“One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” Simone de Beauvoir
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“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in service to my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
One of the biggest sources of joy in our life can be the people around us. Working with all those I have known across my 20+ year career as an international HR professional made me realise my work had become my passion and vocation, and the more I found myself in this space, the more I began to cherish the people around me. Those that supported and loved me unconditionally and those that pressed my buttons and made me think thoughts I’d really rather not…..yet these were the people (along with the lovely ones!) that taught me the meaning of service and serving, for the benefit of us individually and collectively.
People, I have found, have been and are my highest path to growth and more often than not when I feel like I’ve used up my reserves in facing a situation where I’m still none the wiser, it’s the people in my life and beyond I turn to.
This is my hope and dream for High Value Woman. That you, a High Value Woman in your own right, can find and have access to someone who will be there for you; if you needed to pause, reflect and maybe ask for some guidance in relation to something that may be happening in your professional life.
It could be anything. A challenging conversation with a colleague. A new opportunity you want desperately, but you simply can’t muster the confidence to ask for it. A pay rise that yours for the taking…if you just asked. A question about how to approach a professional conundrum. A tactical question about preparing for an interview or a review conversation or a promotion request. A strategy for taking you to the next level in your career, which will grow you exponentially and give you the money and fulfilment you choose. A situation where you feel more is being asked of you and you’re not sure you’re up to it or what you’ll bring to it and it’s keeping you up at night. An experience where, no matter which way you turn, you’re just not sure which way to go…..
Whatever it is, I know that from my 20+ year international HR career and the multitudes of soul questions and searching to get to the core matter, I know I can be of assistance to you. Or if your query is in relation to asking for what you want……then my significant reward and remuneration background at a global level will certainly have an answer for you, and this is why I am here.
So, take a look around and see what resonates with you…….have a read of what is here already, ask a question, book a call. It’s your choice. I very much look forward to hearing from you.
Sometimes we all need someone to listen to us as we share where we’re at, where we think we want to go, and how we think we’re going to get there. This is the purpose of the ‘Exploration Session’, a 30-minute conversation where we do just that. Explore your options and decide how we might move forward, and what that might look like for you.
If this is something you think might be of interest to you, please drop me a line and say hello!
How would you like to have deep, charismatic confidence, the ‘I love who I am & I don’t have to be anyone else’ kind of self-assurance & poise in all aspects of your life, especially professionally, which makes people gravitate & listen to you, and when you ask for what you want – you get it? And even if you didn't, you still feel like a million bucks?
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A one size fits all’ very rarely works for anyone. Therefore, if after having an exploration session and/or finding out your High Value Woman Factor, you’re ready to take action and start making some of your pay rise, promotion or opportunity dreams come true, then drop me a line, let me know what you want to achieve and we can work out what coaching option will best suit you and your budget. This is where the magic happens!
My reason for getting in touch with Sabiha for coaching was that I had been offered my boss’s position after he was let go and this definitely took me by surprise. This challenge, along with other situations in my life put me under a lot of pressure and I felt my confidence levels were quite low and needed some support from a professional like Sabiha.
Going through the coaching process with Sabiha and being a coach myself in Lean/Continuous Improvement made me realise I was in front of a real expert in her field, full of experience and with such an easy demeanour that made the whole experience really enjoyable. What added the most value was when I was challenged and pushed to think about the different situations to find my own alternatives, the essence of coaching. I also feel I gained insight on the different levels of energy with which we manage ourselves and how to better use that energy so face life situations with the highest likelihood of success.
My biggest learning from this coaching experience and how my life will be different because of it is when you are at a certain level in an organisation, there is an expectation that you operate at that level, personally and professionally. Failing to do so removes all the credibility from you. Even if you feel there are still areas for development, I’ve learnt that no matter what, you must not be shy and try your best.
I began working with Sabiha, after a significant amount of time in casual work, I wanted to be in a role with a company where I could add high value and be paid for it. I had landed a fantastic role with a large blue chip company and wanted to stay with them longer than a 6 months contract. From my initial conversation with Sabiha, it became clear the first thing I would need to do is actually meet with my manager and discuss the potential opportunity for a longer future with the company. As nervous as I was, I asked for the meeting!
The outcome of my conversation with my manager was a meeting with his manager, where I was asked if I would be interested in another role they thought I might be suitable for (given I had expressed my interest in not only staying on, but developing and progressing with the company.) Very soon after, I received confirmation of the new role and my manager’s manager congratulated me on my new appointment.
My head was spinning at this stage! This now meant not only was my contract was extended for an extra 12 months, I had received all I wanted within the space of 3-DAYS, simply because I got out of my own way, sought the help I needed and implemented all that I had and was learning!
I know now that whatever I aspire to in my career is very doable, and I also know I don’t need to do this on my own. There are experts in their field like Sabiha to assist me on my journey of growth and for that I am deeply grateful. For all your expert advice, coaching, encouragement & support. Thank you!
“I was referred to Sabiha to assist with preparation for a job interview. My first in 8 years. I was feeling anxious about taking that step outside my comfort zone, stretching myself and having the dreaded conversation about salary. During our time together Sabiha was wonderful in helping me draw out why I was looking to leave my current role, why I wanted the new role and guidance in how to research and understand what the role was worth.
As well as coaching on how to handle the conversation about salary and ask for what I was worth. I took on board all Sabiha’s feedback, reflected on our conversation and did my homework. Much to my delight and testament to Sabiha I was able to confidently present myself in the interview, have the salary conversation and GOT THE JOB. Thank you Sabiha, I am tremendously grateful. Thank you so much again, I am loving the new job!
While working with Sabiha I was introduced to her High Value Woman coaching process. Sabiha was very passionate about empowering women to be the best they can be, so I decided to participate in the course. I did not know what to expect from the course, and was greatly surprised.
The High Value Woman coaching process and course taught me to better value my skills and experience and be aware how your beliefs and behaviour patterns can impact on you achieving your goals. During the process I reassessed my personal and professional goals both long and short term and was more aware of my value and what I had to offer professionally. I also learned that I had many personal skills and abilities that I could also contribute to my professional career.
The overall result of participating in the program has given me more confidence to aim high and reach my full potential in both my personal and professional life. This new awareness and process has given me more power to choose and control all aspect in my life.
Sab thank you for sharing the gift of your coaching process. You are a great mentor and very generous with your time and advice and it is greatly appreciated.
The High Value Woman coaching process is a saviour of sanity! More than anything…to realise I am NOT “insane” and in fact, more than sane. Completely and utterly integrated parts of me deep within my core. I now know where I am at and how I am thinking at any given time. I have the power of choice because I now have awareness. This process has been a priceless recurring gift in my life. One without an expiration date! Thank you Sab for introducing me to this and so much more….”
“Understanding the feelings and beliefs associated with going through the High Value Woman coaching process gave me a huge insight into how I was operating in different situations in my life, and as a result of this self-awareness, I feel more in control of my life and the outcomes and goals I want to achieve. I have also realised that the impact of the process was so powerful in myself, that without even thinking now I jump into action to do things that before I felt insecure about. It’s a great feeling knowing that I have all it takes to get where I want to be.”
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