In this issue

  • Feature Article: Selling Your Ideas Up the Food Chain - Interview with the AAT website
  • Looking for a different gift this Christmas: Christmas Vouchers - with 15% off if bought before 15th Dec
  • Christmas Holiday Dates

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Hello and welcome to December's Career Matters newsletter. This month, we’re looking at how you can gain buy-in for your idea and make a difference within your organisation.

FEATURED ARTICLE: Selling Your Ideas Up the Food Chain

You've got a great idea, it's going to save money, make money, change the way your company does things, it might even be revolutionary.

But how do you convince other people of your genius? And what if you're punching above your weight, perhaps you're a new face in the company, or a junior team member, and your idea's a little 'above your station'?

How do you sell your idea up the food chain, or influence when you don't have formal authority.

Read more.

Influencing Skills coaching: Do you have an idea you'd like to implement in your company but don't know how. We offer skills development coaching in communication, influencing, presentation and negotiation skills. If you would like more information, contact us at


Looking to give a gift that keeps on giving this Christmas? If you have a friend or loved one that is unhappy with their work and is looking for a new job, you can buy Christmas vouchers. Read the Services pages for fees. Vouchers bought before Friday 15th December get 15% off our usual rates. 


The Career Coach is closed and not responding to emails or calls between 25th December and 2nd January. 

To book coaching time with Ros or an initial consultation to discuss whether coaching is suitable for your situation please use the online calendar which has available time in December and January. 

Happy holidays!

Warm regards 

Tel: 07861 714529

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Ros Toynbee
The Career Coach
Unit 20, The Circle
Great Elizabeth Street
London, SE1 2JE
United Kingdom