About me

Natalie Lancer MA(Oxon), PGCE, MA (Lond), Dip Psych (Open)

I am an accredited coach and a member of the Association for Coaching. I am a graduate of the University of Oxford and King’s College London. I formerly worked in finance for an investment bank and subsequently qualified as a teacher, going on to set up an educational consultancy. Thus, I understand both corporate and educational environments. I have been coaching for seven years and I have now co-authored a book on Coaching Techniques with David Clutterbuck and David Megginson. I am also undertaking research into coaching as part of my doctorate, ensuring my knowledge and skills are at the cutting edge of coaching thinking and practice.

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A name you can trust

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I am a member of the EMCC UK Coaching & Mentoring in Education Forum which seeks to start the debate and set the standards of coaching in all areas of education: university, school, formal and informal.

Ongoing research

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I am undertaking doctoral research at Birkbeck College, University of London, exploring the understanding students have of personal growth. I am investigating the impact coaching can have on university students’ values, sense of self, key relationships, academic performance and life plans compared to those who do not have coaching sessions.

I work in the following areas:

Educational Coaching

Fulfilling your potential

Motivation; Organisation; Confidence; Mediation.

Courses

Course Choice (GCSE, A-level, College, University, Personal Development, Professional Development); Interview preparation; Master’s and PhD proposals; Getting the most out of your course; Crystallising what you want to achieve.

Work Experience

Getting internships and jobs; Getting the most out of your internship; Career change;  CVs and Covering letters, Interview and Assessment Day preparation.

Studying

Maximising your potential; Study skills; Dissertation mentoring.

Career Coaching

Applying for jobs

Career change, career progression; Getting a new job; Upskilling; Improving CVs; Taking on work experience; Interview technique.

Work

Analysing efficiency and productivity strategies; Managing difficult conversations with your manager; Time management; School leavers; Mums; Graduates.

Values

Career exploration; Career goals; Mid-life crisis; Retirement.

Personal Development

Relationships

Effective communication; Helping articulate what you want; Difficult family situations.

Personal

Saving money; Bonding with your children; Articulating your values and living by them; Developing interests; Hobbies; Expanding your network; Dating; Self-empowerment.

“Natalie has inspired me to look at my life with freshness and enthusiasm. ”

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