“When I initially started coaching with Jodie, I was unsure of the direction I should take my business in which started impacting my mood. Upon completion of the program I am happier than ever and have a 12 month plan of how I will achieve my goals. Thank you Jodie.”
“Thank you for being an amazing mentor to me Jodie!
Your coaching always sees me walking away with restored clarity and being happy with what I already give, and who I am. I have made some great achievements and I should be proud. Yes, there is always room for self-improvement and reflection, but your approach is always positive and you never make me feel like I have failed. I’m truly grateful to you.”
“In hindsight, I wish we had met years earlier. The changes I have adopted from my time with Jodie have been fundamental and profound. It was like someone had pulled back the curtain to help me see a bigger picture, a picture with more clarity, a wider angle, resulting in a better way to communicate and enjoy my life. I am very appreciative for the experience I have gained. Through the various methods and tools Jodie employs, we tackled some often complex and difficult issues both close at heart and those purely business in nature.
I would describe Jodie’s service delivery as professional, courteous, well structured and highly defined. Jodie has the ability to qualify and define causation of issues; no matter how complicated they seemed to me. Once defined, resolution was arbitrary. If you believe there is room for improvement in any area of your life, make a start, make the change in direction and let yourself, your family and your business benefit from the overwhelming improvement. The only ingredient we must bring to the table is commitment to change. “If you continue to do what you’ve always done, you will continue to get what you’ve always got.” Christopher Howard. Don’t wait another week to make the changes necessary for a better quality of life. Life is short; make it the best it can be.” read more
“Jodie immediately made a friendly and very professional impression on me. When I met Jodie life was starting afresh for me, I had no contacts for my business and no direction as to how to grow my client base and business contacts. At her invitation I embarked on a 6 week program with her and at the end of these sessions I had realised all of my personal and professional goals and am now running a successful bustling Cooking School in our local area.
Jodie stood by me every step of the way, guided me and encouraged me to do the things I would not have had the confidence to do on my own. She kept reinforcing with me my natural abilities and even though I know I would have eventually achieved these successes, I also know I would never have done it in the short space of time without her support. I would recommend Jodie’s’ life coaching program to anyone wishing to expand their possibilities in any area of their lives. Jodie is establishing herself as Illawarra’s leading Life Coach with her simple yet determined guidance, which she hands over with intimate care, precision and clarity.”
For the last twenty nine years, I am now aware that I have been psychologically ‘beating my self up’ due to many awful decisions I had made in my personal and business life. This was the worst possible impediment one needs when wanting to support a family, look after employees and the interests of shareholders. On one hand my self-belief, intuition, training and skills would propel me into endeavours that were impossible at worst or extremely difficult at best. I came to believe that only I could find the worst possible way to attempt a project or undertake a new venture.
I realised very recently that I needed some help to overcome some problems about the way I approached things that I could not define let alone understand, and that I needed help. Those readers of this testimonial who know me would certainly say, “Yes, you needed help!” I contacted Jodie Cooper and she was gracious enough, after I had completed her Introductory Questionnaire, to spend an hour with me in a FREE interview. Jodie was sufficiently astute to quickly recognise my problem – she provided me with the key to unlock the shackles that I alone had placed around my entire approach to life. In days my personal and business life has turned around with tangible results to demonstrate that change. I am now able to say I made one smart decision in my life. Dear readers, the only way you will learn Jodie’s secret solution to problems that I admit I had, and that you might have, is to contact Jodie and invest in one of her coaching programs.
“I believe the essential criteria of Life Coaching are listening, challenging and facilitation. Jodie strikes a great balance between all three, drawing out the answers from within. When taking on a coach, my goal was to attain an understanding of the process with an aim to use this knowledge to improve my interactions with people. I have been able to achieve this goal and more. At the same time learning more about myself and the importance of setting goals. Coaching has enhanced my ability to understand “just what is important”. With focus and belief anything is possible.
Coaching provides the opportunity to critically evaluate yourself. There is nothing so challenging than to question your long held beliefs. The best outcome of coaching was to extend your reasoning power by having someone that will listen, question and facilitate but not judge. The benefit of hearing yourself explain yours goals and thoughts cannot be underestimated.
