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Coaching Skills for Line Managers

If you’re serious about maximising your people’s potential, then you need to know how to coach them. Coaching, as a management approach, focuses on personal development, to improve an individual’s performance and help them become more confident, competent and capable team members.

Managers who are skilled at coaching create an environment where their people can flourish, stretch their abilities, take the initiative more often and fulfil their potential.

An effective manager-as-coach asks questions rather than jumping in to provide answers. This doesn’t mean not imparting knowledge to your team – in fact, coaching helps create a learning culture in your organisation if it’s done well - it’s about achieving the balance between sharing information and encouraging others to discover it for themselves.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Clear, Confident & Collaborative: Maximising Team Communication

This one day skills workshop will help managers review and refocus their communication approach, drawing on their strengths as communicators and developing a strategic communication plan for their team.

  • The role of the leader as communicator, influencer and listener
  • The communication process – simple, just not easy…
  • Overcoming barriers and focusing on your purpose
  • Organisational communication – keeping everyone informed – management, your team, individual team members and ensuring smooth flow lines
  • Creating an open, collaborative culture in your team’s workplace
  • Building rapport and dealing with different personality styles

Skilful leaders make sure they’re getting the right message across, at the right time, to the right people, in the right place, in the right way.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Wednesday, December 25, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Powerful Presentations

Why oh why are so many work presentations so boring? Don’t fall into the vortex of mind-numbing business presenters…be brave, be bold!

Increasingly more and more professionals have to give formal presentations – to provide information, as part of the sales process, for management purposes, in meetings and even interviewing procedures.  

Isn’t it time you stopped to analyse and develop your presentation skills to give a more professional first impression to people that matter?

This two-day participative workshop will take you through all the steps necessary to give effective presentations – from planning, through design to delivery.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Thursday, December 26, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Let’s Talk… Effective 1 to 1s and Performance Reviews

Every manager can see the logic in having 1 to 1 reviews with their team members…but why do so many feel so awkward doing it that they just avoid them?

This one day workshop will help ensure you are confident and competent at handling 1 to 1s, addressing both positive and negative aspects of performance at work meaningfully, so you can connect with your team more successfully.

  • Overcoming awkwardness and concerns
  • The dos and don’ts of 1 to 1s
  • Praising meaningfully
  • Helping poor performance and building on successes
  • Thinking creatively about personal development
  • Identifying and agreeing next steps
This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Friday, December 27, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

From Friend to Team Leader

This two day management training programme is full of practical learning, tips, techniques and guidance to equip you with the skills essential to step up into the role of team leader.

  • Understanding the role in the work environment; bridging personal barriers
  • Your team leader style – how do others see you?
  • Effective communication – how well do you communicate at all levels?
  • Leading by example – essential leadership skills for the workplace; delegation
  • Motivation – getting the best out of individuals and the team; understanding what makes people tick
  • What makes a successful team? Building team spirit and giving feedback

and more...

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Friday, December 27, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Developing Assertiveness at Work

A one day workshop to build confidence and develop a natural assertive communication style with all people across the workplace.

  • Understanding self-esteem
  • How and why does our behaviour change?
  • Maintaining a calm confidence even under pressure
  • Positive body language and verbal traits – looking and sounding assertive
  • Recognising and dealing with other peoples’ behaviours

Assertive behaviour is the key to increasing your personal power and developing assertiveness can be influential in making things happen for you. Your ability to behave assertively affects everything you do or don’t do – from dealing with everyday activities and individuals to making major life decisions.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Saturday, December 28, 2024
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Handling Imposter Feelings

We’ve all been there. Hearing that niggling voice in your own head that you’re not up to the job, have fluked your success and are about to be found out!

This one day workshop will help you deal with, control and even embrace your imposter feelings.

  • What is it and when does it strike?
  • Thought patterns
  • What you can do about it
  • Managing your inner voice
  • Moving forwards
This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Sunday, December 29, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Get Organised, Get Delegating!

A one day workshop to help you prioritise, organise, delegate, manage and maximise your effectiveness and efficiency at work.

  • Getting rid of to-do lists
  • Stop faffing!
  • Prioritising and delegating as a manager
  • Taking a more strategic approach
  • Thinking ahead – for your team’s sake
  • Identifying what you’ll do differently from tomorrow...
This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Monday, December 30, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Train the Trainer

A one day whistle stop session for anyone whose role includes training and developing others; how to design, deliver and evaluate a training session at work.

