Professional Experience

Personal Mentor

1991 – Present

I guide clients to discover who and what they truly are, releasing all thoughts of limitation, letting go of painful emotions, being the person they would love to be and manifesting the life they would love to live.

 

Marketing Director of Benz Softwash Ltd

2015 – Present

Together with my son we created a 6-figure business within 2 years. Benz Softwash is a business-to-business enterprise selling cleaning products to trade customers.

Author of the book “Break Out of Your Mind”

2007 – Self-published and also sold to Ankh-Hermes, Holland’s leading mind-body-spirit publisher

I wrote Break Ouf of Your Mind following a major life event and is a project that entailed 10 years of research and development.

The book offers simple, yet profoundly powerful and practical approach, to a modernised form of the ancient spiritual practice of self-inquiry.

Retreat Leader on ‪Lanzarote and Austrian Retreats‬

2008 – 2010

I designed and delivered three residential retreats for students of my book, “Break Out of Your Mind” two for 5 days, the other for 7 days.

Team Communications Trainer for ‪Hewlett-Packard‬

2005

I designed and delivered a substantial event for an engineering team working in-house at the Hewlett-Packard plant in Bristol, UK.

Communications Skills & Stress Reduction Trainer for the ‪UK Ministry of Defence‬

1996 – 2005

I delivered hundreds of communication skills and stress management workshops to civilian and uniformed staff at scores of hotels and military bases across England and Wales.

Business writing trainer for the ‪Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)‬

2003 – 2004

I ran a number of business writing workshops for staff of the DVLA Swansea.

Communications and stress management mentor for ‪The Environment Agency‬

2000 – 2004

I worked with management and staff of The Environment Agency who were struggling with stress and other management and team challenges.

Training consultant for ‪The Meteorological Office‬

2003

I designed and delivered executive coaching training for management staff at the UK Meteorological Office.

Hypnotherapist & counsellor

1991 – 1996

I worked with individual clients and ran two, 2-year hypnotherapy training courses that enabled students to gain professionally recognised qualifications in advanced hypnotherapy.

Counsellor with the ‪Samaritans‬

1990 – 1991

I trained as a Samaritan counsellor as a way of “paying forward” the good fortune that had come my way. I manned the phone lines – often through the night – and met clients in person. This was one of the most powerful life experiences I’ve ever had and the compassionate communication skills I learned continue to inform my professional work today.

 

Author of the book “How to Succeed in Network Marketing”

1991 – 2001

Published by Piatkus Books, in print for 10 years, published in four languages and sold over 50,000 copies in hardback and paperback.

 

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Namaste,

Leo Searle Hawkins

 

 

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