If you are seeking to challenge yourself, maximise your output or simply to learn more about yourself then coaching could be for you. Coaching provides the vehicle for you to focus on whatever it is that is important to you (it is different for everyone; it is definitely not one size fits all.)”
“Meeting with Jodie came with perfect timing! I was at the start of a week full of important meetings and dead lines, and feeling the pressure! I was also at a point in both my personal and business life that required some clarity and direction.
Jodie worked with me to remove the stress I was feeling and the pressure I was placing on myself, and see the future clearer through goal setting and realistic planning. I will be referring my friends to Jodie and look forward to implementing the systems she has given me.”
“From a business perspective, I believe that if you’re not seeing a professional like Jodie, it’s not possible for you to be firing on all cylinders. After 10 years in the industry and 5 years in charge I was overwhelmed with the ongoing responsibilities that needed to be met on a daily basis. Having 16 staff members, controlling three different divisions was a consistent challenge of which my life was in total disarray. I had no balance in my life and it felt as though I was constantly chasing my tail.
Within two sessions, Jodie had me worked out. It was such a relief. I was delegating left, right and center and was able to focus predominantly on the areas of my business that needed me most. I have a 5 year plan and the company has grown by 20%. The ability to see the goals we put in place being met is incredible. Business is exciting as is the wonderful environment I have been able to create at work. More importantly, I am very happy from every perspective and this I give thanks to Jodie for ‘sorting me out’.”
“I have worked with Jodie for a number for years now. She is a true professional and an outstanding Coach.
Jodie is always able to assist in coming up with simple solutions to what often seem complex issues. Jodie’s positive and happy outlook is infectious and I would highly recommend Jodie to others who may want assistance in improving the quality of their life.”
“I have been in business for 39 years and had this thought in my head “What could Jodie possibly teach me? She is so young.” Well I was pleasantly surprised. Jodie not only helped me with my business but also in my personal life. Jodie helped me to understand and handle myself and my relationships better.
I achieve so much more in a day with the simple but effective tools that Jodie has given me. I can now face my fears and just do it. I am so much more organised I have more time and my life is more balanced.
The sessions with Jodie more than met with my expectations and I now have a completely different opinion on Business and Life coaching than I did before. Thank you Jodie Cooper!”
“I had the opportunity to engage Jodie Cooper to fundamentally improve my approach to business success through executive coaching. Jodie’s clear, honest and tailored executive program has seen a shift in my ability to be a sales leader, develop more meaningful stakeholder relationships – and ultimately focus on growth drivers for business and personal success.”
“I am currently being coached by Jodie Cooper and what can I say… I absolutely LOVE it!! Jodie has helped me in both my personal and business goals. She listens intently to my struggles and needs and offers creative solutions that have improved my business and my life as a happy and positive person. For quite sometime I was just working on my business day by day, project to project and not really growing or going anywhere. But now I have a clear vision as to where I’d like my business to go and how I’m going to get there.
Already in the few months I’ve been seeing her I’ve seen a growth in my business and I feel absolutely ecstatic about it. I highly recommend Jodie to absolutely anyone looking to improve their life and business in a happy and positive way. Thanks again Jodie. Love your work!”
“Jodie is a fantastic mentor and executive coach that can assist you in performing to your potential. Jodie’s approach is personal, professional and supportive. Working with Jodie has been a great advantage for me in improving my leadership skills and developing a valuable team.”
“I met Jodie at the suggestion of my employer, I’d lost motivation, was miserable to be around both at work and at home, and deep down I knew I wasn’t being the best “me” I could be.
The first session I had with Jodie was primarily me just sitting back and listening. There were lots of questions, time for reflection, and uncomfortable silence on occasion, but I was cautious and in hindsight I didn’t make it easy for Jodie. That evening I had time to think about what we talked about and it dawned on me that only I could make the changes I needed to make, and only if I wanted to change.
After that first session I did the homework, listened more intently, researched a little, and participated as best I could. Jodie was very insightful, and I learned a lot, mostly about myself. I learned to be in the moment, to value what’s important to me and use that as motivation to turn things around.
6 months later and I’m not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but I think I’m very close to being “me” again, even the family has noticed a big difference. I’m looking forward to the future and I’m indebted to Jodie for helping (challenging) me to find this path forward.”