Natasha Wallace is founder and chief coach of Conscious Works, a coaching and leadership development company specializing in wellbeing. Having spent many years working in organizational and leadership development and as a former HR Director, Natasha left her job having reached burnout. It led her to recognize that there are two fundamental things getting in the way of people staying well at work—self knowledge and self care. She set up her company and wrote her book, The Conscious Effect: 50 Lessons for Better Organizational Wellbeing, to help fix that problem. She now 'inspires a well world of work, coaching and advising leaders and their teams on how to create healthier and happier workplaces through a greater focus on wellbeing and its connection to high performance. For more information, visit conscious-works.com.
What does coaching have to do with leadership? Everything. Years ago, as a new leader (a.k.a. manager), I was responsible for a team of people and a pile of targets. There was so much I…