  • What works and what doesn’t
  • Golden Rules of Training
  • Holding attention and keeping it alive
  • Adapting to other peoples’ learning styles
  • Stepping out of your comfort zone
  • Evaluating success – did it do what it says on the tin?
This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Tuesday, December 31, 2024
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Let’s Talk… Difficult Conversations

A one day workshop to equip you with the mindset and skillset to handle conversations where either the topic may be sensitive or the individual personally challenging for you. This skills workshop focuses on assertive mindset and behaviours, taking a respectful approach to tough conversations, challenging individuals and awkward situations. It will help managers enter these interactions with a more confident, practical and mindful approach.

  • The right frame of mind and approach
  • Checking your emotions
  • Conversational techniques and tips
  • Influencing and rapport building
  • Relationship management and the way forward
This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Wednesday, January 1, 2025
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

Successful Supervisors

A three day programme focussing on team leadership and people management skills; this programme will help first line team leaders/supervisors to work with their teams to encourage flexibility, motivation and a positive attitude to work; it will enable them to enhance their interpersonal skills and improve teamwork.

The programme actively encourages our attendees to recognise their strengths and build on them, whilst also identifying areas for further development and establishing personal action points that can be put into practice in the workplace.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Thursday, March 13, 2025
This workshop is not currently available to book online, please register your interest below.

The Aspiring Manager

Ever fancied stepping onto the other side of the desk? Feel you’ve got potential to lead, manage and motivate a team? If your sights are set on leadership, this two day introduction to management is just for you.

This programme is designed to give aspiring people managers a real insight into the role and responsibilities of leading and managing a team; equip them with an understanding of the key skills and characteristics needed to be successful people managers and enable them to draft a personal development plan focussed on their next steps.

Including some of the parts of people leadership that new managers often find difficult, such as giving feedback, changing perspective from ‘me’ to ‘the team’ and getting the balance right between getting things done and keeping people engaged.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Monday, March 17, 2025
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Understanding Yourself and Others – An Introduction to Everything DiSC

Ever wondered why you just ‘click’ with some people – even strangers, when you first meet them? Yet others, even those you’ve worked alongside for years, feel more distant and harder to connect wth?

Everything DiSC is an easy to use, personal learning tool that measures an individual’s preferences and tendencies based on the DiSC® model. This simple yet powerful model describes four basic styles: D, i, S, and C, and is the foundation of the Everything DiSC suite of profiles. It provides a system which can help shed light on why we get on well with some people, yet find others more tricky or awkward to connect with.

In joining this workshop, you'll receive your own individual profile with personalised insights that deepen understanding of both yourself and others, making workplace interactions more enjoyable and effective.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Wednesday, March 19, 2025
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Essential Leadership Skills for Managers

Are you a leader or a manager? Have you ever considered whether there’s a difference? This workshop focuses on enhancing your management skills by broadening your leadership approach.

Self-awareness, emotional intelligence and the ability to adapt your style and build positive relationships at work are crucial to your effectiveness as a leader. This one day session will help managers explore and understand how to better inspire and lead their team, create a motivating environment and drive success at work.

This workshop has upcoming dates available to book online.
Wednesday, March 26, 2025
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Skills Workshops

Develop self-aware, authentic managers

We offer a range of skills workshops to help develop self-aware, authentic managers, able to collaborate, communicate and connect effectively with colleagues to help drive team success.

Covering a number of different topics, all workshops can be delivered in-house for your organisation and tailored to meet your peoples’ needs.

To discuss exactly what you’re looking for, please contact us to have a chat in more detail about how we can help.

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Tell us more about your training and development requirements. We’ll be delighted to discuss your needs and deliver a programme for you.

We help leaders unlock their potential

Having partnered with 50+ businesses, we've seen how our leadership development programmes build the confidence and capabilities of people managers.

We build self-awareness

We believe that people with responsibility for leading others must develop their leadership skills and maintain a growth mindset throughout their career.

We've been coaching + training since 1995

We’re passionate about helping you and your managers develop skills and abilities to be competent, confident 21st century leaders.

We design + deliver bespoke programmes

From first steps into management to strategic planning; from handling imposter feelings to prioritising workload; from dealing with challenging individuals to building team spirit.