We coach senior people seeking to accelerate their careers and attain a strategic edge through the recruitment process. If you are aiming to find conditions where you can thrive and gain a strong sense of belonging, then our high-impact career coaching is for you. What makes us different is our depth of experience operating in this field, psychological insights and career theory expertise practically applied to business leaders.
We offer confidential world-class coaching services to leaders looking to reshape their careers. Our engagements are with organizations preparing leaders for executive roles and with individuals. We work with corporate leaders, founders, celebrities, SCS, senior military, NGO leaders and elite business school MBA programmes.
We offer strategic insights and pragmatic approaches to differentiating you to maximise your impact. Our systemic focus aligns your internal landscape with the shifting expectations of role, organizational needs and sector trends to create a compelling narrative for your audience in our Choice Not Chance® coaching approach. We take particular interest in working with career and talent specialists, e.g., talent, OD or Career Directors and their teams.
What Coaching Help Do You Need?
All of our Career Coaching packages are designed around your needs. We are pragmatic and strategic in our methods, having established a world-class reputation for cultivating your potential and aligning it to the best choices for success for you. Contact us for a free exploration about how we can help meet your leadership career needs.
We can help you focus on a range of executive career needs, from career clarity and defining your purpose, strengths and preferences, to the practical aspects of personal brand positioning. Our team can help you enhance your executive influence, negotiate packages including cross cultural negotiations, and develop shrewd career change strategies.
You may not have been on the other side of the interviewing table for some time. We offer transformative executive interview and presentation training, deep-dives into exploring the effectiveness of your leadership style and can help you structure your first 100 days in a new organization to secure key sponsors for your onward career trajectory. Let us help you get moving, by helping you discover your career vision and illuminate your career path.
46% of leadership transitions fail in the first 100 days, so your start in role is critical to set expectations and re-establish key relationships. In this way you can set out your mandate for change in an engaging way. An executive’s first appointment to a more senior team can be a disconcerting and a stressful experience with many unforeseen hurdles. Miscalculations erode respect, trust and Board confidence, reducing your impact. Our Career Coaches have both executive and NED Board experience. We work closely with new executives to ensure they rapidly navigate their way to success.
See also our Transition Labs programme of wrap around organizational support.
Our executive onboarding career coaching is aimed at executives and new-to-role (up to 2 years in role) leaders. Contact us today to talk about how we can support and accelerate your integration with team, peers and senior stakeholders.
This can be a challenging and sensitive time. We will help you gain closure on ‘what could have been’ and to look forward to new beginnings where you can leverage your strengths, interests & talents in an environment that fits who you want to be. We believe in making the best of the opportunity for change allowing individuals to realise their potential and realign themselves. We are particularly well known for restoring individuals’ self-belief and identity; re-gaining confidence in their personal and professional career strategy whilst re-configuring their brand to ensure quick employment success.
Our world-class track record in speed of suitable employment was forged in working with highly demanding senior MBAs attaining a service ranking of 7th in the World by the Economist. Let us help you transition to an exciting new role, by supporting you to psychologically gain closure on your old role and stepping up into a fresh ‘New You’ for the next position.
Career Change coaching is for those technical experts, managers and leaders seeking to switch sectors/roles and either accelerate or downshift their career path. We can help you at every stage, e.g. gaining career clarity; defining your purpose, strengths and preferences; leveraging your personal brand; developing board level influence and being the preferred candidate at senior interview.
Our focus is on helping you develop intelligent career change strategies that will get you to be seen as the suitable candidate for your dream role. Let us help you gain a strategic edge over the competition, by helping you boost your confidence, stand out and differentiate yourself throughout the career change process.
Most modern talent development programmes are interested in improving the quality of career conversations that line managers have. We can help train your trainers as well as offering digital and face-to-face workshops to enable real conversations to take place. Supporting the development of your line managers in this way equips them with a key motivational tool in building the capabilities of their teams and also preparing for the disruption of those changing roles.
