Janette Kirk-Willis


Janette is a resilience specialist and a positive psychology coach, she uses a wide range of scientifically proven, evidence-based interventions to help people to create change and improve their wellbeing. She is the founder of ‘Positively Flourishing’ – helping people to increase their resilience, create positive change and improve wellbeing.

Janette has 35 years’ experience of partnering businesses across 15 different sectors and holding senior roles in production, finance, energy and the public sector, working in a variety of organisations including: The Metropolitan Police, PepsiCo, Balfour Beatty, Coca-Cola, Network Rail, BP, Experian, Diageo, NHS, Boots and KPMG. Janette has led numerous change programmes, she is an excellent communicator, commercial and pragmatic, working collaboratively to find solutions.

Janette spent lockdown coaching frontline NHS staff on Resilience and now spends her time coaching and consulting with individuals, teams and organisations. Her approach is person-centred, calm, non-judgemental and wholly supportive.

Janette has a particular interest in resilience and change; menopausal support, managing physiology, PERMA and self-compassion. She is a ‘Fellow’ of CIPD, has a Master’s degree in Strategic HR and a Post-Grad in Positive Psychology and Coaching. She is a Master practitioner of RQi, a resilience psychometric developed at the University of Westminster.

Working with Janette Kirk-Willis

“Janette is a truly amazing coach and business professional. It is rare to find such an insightful coach who can work with anyone to unlock and help them find answers. Janette has worked with many leaders, professionals and colleagues and always works with them in a completely individual and bespoke way. I have really seen the success outcomes of this work that have been profound for all involved.”

Jo Rye, Talent Director, Marks and Spencer.


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