Career Coaching Testimonials

 Career change can be an eye-opening experience and people that succeed become stronger, more confident and free-minded.

Erica listened to my situation in detail then, with a couple of simple tweaks to my approach, she completely shifted the way I had been tackling my career issue.

She suggested clear, straightforward action points that built on the skills and resources that I am already using. I came away from the session re-energised and with the sense that I can use the tools I already have to get the job done in a better way now, thanks to her perspective and support.

Rebecca Wood

Founder, Editing UK

Erica was great to work with as I embarked on a career change and setting up my own consulting business. She was a great sounding board to work through ideas and approaches and was very helpful when it came to getting what I wanted and not compromising. She’s really good at working with individuals to do the ‘hard thinking’ and really focus on what they want to do.

Dan Bright

Owner, Brighter CRM

Do you feel inspired to make the career change you want?

Erica has not only got me “unstuck” on more than one occasion but has provided advice and suggestions that have helped move my business idea and my relationships forward.

She is web and social media savvy and has provided me with insights that I might have got from a professional consultant – all as part of the service. Best of all she is super company!

Lucy Davies

Entrepreneur and Business Owner

Now there are these practical issues to work out.

If I dedicate two days a week to painting can I forge a career with that, is it too little time? I don’t know. But it’s certainly satisfying to be doing it at all. Nobody says ‘I wish I’d spent more time in the office’ on their deathbed. I found our process difficult as you know – and I simply would not have attempted to negotiate this change without you.

Thank you so much for getting me back onto my path.

Jason Jenner

Sales professional returning to his heart felt passion - Art

These are real stories and real people. They are all my heroes because they inspire me, they give me the power to be a better, more wiser career coach. 

I think you are great! You actually awaken a sleeping part of me. Thank you for the motivation.

Cebisilie Nyambe

I knew I wanted to make a career change and I knew what i was good at. I didn’t realise it was possible to find a job i was both good at and that would make me happy. Erica offers a wonderfully holistic approach to career progression and change; she identifies what motivates and delights you and encourages you to be alive.

You shouldn’t settle. If you want your life to be better but aren’t quite sure how to achieve it, I recommend an afternoon of Erica’s enthusiasm and wisdom.

Gilly Orr

BBC Today Programme Producer turned Head of Special Projects, Red & Yello

I can’t thank you enough – Seems like, I have got the job of my dreams and I totally credit it to our last coffee where you got me right back on track. This is it, I am going to be a horse racing insurer… Really, I can’t tell you how perfect it is. In conclusion, I am just the happiest person and need to pinch myself to believe it’s true. So thank you for all your help, support and encouragement. I genuinely could not have done it without you.

Clare Bethell

Actuary Recruiter turned Racehorse Insurer

Thank you for awakening in me a sense of adventure and some real confidence. Could never have done my career change without your support. And you can quote me on that!

Charlotte Hudson

Erica helped me make a real decision about which path to take in my career. Her experience with people and skill in knowing the right questions and gave confidence to decisions I had already subconsciously made. The most poignant part of our conversation was when she suggested I make friends with the part of me that is anxious as this is my mind trying to help me, to ensure I don’t fail. Instead of fearing this I should use those anxieties to inform my research and add support to my decisions. I would recommend Erica to anyone who is feeling stuck and needing guidance in taking the next step.

Smiljka Dimitrijevic

When I met you I was a frustrated mum who knew her potential just wasn’t being realised. You made me see that I should not give up on chasing my dream role. Also, You ask useful questions without being intrusive and I would highly recommend you to others.

Since we spoke, I have been offered the role I wanted in my organisation and with your encouragement am negotiating an increase in salary to do it!

Kavita Parkyn

I thoroughly enjoyed the programme and the way you use examples, quote and stories to make it so relatable to my own life!

Lola Adunsi

Investment Manager

Thank you Erica! I am making a major career change, and the simplicity of your four stage model got me back to basics and gave me the time and space that was the final piece of a jigsaw.

Margaret Chapman Clarke

Coach, Author and Psychologist

These are some of the recent people who tested Your Breakthrough, my most popular online programme that gives you freedom, flexibility and the energy of a strong community that you so much need in the face of a career transformation. 

