Selfcare vs. Selfish with Founder of Cumhacht Coaching Maeve O’Byrne (Part I)
Selfcare vs. Selfish with Founder of Cumhacht Coaching Maeve O'Byrne (Part I)
Certified Executive Coach, Maeve O’Byrne, is the female founder behind Certified Executive Coach, Maeve O’Byrne, is the female founder behind Cumhacht Coaching & Consulting and our Female Founder Friday guest this week. Like the other women featured in this series that's been inspired by bestselling book Superwomen Secrets Revealed, Maeve shares how being active has helped her in her business and personal life. During our conversation, Maeve shares how she came to the conclusion that being selfish and taking care of oneself is of foremost importance in a women's life. She also discusses four pillars recommends using to assess how good of a job you're doing taking care of yourself. Tune in to learn why we must take care of ourselves first, if we want to take care of others, be successful or even just to live a good life. Filled with personal anecdotes and tips from her work helping women navigate big changes in their personal and professional lives, you're sure to enjoy this episode even if you aren't female or a company founder. While this conversation starts today, it will be continued on Monday, January 27th 2020 so be sure to subscribe to The Fit Fifteen podcast show wherever you listen to podcasts so you don't miss it!
About Maeve O’Byrne:
Maeve O’Byrne is an entrepreneur, coach and facilitator. She is passionate about helping women through change, both in their personal life and in their careers. She is particularly interested in how we adapt to the gift of time that our parents didn’t have, and determined to alter the perception of ageism and change the conversation of age from negative to positive.
Born in the UK to Irish parents Maeve is one of six siblings brought up between Wales and the Middle East. She became independent at 10, and never, except for vacations, again lived with her family, moving from Boarding School in Wales to Switzerland, and then Ireland.
She worked in the Non-profit sector, initially in Dublin, Ireland and then in Canada, settling on Vancouver Island where she was the President & CEO of the Hospital Foundation. Since 2016 she has forged a new career as a coach, consultant and speaker – promoting her unique thoughts and ideas further in the greater world.
She has spoken on Non-profit management; Succession Planning; Unconscious & Implicit Bias, Learnings from working within Indigenous Agencies; The Third Act, Retirement or Transition and in the Fall she will co-present at the International Coach Federation’s (ICF) ‘Converge’ Conference in Prague ‘Developing Resilient Coaching programs for Social Change’. Her new presentation - Selfish Vs Selfless – why being selfish can make you a better person, challenges the common perception that being selfish is a negative trait.
A Reiki Master, Maeve has a Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, is a Certified Executive Coach, and a PCC accredited coach through the ICF. She is also a certified mentor coach through L-Con Global, and is a LEADS 360 debrief and performance planning coach through the Canadian Council of Health Leaders, she also studied Fashion Design at Vancouver Community College.
“When I don’t listen to my inner voice, I get in trouble! My mind is constantly going and I like to challenge perceptions and assumptions about life and people. I want to understand the journey and stories that brought them to where they are today and persuade them to think more deeply and creatively about what they do and think”.
When not working, Maeve plays with Fiber, loves long walks, goes to yoga classes, and visits her sons, and various siblings around the World.
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