxed and engaging event.
Our guests were mainly media representatives, which suited Caroline's ability to communicate in detail while keeping an eye on the big picture - all the time being genuine and personable. She has a great ability to connect easily with people and her group sessions are highly interactive - there are no passengers in Caroline's sessions! She also provided some incredibly practical tools.
I would highly recommend Caroline to anyone who wants their event to create a positive impact, long after it is over.
Deep listening, consistently positive attitude and belief that anything is possible creates the climate of trust
I invited Caroline to be my coach and guide as I retired from my CEO role. Caroline’s non judgmental, big picture, possibility thinking approach; along with her capacity to listen deeply and challenge helped me set priorities and chart and navigate a positive transition for the organization and for myself. I am now embarking on the next stage of my life journey. I have a clear vision of the life I want to live, how I want to relate to others and make a difference in the world. Whether working within an organization or working one on one with a person, Caroline’s deep listening skills, consistently positive attitude and belief that anything is possible creates the climate of trust and the scaffolding required to move from the present reality, vision the future and identify a plan to achieve it. I recommend working with Caroline and P2R to anyone who seriously wants to make positive changes in their lives or in their organizations. Our time together opened doors for me – thank you for the gift of your wisdom and time.
Shown us how to engage our best talent to deliver a compelling story that builds enthusiasm for an automated future
Thank you for your flexibility; you stepped in to a very challenging environment and I am and will continue to be grateful for your advice and the 'box of tools' you adapted for us. I am particularly excited about the impact assessment which will ferret out the knowledge gaps and enable a solid, evidence based training plan. The other thing I'm really excited about is the end-to-end ‘walk through’ - you've shown us how to engage our best talent to deliver a compelling story that builds enthusiasm for an automated future.
An excellent speaker - engaging and relatable
Caroline is an excellent speaker. She was fantastic at the pre-workshop as well - so engaging and relatable. I gained so much that I will take away and actually use.
Without her help I don't think I would be where I am today
As a coach and mentor Caroline provided me with great support and advice which has held me in good stead thoughout my career over the past three years. Without her help I dont think I would be where I am today.
Everyone got so much out of it!
Caroline did a brilliant job with our team and we've got some very worthwhile projects to work on as a result. I heard great feedback from other team members too - everyone got so much out of it.
A high impact player who brings a wealth of experience and applies it through an open mind and ear.
I engaged Caroline to provide guidance and leadership to our change management team on a large transformation project. Her skill in change management is undeniable and her results speak for themselves. Caroline is a high impact player who brings a wealth of experience and applies it through an open mind and ear. Caroline anticipates issues and takes actions that prevent problems thereby removing much of the pain out of change management.
Caroline has also provided me career coaching support. Her approach challenged my own self limiting beliefs to open up thoughts and opportunities that I didn’t believe possible. Caroline is a truly inspiring change management professional and executive coach.
I was somewhat skeptical about the full value of executive coaching until I met and worked with Caroline who is absolutely brilliant!
I was somewhat skeptical about the full value of executive coaching until I met and worked with Caroline who is absolutely brilliant. She has a wonderful way of stretching and challenging you to go further and critically evaluate yourself but also enables you to walk out of any coaching session feeling absolutely inspired about next steps. I would recommend Caroline's coaching to anyone who is looking for that next competitive edge but remains uncertain whether coaching can work. She is one of the best.
Energising, Inspirational - most engaging Board Strategic Planning process
My experience of working with you has been energising and inspirational. The strategic planning process with the Board was the most engaging that I have been involved in thus far. You seemed to be able to keep the ideas flowing, and to adapt the process according to the information exchange as it was happening. You worked with teams through all levels of the organisation to not only focus on our core business, but to do some magical thinking about the future and where it could take us.
Caroline gave me the skills and confidence I needed to clarify the type of leader I want to be and successfully navigate a team restructure
Moving from middle management to a senior leadership role I knew I would have to take a different approach. Coaching with Caroline gave me the skills and confidence I needed to clarify the type of leader I want to be and successfully navigate a team restructure. Challenging me to step outside my comfort zone, Caroline armed me with the beliefs, techniques and approaches I needed to step out of the detail; see the bigger picture and work strategically to achieve it. She has a great way of drawing on your past experience, developing your strengths and helping you convert your ideas into outcomes and I recommend her to anyone who is ready to take the next step in their career.
Spot on! I feel way more confident in my skills and leadership abilities now – this course is a must do for all emerging leaders.