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 […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: UNRAVELLING THE TRUTH

An internal coaching organiser waits until the end of an uneventful supervision session to let slip about a serious client issue. What should his supervisor do? The Issue Nick is a learning and development officer with a small charity. His organisation has been introducing internal coaching for 18 months and Nick has been involved in […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: AM I THE ONE YOU NEED?

If the client’s situation changes, should the coach change too? Mark feels he now has little to offer his client; she, however, disagrees. What should they do?   The Issue Mark has been working with Catriona for nearly two years. He was approached by the HR director to support Catriona in building her influencing skills […]

TROUBLESHOOTER: HATING ME, HATING YOU

TROUBLESHOOTER A school leader feels judged by her peers and judges them in her turn. She is angry, defensive and exhausted. A focus on compassion could hold the key THE ISSUE Beatrice is a department head at an independent secondary school in which teachers, pupils and management are under enormous pressure to deliver impressive academic […]

TOO MUCH INFORMATION

A coaching company has a long-term relationship with a multinational technology business. The lead coach values her catch-ups with the firm’s HR director. But during coaching, her corporate client shares his perspective on a senior manager, and it raises practical and ethical difficulties for the coach. A global technology firm uses coaching as a development […]

CHANNEL THAT ENERGY

Staff at an ambitious new ad agency are looking forward to exciting times ahead, but they face challenges too. Youth and talent are on their side, but they lack experience in sales and development – essential for future success. Can coaching help? A new, medium-sized advertising agency has big ambitions, wanting to grow into a […]

BUILDING BLOCKS

A medium-sized building firm wants to develop a coaching culture following a recent change in management. The current culture is macho, blame-heavy and suffers from a chronic case of ‘knowledge is power’. How can the HR director begin the process of change and win over the board? Construct UK Ltd is a medium-sized business employing […]