A change specialist and career coach with over 15 years' experience of making change happen in the public sector. Now helping clients across a wide range of industries maximise their potential through coaching and organisational development interventions. Specialising in coaching for relationship building, developing networks, increasing self-confidence and mastering a new role.
Ann-Marie helps people navigate and lead change. She’s had a number of high-profile management and leadership roles in organisations ranging from 400 to 6,000 employees – so she knows how tough change can be.
Whether it is a career change, difficult professional relationships or responsibility for leading teams through periods of uncertainty, you are not alone.
Ann-Marie draws on life experiences and professional expertise to help relate to daily organisational challenges and works diligently with you to plan a future you can be proud of, that reflects the person you are and aspire to be.
As your thinking partner, Ann-Marie can help you to:
- Delve deeper into issues that are holding you back
- Explore your goals
- Identify your strengths
- Develop a plan to help you move forward
Coaching is a chance for you to have some much-needed headspace and feedback. Ann-Marie's role is not to provide the answers; it is to facilitate them. She believes that you have the answers within you, you just need the right environment and mindset to find them.
Ann-Marie uses a range of diagnostic techniques to get to the root of any issues, in addition to active listening and open questions to help explore the best way for you to reach your goals. As an action focused coach who is able to build instant rapport with her clients, Ann-Marie will work with you to create incremental changes that lead to tangible outcomes and real progression.
What to expect
Coaching clients are expected to be committed, focussed and engaged through the process. As a coach, Ann-Marie is here to support you and hold you accountable to your goals.
Here’s what you can expect from coaching:
- A confidential space to think and process any challenges you’re facing
- Time to develop specific, measurable goals
- Exercises and thought-provoking questions to facilitate deep thinking
- Being held accountable for your goals
Commitment to your personal development is key to this process, therefore you should expect to dedicate time outside of sessions your to progress your goals.
Ann-Marie's specific area of expertise is in career coaching, transitional coaching (changes to role, organisational changes etc) and coaching for confidence.
Examples of recent client challenges have been:
- Working with managers who have recently been promoted
- Developing the confidence and tools to have difficult conversations
- Making an impact with your communication style
- Boundaries and how to look after your wellbeing
- Managing time to maximise productivity
You can expect encouragement and support, as well as an appropriate level of challenge to raise self-awareness and delve deeper into limiting assumptions.
High potential · Relationship building · Management & Leadership · Transitions · Career development
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