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Pam KennettPam’s area of expertise is in helping organisations build engaging workplaces through effective leadership, more accountable organisation design and better job person matching. Her particular passion is in helping individuals uncover meaning and purpose in their working lives. She has more than 25 years’ consulting experience working with a range of companies, both in the public and private sector and her approach is professional, consultative and grounded in deep technical expertise.

Her delivery areas

  • Strengths based coaching and development to release leadership and team potential
  • Designing and crafting 21st century organisations to engage all employees
  • Facilitation and coaching to uncover meaning and purpose and build commitment

She has an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology, an MBA, is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and is registered with the British Psychological Society to interpret psychometric tests.

Her strengths

Pam’s key strengths are in judgement, honesty and fairness which mean she thinks through all the issues before giving a well-balanced but exceedingly honest opinion. She is also strong in perseverance and will stick to the bitter end to get the job done. Her love of learning means she is constantly researching the marketplace to discover what is new in pp and how that adds value to her clients.

I’m passionate about Positive Psychology because …

I love working and believe everyone can and should love their work too. I want to help people (re)discover what’s meaningful in their working lives so they can maintain their independence for as long as they want.

Pam’s PP gurus

Dr Kirsten Neff. When I read “Self Compassion” I learnt to stop constantly beating myself up.

Kelly McConigal. Her work on will power and reframing stress has been hugely beneficial to me.

Sir Ken Robinson. Not really PP but he is irreverent, thought provoking and influential in a good way.

In my spare time…

I savour time with my family; play tennis with vigour rather than any particular talent; and read constantly.

What the Practitioners say about Pam:

Pam initially approached Positive Psychology from a no non-sense point of view: the smart skepticism shining through lots of her questions and comments. Using her strength of perseverance she stuck with it even when there were trials and doubts and applied the concepts one by one in her life. And then slowly at first but unmistakably towards the end of her masters she transformed herself.  It’s easy to preach and tell others what to do. It’s a tremendous achievement to set aside life-long experiences and change yourself. Pam is inspirational that way and may not even know it.