As a psychologist Ellen is passionate about helping people work out who they are and what they want from work and helping businesses fulfill the potential of their people. As a soloist she is passionate about working with whom she wants, when she wants and how she wants and as an author Ellen is passionate about words, communication and the lure of royalties.
Ellen provides consulting services including psychometric assessment, management and career coaching, team facilitation, recruitment and assessment services, corporate psychology and HR consulting to organisations both big and small as well as to individuals.
She is co-author of Turning 30: How to Get the Life You Really Want, which was published in the UK in June 2005, Australia in July 2005 and in the United States in January 2006.
In a previous life Ellen was HR Manager for an IT firm during the height of the IT boom. She learnt a lot about matching the right person with the right job and she loved mentoring and coaching young consultants.
Ellen divides her time between Melbourne and Sydney.
We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are - AnaÏs Nin
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In this deadline-free week, instead of focusing on one task after the next, numb to everything except the pressure of finishing tasks on time, I have had time to ponder, to think, to observe...and time for feeling inspired. Read more2
What is it that helps and hurts us when it comes to achieving our goals? Why is it so easy one day and so difficult the next? Here are three factors which play a part in self-regulation and setting and achieving goals. Read more7
A theory of happiness that, I feel, sits well with the soloist’s pursuits has been developed by Martin Seligman, a US academic and the leading proponent of new psychological field, Positive Psychology. Read more3
In part 1 we talked about the importance of knowing your strong points to make business choices, market yourself and maintain your focus on success and balance. Now let’s look at how to identify your strong points and use them to your full advantage. Read more1
To get the most from life as a solo business owner, it makes sense to know your strong points...and use this information to make better business decisions that will lead you to success. Read more2
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