Before she joined The Coaching Institute in early 2020, Ashlee Thackeray had “lost direction,” she says. “And when I lost direction, I really lost my sense of purpose and that cascaded into all areas of my life.”
Ashlee had tied her identity to her work, and “when that started losing certainty I got really confused about thought, ‘Who am I, where am I going what’s my purpose?’ she says.
“And I started looking at The Coaching Institute for a couple of different reasons.”
One line of interest was professional for the human resources expert, but "personally I was really looking for some direction and looking into research into coaches," she says. Ashlee did her “due diligence”, looking at credentials and finding a common theme among coaches she respected of having studied at TCI.
“They were highly regarded individuals who were recommended to me and the biggest thing that really happened to me was I started to explore my values,” she says.
“I wasn’t really aware that’s what I needed to do. The first process I went on was exploring what’s important to me and that was the first step.
“It completely transformed my life and gave me a sense of purpose and direction, and then I started laying down the building blocks around my identity and how I’m responding to the relationships in my life.”
Ashlee says her personal transformation is “the biggest part” of her TCI journey, but “I’ve also found so much clarity around this incredible abundance in this career that I’ve found because of The Coaching Institute.”