As a Leadership and Career coach and facilitator, I have built up an experience in working with:
- Executives and professionals to strengthen their personal brand and assist them in challenges they encounter.
- Individuals to define the career path they want to develop and co-create a plan of action.
I am passionate about talents and strengths and help people (re)discover their talents and integrate them towards achieving a more fulfilling personal and professional life.
I also give workshops, webinars and organise retreats on different topics.
With 10 years plus experience as a transition coach, I work with a wide range of individuals including graduates looking for their first role, postgraduates looking to alter their career path, women returning to work and executives looking for their next career, in short, anyone who is looking for more career satisfaction. I particularly like working with individuals to increase their confidence.
My style is empathetic and genuine and I provide a safe space for you to think differently. I work with the whole of you, your thoughts feelings and behaviours and provide support and challenge through tried and tested coaching interventions to clarify your options and take positive steps forward to achieving your goals; in other words, I hold your hand while you find your way because you cannot teach someone, you can only help them to learn for themselves.
I work with people who find themselves at transition points in their careers. This includes exploring career direction and supporting managers and leaders to develop their management, leadership and business skills so they can progress in their chosen career. While the backgrounds and career paths may vary the golden thread is they all want to be fulfilled in their work and are committed to making a change.
I work with:
• People seeking to explore a change in career direction
• First time managers
• People who have stepped from management into a leadership position
• People wanting to develop key skills
I am passionate about helping others realise their potential, develop and succeed in their chosen career, afterall we spend too much time at work not to be happy.
I help leaders and individuals who are in transition, finding direction, building confidence and resilience in times of change to enable clients to achieve and sustain success.
Before specialising as an executive coach, I worked as a senior HR professional for major blue chip global matrix organisations concentrating on recruitment, change management, acquisition and divestment, post merger integration, talent and performance management. I have worked in manufacturing, commercial, sales and professional services environments including well known brands such as Bayer, ICI, Syngenta, Siemens and Unigate. I also have experience of building supplies, engineering and banking sectors.
I am a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Master Practitioner in NLP.
I’m a certified and ICF credentialed coach and offer tailor-made coaching packages to support women with their work-related challenges. My expertise lies in the areas of career transition, work-life balance, challenges within the workplace and life coaching.
I offer an open and authentic approach and am committed to doing my absolute best to support my clients in achieving their goals. I apply positive psychology to every coaching session, utilising my clients' strengths and encouraging a focus on solutions.
I specialise in coaching two groups of people - CEOs, founders and C suite executives who want more meaning or balance in their lives or who want to use their talents in a different way.
I also work with high achieving, hard working women who know they are holding themselves back in some way in their work or their life. I help you bring out the kick ass woman in you and help you achieve what you REALLY want from your "one wild and precious life" (Mary Oliver, poet).
I love working with people who want to do more purpose-based, meaningful work in the world, who don't want to simply clock in and out of a job for the rest of their careers, and who know they are capable of extraordinary things - if only they could figure out what that is! I also help working parents achieve a more balanced approach in integrating their work with family life.
I have worked with a variety of professionals at all levels in their organizations and with varied goals related to career and purpose, work-life balance, and leadership. Prior to becoming a coach, I led a remote and global team of Learning Consultants in Financial Services technology. I excelled at building relationships within my organization, motivating and inspiring my team and colleagues, and articulating and achieving desired changes in culture and collaboration.
I support adults through mid-life career change and students reconsidering their direction during or after University.
Wherever you are in life, you want to make a change in your career, but don’t know how or where to start. Perhaps you’re experiencing a lack of confidence and sense of feeling stuck. Having experienced my own sense of unease within my previous career in fashion, I understand that change can feel big and scary! I attribute my big career shift down to my own work through the Firework programme.
I became a licenced Firework Career Change Coach in 2018 and am also a qualified Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and Children's and Young Person's Counsellor. Change often comes with a lot of anxiety and stress and I combine my coaching with more therapeutic work to support you through the challenges you face.
I believe everyone deserves to find their 'why' in life. I work with passionate, young professionals predominantly in their 20's and 30's to help them find fulfilling, meaningful work. This can mean helping you navigate a career change, developing your existing role, starting your own business or anything in between.
I offer a structured and comprehensive approach, enabling clients to understand what they want from their careers, what they're capable of, and an explorative process to discover new career pathways. We would typically work together over three to six months depending on the pace you feel comfortable with. I also offer bespoke programmes starting from six weeks.
Sessions typically take place online, but I also work face to face in the London & Surrey area.
Kori Burkholder is a Certified Professional Career and Life Coach, artist and facilitator of Self-Discovery Creative workshops. As a Career Transition Coach, she works with mid-career professionals who are no longer connected or inspired by their work and want to discover and transition into a new direction that’s more purposeful and rewarding, even if they don't know what it is! Kori has an extensive background in the creative/marketing/entertainment field and has transitioned careers many times over the last 20 years. Kori believes that work should be fun, fulfilling and rewarding.