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Real People, Real Feedback…
Satisfaction and Success Stories…
Fabulous Tales…
Powerful Stories…

Seeing clients achieve huge change brings deep satisfaction, and I would like to thank them all for:

  • the privilege they’ve bestowed in asking me to help them.
  • the trust in paying my fees in advance, sealed with just a handshake and no contract.
  • the conviction they consistently display in saying “I believe in you unconditionally”.

Each and every journey with them makes the outcome all the richer.

I’m extremely privileged and proud to see the positive changes that my clients go on to achieve. Even more so, I’m humbled and grateful to them for writing about how they’ve benefited from our time together.

Here are just some of the happy and bona fide success stories...

"Waking up on the morning of 5th March 2020 my husband and I found our entire household income had ceased overnight. Our employer, the british regional airline flybe, had entered administration. Along with roughly 2500 of our colleagues across the UK we found ourselves redundant. That word - Redundant - is harsh and impactful..."

Read Heather Hillier's Comeback from Redundancy

"I was 'losing it'. My self-confidence was eroding, and doubts were pulling over me like dark clouds. It seemed the harder I tried to get a job the more arrows I was taking. It was beginning to seriously dent my sense of well-being.

Read Simon Reeve's Career Change Success Story

"My confidence was at rock bottom. I was a slave to my job and could not find a way to move on to a much better role. I had lost confidence in my abilities and the goals I had set myself."

Read Fola Togunloju's Career Change Success Story

"I'd hit a glass ceiling and there was nowhere for me to go. I needed a new challenge and I'd become disillusioned..."

Read Michael Hinton's Career Guidance Success Story

"I can honestly say I've never felt this good about any job I've previously had. I am on top of the world; working isn't supposed to feel this good. Thank you again, you miracle worker."

Read Alisa Lakeman's Career Guidance Success Story

"Following a successful career as a sports journalist, I stumbled into sales where a pattern emerged. I would start a new job, do well, then get bored – changing jobs frequently. I lost all motivation and decided to do something about it…"

Read Mark Roach's Career Counselling Success Story

"I was a self-employed interim and bemoaning the effort required to develop business and capture the next sale or the next assignment. Something was clearly amiss… and needed to be changed or improved but I wasn't sure what, and that was causing major problems..."

Read Michael Schaefer's Career Counselling Success Story

And here are yet more success stories, testimonials and personal quotations from the last 24 years…

I am highly introverted, non-confrontational, shy, privately educated and come from an ultra-conservative Presbyterian Scottish background. Simon held up the mirror, made me look deep inside, shattered all my false illusions, and brought me into the light. I have revolutionised myself beyond belief. I owe Simon a high debt of thanks.
Read David Stone's career story

Simon enabled us to revolutionise our lives. Life is the best it has ever been. I have been intensely moved by the whole experience. Although John was the client, he helped me free of charge.
Read Freya Jones's career story

I felt I had done all I was going to do – no one was going to give me a job and I wouldn’t be able to earn any money. Not because I am useless but because I felt old and tired and had lost my mojo. You can’t start a new career at 57. But, dear reader, you can and I have!
Read Matthew Winter's career story

I knew I needed to make a career move, but with a young family to support and approaching middle age, I wanted to ensure that I made the right move. I decided that if I could find the right person, then it would be worth engaging a career coach to help me.
Read Alex Dobson's career story

Simon somehow flicked a switch in my head – how he did it, I don’t know, but I feel very different. I always knew deep down that I had a good brain, but a lack of confidence, due to feeling undervalued in the workplace, had made me aim far too low.
Read Kate Jeffrey's career story

Unhappy and discontented working for yet another awful boss and like most repetitive cycles it culminates in a major feeling of unhappiness across work and bleeding into home life... that was me. But thankfully NO MORE... because of one very amazing coach and now close personal friend Simon Scantlebury.
Read Shaun Glanville's career story

I told myself that I was fine, that I was taking a well deserved break and that a job would soon fall into my lap at some point. It didn’t – which made my self-esteem hit rock bottom too. Wallowing in self-pity and blitzing through my redundancy pay, I needed a ladder to help me out of the rut that I had dug myself. That ladder came in the form of Simon.
Read Emma Parker's career story

Simon was interested in helping me and was confident in my ability to make the right choices for my future. He has been a great support, even when he was being tough on me, he was also encouraging and he kept me focussed and on track.
Read Bobbie Coughtrey's career story

So what did Simon do for me? He got inside my head and made me recognise my true worth. He made me see myself differently and was always there whenever I needed him at any time. It was immensely reassuring to have that support and not be on my own.
Read Carole Butler's career story

Simon is not a standard career adviser – he is so much more. I describe him as a lifestyle coach clarifying what kind of life I really wanted that the career would have to fit into.
Read Dennis Madyirapanze's career story

Simon gifted me with a new perspective; a new way of seeing. He was able to hold up a mirror to me. I saw in that mirror all my self-doubt, and all the hundreds of reasons I had constructed to keep me from my vision. This is Simon's greatest gift; he watches and listens closely and then leads you - with deep compassion - to the root of the matter.
Read Holly Cole's career story

Simon doesn’t watch the clock and focuses on you for as long as you need him. He actually cares about you and encourages you to explore what you really want to get out of your career and life. He instils in you a belief and confidence that perhaps you never knew you had.
Read Andy Ashcroft's career story

You helped me make this huge change in my career and life and I will always be grateful because I’ve never been happier or felt as fulfilled as I do now.
Read Silvia Ortiz's career story

Before I became a client, I met a number of Simon’s clients at a Saturday open day. They all spoke with huge enthusiasm about him, gave a positive recommendation and indeed a passionate endorsement. Having worked with him, I can verify their observations – he has enriched not just my career but my life as well.
Read Mark Ferne's career story

I feel valued, motivated and passionate. Your service is beyond a business – it is a very personal service based on your humanity. For your enrichment of my career and life, I thank you and I trust many more will have the privilege of working with you.
Read Simon Williams's career story

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