Pragmatic and down-to-earth, I use my 25+ years experience in HR and L&D to help managers put the foundations in place where their teams can grow and high performance levels can be achieved and maintained.
Qualifications: CIPD; ILM 5 Coaching and Mentoring; currently studying for ILM 7 Coaching and Mentoring
I live in Porthcawl South Wales, 500m from the beach.
It's beautiful and just 10 mins from the M4 near Cardiff.
Happy to work on-line, remotely or face-to-face when we can.
I work with organisations to develop their managers and teams.
Bring me in at any stage
to work with you to set up the legal requirements of employing staff - employment contracts and related policies
to train your managers in good practices so they can manage successful teams
to provide coaching 1-1, gain time to think through any dilema or goal with a coach who will help you to untangle your thoughts and find a suitable pathway forward.
train you and your teams to use a coaching style of management, discover how empowering people makes for a confident and highly effective team
to work with your teams or individuals who are experiencing conflicts
provide independent investigations into employment matters
I have an honest and direct approach. I am a Coach and wholly believe that if you find the solution for yourself, you will implement it and remember it next time.
Experience has taught me
1. to spot that exact moment in a situation or problem where it all goes wrong and
2. help you put practices in place to reduce the risks of this happening
Don't be afraid to manage!
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS - WHAT I OFFER
Support That Makes a Difference
A CLEAR FOUNDATION
This service is a favorite among many of my clients, and is the starting block for a harmonious team.
I can work with you to develop
Clear concise Contracts of Employment
Relevant Employment Policies.
Everyone needs clarity, we work better together when we know the rules, consequences and values of our employer.
My job is to work with you to agree what's important for your business and embed this into the legal requirements of employment contracts and policies.
Call now to discuss your requirements
Do you feel like
you are always adding new tasks to your to-do list but never crossing anything out?
So much is changing, how can I support myself and my teams
my team's remote, how can I ensure high performance
I will help you develop the skills to
really communicate with your team so as to reach personal, team and business objectives
Provide clarity so everyone knows what they should be doing
Develop accountability - so you are not relied on so heavily
Improve morale - gain a supported team who trust eachother and you
Make change work
Make remote working a success
ONE-TO-ONE COACHING SESSION
Let me give you space to think!
Don't fire-fight all the time
I will not
make your decision for you
tell you how i do it
give you space to think
ask you questions
listen to your replies
sit silently while you think
HOW TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOURSELF AND YOUR TEAM MEMBERS
The better we know each other, the better we work together. Identifying how we as individuals fit into the team and the organisation helps the team work at consistently high levels and reducing the risks of conflicts. I use the below methods to help you all work together to the common goal
MBTI Assessments - individual or groups
Action Learning Sets
Thorough, comprehensive Independent Investigations into Discipline or Grievance issues.
I can offer advice and/or carry out a full investigation.
I will discover the facts of the case and present my findings in a concise report.
SET CLEAR OBJECTIVES AND PROVIDE FEEDBACK
Make sure your teams know what they should be doing and give them feedback on how they're doing it
Objectives ensure we know what we're supposed to be doing, and how it fits into the bigger picture.
Positive feedback aides a feeling of appreciation
Negative feedback aides correction
Doing them both successfully is a skill
Learn how coaching skills can help you communicate better and also free up your time
This service is a favorite among many of my clients, as it is often times one of the keys to a happier, healthier life. My job is to give you the tools and techniques to achieve a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. After several sessions, you will become well-versed at handling issues whenever and wherever they arise. Call now to schedule a session.
Be more aware of your preferred behavioural traits, and how you interact within your team
Why do you behave the way you do in meetings?
Why are your expectations as they are?
Why does 'that person' wind you up?
We are all different, how can we understand each other work together productively
CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT & EMPLOYMENT POLICIES
Clear and Bespoke to your business
Apart from being a legal requirement, contracts of employment and company policies set the foundation of an employees' journey.
Make sure yours reflect the needs of your business
BUSINESS VALUES V INDIVIDUAL VALUES
Conduct business from a position of mutually agreed values
This activity works with you and your teams to draw out mutual values and how to implement them into the workplace. Being part of the solution team members become the solution while also getting to know each other on a much deeper level
All this and more to help you gain and maintain successful teams
"The art of communication Is the language of leadership"