Videos Category

Stories and storytelling

6th November 2014
One of the most enjoyable aspects of my coaching work is discovering people's stories. Wherever they’re from, whatever they’re doing, however they’re feeling - everybody has something important to express. In coaching, my role is to listen, empathically, and to work hard at understanding the beliefs, values and motivations embodied in these stories. Stories prompt questions, reflection and fruitful discussion - and sometimes, the story…
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Independence and confidentiality

10th September 2014
Other factors, outside of our work lives, always impact our decisions. It's important that you feel you can share things with me so that you can make a rounded decision.
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Professional profile

21st July 2014
You have something to offer - but you need to make sure people know about it! A strong profile can lead to bright future.
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Do I Have to Have a Profession?

8th May 2014
No! This is about getting what you want from your working life.
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How curiosity helps you

7th November 2013
Most jobs aren't advertised in your local newspaper. Be curious and identify hidden opportunities.
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Isle of Wight

19th October 2013
I'm never isolated on the island - I've communicated with and coached people from around the world whilst having a view of the sea!
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What motivates me?

25th March 2013
I love seeing people change and develop. I enjoy helping people get more out of their working life.
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How do I coach you?

9th January 2013
We are much more capable of doing new things than we imagine. Our converstions help you to grow in confidence and energy.
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Who Benefits from Career Coaching?

11th December 2012
Not only senior executives benefit from having a career coach. This is about moving towards a future you want.
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Social media at a live event

10th July 2012
A look at the social media research being undertaken at the Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference in Southampton.
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University of Southampton

Coaching, teaching and employability projects to develop academic staff, students and researchers. I career coached MBA students each year and project managed the design of a massive open online course (MOOC) on Digital Marketing, attracting 17,000 learners.


Writing national guidelines to help staff manage internships and placements

St. George’s Hospital

Working on career development strategies with early career researchers

National Oceanography Centre

1-1 career coaching to develop awareness of careers outside academia

Elsevier Publishing

Working on the future of publishing with European Marketing Directors


Designing and producing online and video based learning for IBM (UK) Sales

Oxford Brookes University

Team coaching and 1-1 coaching for education professionals

Open University

Leading teams of writers and media developers to design and deliver flexible distance learning

CGI | Admiral plc | Logica plc

Working with clients to train their staff online and as Admiral’s Corporate Marketing Manager

Isle of Wight Council

Coaching and support for staff affected by change and redundancy

University College London

Designing online learning for university professionals

Land Registry

Writing and sub-editing online versions of the Land Registry Annual Report

University College of Estate Management

Consulting to other universities and working with tutors to produce online learning

Royal Agricultural University
Centre for Empowering Patients and Communities

Project management of an online course to empower patients with long term health conditions

Education consulting

“Madeline is always spot on, always reliable, great to work with.”

(Partner in a university online learning project)