Sharon Critchlow: Author. Speaker. Changemaker.
Sharon is listed as one of the Top 50 Women in Accounting 2019 in a global poll by Practice Ignition. Inclusion in this list is based on a dedication to promoting inclusivity and driving change, investing in the next generation and future of accountancy, involvement in industry initiatives and community.
Talks Sharon offers:
“How to Build Resilience and Thrive: The Four Elements of Wellbeing”
Historically we have been told to work hard, to follow a logical path and to strive for success, but what if there was another way?
In this talk Sharon will share her thoughts on 21st century wellbeing and how her journey through a chronic illness led to a reassessment of human performance.
"Unlock Your Potential Through Emotional Intelligence"
Emotional intelligence or (EQ) has been cited by the World Economic Forum as a key skill for workers to have in 2020 and beyond. With increasing evidence that it is not only intelligence and education which contributed to personal success, Sharon explores the practical aspects of emotional intelligence and how it can change your life forever.
Ideal for anyone wanting to get more from their relationships, increase their influence or change their leadership style.
Sharon often creates specific talks for companies and conferences. Subject areas include:
- Human performance
- Social Aspects of Environmental Social Governance (ESG)
- Mental health and wellbeing.
- Leadership styles
Here is a short bespoke talk Sharon gave at the Womens Economic Forum in Slovenia in February 2020 "Change is an opportunity for growth and innovation"
Here is a bespoke Zoom talk Sharon carried out for Transpire - The Director Network in March 2020 "The Social Element of Environmental Social Governance"
What they say:
Joseph Owolabi CEO Rubicola Consulting Australia, Former Director, Deloitte Asia PacificSharon is a master communicator. She brings her diverse experience and rich appreciation of corporate culture into delivering insights and advisory services for her clients. A proven thought-leader in the areas of mindfulness, finance leadership and corporate governance. I have also observed how Sharon delivers coaching services to accountants on a global scale. She explores relevant solutions tailored to reflect her deep awareness of cultural sensitivities. I have no reservations in recommending Sharon for your personal or organisational advisory needs.
Helen MorganAs a charismatic, engaging speaker and accomplished author, Sharon is a professional and compassionate leader in her discipline. It has been an absolute pleasure to be part of the 'Discover your Bounce' community where Sharon shares her knowledge and caring nature for all and their well being.
As a inclusive mentor Sharon always demonstrates as a positive role model and influences many lives with her enthusiasm and commitment to life long learning and the growth and development of others.
I would highly recommend Sharon and the Discover you Bounce team to anyone/organisation that is interested in investing in their employees well being and growth. Satisfaction is guaranteed!
Tracey McCarthy HR Services BristolSharon is an inspirational speaker who engages and motivates audiences of all sizes. She combines theory with a practical approach, and a great sense of humour. Huge numbers of people have found Sharon’s knowledge and passion for her subjects has resulted in positive, life changing events. Employers can expect a tangible return on investment, as employees take greater control of their health and motivation.
More about Sharon Critchlow
An international, best-selling author, Sharon has contributed to a selection of works, designed to help guide people through difficult times. She is a frequent contributor to magazines on topics of wellbeing, future of work and emotional intelligence. Some of her recent publications are listed above.
You can see a full list of her books on her Amazon Author Page
In 2018 Sharon and Nicky launched Discover Your Bounce Publishing, to help other budding authors publish their books in a straightforward way. Read more about the titles published and current projects here.
Sharon is an entertaining conference speaker, having held keynotes in the UK, Caribbean, Europe and Asia to a variety of audiences. As well as being a regulator speaker for Transpire -The Directors Network and the Women Economic Forum, Sharon has hosted conferences as the compère and takes part in debates and panels.
Sharon has a remarkable personal story. Born in to a working-class family, she left school with few qualifications and struggling to read. Within 8 years she qualified as an accountant and now sits on the governing council of a global accountancy body. Having overcome a long-term illness in her 30’s, Sharon speaks about thinking big, nurturing your dream, growing businesses and thriving in the male dominated world of financial services. Her story is one of hope, and having the courage to step in to being who you truly are.
Her motto is Dream it! Plan it! Do it! Enjoy it!
You can contact Sharon directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon is a qualified Strategic Performance Coach on a mission to ensure everyone finds and nurtures their unique talent. Experienced in coaching and mentoring senior leaders and their teams, Sharon brings her experience in board level roles to challenge and support your progress.
To find out more and arrange an initial session via Zoom, e-mail Sharon at email@example.com