Patricia Cleghorn is Principal of Orchid, an author and speaker. She has an exceptionally wide range of experience in helping people to flourish.

Patricia has featured in the national press, in many magazines, as well as on radio and television.

Her latest book, Confidence Boosters! is available now.


Please don't hesitate to contact us, your enquiry
is most welcome!

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Welcome to Orchid.

Running your own business or working in one?
Need that extra step-up or turn-around?

We can help you flourish and prosper. Quick, effective and enjoyable.
Create your own unique brand of success for the results you really want.

Orchid has an excellent track record of success in providing executive coaching and leadership training for:

  • businesses and coaches ready to make a quantum leap forward
  • people ready for a career boost or change
  • people at all levels in major organisations, including Anglian Water, Barts Hospital, Heinz, ICI, BTG International and BOC
  • young people and those working with them, including staff and students in education.
    Courses include those given at University of St Andrews, the Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown, Dublin and Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
  • members of the public on our popular New-Life open courses

Join the thousands of people who have benefited.

The Secrets of Self-Esteem book is now back in stock!
- Now available for Kindle

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Create your own unique brand of success.

Let Orchid programmes show you how ... please contact us now!

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Just some of the comments received:

"Should set you on the road to becoming a star performer"
The Times

"Many personal and professional benefits for people throughout our business world-wide."
GM, Human Resources Manager, BTG International Ltd, London

"Patricia's workshops can help nurture some of the most important things you need in writing, in business, or in life: confidence and inspiration."
Niall Murtagh, author of ‘The Blue-Eyed Salaryman’, published by Profile Books.

Books and CDs by Patricia Cleghorn available direct from us, and from any good book shop. Kindle version of Confidence Boosters! now available.

Special courses include:

Write Your Own Book!

Do you want to write a book?
Then how about writing a great book!
> Here’s how to move forward with your book.


Inspiring women to create success. > More Info

Looking for a Move Forward with
Confidence course in your area?

If you are a young person or you are working with young people, please contact us.

Would you like to help others to flourish?
Please enquire about tutor training for selected Orchid courses to use with your own clients.