‘Lucinda, the more I think about yesterday the more I think you have given me what could be a life changing day. I feel that the effects of the day will be far reaching and very very positive, so thank you very much for the gift you have given me.’
'Lucinda has an amazing grasp of the Enneagram model and uses it to great effect to both help with personal counselling and leveraging the true potential of the team.'
'Lucinda can work from a high-level brief to develop workshops that go right to the heart of the business issue.'
Early in her career Lucinda noticed how communication affected morale, creativity and effectiveness. When offered training in communication skills she discovered a philosophy and a set of principles that allowed people to convey their ideas, understand others and turn conflict into cooperation.
Lucinda believes that people inherently want to give of their best. She builds on people's strengths and gives them the skills they need to have a positive impact on others.
She spent her early childhood in the Soviet Union and America, before returning to the UK to complete her education. She left Keele University with a 1st Class Honours degree in Maths and Economics, and worked for the British Government as an economist in a number of departments. Lucinda then spent time in telesales and administration, before finding her true vocation in training and coaching, which combines her excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
Lucinda has trained and coached people in many sectors - including mining, construction, airlines, finance and education – and at every level of responsibility, from the boardroom to the coalface.
Her work in the education sector, her passion for effective communication, and the birth of her son, prompted her to analyse what makes boy's tick and how to motivate them. As a result she wrote two books on the subject, Bringing the Best out in Boys - Communication Strategies for Teachers and About Our Boys. The books show that respect and communication make a difference and, by addressing issues earlier rather than later, we can all assist boys to grow up into caring confident men.
In her spare time Lucinda did a lot of work with young people. She observed that the key to getting the best out of young people, both in and out of school, is how you communicate with them, and summarised this in a pocket book for adults, How to Talk to Teenagers. This was followed by A Life Guide for Teenagers – everything she knew by sixty that she wished she’d known at sixteen!
In the last ten years Lucinda has focussed on using the skills and insights she had acquired over her career to assist those who have had traumas in their lives to recognise their strengths, to face up to and move on from the things that have held them back, and to value the contribution they can make to others.