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Everyone has their own personal brand of genius. 

 

Uncover it and learn how to use it, and you feel deep-rooted, rock-solid clarity and confidence that unlocks your unique power, potential, and success. 

Grab hold of your gifts and put them to work, and success is inevitable.

When you try be someone you're not, mimic another's success, do what's expected rather than what you want to do, focus on your weaknesses, compare yourself with others, and use tools that work for other people but not for you, your entrepreneurial journey hits a wall before it's gotten going.

You already have everything you need to succeed.

And when you launch and build your business using your strengths with tools that work for you, success is inevitable. 

Everything you need to succeed is inside you. I help you let it out. 

Hi, I'm Tina.

I work with new purpose-driven entrepreneurs whose businesses are built from their experiences, purpose, and passion. I teach them how to uncover and use their personal genius to build unshakeable clarity and confidence and get their businesses off the ground.

Diana Rigley

 I hesitated for 3 months. If I'd known that I would make this much progress in 90-minutes, I would have called Tina straight away! Stop procrastinating. Call her!

MY JOURNEY HERE

I've always been one of those people who throw themselves, head-long, into everything. I'm either 100% in or I'm out. I don't dabble: Half-assing it just isn't in my make-up. From a Fortune 500 executive career that spanned two decades, two continents, and numerous multi-million dollar businesses, to building my business, to getting my black belt in karate, to rebuilding my life after a big ugly set-back, raw desire, determination and downright pig-headed independence have been my modus operandi. 

I never doubted I could, so I did. 

I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth and I was a pretty average student in school so when, at a high school reunion, a former classmate asked "How did you manage to reach senior exec level in a Fortune 500?", I wasn't surprised. It was a fair question to which I answered, "I never doubted I could, so I did." That response was so honest, it lit a spark inside me that made me realize it was faith and belief in myself that had gotten me to where I was. 

Once I doubted I could, I couldn't.

The burning desire to achieve my goals, coupled with bursting passion and energy, played a massive role in my success. That, and a pig-headed determination to keep going until I made it. I got into my zone, kept me nose down, and the successes came quickly and often. 

 

Until, that is, one day. There's always a 'one day' isn't there? Mine came when I was offered my fourth senior executive role. As always, I jumped in with my usual optimistic enthusiasm. As with all my previous moves, I was sure I'd flourish in my new role. But this time I didn't. I floundered and then I flopped. In just a few months of being in the job, I found myself sitting across the table from the big boss being given a choice to conform to fit the company's mold, or get out. This was a first for me. My individual style - my own brand of genius - had always stood me in very good stead. When I was advised to 'fit in',  I decided to do [what I thought was] the right thing. I'd just gotten the job and I wasn't about to lose it. So I tried to conform. It was the worst decision I could have made. 

 

Being anyone other than who you are suffocates your genius and passion, and kills your success.

 

Trying to be someone I wasn't left me feeling awkward and misplaced and I acquired a really bad case of imposter syndrome. I tried to conform and fit in but the harder I tried, the more out of place I felt. Imposter syndrome got the better of me and all sorts of crazy thoughts filled my head. Somehow I decided that everyone else in the executive suite was smarter than me, that my previous successes (yup, all of them!) were a fluke, and that finally, my limitations had caught up with me. I decided everyone thought I was an idiot and that I wasn't up to the job, so I withdrew and hid. My confidence upped and left and my passion, energy, and performance went right along with it. Though I pushed harder, I became less and less effective. I went from a strong, assertive, high performer to an indecisive, insecure, ineffective wreck. My mind shut down, my body followed, and I collapsed one day in a massive burnout. 

 

Being yourself is a conscious choice.  

I got really sick. The mind-body connection is incredibly powerful and I bore witness to that for over a year. I had  I spiraled out of control and went on a binge of Netflix, Cadbury's mini-eggs, and a healthy dose of self-pity. I lost any sense of who I was. I couldn't focus, I blamed my circumstances for being unable to move forward, I moaned about everyone and everything, and I took no responsibility for my state of affairs. I complained long and often, and I adopted the victim role and gave an Oscar-worthy performance. 

