Yes it can and is successfully offered in many different settings. General career coaching is for teenagers onwards. However, our company specialises in helping people in their mid-20’s, 30s, 40s and 50s onwards.
Can I have a one off coaching supervision session with you?
We do work with younger people who have been promoted into new leadership roles and where the company wants to invest in their development. More frequently, we are engaged to work with senior, existing leaders who are at managerial, director or board level.
We do and depending upon the location and circumstances, this is often a combination of face-face coaching and regular Skype coaching. You would need to contact us to discuss your coaching needs, context and location.
We don’t tend to use profiling tools. Our own Transformational Coaching approach uses the power of story on an individual, team and organisational level. We are highly skilled at understanding and working strategically with you whatever your role or context.
Does the advanced training course offer certification?
On request, we offer a Listening Partnership CPD certificate on successful completion of the course. However, we also encourage on-going coaching supervision and offer further reading and study through access to our member site. This is available to anyone who has been on the advanced course.
You want someone you get on with, connect with and build a trusting, positive relationship with. You can take our expertise for granted, so the best way to choose is to contact us for an exploratory discussion, no strings attached.
How does executive coaching differ from career coaching?
Executive coaching is about the person in their context plus the business strategy and the leadership elements of their current role. Career coaching is has more to do with how the individual develops their career path, independent of their current role.
How is coaching for women different from your general executive coaching?
It is similar, in that our coaches are experienced leadership coaches first and foremost. We are adept at dealing with the issues you, as a professional women want to explore. It would however include both your business challenges and opportunities, as well as the gender-specific issues that you want to raise.
This course is a combination of individual learning and a 2-day group training. It involves pre-work. Before attending the group sessions some reading, watching a few short video clips and completion of a personal reflection exercise is required.
Yes, we are skilled at coaching individuals who are at a transitional point in their lives. They maybe changing tack to enjoy a more fulfilling career where they are or elsewhere. We also help people in the third phase of their working life – those drawing to the end of a successful career who want to find rewarding, meaningful roles that utilise their skills in new contexts.
Is supervision mandatory with you once I have completed the training course?
It will helps you see the wood for the trees, guiding you expertly to make the right career decisions for your stage in life, lifestyle, skills, personality type and ambitions. It maybe that you want to make the most of what you are already doing career wise or you want to think through some different options. Either way, we are skilled at working with to you to come up with a plan ahead.
What experience do you have working at board level?
This depends on the situation. If the team has 6 members or under we use one team coach, if team has 6 – 12 members, we call in a second team coach. We do not usually work with teams that are bigger than 12 people.
Most of our coaching meetings take place in London, Oxford or at your place of work. We do work nationally and internationally, and do travel to see people further afield. However, this would be discussed at start of any coaching programme and form part of our up front agreement with the client or company
We are committed to supporting our clients throughout the Covid-19 outbreak. All scheduled meetings are taking place. Yet, to help slow the spread of the virus, we will deliver our coaching sessions virtually for the time being, through online conferencing tools. If you have any concerns, please contact us.
Leadership, career and executive coaching for business professionals. We know and value the results achieved through respectful listening.