I’m Michelle Howie
Maybe you don’t know me that well, but you’re here on my website for one of two reasons, so here are two options. Nice and easy.
You’re here to read about the mahi I do
It’s true, I like to work.
People like to involve me in their projects, their team planning days, their dreams , families and community lives. I do all sorts of things for all sorts of clients – anything from project management, leadership programmes, coaching, facilitation and communications.
I’d be happy to chat if you want to talk about whether we can work together. Just drop me an email … [email protected] or call 0210 426835.
You’re here to read my writing
I’m a new writer, growing in courage to share what I create.
A good way to get to know me and my perspectives on life would be through my writing. I share short fiction and non-fiction articles on this site (check out the top tabs) and you can sign up for Friday Flow, my fortnightly email to a mailing list of followers.
Lovely comments from great humans I have worked with…
“This was such a meaningful and powerful workshop. The insights around wellbeing gave me new tools that I will be using in my life going forward. I was able to meet & engage with people I otherwise wouldn’t have met. I left this workshop feeling incredibly full of hope.”
“My wellbeing is innate. I’ve always had it. It’s not outside me. And no-one can take it away.”
“[The workshop] gave me the tools I need whilst going through a tough time.”
Feedback from participants at Seed Waikato workshop – October 2020
“Michelle was a great facilitator. She has great EQ and ran the sessions well.”
“Michelle is a great facilitator. She balances contributing and driving us to contribute ourselves really well.”
“Michelle has heaps of experience and is a great facilitator.”
“The facilitation was awesome, I loved how Michelle left it up to us but still contributed and her contribution was usually highly valued.”
“Michelle was wonderful and supportive throughout, and I was thoroughly impressed over all.”
“Michelle was fantastic, a real asset to the programme.”
“Michelle is one of those rare people whose gift of service and leadership has the potential to reshape entire communities by empowering people to see themselves through the lens of possibility rather than limitation.”
“One of Michelle’s greatest talents is her ability to listen intently, while holding space for other people to share their emotions, thoughts and feelings. She is a collaborative and empathetic leader, with a bright mind, and the ability to synthesise information extremely quickly in a very direct and practical way”
“Michelle became my coach in August 2017 when I embarked on a journey which involved beginning a business in a new health modality that is not widely known. This being my second business in the health sector I wanted to start this new business with a fresh, methodical approach. Michelle predominately offered business coaching whilst also incorporating some valuable life coaching which helped me discover more about myself and the way I wanted to operate my business. Her approach has been kind and gentle, bringing a wealth of knowledge and opening a whole new paradigm to how I viewed business and business models. She has been thoroughly supportive and encouraging through this process and both my business and personal lives have benefited from her input. As a female entrepreneur it has been a difficult path to navigate and I can see the value in having a mentor like Michelle. Drawing a comparison between beginning my first business without a mentor compared to my second, Michelle has made the process less daunting and has provided essential insight into the business world. She has also been my constant with regards to helping me maintain a positive attitude about myself and my capabilities. In moments of self-doubt Michelle has been there always to ensure I veer back on to the path of self-belief and success.”