It was great to meet you today, and thank you so much for the Hero’s Journey Workshop, I really enjoyed it and found the whole thing extremely thought-provoking and great fun. I believe it will also be very useful going forward, not only with my Spark Inside work, but potentially with some of my other client work, too.

Louisa Michel

Journalist turned Entrepreneur and Business Owner, Brighton Lace

I thought Erica was very good and provided some really useful practical step-by-step advice on how to turn your goals into action or keep them moving.

Angela Brown

Interesting Talks Member

Don’t let career change scare you! We are living exciting times for careers, take your place at the table. 

You have literally turned my life around! I now have a clear plan for my business and am absolutely sure I will get there. I loved the work on my mission statement too helping me remember that my family is the inspiration for me in this.

Karen Burr

Media and Film Translation

I feel re-energised! The rudder is reattached! No more floundering for me. I will be spreading the word.


Investment Manager

All of these powerful stories, define me as a career coach. So, if you want to know me, read them all and let yourself be dazzled. 

The approach you use is something I think that will be hugely helpful when it comes to working with clients who spend  a full day with me. It feels like a fantastic way of helping them to unpick their story and craft a more resourceful ending.

Susan Ritchie

Book Reviews

My career coaching starts with Your Life Plan.

I wish this book had available when I was younger to save me from some of the dead ends that I found myself in!

Still it’s never too late, I have it now. It is one of the best self help books I have read. It is particularly useful if you are looking to start a new challenge, or need a new direction but can’t quite work out what that might be.



Your Life Plan is crammed with practical career tips to help you discover yourself, find the right career or work project and design an action plan to get you to your career goals.

I really enjoyed this book. I found it well written, engaging and it made me see clearly why some of my quests in life succeed and others don’t.

Compared to other books I have read about taking control of your life, this one really made me feel that I could apply the ideas to the challenges I face. Now I keep it close by to refer to when I need a bit of a boost.

Alex Landridge

I came across Your Life Plan while in hospital. Every week I would look for a magazine I hadn’t read or attempt to find something that would inspire or uplift me while having my cancer treatment.

Your book has changed my life.

I could not believe the clarity I experienced from it. Honestly, now I have a reason to get up and be strong and to fulfill my quest. I thank you kindly from the bottom of my heart. Because of that I can be my own hero, although you are mine!

Claudette Bell

I truly would recommend this book to anyone who has let their dreams be pushed to the side and needs to be reminded of them… actually I would just recommend it full stop.

It’s fab, it’s well written and it’ll change your life by spurring you into action. I had a lot of ‘aha’ moments and it helped me clarify what I wanted to do with my life.

Millie Scarlett


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It is a fun and helpful support as you take even the smallest steps.

Daily Express

Morning! First of all let me tell you that I am in the process of leaving my day job to embark on owning my own business.

Last Sunday I purchased your book and read it on the train from London to Edinburgh and I thought it was amazing!  Just now I am in Starbucks working on my plan! I read a lot of personal development books and loved yours – thank you for the book!

Orlaith Brogan

I am loving your book!

Also, I love the way you write – its as though you are in the room with me. I love the journey – it feels as if I am going to find a treasure chest or a crock of gold at the end of the rainbow.

It has charm, humour and delights. It’s persuasive and gentle at the same time. It’s easy to follow and do the exercises and its fun! Terrific! I shall be giving it to all of my friends!

Helen Guinness

Business Reviews

These are the next great storytellers, career heroes and true leaders.

A very valuable and thought-provoking session which allowed me to reflect on my own career goals.

Isabel Chadwick

Open University

Interactive, dynamic and practical, without being daunting! Take a class with Erica. It could change your life!

Natasha Ellis

Open University

It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Erica over the past few years on some key cultural change initiatives that have resulted in a step change in leadership and management within Aspen.

Dave Sherer

Interim Learning and Development Business Partner, Aviva Investors

It has been a pleasure having Erica provide us with leadership training solutions. She is always professional and dedicated.

Danny Freedman

Global Management Development Director, Dassault Systèmes

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