Motivational notebooks that help you advance your career

“A great, practical tool for being more thoughtful about starting a new role… packed full of useful tips and techniques” Andrew, London.


Stand out from the crowd

Understand who you are and build confidence to land a job you’ll love.


Be awesome in a new job

Learn how to comfortably navigate the first 90 days. Land with influence and impact.

Manage people effectively

Understand what it means to manage. Get familiar with key managerial concepts and situations. Build your personal development plan.

Lead with passion and purpose

Identify the type of leader you aspire to be. Know how to make the most of your strengths and growth potential.

Build personal resilience

Deal with and spring back from illness. Process your experience, and thoughtfully navigate your return to work.

Mend broken relationships

Get perspective on workplace conflict. Build your emotional intelligence to understand and resolve difficult situations.

Welcome to Notebook Mentor

Inspiring and motivational notebooks

Notebook Mentor’s purpose is to “help ordinary people manage, develop, and be happier at work”. Our beautifully designed, sustainable, hardback, career journals and online resources support you to find the job you love, progress your career, and resolve common but difficult workplace experiences.

Our books are full of authoritative, expert advice. Written by business leaders and human resource professionals with decades of experience, it’s like having a personal mentor in your pocket. Notebook Mentor can help you resolve issues quickly, rise to challenges and opportunities, and pocket learning for the future.

Packed with thoughtful insight, space to answer journaling questions, hints, tips, and encouraging quotes, use our system to develop at your own pace, and at a time and place convenient to you.

Journal to success with help from Notebook Mentor, inspiring and motivational notebooks to use and keep forever.


Career Journaling

A new style of journaling to help you develop and be happier at work.


Written by Experts

Thought provoking content, and guidance. It’s like having a mentor in your pocket.


Problem Solving Toolkit

Guided, bitesize self-development exercises to help you mindfully achieve your goals.


Blended Learning

Work with others, work alone, off and online, at a time and place convenient to you.


Free Online Resources

Complimentary website blogs, podcasts, FAQs, and support documents.

The books


Getting to know me better

Getting to know me better is a career journal designed to help you discover your true self. 


The 1st 90 days in my new job

The 1st 90 days in my new job is for anyone starting a new job in the same company or with a new employer.  


Becoming a 1st-time manager

Becoming a 1st-time manager is designed for anyone newly appointed to a first-time management role.


What kind of leader am I?

What kind of leader am I is designed for those interested in understanding what kind of leader they are or might be.


Not getting on with someone at work

Not getting on with someone at work is designed to help you work through workplace conflict and regain control.


Dealing with work and serious illness

Dealing with work and serious illness is for anyone coping with the impact of illness on work and career.


“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.”

James R Sherman

Success stories

“In Notebook Mentor Elisa has somehow managed to pour her wisdom, experience and insight into tremendously powerful books which encourage active learning and on-going development. Both individuals and whole organisations will benefit from her brilliant work”

Amanda Cusdin

Chief People Officer, Sage

“My friend was diagnosed with breast cancer. I met her yesterday and she said how much value she got from reading your book (Dealing with work and serious illness). She found the section on how her illness may have affected her husband really useful and was very motivated to re-read and discuss some of the hard stuff with him”

Jo L


“Fabulous product! The content provides valuable daily insights, advice and support and I’ve been so impressed that as MD of a recruitment firm, we are now gifting these to our candidate and client network. The feedback from which has been amazing. Stylish and sustainable too, what’s not to like!”

Simon Fallon


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