executive COACHING

Executive coaching for leaders, managers and other professionals, working 1:1 or in groups, in person, on Skype on or the move.

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Coaching Model and Approach

Support clients who experience challenge, stress or opportunity in the workplace, and work holistically where issues intersect professional and home life. Coach clients to build self-awareness and confidence and to support practical change, through a systemic focus on acceptance, self-compassion and emotional intelligence.

No client is the same, but typical topics include:

  • Building self-awareness and self-confidence

  • Leadership style and impact

  • Relationships in the workplace

  • Managing teams, in particular for new managers

  • Managing stress

  • Managing guilt

  • Handling Conflict

  • Navigating development and career choices and

  • Work-life balance and energy management

Recent engagements:

A variety of clients including board members, senior leaders and business owners, in a range of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals and IT.

Recent assignments:

  • Working with a senior leader ‘stepping up’ into directorship promotion

  • Coaching and mentoring an interim board director as they were given a 6 month opportunity to trial for permanent promotion (which they achieved)

  • Coaching a business owner as they planned their exit plan

  • Working with a small business owner as they diversified their business

  • Coaching a female leader on guilt as a working parent

  • Coaching a newly promoted board member on managing poor team performance

  • Coaching an executive on managing high standards and stress

  • Coaching a senior executive with relationship challenges

TEAM WORKSHOPS

Design & deliver engaging, practical & relevant workshops. Experiential activities, best practice content, reflection & key outputs tailored to your team development & business.

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Recent workshops:

Consulting Team Day

Team day following integration of two businesses to define themselves as one team. Creation of team purpose, using input from theory and practical and creative exercises. Defining success for themselves as a team and accountable behaviours.

Marketing Team Day

Team day for the marketing team of a data analytics business. Focus on influence and complexity, in particular building capability on managing in a complex, ambiguous environment. Theory and experiential activities and reflection. Developed using Jennifer Garvey Berger’s ‘Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps’.

National Charity Team Day

Team building day for the policy and communications team of a national charity. Following a period of change within the organisation, the objective was to build team cohesion and purpose in preparation for a forthcoming strategy setting workshop. Discussions included values, culture and resources.

EQ Workshop for Theatre Company

Emotional Intelligence for Actors workshop. Introducing emotional intelligence to a company of young actors. Experiential activities, discussion and reflection, to consider how to apply to their work and for them personally.

Managing Conflict Workshop

Delivered through the Trusted Coach Directory, presented a workshop for business owners on managing conflict.

LEADER development

Great leaders can leave an imprint – on themselves, their teams, their organisations, their families, and on performance. That imprint, like a fingerprint, is unique to them. 

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We share tools, techniques and tips to ensure the leader is well-equipped to make their imprint.

Use a mix of 1:1 and group coaching activities to allow leaders to uniquely fulfil their potential and the potential of their teams.

Recent programmes:

Management development programme for Software Company

Introduction to Best Practice Management Skills and Behaviours, opportunity to build self-awareness and take responsibility. Topics covered included defining ‘great’, relationships and connection, coaching, feedback, managing conflict and delegation. Experiential sessions, with individual and group reflection and commitments. Following the two days, the cohort continued to meet monthly to share their management experiences.

Leadership development programme for Hi-tech company

6 day leadership development programme for high technology company. Tailoring and delivering as an associate to an international cohort of 20+ from across Europe. Experiential programme delivering challenging and complex experiential activities. Programme covered mindset, communication, influence, navigating in complexity, team management, coaching, delegation and leading change.