Welcome, I'm Rosemary Lowe, the Founder and Director of MindFlame Consulting.
I established MindFlame in order to help individuals and organisations to discover and evolve their potential, become more satisfied and fulfilled in life and work and to help them to find more purpose and meaning in all that they do.
MindFlame is the culmination of over thirty years of my personal and professional growth and experience, where I've studied with and been mentored by world-class experts and also gained wisdom and insight through overcoming numerous challenges in my own life and by engaging in many years of personal enquiry.
I've explored and quested to find out how to create health, peace and happiness from within and to learn how to live my best, inspired life and help others achieve this too.
★ What lights me up (my inner flame) is helping people to gain clarity about what they want, what's working well and what needs to improve. I blend my diverse background, knowledge and experience to enable people to develop insight and increase their self-awareness. They then feel empowered to adopt new perspectives and behaviours which can create lasting and transformative change. I also help people to build greater courage, capability and resilience in their life.
★ I’m naturally curious, very open-minded and enjoy exploring new perspectives and solutions and thinking ‘outside of the box’. I’m practical, focused and enjoy leading and developing growth in others and seeing the potential in individuals, relationships and teams. I combine intuition and creativity with logical reasoning, strategic vision and strong business acumen.
★ My big mission is to help people to be the best, truest version of themselves - helping them to be REAL and live their lives as courageously and authentically as possible. I'm also keen to put the focus back on to the 'being' part of being human!
★ I enjoy helping Management, Teams and Businesses to gain a strong sense of their value and purpose, get clarity about the why behind what they do and help to facilitate growth and change in a way that feels expansive, enlivening and positive for all involved.
★ My greatest satisfaction comes from witnessing people make transformative shifts, helping them to feel better about themselves and inspiring action.
★ One of the key themes in my work is helping people to overcome self-judgement and learn to silence their negative internal dialogue and befriend their inner critic. We work to transform your inner relationship to one where there is a stronger sense of self-worth, self-acceptance, self-confidence, self-compassion and even self-celebration - which are all positive and healthy forms of selfies!
★ In my wellbeing coaching, I teach people how to feel fulfilled from within so that this provides a healthy and strong foundation for living. This means that we have that solid 'come from' to return to, no matter what is occurring in the external circumstances of our lives that we may not or may not have control over.
My Credentials - Why Work With Me?
► I'm an experienced Trainer and multi-certified Career, Executive and Leadership Coach, Master Transformational Coach and Careers Professional. I'm also a qualified Wellbeing Teacher and Practitioner.
► I have over 17 years experience of helping thousands of clients to develop their potential, gain satisfaction and success within their work and life and supporting individuals and groups through career, personal and professional transitions. I work with clients in the UK and internationally via Skype, telephone and in-person coaching, consulting and training.
► My eclectic background includes a professional career in Marketing, Travel, IT, Consultancy and Academia.
► Aside from my corporate career, I've also worked as a Career Coach, Executive Coach and Skills Trainer, Lectured in a University Business School and I was an Adventure Tour Leader overseas.
► I'm a Consultant Trainer and Coach for CABA, which supports the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a featured expert on careercake.com and I work with these and other organisations, specialising in Careers, Mindset, Wellbeing, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience and Leadership Development.
► I hold an MSc in Information Systems, a Degree in Business (BCom) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Counselling and Guidance and I'm a qualified NLP and MBTI (Myers Briggs Personality Type) Practitioner.
► I've engaged in extensive training in careers, business, relationships and communication. I've also studied and trained in strengths coaching, the Three Principles, Western/Eastern and positive models of psychology and studied behavioural science and how to create happiness and wellbeing.
► My specialism is facilitating personal and professional transformation. This includes career management, confidence and working with mindset and state of mind and helping people to improve and enhance their relationships, communication and wellbeing. I also have a keen interest in neuroscience and mind/brain training and its impact on health, motivation, success and performance.
► In order to learn how to truly flourish and thrive, I've trained as a practitioner in many mind-body techniques, including mindfulness, meditation and other therapeutic approaches. I've also carried out in-depth exploration into areas such as philosophy, spirituality and consciousness to learn how these can create more meaning and purpose in our lives and promote physical and emotional health and wellbeing.
Other Life Experience.....
Discovering & Exploring
► I thrive on discovery and I've travelled widely and lived and worked abroad, through which I've developed perspective and insight from other cultures. My early career included leading small group adventure and cultural tours in Egypt and India and hiking tours in Europe.
Travel & Adventures
► Other adventures have included travelling through South East Asia and staying with remote and untouched Hill Tribes when I was 19 years old, hiring my own Sherpa at 25 to trek part of the Annapurna Range in Nepal, cycling in India and I've recently spent time with indigenous Indians and native Shaman in the Amazon Rainforests of Peru.
Wisdom & Perspective
► These life-enriching experiences have helped me to learn from other cultures and gain further wisdom and understanding of how we can create more peace, wellbeing and happiness in our lives.
► When I'm not working, learning and exploring, my passions and interests include travel and adventures, hiking and biking, getting creative and sampling tasty and interesting food. I like getting into nature, sitting in a great cafe people watching and enjoy forging deep friendships, having great conversations and parenting and enjoying life with my two boys.
Top Values in Life and Business: Freedom, Family, Spirit, Joy and Service
Top Strengths (VIA): Perspective, Social Intelligence, Judgement, Honesty, Curiosity, Creativity
Top Talents (Gallup): Connectedness, Input, Individualisation, Learner, Intellection
Sweet Spot (where my Talents and Strengths merge): Wisdom, Courage, Humanity, Strategic Thinking, Relationship Building and Transcendence.
If you are curious about these Strengths and Talent Results and want to know more, I look forward to working with you and helping you to discover these for yourself! *
* BIG DISCLAIMER! - I think that tools and techniques and profiling can be a great guide to cultivating self-awareness and that's why I use them. But please note I only use these as a 'guide' to help you find your talents and what makes you unique and helps you to shine - there is also a huge part of me that really hates labels and sticking myself or other people in a narrow and limiting 'box' - so I may also encourage you to free yourself from what you may 'think' yourself to be - to let go of labels, your personality and your carefully crafted identity so you can truly unleash your Genius, discover your true potential and start really living!
LET'S WORK TOGETHER
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