5 tips for virtual interviews

The other day I was listening to a client telling me about her interview. It had gone well but she said she needed tips for dealing with virtual interviews. I asked her to be really specific, she sighed and said she felt different with it not being face to face. As we explored this she explained … Read more

Your feelings are valid

it's ok to feel frustrated in lockdown charlotte ashley-roberts coach

She asked me as she passed by “how’s it going, you know?”. I knew what she meant. Of course, I knew. It’s all any of us are talking about. Lockdown learning. “Yeah, it’s going well,” I said, “better than last time, the learning is more structured which works better for us”. She couldn’t feign her … Read more

The frustration of my to-do list

I went to share an email about my goal setting webinar, a five-minute job, but as I wrote it and went to get the link to the associated workbook, I realised the workbook needed updating – another five-minute job. This happens all the time, the frustration of getting through my to-do list. Specifically, going to … Read more

The doorknob moment

listening to others charlotte ashley-roberts coach cambridgeshire

In the last ten years there have been many, many moments where a client and I have finished the session and as they’ve gone to leave the room has turned to me and said “just one last thing”. During my coach training, I learned there is a name for this…The doorknob moment, or sometimes known … Read more

The power of everyday kindness

kindness matters Charlotte Ashley-Roberts Coach cambridgeshire

Let me tell you a story of the power of everyday kindness. My friends and I set up a message group early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, so we could ask for help and support when isolating. Fast forward eight months and we still use it to chat, vent, share ideas and ask for help.  … Read more