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Testimonials

'I have often thought of the wisdom you had so generously parted with. Without realising at the time you were not only making me a more effective leader but also preparing me for the challenge ahead as a director. It is down to you that I have so seamlessly moved into my new role without difficulty – confident, having presence and being me.'

— DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES, UNITARY

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‘I am thankful to Romi, who coached me out of a crisis of professional confidence in my career journey.  Romi’s skillful approach, supports me to address my emotional, intellectual aand experiential responses to challenges.  Romi has equipped me to be more self -aware and resourceful; she provides safe space to explore issues and concerns as they arise, to rehearse approaches and visualise outcomes.  Romi’s insights, knowledge and enthusiasm inspire focus and determination.

 

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES, BOROUGH COUNCIL

‘You held up a mirror to me in such a powerful way that let me see both my strength and my sharp edges in a clear, uncluttered way. When I reached out to you I could never have imagined the depth and impact of our work together’

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY

‘Romi Worked with me for 12 months when I was new to an Asstiant Director role.  What a massive help! By offering a regular space for me to reflect and supporting me to acknowledge my skill and strength I found my position as a strategetic leader.’

STRATEGIC LEAD , CHILDREN’S SERVICES, CITY COUNCIL

‘You had such a huge impact on me you helped me realise that some of the qualities and strategies in my toolbox might not be the best way to manage all situations’

HEAD OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, UNITARY

‘Romi grasped my skillset and style and the shape and size of the issues I was dealing with impressively and with the proficiency that can only come from significant experience.  She did this with what felt to me like gracious and easy understanding of human behaviour and mine in particular!  Coaching with Romi has strengthened my confidence in my knowledge and ability.  I’m more authentic as a leader and more sure of myself as a professional.  Importantly I’ve developed my sense of ‘boundary’ and ‘edges’ of what’s mine to influence and when to be bold about what I think is needed in the services I lead and work in.

Romi has range and authority, compassion and humility, steeped in profound good sense and a manner that makes complicated ideas straightforward.’

 

SENIOR LEADER, MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

'Working with Romi over the past year has been transformational for me, professionally and personally. She has encouraged me to become more curious, reflective and confident, to be clearer about my role as a leader and to be braver in holding my space, but also to know when to let go. Romi doesn't just focus on work issues, she's genuinely interested in all aspects of a client's life, and has helped me to understand how my thoughts, feelings and reactions at work can be learned behaviour from the past. I can't recommend Romi highly enough.'

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL CHARITY

‘You helped me see things through a different lens.  I was able to look deeply at how to approach a specific work dilemma and to think more developmentally about my future’

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, EDUCATION, LONDON BOROUGH

‘An invaluable opportunity to discuss how I interact with people. You supported me to develop a very different level of insight’

DIRECTOR, LONDON BOROUGH

‘Your insight and support was invaluable in helping me, not only deal effectively with acting up in a challenging work environment that could have pulled me under, but also to refocus and revalidate my values and strengths, allowing me to move on with renewed cconfidence.  Thank you “

 

ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CITY COUNCIL

‘You helped me to grow in confidence and provided a positive catalyst for change. You are a great listener able to get underneath the issues without being judgmental’

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, RESOURCES, LONDON BOROUGH

‘Since working with Romi I have been able to explore my career and gain promotion.  However, this said the strength of my work with Romi has been the time spent understanding myself as a leader and the dichotomous relationship this can have between values and delivery.  This work has been incredibly empowering and has taken me to a place where I am able to explore and reflect on issues or challenges in the moment finding solutions that feel authentic and meaningful to the work undertaken.  More importantly, as I am a neurodiverse leader Romi brings extensive knowledge of the neurodiverse community and how I can use this in my work as a strength as opposed to a being a challenge.  In our 1-1 sessions Romi recognises the bigger picture and encourages me to understand myself in my personal and professional contexts using mindful tools and practical approaches that I can apply outside the session.  Romi will get to know you and your interests and tailor everything from how to achieve your goals down to the nuances of an analogy the reflects you as a person – e.g. I find calm in water, and I sail so a lot of our thoughts and time analogies are related to sea and water.  The final point is the single most important of having a space that is individual and safe in which to explore the big and small issues with equal importance, but one that challenges and pushes my thinking in a place that we share.’

​SENIOR LEADER, YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICE, CITY COUNCIL

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