Geraldine Joaquim & Ali Trodd

International marketing consultant-turned clinical hypnotherapist, Geraldine Joaquim specialises in workplace stress prevention – because she’s been there, done that. Helping business owners to make their workplaces well through talks and workshops, she brings together corporate experience and the latest neuroscience findings. She has been quoted in several media outlets including BBC News, Men’s Health, Metro, Huffington Post and has worked with organisations including the BBC, ParkNow (part of BMW), Office of Surrey Police & Crime Commissioner.

Ali Trodd has many years of experience working with and coaching senior leadership teams. She’s held senior HR positions in organisations including Boots The Chemist, the NHS and the BBC. Co-founder of The Thrive Team where the focus is discovering high performing leaders, coaching and developing them to thrive at work and in life. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Instructor.

Thriving Through Change to Create Opportunity

Change is one of the hardest things we face – in fact, we are hard-wired to avoid change in case it impacts on our very survival. And building your business, growing it from start-up to employing others, certainly involves change.
But change is also a time of great opportunity, if we can learn to embrace it, to seize opportunities when they come our way, we can move beyond coping into thriving.


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