Jenny Garrett
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My mission is to transform the world for everyone, one empowered woman at a time. I use my years of experience in coaching and leadership to inspire and motivate people, working with them to deliver career and life changing results beyond expectation.

✔ Awarded APCTC Women's Coach of the Year 2014
✔ Author of 'Rocking Your Role', guide to success for female breadwinners.
✔ LinkedIn UK Top 10 Power Woman 2013
✔ Finalist Entrepreneur of Excellence National Diversity Awards 2014
✔ Worked with Nivea & Stylist Magazine on #BringItOn 30 Campaign
✔ BBC Expert Voices: http://bit.ly/BBCBAMEExpertVoices

Individuals & Organisations - Get in touch for - Inspiring, energetic and thought-provoking talks, workshops, facilitation, panel discussions, one to one coaching and blogs on the following themes:

⇒ Women & Work
⇒ Diversity & Inclusion
⇒ Entrepreneurship
⇒ Leadership Development
⇒ Coaching & Mentoring Skills
⇒ Female Breadwinners
⇒ Work Life Balance

Media Highlights: Radio 4′s Woman’s Hour, BBC You & Yours, the Telegraph, Women's Weekly, Marie Claire, Glamour Magazine. Blogger for the Huffington Post UK

Recent Clients: Ernst & Young, ✔ American Express, ✔ Accenture ✔ Societe Generale ✔ Leadership Foundation for Higher Education ✔ First State Investments ✔ Shell ✔

At the heart of all I do is the core of being an experienced and qualified coach who has regular supervision to keep growing and developing in my practice.

I hold Level A and Level B qualifications with the BPS which qualifies me to administer and provide feedback on a number of psychometric instruments including MBTI step I, 16 PF, Firo B, Leadership Judgement Indicator, Wave, Implicitly and Insights.

http://www.rockingyourrole.com (Women Specific)
http://www.reflexion-uk.co.uk (Leadership)
http://www.happenistaproject.com (Online Coaching Programme)
http://www.rockingurteens.com (Youth)

Entries by Jenny Garrett

What If Your Whole Career Came Down to Just 20 Magnificent Minutes?

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2015 | 1:28 PM

I am one of a small team of co-facilitators on a ground-breaking leadership initiative for women in higher education, called Aurora.

The initiative is the brainchild of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, Programme Director, Ginnie Willis and was stimulated by research by Professor Louise Morley, entitled

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Want to Make a Difference? Just Do It.

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 1:21 AM

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Last year, I won an award. As I stood at the podium giving my genuinely surprised and emotional acceptance speech, I found the words coming out of mouth 'I will do something powerful with this award, I want girls like me,...

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What's Your Definition of Success?

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 6:29 AM

• Is it winning the lottery?
• Being able to wow the judges on The Voice?
• Is it seeing your child married happily with a good job?

I recently delivered a talk on the rise of female entrepreneurship. How women were supporting women to achieve, even though...

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What You Need to Know About the Next Generation of Women

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 4:16 PM

As a mother of a tween daughter and women's coach, its been disheartening and frustrating to see media portrayal of young women as obsessed with body image, lacking in self confidence, dumbing down to be more attractive to men and falling foul of that nasty glass ceiling. Just watch

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Which Books Inspire You?

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 8:56 AM

I was recently invited to speak at an event called 'Books That Inspire' kindly hosted by Channel 4 and masterminded by Sajna Rahman Account Manager and Deputy Chair BIFM Rising FMs Committee.

In this interview, Sajna shares what sparked the idea for the event and what inspires her.

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Your Future, Your Ambition

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 11:39 AM

Marketing and PR specialist, mentor and budding author Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE has over the last 30 years has been at the heart of the diversity conversation with government agencies and departments at a global level specialising in Women in business and minority business development. Having started her own communication...

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How STEW Can Help Women in Business

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 9:17 AM

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I have the honour of being a mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and was recently asked to provide an online session for their mentees, all of which are women in developing countries. The aim of the session was...

