1.What is your career history?
am Master Coach Gillian Skeer and I’m known as The Change Agent.
I am a professional Life & Success Coach, life transition specialist,
motivator, instructor, columnist, author and speaker. I have over 25 years’ professional
experience, specialising in business development and marketing, in both
business and the corporate world. I
influence the success of individuals, groups and corporate clients,
established my own life and success coaching company, Creative Coaching
Solutions a decade ago. I am a certified Master Coach NLP (Neuro
Linguistic Programming), Master Practitioner NLP, Master of Time Line Therapy®,
Master Hypnotherapist and an Internationally Accredited Consultant in Extended
DISC Behavioral Profiling.
As The Change Agent, I
have written for several publications and authored my own column with on-line
I’ve also a co-authored four published books Millionaire Coach,The Inspiration Bible, Sell
Your Story and The Change7 book.
2.What was your motivation to become a coach?
a working life that is fully aligned with your values and your belief systems;
where every day you know you are going to do exactly what you want to do! That’s what coaching is for me.
passionate about what I do; it’s my calling.
I get to work with the most amazing people. I get to help people move
from where they are in life to where they want to be, whatever that is for
am pivotal in their journey to become resourceful so that they can be fully
equipped and empowered to live an extraordinary life.
meet new and interesting people that challenge me, that keep my coaching pencil
sharp, so that I can continue to grow and develop and be flexible as a coach
and as a person.
my clients get their big ah-ha moment, or a major breakthrough, it’s just one
of the most incredibly rewarding experiences there is. You know unequivocally
that in that moment, profound change has taken place within that person and their
life will never be the same again. I really couldn’t wish for anything more.
3.Do you have any particular areas of coaching
Given my professional
background, my training and skills, and my full life experience, I can draw on
a wealth of knowledge, and have at hand a metaphorical toolbox of offerings for
my clients. This includes Neuro Linguisitc Programming, Time Line Therapy,
Hypnotherapy, behavioural and career profiling, needs and values analytics,
presentation and speaking skills training, interview skills, and so on. We can
address career needs, confidence issues, limiting beliefs, negative emotions,
conflicting priorities, starting a new business, marketing yourself, finding
your purpose …whatever it is that might be challenging you or keeping you
Navigating change, and
all that encompasses, need not be so difficult.
I work with an array of
different clients, many of whom are in some kind of life transition. Each and every client has different needs,
different ways of operating in the world, and different levels of
self-awareness and self-empowerment.
It is my role to facilitate the unique journey of each individual in an
insightful and empowering way, allowing them to be the best version of their
4.What do you love most about coaching?
not to love! I like to live my life on a
continuous journey of self-improvement. Coaching
allows me this opportunity every day.
am passionately committed to helping my clients achieve their full potential in
every aspect of their lives: career and business, personal, mindset and
performance, health, relationships and finances.
love connecting people with their inherent abilities and strengths, and their
sense of purpose, to bring about incredible results in their lives.
I’m extremely fortunate
to have found my purpose and my passion in coaching and I’m honoured to share
it with others.
5. How do you define success?
me, success brings freedom. The freedom to be with the people I love; the
freedom to be flexible with my time; the freedom to do the things that I
enjoy. Success allows me the freedom to
pursue my passion for travel; it provides me with ongoing opportunities for
self-development; it gives me access to other inspirational and successful
people; and it broadens my networks enabling me to align myself with
like-minded people. Success is not so
much about financial gain, but what I gain personally from living a purposeful
is also about contribution and having the ability to help others. Making a
difference is important to me, and success affords me the resources to make a
difference in other people’s lives.
6.What is your vision for women in the
be the best version of themselves. To be
empowered. To live their passion.
is an empowering quote attributed to Marianne Williamson, A Course in Miracles;
deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are
powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens
ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
who are you not to be?”
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