Profile – Peninah Thomson

KNOW YOUR PLACE When it comes to board-level female talent, there are “far too many lights under bushels”, says Peninah Thomson, and she is determined to find them. Liz Hall speaks to co-founder of the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programme Over the past nine years, as co-founder of the FTSE 100 Cross-Company Mentoring Programme, Peninah […]

Let’s get engaged

Learning, engagement and networking are Linda Aspey’s passions, and she has found the perfect way to use them. The chair of BACP’s new Coaching division tells Liz Hall why she is ‘absolutely thrilled’ about her new role Linda Aspey, chair of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)’s new Coaching division, is passionate about […]

Let me inspire

When coach Amechi Udo was made redundant he was nearly 30, with no commitments. He was devastated, but elated and free at the same time. Then coaching appeared on the horizon? Liz Hall reports There was a time when Amechi Udo saw sales as the “nasty stuff” that got in the way of coaching. Nowadays, […]

Mystery man

Julio Olalla’s exile from Chile forced him to reinvent himself. Today, the former lawyer runs Newfield Network, delivering transformation through magic, sacred spaces and a little bit of salsa. Liz Hall reports There is something of the shaman about Julio Olalla, founder of the Newfield Network. Not that he shakes a rattle or goes into […]