|Address:||10 Ducks Meadow|
Wiltshire Sn8 4de
|Location:||Avon, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, London, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Surrey, Wiltshire|
|Expertise:||Sales & Marketing, Access To Finance, Growth Specialist, Operations, People & Hr, Information Technology, Business, Finance|
|Rate:||Initial Free Session, then dependent on client requirements|
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What makes a successful entrepreneur? For starters, most famous entrepreneurs make their own luck. While talking with Simon Cowell about how he became so successful, Oprah Winfrey, herself a successful and innovative celebrity entrepreneur, said “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity”. Knowing that you won’t be the next Bill Gates or James Dyson. Read more Read moreView all articles
ProfileIsla's experience as a business leader informs her business support where she helps business leaders and entrepreneurs plan, implement strategies and systems, and grasp the right opportunities. She helps her clients realise their strengths, foster growth and innovative thinking and turn adversity into advantage.
Qualified in performance and business coaching and mentoring, Isla is also a certified ILM/SFEDI Business Mentor and Advisor, an NLP Master Practitioner and member of the Association for Coaching, IOEE and IIC&M. She has worked with clients from sectors including technology and e-commerce, HR, fashion and retail, leisure and social care, and offers career change and progression support. She is also Head of Training at YES Education and TEEG (The Entrepreneurial Education Group). She has worked with numerous business support schemes from Rural Enterprise and Adapt to Survive through to Ready for Business and Growth Accelerator, and is currently a Growth Adviser.
Isla has been a speaker at The Mindful Employer Network, the Research Councils, Wiltshire Police and Thring Townsend in addition to networking events. She has delivered workshops for Wiltshire Police, New College, A4E, Reading Council, Wiltshire Council and private development groups and teams on subjects including entrepreneurship, handling and understanding uncertainty, the emotional journey at work, and building confidence and resilience.
Isla was a contributor on the MentorsMe initiative, sitting on Task & Finish Committees at BIS and being involved with the development of the ongoing business support landscape. She enjoys Argentine Tango and anything to do with the mind.
QualificationsAMB Fundamentals Business Mentoring
UKPCD NLP Master Practitioner
UKPCD Studying ILM 7
ILM Business Mentor
SFEDI Business Mentor and Advisor
Open Mind NLP Practitioner
Coaching Academy Cert Personal Performance Coaching
Ncfe Dip Performance Coaching
Ncfe Dip Business Excellence
University Cambridge MA Hons Social & Political Sciences
University Cambridge BA Hons Social & Political Sciences
Member Association for Coaching
Member Association for Business Mentors
Member and studying Master Mentors Accreditation for IIC&M
Member Mindful Employer Network
Growth Accelerator Coach