HANDS OFF!

The boss of a large organisation finds himself mired in its day-to-day running, pulled in by senior managers who rely heavily on him for answers. How can he extricate himself and concentrate instead on furthering his company’s strategic business aims? John is managing director of a multi-million pound business that is looking to increase its […]

SUNSHINE ON A RAINY DAY

An interim management role has thrown up some problems for a talented and committed employee, who until now has been overlooked for promotion. She feels negative and undervalued despite her considerable skills. What is her next move?  Ava is hugely valued in her organisation for her very specific expertise. However, she has seen a pattern […]

TroubleShooter: Fear no fall

Anna has been offered a once in a lifetime project that will truly stretch her mentally. But the hugeness of what lays ahead has stifled her creativity. She cannot take the first step to bring it to fruition – and has completely locked down instead. Could coaching get her unstuck? Anna has been given a […]

TroubleShooter: Growing pains

An independent coach has found herself unable to move on from an unresolved coaching assignment. She blames herself for its lack of conclusion, and is now having serious doubts about her ability to continue with her work. Could supervision with a fellow coach find a path through for her? Angela has been working as an […]

TroubleShooter: flexible flyer?

An associate in a leading law firm attends a half-day workshop, then two sessions of coaching as part of the firm’s leadership development programme. On paper, he is highly focused, yet his main contribution to the workshop was a series of “Yes, but…” responses. Are his comments a key to his disengagement? Param is cited […]

TroubleShooter: Delivering the goods

An experienced senior manager will be returning to work part-time after her maternity leave. Can she effectively maintain a professional and personal life within the hours of her post-maternity contract? Susan is a service manager of a global company that contributes to the growth, profitability and efficiency of the parent company. She is a member […]

Troubleshooter: Collision course

The strategic head of a global telecoms organisation is considered integral to the business. But when a new CEO arrives with his own team, the head is left isolated and unclear of his role. What now? Colin is a vice president of a multinational telecommunications company. He was hired as head of strategy for his […]

TroubleShooter: Let’s make tracks

A coach is finding that some of her clients are becoming stuck. They can see changes they want to make, but ingrained behaviour keeps setting them on the wrong path. Time to bring in neuroscience? Madeleine is curious to see whether neuroscience can shed any light on a problem many of her clients face. She […]