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Women Breadwinners Feel the Financial Pinch - Pay Day Lenders Benefit

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 5:58 AM

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Last week, I ran my Female Breadwinners Leadership Success programme and an important part of the day was a session on financial management.

You may ask, why I felt the need to include this. Well it's because women breadwinners need to manage...

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Seven Seriously Practical Tips on How to Ask for a Pay Rise

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 9:59 AM

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It's no surprise to us women that men are earning more, but the most recent report stating that High-flying women will typically be paid around £142,000 less in bonuses than a man doing exactly the same job brings it into sharp...

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5 Keys to Making Your Internal Coaching Service a Success

(2) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 12:24 PM

When I first discovered an interest in coaching, and started talking to friends and family about it, I remember them looking at me skeptically and worrying that I was being caught up in fad, or money-making pyramid scheme that would could quickly fizzle out and leave me with burnt fingers.

...
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Hemel Hempstead - Seeing the Beauty in the Beast

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2013 | 11:39 AM

This morning as I raced along in my mini, I was forlorn to hear on the radio that my beloved Hemel Hempstead was announced 'the -Hemel-Hempstead.html" target="_hplink">UK's Ugliest Town'

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Imagine if your kindest and dearest girlfriend was being termed 'ugly'...

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Working Nine to Five, the Way Not to Make a Living

(0) Comments | Posted August 9, 2013 | 8:17 AM

When you think of nine to five, does the petite and curvaceous Dolly Parton pop into your head, singing the following lyrics?

Workin 9 to 5
What a way to make a livin
Barely gettin by
It's all takin
And no givin...

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How to Know When You've Taken on Too Much

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 10:57 AM

In your desire to strive for success you can take on too much, saying yes to every new project and opportunity offered to you, combining voluntary and paid work to gain experience, studying part-time. The problem is that sometimes you are so busy that you don't notice the signs that...

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Are You Equipped With the Seven Skills Needed to Succeed as Breadwinner?

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2013 | 4:53 PM

With the increase in dual income households and women main earners, many homes now have a gap, which would have been traditionally filled by the role of 'wife'. Women are typically earning 80% of their male counterparts and can't always afford to outsource the activities of that role, such as...

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Who Deserves to Receive the Queen's Honours?

(1) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 3:51 AM

The British honours system is there to recognise deserving individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their line of work, either through achievements in public life or a commitment to serving and helping Britain.

If you'd asked me who deserves to be honoured by the...

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The Secret to Having More Time

(4) Comments | Posted July 9, 2013 | 6:03 PM

Have you ever had one of those weeks when you look at your diary with dread because you have no idea how you'll fit it all in? Or there are three events that you desperately want to attend but they're all on the same day, at the same time? Or...

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Seven Strategies to Achieve a Stand Out Introduction

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2013 | 2:43 PM

It's 10:47 p.m. and I am on a packed train from London. The train is buzzing full of people young and old, some suited and booted returning from work, and others returning from a night out.

I am returning home after attending a networking event. The event consisted of a...

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Would You Follow You?

(2) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 1:21 PM

Does this resonate with you?
• Are you championing projects that you don't believe in?
• Asking your staff deliver quality that are in your opinion sub standard?
• Losing the passion for a profession that you once loved?

I talk to leaders in organizations every day...

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When Was Your Last YOLO Moment?

(2) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 8:39 AM

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My mother who is in her late 50's has decided to do the Camino De Santiago trek across Spain, I think it's about a 10,000 mile walk. She is not an adventurous soul, she has never trekked or camped, so this is a real...

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Money, Money, Money in a Female Breadwinners World

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2013 | 5:10 AM

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Many British couples are burying their heads in the sand over their financial situations. One in seven (14 per cent) couples over the age of 40 - or around 4.22 million people - admit they have never discussed their finances, according to...

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