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Heads Untangled

A business can only sustain growth and change when individual behaviours support it.

Sometimes it's obvious when someone's head is in a tangle, but often a calm exterior can hide inner conflict, confusion and contradictions. Left unresolved, the impact can be huge.

How we help

We help business owners and leaders to step back from the day-to-day work to take time out to think and plan. We also help them calibrate their own impact via bespoke 360-degree feedback.

We coach and mentor key people to prepare them for their next role. As business grows it's important that your talented people expand their own skills and experience in order to keep pace with the business, and with customer expectations.

For people who are performing well, but could be even more successful, we provide coaching and training.

At the same time we support others who appear intent on career-suicide (or whose body-count is high) but in whom the business still has faith or hope.

We also guide new starters, graduates and interns who arrive full of enthusiasm; with high expectations and bushy tails but without the knowledge of how to behave, navigate and succeed within business.

Untangled in action

Sometimes we focus on coaching key individuals, sometimes on making the environment more favourable to their development, sometimes we sort out relationships. Here are some client examples.

  • Coaching and mentoring a Marketing Director identified as a potential candidate for promotion to Managing Director (which they achieved!)
  • Coaching two business owners to develop presenting and speaking skills in order to confidently approach prospective clients in the private equity and banking sector.
  • Coaching a director to develop their self-esteem and leadership impact.
  • Mentoring a university lecturer to develop their general business acumen.
  • Coaching and mentoring highly promising managers to develop resilience and critical thinking skills.
  • Coaching line managers of newly trained teams to ensure the learning becomes habitual behaviour.
  • 360-degree feedback for a School Head, from a mix Govenors, Senior Management Team and other stakeholders. Providing suggestions for development and supported with one-to-one coaching.
  • Arbitration between two senior directors whose business relationship was undermining their teams, destroying productivity across their business divisions and being noticed by customers.
  • Recruitment, on-boarding and 12-month support for two student placements within an IT client.

 

coaching / mentoring / consulting / training​

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