You've got it. You want to make more of your time and talent. What's holding you back?

I’m Christina Patterson and I’m a writer, broadcaster and coach.

I help bright, interesting people who want to have an impact in the world. Can I help you find your voice, your purpose and your power?


Get more clarity about what you want


Focus on what matters to you

Creative Conversations

Discover what gives you joy

The Art of Work Logo

As a journalist, I’ve interviewed Nobel laureates, rock stars, artists, scientists and politicians. As a coach, I believe we all have the potential to hone our skills, develop new ones and excel at work we find fulfilling.


“The expression or application of human creative skills and imagination”


“The application of effort to a purpose, especially as a means of earning a living”

The Art of Work:

a mix of both that makes life richer, deeper, better

What can coaching do for you?

Coaching is a process that inspires people to make the professional and personal changes they want to make. It can help you gain fresh perspectives on your work and life, find out what’s keeping you stuck and develop the confidence and clarity you need to move forward.

I won’t tell you what to do. I’ll ask you powerful questions and take you through a process that can be life-changing, but you’ll be the one in the driving seat. My aim, with every client, is to build a creative partnership that brings energy, spark and challenge.



How do we find fulfilment as we pay the bills? In this podcast, which developed out of my previous podcast, Work Interrupted, I talk to inspirational guests about how they have managed to build a work life that brings some meaning, fun – and even joy.


What people say

I worked with Christina on a number of issues, mainly around work. I found our sessions to be invaluable. At the end of every session, I was able to identify actions which I could then implement in my day-to-day life. I always felt that Christina really cared about what we’d been discussing. I’m really delighted with the progress I was able to make after only six sessions.
Abigail Dombey
Sustainability Engineer and Board Chair
Christina brings a wealth of life and work experience to her coaching skill set which I particularly valued. In our six sessions, she helped me think differently about some current issues going on in my life, which supported me in making some key decisions and most importantly enacting these. I also really enjoyed her sense of humour. I can really recommend her as a coach.
Kate Adams
GP and clinical lead urgent care

Request a
Free Consultation