We offer our expert team as career coaches and consultants to help you deliver these specialist elements within your leadership development programmes. We also support complex individual and team development journeys. And, meaningfully draw together 360 feedback, individual / team psychometrics and Action Learning Team support helping you to achieve your programme outcomes. Our offer includes providing individual coaches and whole teams of executive coaches to deliver your international programme needs. We will work in partnership with you and manage the coaching matching process with your coachees along with providing whole programme coaching supervision to continually raise the quality of interventions. We offer this supervision service for your internal and external coaches/mentors with consultancy reports to improve organizational learning. Speak with us today about how we can enrich your talent programmes.
Trying to move upwards whilst continuing to deliver and perform to a high standard in your current role often slows your speed of promotion. We will help you strategically prioritise and project your influence to enable you to quickly become visible and interesting to key decision makers.
46% of leadership transitions fail in the first 100 days, so your start in role is critical to setting expectations and re-establishing key relationships allowing your mandate for change to be heard.
An executive’s first appointment to a more senior team can be a disconcerting and a stressful experience with many unforeseen hurdles. Miscalculations erode respect, trust and Board confidence reducing your impact. Our Career Coaches have both executive and NED Board experience. We work closely with new executives to ensure they rapidly navigate their way to success.
Speak to us today about our Transition Labs programme – a bespoke programme of support to help you accelerate and onboard into the new role. Let us help you find your leadership purpose, by supporting you to identify an upward career trajectory and discover meaningful roles that align with your strengths.
We believe all talented individuals and teams are idiosyncratic and we are deeply interested in how you can reach …or exceed your potential (Speak with us today if you are curious). From celebrities, industry leaders, VIPs, elite athletes, entrepreneurs and thrusting MBAs we offer an unparalleled service. We have guided over 8,000 MBAs from the world’s top business schools through their leadership and entrepreneurial transitions. We help ignite and align purpose with meaningful employment.
Talent by its nature is diverse. Let us help you smash any perceived glass ceiling, by helping you identify the things you can do now, more than simply achieving results, that will put you on track to ascend to the next level of leadership. Move to action and accelerate your career by getting in touch today.
You get that work is not everything in life and are seeking a different blending of work and life. The retirement horizon might also be getting ‘real’ for you. Choosing what work you do and with whom is now more important. Our seasoned Career Coaches will help partner with you to identify what is meaningful and fulfilling to you. The intense pace and constant pressure of delivery may no longer be energising. There are other choices better aligned to how you wish to work.
You review your situation with a financial adviser on a regular basis but when was the last time you explored the career engine by which you make the money? Let us help broaden your outlook and help you to consciously shape your future. If you are interested by portfolio working, moving to NED / Chair roles, establishing a partnership business or creating new forms of community impact then get in touch. Most people say they wish they had taken the time to explore their Third Phase before full retirement earlier – don’t leave it to chance, make the choice! Call us today.
Finding the right balance or the most effective way to best integrate life and the demands of your career is a constant challenge. We will help you strategically understand what will have the highest level of benefit for you at this phase of your career. Most importantly we will also work with you to help let go of less effective patterns of behaviour in order to move with confidence to a healthier place.
Let us help you avoid the burnout cycle, by creating a whole-life vision with you that can show you what a better pace and rhythm of work and life integration can look like for you. Self care is not an indulgence. Speak with us today about how we have helped others to move their lives forward.
What We Do
We use evidence-based methodologies to support leaders in transforming their lives and evolving their careers. Our career coaches are chartered psychologists with a deep understanding of psychology and career science combined with comprehensive experience in business and leadership. We help leaders navigate their biggest challenges to optimise success and achieve personal and professional mastery.
For individuals, we recognise that everyone’s circumstances and needs differ in complexity, which is why we are agile in our approach to best meet your needs. With our approach, your career coaching programme is bespoke. We design everything around your career coaching needs and context to address your career goals and the specific challenges you face.
For organizations, we white-label our services to seamlessly support your talent, stretching their mindsets, accelerating their development and growing your business. If you are a global HRD or Regional OD Director seeking to boost and retain your potential partners / senior managers and needing them to be more effective leaders, we can help. Our bespoke in-house coaching programmes and Transition Labs can systematically structure your onboarding and leadership integration practices. Our unique leadership transition expertise means we can best support you and your business in managing sensitive outplacement packages. After all, the last 100 days in role are as important as the first to ensure minimal disruption to all.
