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
Engaging, knowledgeable, supportive, challenging and inspiring!
Caroline is engaging, knowledgeable, supportive, challenging and inspiring! She was well prepared and knows so much about different aspects of leadership.
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.
Encouraging, challenging but gentle, and most importantly - focused on results
Caroline's coaching is encouraging, challenging but gentle, and most importantly - focused on results. She creates change in the client by directing their inherent strengths towards their ambitions. The tools she uses to frame success are bespoke and effective. I benefited greatly from my sessions with Caroline - she helped me find a renewed gusto for my career and as a result I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead - and conquering them!
I strongly recommend Caroline to any executive leader looking to sharpen their focus on job and career.
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.
Astute listener who provides considered and practical advice and guidance
Caroline is an astute listener who provides considered and practical advice and guidance. I recommend her strongly as an executive and career coach.
By far the best leadership program I've ever done
Caroline was excellent – having been through several similar courses, this leadership program was by far the best I’ve ever done.
Nails what's needed in a second - just 'gets' people and organisations!
Caroline is an incredible consultant who can nail what's needed in a second and plan an amazing intervention just as fast. She just 'gets' people and organisations. An inspiration!
A new confidence, new views and tools and clarity of purpose
Our coaching has given me a new confidence, new views and tools on how to do things as well as clarity of purpose relating to those many rocks (priorities) on my desk. What I’ve learnt I will use in my next role, as well as being able to help others to use. Energized, whilst my end goal is still in the distance, I know I will get there…motivation is a hard thing to break if you firmly believe in it…..thanks Caroline. Thank you for your views and observations and ability to provide relevant and very insightful information…….it has made such a difference, for today and moving forward.
A brilliant coach - knows how to ask the right questions, how firm to be and with the right amount of heart and laughs!
I wasn't sure I really wanted to work with a coach. But I'm so pleased I chose Caroline to work with. I got more out of my sessions with her than I ever expected. I've now got a tool bag with so many practical and helpful tools on it and with a good knowledge of which ones to use everyday. Caroline is a brilliant coach - knows how to ask the right questions, how firm to be and with the right amount of heart and laughs. Brilliant!
Enriching presentation - a real hit!
We were all enriched by Caroline's presentation - it was a real hit. It worked perfectly with the day and was absolutely focused on our people.
An astute sounding board and trusted advisor who has helped me achieve my goals, adapt and thrive as a senior leader
Caroline has been my Executive Coach since 2012 - first as part of a Leadership Development program and later as I transitioned into my current CEO role. Whether it be enabling me to resolve the daily challenges of senior leadership, drive strategic change or align my personal and professional aspirations, Caroline creates a safe and supportive space to develop my ideas and decide what action I will take. She is an astute sounding board and trusted advisor who has helped me achieve my goals, adapt and thrive as a senior leader.
Participants feeling very inspired and motivated about change!
Caroline did a great job hosting our Community Development Forum! She kept everyone engaged and the range of activities that were implemented was highly effective.
It was obvious that people made new connections and gained practical tools to take away, which met our brief perfectly.
Already this morning we have had feedback from participants on how they are feeling very inspired and motivated about change!
Authentic, non evasive, able to support me to see & bring on my potential without being directive
Caroline was sensational during our Coaching. Authentic, non evasive, able to support me to see & bring on my potential without being directive. Caroline was always professional with a dash of humour and personable always. Structured whilst able to think outside of the box! I am thankful for our time together. It was a turning point, one that I continue to learn from.
Exceptional at drawing out what lay dormant in me
Caroline was exceptional at drawing out what lay dormant in me. Her strategies are simple but highly effective in assisting me to develop strong high level skills to run a large, highly complex, challenging and values driven government program. I found the experience of working of working with Caroline highly empowering by providing me with the ability to make the best of my people, my boss and of course me. She is well trained and very skilled at her job but most importantly to me - she is real, kind and challenging!
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.
Enabled insights that previously could not be seen
As a mentor and a coach Caroline has provided me with tremendous advice and guidance over a period of time. Caroline has an in-depth technical knowledge of coaching and matches this with an appropriate style to assist in enabling insights that previously could not be seen. I highly recommend Caroline.
Outstanding leadership and coaching abilities
Caroline is a senior consultant whose outstanding leadership and coaching abilities, exemplary stakeholder management abilities, strong conceptual and analytical thinking, and ability to work through complex and detailed situations make her a professional I would unreservedly recommend to employers and clients alike.
Believed in me, kept me motivated and stretched me think and act outside of my comfort zone
The biggest change I gained from coaching has been in my thinking and approach to my role, both from top strategic perspective and day to day responsibilities. My physical and mental energy reserves are higher and I am now lot more confident in dealing with any issues.
I have developed a strong capability to deal with my unhelpful internal dialogue. I have a better awareness of how I am feeling and what actions to take in dealing with negative or unhelpful thoughts and emotions.
As my coach, Caroline:
- Diagnosed and clarified the real underlying issues to uncover the goals I really wanted to achieve
- Provided the right guidance and tools
- Believed in me, kept me motivated and stretched me to think and act outside of my comfort zone
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.
Helped me find ways to open doors where all I had seen were walls
Through her probing style, Caroline helped me find ways to open doors where all I had seen were walls. Within a short period of time, she helped me change some of the ways I dealt with business challenges I faced, which carried over into all aspects of my life. In her soft-spoken way, Caroline packs an inspirational punch!
Spot on! I feel way more confident in my skills and leadership abilities now – this course is a must do for all emerging leaders.
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