TROUBLESHOOTER: WHY CAN’T YOU HEAR ME?

A production manager is guiding a major change project in his engineering firm. But his boss’s indifference to his recommendations is making him falter   The Issue Tom is a middle manager, part of a busy production team in an engineering environment. The production team has been charged with delivering a big change project to […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE

Two members of a leadership team are concerned about the stuckness of their organisation. So why is their CEO continually shutting down their concerns? The Issue Stephen and Jane are well-respected members of the leadership team of a public sector organisation in the UK. They’re in agreement that their organisation, while generally regarded as operating […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE?

An IT organisation has grown rapidly in its global diversity. But some individuals are clashing. Is this behaviour personality-led or does it have a cultural basis? THE ISSUE A relatively new software technology company has experienced rapid growth, from five employees a year ago, to more than 50 today. Many come from diverse cultural backgrounds, […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: CAN I MANAGE THIS?

A company CIO has been tasked with launching a digital change programme. He is worried he lacks the expertise to lead it. What can be done to support him? The Issue The board of a customer-facing business expect the CIO to lead a major digital transformation because they view it as “about technology”. But technology […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: CAUGHT UP IN THE PAST

A well-known business suffers from high staff turnover and a stagnating culture. The HR director cannot tell why. Could coaching surface the influencing issues? The Issue Simon is the managing director of a mid-sized business with around 500 employees. He is 18 months into the role. Although his business has a globally recognised brand, and […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: WHO’S DRIVING THIS?

A multinational has lost its CEO and CHRO, denting company morale. With a new CEO in place and restructuring imminent, where should it look for a CHRO? The Issue The chief human resources officer (CHRO), who had worked very closely with the former and recently departed CEO at a large multinational, has also left the […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: WHAT’S STOPPING ME?

An international executive repatriated to UK HQ seeks a career change, one with meaning. But why? How can coaching surface and work with a hidden agenda? The Issue Barbara is a high achiever, both professionally and personally, in her 40s, working for a global oil business, who is being repatriated to a role in a […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: FLYING BLINDLY

A growing and successful business attracts top talent – then loses them through pressure instilled by its highly driven CEO. She wants to change – but how? The Issue Charlotte is an entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of a very successful and growing IT business. The business has grown from four people to more than […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: A ROARING SUCCESS

A friendly and competent IT manager is popular with her staff. But feedback from higher level job interviews suggest a lack of gravitas. Can coaching help? The Issue Sheila is an experienced senior manager in an IT company. She is based in London, but is originally from the US. She is competent, experienced, warm and […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: DON’T STOP ME NOW

A creative and innovative HR leader has had her wings clipped by her new risk-averse boss. Feeling stifled, she knows she must break free. And soon. The Issue Marie, the head of talent development in a financial services organisation, feels stuck, demotivated and frustrated, but at the same time as if something new is trying […]