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Third phase coaching

Coaching that ensures the final years in your role and what you do beyond this are productive.

Introducing third phase coaching

Many of our clients have had extremely successful careers. We’ve partnered with them as they navigated the complexity and conflicting demands of leading their businesses. However, at a certain point, most begin to ask, what next? There comes a time in every successful individual’s career when, much as they are committed to now, their thoughts turn to what next. Often consumed by busy professional lives, it’s difficult to do the rigorous thinking that demands.

However, there is a need to be thinking ahead about the next phase and to be preparing for life beyond the current situation. Now feels like the time to develop those strategies that are needed to bring this career phase to a satisfying conclusion.

The freedom needed to think creatively is hard to forge by yourself, especially if your current responsibilities require you to act as if its always going to be ‘business-as-usual’ for you. Often the mere hint of change unsettles people around you and then that inhibits your options.

Our coaching can provide the time and the confidential space to step back and review your options ahead. In our experience, anticipating the next chapter early and carefully considering it, has proven to be worthwhile countless times.

Who is this coaching for?

This coaching is for you, if you’re wanting to think ahead and start preparing now. If you want to harness your ambition onwards. If you are committed to ensuring the final years in your current role are productive and you want to plan out the next phase. Ensuring it is as meaningful and satisfying to you. The default options are easy. The obvious, even predictable possibilities are there for the taking, but you have a small voice inside you that still says, “Is this all there is?”. Don’t slip into your future by letting that future be crowded out by current demands.

Our coaching is designed to help you decide what this next chapter might look like in reality.

Our Coaching is particularly relevant to:

  • Partners in law or professional service firms looking to explore new options
  • Senior professionals who feel they want to do something refreshingly different
  • Company directors who are looking for different challenge for the next phase
  • Business owners who have sold or stepped back and are interested in alternatives
  • Professionals who want to create a next chapter portfolio of roles and activities
  • Business founders who have successfully secured their exit from their enterprises

Our experience suggests those who engage with our coaching really do benefit from our professional approach. Our coaching will:

  • Create new alternative options and possibilities, and help you field test those new opportunities, develop a clear offer and a robust business model
  • Serve as your first audience, your first public airing of the new idea, or the new direction
  • Work with you to create a compelling narrative for the change that includes the outcome you are looking to establish
  • Help you with the practicalities of making a choice for a new, satisfying future

Meet our directors

Jude Elliman

Jude helps her clients to think clearly, strategically and practically. She supports her clients as they face big challenges and pressing, significant issues. Jude’s coaching approach is highly relational, organisationally savvy and results-orientated.

Work with Jude

Nick Isbister

For 26 years, Nick has been a trusted advisor to many leaders and emerging leaders. He focuses on working with senior executives, helping them negotiate the pressures they face at the top of their organisations.

Work with Nick

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Introducing third phase coaching

Many of our clients have had extremely successful careers. We’ve partnered with them as they navigated the complexity and conflicting demands of leading their businesses. However, at a certain point, most begin to ask, what next? There comes a time in every successful individual’s career when, much as they are committed to now, their thoughts turn to what next. Often consumed by busy professional lives, it’s difficult to do the rigorous thinking that demands.

However, there is a need to be thinking ahead about the next phase and to be preparing for life beyond the current situation. Now feels like the time to develop those strategies that are needed to bring this career phase to a satisfying conclusion.

The freedom needed to think creatively is hard to forge by yourself, especially if your current responsibilities require you to act as if its always going to be ‘business-as-usual’ for you. Often the mere hint of change unsettles people around you and then that inhibits your options.

Our coaching can provide the time and the confidential space to step back and review your options ahead. In our experience, anticipating the next chapter early and carefully considering it, has proven to be worthwhile countless times.

Who is this coaching for?

This coaching is for you, if you’re wanting to think ahead and start preparing now. If you want to harness your ambition onwards. If you are committed to ensuring the final years in your current role are productive and you want to plan out the next phase. Ensuring it is as meaningful and satisfying to you. The default options are easy. The obvious, even predictable possibilities are there for the taking, but you have a small voice inside you that still says, “Is this all there is?”. Don’t slip into your future by letting that future be crowded out by current demands.

Our coaching is designed to help you decide what this next chapter might look like in reality.

Our Coaching is particularly relevant to:

  • Partners in law or professional service firms looking to explore new options
  • Senior professionals who feel they want to do something refreshingly different
  • Company directors who are looking for different challenge for the next phase
  • Business owners who have sold or stepped back and are interested in alternatives
  • Professionals who want to create a next chapter portfolio of roles and activities
  • Business founders who have successfully secured their exit from their enterprises

Our experience suggests those who engage with our coaching really do benefit from our professional approach. Our coaching will:

  • Create new alternative options and possibilities, and help you field test those new opportunities, develop a clear offer and a robust business model
  • Serve as your first audience, your first public airing of the new idea, or the new direction
  • Work with you to create a compelling narrative for the change that includes the outcome you are looking to establish
  • Help you with the practicalities of making a choice for a new, satisfying future

Meet our directors

Jude Elliman

Jude helps her clients to think clearly, strategically and practically. She supports her clients as they face big challenges and pressing, significant issues. Jude’s coaching approach is highly relational, organisationally savvy and results-orientated.

Work with Jude

Nick Isbister

For 26 years, Nick has been a trusted advisor to many leaders and emerging leaders. He focuses on working with senior executives, helping them negotiate the pressures they face at the top of their organisations.

Work with Nick

Meet our other coaches

“Listening Partnership’s coaching, using stories, is powerful for personal and professional career change. It is a transformational force for releasing unknown potential, creative energy, a stronger sense of their own worth and competencies too.”

Nick Roseveare

Interim CEO
NGO

Your USP – define your unique selling point

In business it’s our USP, our Unique Selling Point, how we distinguish ourselves from everyone else, that makes us different, that makes us special. That’s why people want to buy from us. Our brand is what makes us distinctive. Our USP is the very thing that makes us what we are, our ‘thisness’.

“Listening Partnership’s coaching, using stories, is powerful for personal and professional career change. It is a transformational force for releasing unknown potential, creative energy, a stronger sense of their own worth and competencies too.”

Nick Roseveare

Interim CEO
NGO

“Working with the Listening Partnership gave me a structured context and support to review my career at a critical time, as a result, I found another path forward that has proved to be a rewarding set of new opportunities.”

Reg Hinkley

Former Council Member
Lloyds of London

‘Over the past four years, Nick has played a crucial role in helping me build my executive coaching and consulting business. My MBA from Kellogg Business School gives me strong credentials, Nick continues to be the most significant influence in my success.’

Shyla Allard
Executive Coach – Consultant The Allard Consulting Group

Meet our directors

Jude Elliman

Jude helps her clients to think clearly, strategically and practically. She supports her clients as they face big challenges and pressing, significant issues. Jude’s coaching approach is highly relational, organisationally savvy and results-orientated.

Work with Jude

Nick Isbister

For 26 years, Nick has been a trusted advisor to many leaders and emerging leaders. He focuses on working with senior executives, helping them negotiate the pressures they face at the top of their organisations.

Work with Nick

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