Hello. I'm Gwen.

Civil war survivor. World traveller. Long term corporate contractor. Entrepreneur. My life has been full of radical change.

Over the years, I've had to learn how to facilitate change, manage stress in high pressure situations, maintain balance and take responsibility for my future.

Now, I help other people undergoing change how to do the same, via 1 on 1, individual coaching & group workshops.

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Hello. I'm Gwen.

Civil war survivor. World traveller. Long term corporate contractor. Entrepreneur. My life has been full of radical change.

Over the years, I've had to learn how to facilitate change, manage stress in high pressure situations, maintain balance and take responsibility for my future.

Now, I help other people undergoing change how to do the same, via 1 on 1, individual coaching.

GRAB A COFFEE

Hello. I'm Gwen.

Civil war survivor. World traveller. Long term corporate contractor. Entrepreneur. My life has been full of radical change.

Over the years, I've had to learn how to facilitate change, manage stress in high pressure situations, maintain balance and take responsibility for my future.

Now, I help other people undergoing change how to do the same, via 1 on 1, individual coaching.

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My story.

My life began in Zimbabwe in a very interesting time in history. I was brought up on a farm owned by my parents.

My dad unfortunately died when I was only 14. That put a lot of different stresses and strains into our life and into our home.  My mum obviously found that very hard to deal with, the loss of her husband and four children to take care of.

It was in the time where Zimbabwe was going through huge political unrest and economic changes with a civil war and then farm invasions. As a young girl I had to learn how to use a rifle.

We used to go down to the rifle range to practice so we could defend ourselves with guns from potential attacks ...and were constantly on the lookout for landmines. My home was a war zone for almost all of my teenage years.

It got to a stage when my mum remarried and, as a young lady, I was able to move away to complete University in South Africa, live in Paris for a year, travel and get married myself.

After spending a number of years in South Africa and the UK my husband and I moved back to Zimbabwe for family reasons. My marriage didn't work out as well as I hoped and ended after 20 years.

After a while my circumstances in Zimbabwe became untenable and no longer resonated with my values or my beliefs. I wanted to create a better life for my son and I.  

I ended up moving to Melbourne, joined a global company and did a series of contracts in the mining, manufacturing and health industries which led me to move to Adelaide.

In between, I went back to Zimbabwe to catch up with my family and found it wasn't getting any better, but was in fact, growing worse. I decided to keep my life here in Australia.

I remarried in between and unfortunately we ended up taking different paths. Because I have been largely by myself, supporting my son, I had to earn an income and worked on a variety of projects in the Corporate arena.

​There I learnt a whole lot of different things; how to set goals, motivation, attitude, adaptability, leadership, planning, and through this gained a fair amount of resilience.

From there, I did some specialised courses that expanded my knowledge. I finally reached a stage where I felt I had learnt enough to break out on my own and pursue my passion.

I then opened Incremental Steps for 2 reasons. I'm helping other people find fulfillment in their own life, but I’m also simultaneously achieving it for myself.

I'm all about experiencing life to the fullest by pushing myself in incremental ways to continue to make positive changes and improvements in all areas of my life - forever shifting to find balance.

My story.

My life began in Zimbabwe in a very interesting time in history. I was brought up on a farm owned by my parents.

My dad unfortunately died when I was only 14. That put a lot of different stresses and strains into our life and into our home.  My mum obviously found that very hard to deal with, the loss of her husband and four children to take care of.

It was in the time where Zimbabwe was going through huge political unrest and economic changes with a civil war and then farm invasions. As a young girl I had to learn how to use a rifle.

We used to go down to the rifle range to practice so we could defend ourselves with guns from potential attacks ...and were constantly on the lookout for landmines. My home was a war zone for almost all of my teenage years.

It got to a stage when my mum remarried and, as a young lady, I was able to move away to complete University in South Africa, live in Paris for a year, travel and get married myself.

After spending a number of years in South Africa and the UK my husband and I moved back to Zimbabwe for family reasons. My marriage didn't work out as well as I hoped and ended after 20 years.

After a while my circumstances in Zimbabwe became untenable and no longer resonated with my values or my beliefs. I wanted to create a better life for my son and I.  

I ended up moving to Melbourne, joined a global company and did a series of contracts in the mining, manufacturing and health industries which led me to move to Adelaide.

In between, I went back to Zimbabwe to catch up with my family and found it wasn't getting any better, but was in fact, growing worse. I decided to keep my life here in Australia.

I remarried in between and unfortunately we ended up taking different paths. Because I have been largely by myself, supporting my son, I had to earn an income and worked on a variety of projects in the Corporate arena.

​There I learnt a whole lot of different things; how to set goals, motivation, attitude, adaptability, leadership, planning, and through this gained a fair amount of resilience.

From there, I did some specialised courses that expanded my knowledge. I finally reached a stage where I felt I had learnt enough to break out on my own and pursue my passion.

I then opened Incremental Steps for 2 reasons. I'm helping other people find fulfillment in their own life, but I’m also simultaneously achieving it for myself.

I'm all about experiencing life to the fullest by pushing myself in incremental ways to continue to make positive changes and improvements in all areas of my life - forever shifting to find balance.

“Gwen has been a tremendous help to me in providing coaching and guidance for both my business and personal life. She has provided me with more clarity to help me work out 'where to next' in my journey ahead. Thank you so much Gwen.”

— Tobias K.

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