Thankfully, I started to get on my own nerves. I grew tired of listening to the constant complaining and the "Poor me" dialogue that played on repeat in my head. Enough was enough. The first step in my 'recovery' was acknowledging that my demise had been by my own hand. Yes the company hadn't been a great fit for me, but I had chosen to stay and surrender my identity and individuality. That choice was entirely mine. 

You do you.

Accepting culpability was tough. I didn't enjoy the fear that twisted my gut when I finally admitted that the way back to success was to get back to doing what had made me successful in the first place. I just had to 'do me'. But that terrified me. Having surrendered my identity, I had killed my self-confidence. And it paralyzed me. I hesitated, procrastinated, and tried to hide rather than make any kind of real progress. Not trusting myself, I assumed everyone must know better than me so I tried to tried to mimic other people whom I admired. I took the tools and strategies they used to propel their success, but I couldn't make them work for me. I was floundering, growing increasingly frustrated and less confident by the day. I was on a roller-coaster of huge optimism and crashing defeat, often in the space of a few hours. When I became too exhausted and overwhelmed to think, my brain switched to survival mode. Instead of thinking my way forward, I had to feel my way. And that's when things started to improve. I got out of my head and started to pay attention to what felt right. I stopped doing what everyone expected me to do and I started to do what I wanted (even though there were a few raised eyebrows!). When I landed on a good feeling I experimented with it. Though I was terrified of screwing up, I gradually drifted back to being myself and doing what worked for me. And that's how I regenerated myself: I returned to being me. 

 

Armed with the wisdom and passion gained from this experience, I started my first coaching practice. I worked with executives going through burnout and I guided them back to success; not with exercise and good food (though both are important!), but with a focus on mindset, confidence, and action. And it worked. The secret to success is already inside every one of us: We just have to find the courage and conviction to let it out. 

Which brings me to today.

I don't want anyone to go through what I went through. It doesn't have to be that hard or take that long! 

 

When I see brilliant, passionate, entrepreneurial women struggling to get their businesses off the ground, I help them see what I see. I help them see how unique, powerful, smart, and brilliant they really are. When I see them attend multiple webinars and seminars, download ebook after ebook, pay large sums of money for yet another "Do this and you'll be an overnight success" program, and fall into the trap of learning but not doing, I help them to see the steps to take to make real progress. Every one of us is completely unique. We each have gifts, talents, wisdom, and experiences that can help thousands of other people. When you uncover yours, you become a powerful, passionate purpose-driven woman who drives her own success. It's not complicated. It just takes courage. 

I see too many brilliant, passionate women doubt themselves, stay hidden, and keep themselves small. I see them hold back and lose their way as they get stuck in the past, compare themselves with others, try to change to what they think they should be (or what others think they should be), and force their success. I see them overthink everything and grow more and more frustrated, overwhelmed, insecure, and inconsistent as they try to find the 'magic bullet'. And I see them quit.

 

But that is not you! You're not a quitter! You're ready to make this work. And I'm here to help you.

I work with new purpose-driven entrepreneurs whose businesses are built from their experiences, purpose, and passion. I teach them how to uncover and use their personal genius to build unshakeable clarity and confidence and get their businesses off the ground.

Find your personal brand of genius, and success flows. It feels easy. 

Everything you need to succeed is already inside you. 

Let it out!

Give me 90 minutes of your time to uncover your genius, find what works for you, and build unshakable clarity and confidence to get your business off the ground. 

In case you're wondering, here are my credentials (but none of these are what made me successful!):

  • MBA, University of Leicester, UK

  • Certified Professional Coach

  • Certified Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner

  • Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Practitioner

  • Shito Ryu Karate Sensei  

  • Martial Arts Therapist

  • Certified Usui Reiki Practitioner