Claire Brummell

Founder at The Universal Needs
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International Consultant, Coach, Mentor, Trainer and Speaker, Claire Brummell is an expert in human behaviour. After 10 years of working with clients from San Francisco to Shanghai on a range of challenges and life areas from business, money, work-life balance and leadership to relationships, parenting, stress management and self-worth, Claire began to notice that there was a pattern.

More importantly, she realised that the exact same fundamental issues were at the root of every one of her client’s problems, which meant that there was a single solution that would provide the foundation to helping them ALL make the shifts they wanted, needed and deserved. That was when The Universal Needs transformational methodology was developed.

The Universal Needs is a unique model and methodology that helps people to understand the 12 Universal Needs we all have, the reasons they are not currently being well met and how to consistently meet them in quick, easy and simple ways that are sustainable not only for themselves, but for their loved ones and their wider communities.

Through working with individuals Claire helps people to understand how consistently meeting their own Universal Needs is VITAL to supporting all the most important areas of their life including relationships, mental health, self-worth, working life, resilience, parenting, boundaries, emotional wellbeing and more.

Claire’s work training and consulting with organisations helps to create workplaces that operate in ways that ensure that everyone's Universal Needs are consistently met from leadership down to the line level to create more effective work environments, enhance employee engagement and get better business results.

As creator of 'The Universal Needs' transformational system, Claire has the ability to get right to the heart of any issue, and provide practical, step-by-step tools to address the root cause, so that her clients can remove their dependency on other people and situations, and come to every aspect of their life feeling more resourced, emotionally resilient and fulfilled.

Just some examples of Claire's key areas of expertise:

Business / Leadership / HR, for example:
- How to create a Destination Workplace
- How to prevent the labour crisis from affecting your organisation
- How to use the 'great resignation' to transform your workplace
- How to stop the best employees from quitting
- How to keep employees engaged remotely
- How to support the mental health of your teams
- How to create an extraordinary customer experience
- How to lead to meet the needs of the organisation AND your team
- How businesses can keep (or lose) a reputation and what to do when it happens
- How to show more empathy in leadership
- The key to employee engagement that most organisations don't know
- How to spot bullying in the workplace
- Why pay transparency and pay equity is essential for businesses
- How to effectively deal with conflict in an organisation
- Women who have imposter syndrome and how to shift it
- How to support your employees total wellbeing
- Why are workers' priorities shifting, and how can businesses pivot to match them
- How to attract the employees you want
- Creating the culture that will transform your organisation
- The key elements of effective crisis management

Mental Health & Wellbeing, for example:
- How to set and enforce healthy boundaries
- How to deal with 'negative' emotions
- The causes of anxiety and how to heal them
- How to become more resilient
- How to stop other people draining you
- The 3 different types of trauma and how to heal them
- Mental Health recovery in the wake of COVID
- How to become more resourced and less drained
- How health workers have been pushed to the limit during the pandemic, and how to get them the support they need
- How to find a work life balance that works for you
- How to lower your stress levels
- Why prioritising your wellbeing as a parent is important
- How to avoid holiday stress
- The keys to building self worth
- How to nurture your inner wellbeing

Relationships, for example:
- How to avoid the biggest relationship mistakes
- How to recover your relationship in the aftermath of a global pandemic
- How to discover and secure your attachment style
- How to neutralise any pick up artist
- Why are toxic relationships so enticing?
- How to talk to your partner about anything
- How to protect yourself from falling for an abuser
- How to improve your relationship's resilience
- How to make better friends
- How to deal with difficult family members

Psychology, for example:
- Move over Maslow - Why the industry standard, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, is incomplete, ineffective and harmful.
- The 3 different types of trauma and how to heal them
- The difference between self-worth and confidence
- The causes of anxiety and how to heal them
- The difference between meeting needs and masking them
- The difference between being selfish, selfless and selfirst
- What are The Universal Needs?
- Why the WAY you meet your needs is more important than WHAT they are
- How to shift out of survival mode

"I work in personal development and I have never come across something this comprehensive, this deep, that can have the ongoing impact it does. It can make you less anxious, more energised, have better relationships, the list goes on.” - Lynn, Australia

“Claire’s Guidance is simple, yet the results achieve amazing breakthroughs.” – Aisha, UK

“This gives you the understanding, coping skills and tools to get to the root of what’s going on, and to be able to address it in a healthy way." – Alexandra, Shanghai

As featured in:

- BuzzFeed
- Yahoo!Life
- Real Business
- The Food Institute
- Glamour
- Cosmopolitan
- The Sunday Times Magazine
- Mother & Baby
- LBC Radio
- LBC News

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