Coaching Process + Outcomes
Solid Start: We begin with a discovery call, exploring your needs, context and aspirations. You have a chemistry call with your preferred coach. Then a development meeting to engage key stakeholders allowing expectations to be clarified often via a 3-way meeting with your manager. We want to reduce mixed messages and ensure you have 100% support.
4 to 6 coaching sessions are typical to rapidly progress key changes with ongoing conversations with your sponsors.
Clear Handover: We encourage a final 3-way meeting to review and identify needs for sustained change supported by your organization. 6 month evaluation of systemic impact is offered.
Here is just a sample of the benefits of coaching, and how we help.
We help leaders expand their awareness, enhance their engagement of stakeholders and manage their resilience resulting in change happening at a greater scale with less disruption. Commercial, social and environmental benefits follow. Leadership talent is diverse and improved role modelling inspires and enhances the culture of your organisation. Leadership is also a joint endeavour; we seek to enhance collaborative relationships, improving decisions and the adoption of change. Fundamentally we seek to help your leaders shift the quality of dialogue in your organization, to make conscious those choices that can have a systemic difference to the vitality of your business.
Gain respite from the relentless business-as-usual through having a safe space to reflect and consciously choose the focus of your actions. Our testimonials highlight the value of a higher perspective that unblocks stuck thinking and reduces anxieties associated with major change. We care about your well being and the cost of change for you, your team and the systemic impact it can have. Shifting perspective to note what real changes to the nature and the health of the business are key to understanding what is noise and necessity. Start your refocus today with an energising conversation with us. Step into your longer‐term aspirations and plan for your succession.
Life and business can be unpredictable. We seek to support you through uncertain and critical times with compassion and challenging curiosity to provoke new insights. We offer Retainer, Structured Programmes and On Demand service support to ensure that executive coaching is available when you need it the most. We prefer to meet face-to-face though video conference can work well.
Why Do Clients Trust Us? Because we care. We challenge behaviours + underlying intent for better results
“Peter has an insightful, professional yet relaxed style that is a great strength to his career understanding and development activities. As part of his coaching activities, he encourages you to explore your own values and beliefs and how they might align with the role you wish to take on before taking on that job offer. Equally on a one to one level he challenges you to be ambitious in your career choice and in developing the skills you will need to succeed in it!”
We Are: Ethical to the core, offer best practice + work in partnership
“I appreciated how you skillfully acknowledged and normalised my current dilemmas to quickly move me to a more action-oriented place. I felt you quickly and accurately tuned in to my needs and you sustained that accurate and problem-solving attention throughout. The session was loaded with a long list of new, pragmatic and content-filled advice, which gave me very tangible stuff to get on with.”
We Offer: Rigour, evaluation + continuous learning aligned to your vision
"Peter knew exactly how to challenge me as I sought long-term career guidance. We discussed my aspirations, their feasibility and the necessary steps required to facilitate pursuing them. Over two sessions he helped me develop an action plan, including an in-depth review of my CV. His practical feedback has been invaluable, whilst he has also helped me reassess my previously conceived 20-year plan. I would recommend Peter to anyone pursuing long-term career ambitions."
We Offer: Practical insights moving you forward
“Peter is probably one of the best coach and mentor in the careers services industry I have worked with. Unlike many others in the careers services industry, his advice was spot-on and very practical - and you get tangible results fast. Every meeting with him was like a new revelation.”
We Offer: A robust method
"I found Peter's insight and direction invaluable in establishing the framework for my career progressions. The methodology Peter explained I continue to use and have used it to help those that work for me to set out their career action plan."
We Offer: Strategic insight into your choices
"Peter is a bright, brilliant, and articulate coach and mentor in the careers services industry. Peter provided me with numerous strategies and tactics to seek and obtain employment in the UK and even though "times were tough" due to economic conditions."
We Offer: A different level of experience
"Peter breaks through the cacophony of career development voices today by demonstrating a genuine concern for helping others find their way. While his passion has the ability to galvanise people into action, he makes effective use of his knowledge and experience to give well grounded advice. With an eye for detail he also has the ability to evaluate people quickly and offer relevant guidance."
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Our Career Coaches
Whether you’re seeking to accelerate your leadership journey, thinking about a career change, transitioning into a new leadership role or seeking to get the best out of your leadership team our world-class career coaches can help you.