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Confident Conversations

Confident Conversations is a weekly podcast show for ambitious women about confidently balancing work and life without burning out.

Hosted by Sherry Bevan, Author, Coach & Speaker, Sherry is a former Global Head of IT Service for a City law firm and over two decades of leadership experience. She now helps ambitious women get clear what they really want then find the confidence to do it.

Sherry runs The Confident Mother, an independent coaching practice, specialising in working with women in technology and women in professional services, on a one-to-one basis or in a group, individually or through your in-house career and leadership development programmes. She is also the founder and host of City Conversations

Jan 5, 2018

So many of the women that I often talk to or work with struggle to tame their inner critic. Those "You're not good enough" thoughts in your head. The fear of being 'found out'

Often these thoughts stop us from doing our best work and making a bigger impact at work so that we can take our career to the...

Dec 7, 2017

Following last week's episode on beating burnout in the workplace, and given that Christmas is often a time that pushes our stress levels to the max, I invited Val Stevenson to discuss how to survive Christmas without a crisis. Val is an independent coach and consultant who specialises in building resilience in...

Nov 23, 2017

Last year I let the imposter syndrome get the better of me in the Life Coach of the Year Awards. This year I didn't. What happened next?

I was shortlisted in The Coaching Academy International Coaching Awards though I nearly talked myself out of it. But I beat the imposter syndrome and submitted the portfolio.

I was...

Oct 19, 2017

Following on from last week's story about career change, Louisa Shepherd shares practical tips on HOW and WHAT to do to reinvent your career.

Louisa is a shining example of career reinvention having started out as an orchestral clarinet player, she moved into marketing, and is now a Career Strategist and Social...

Oct 13, 2017

Last week was about that all important pay rise negotiation but what if you don't enjoy the career you're in? This week I talk to Ali Bickers about her dramatic career change that enabled her to find work she loved.

Having gone through many difficulties in her past and despite being sceptical, Ali turned to counselling...