Ward Goodman Mentoring and Coaching Service
for individuals and businesses
Mentoring: Ward Goodman Mentors provide an experienced and objective sounding board to help clients explore their vision, ambition and strategy. Mentors create for clients the thinking space, in which to fully examine key strategic and critical issues, clarify the desired outcome, expand and explore options, and make positive choices that move the business forward more dynamically and more effectively; helping clients to meet their personal and business ambitions more quickly.
Coaching: Ward Goodman Mentors provide a range of coaching and training services designed to enhance the motivation and performance of key managers and staff. Helping clients unlock the full potential of their investment in staff.
Business Mentoring & Coaching from Ward Goodman
- Introduction to our business mentoring and coaching services
- The principal business mentoring and coaching services we provide
- How can we help you?
- Useful Resources
- Would you like our help?
Ward Goodman Mentoring and Coaching Service provide Senior Executives and Business Owners an experienced and objective sounding board to help them explore their vision, ambition and strategy.
Ward Goodman Mentors help clients:
- Maintain a strategic focus despite the operational pressures
- Effectively manage, develop and motivate staff
- Quickly and effectively analyse critical issues
- Expand their thinking and options
- Determine the criteria for effective decision making
- Be more proactive and less reactive
- Take more confident decisions
Ward Goodman Mentors have sound business backgrounds and extensive mentoring and coaching track records: this aids the development of practical and workable options and solutions.
Working with Ward Goodman Mentors could not be simpler. Mentors meet their clients at a time and location that are convenient to the client; mentor/client sessions are totally confidential.
Our leadership and staff development programmes help develop and align the skills, motivation and mindset of the team with the business owners vision and ambitions.
Mentors offer a free two hour consultation session, which is an opportunity for the client to reflect on their achievements and determine the key strategic and critical issues that need to be addressed to accelerate the achievement of their ambitions.
The clients’ Mentor will outline the way of working and the mentoring and coaching techniques that will most help the client and propose a client specific Mentoring or Coaching programme. A proposal will be provided to the client including the scope, timescales, deliverables and fees.
Regular sessions with the Ward Goodman Mentors help the client maintain a strategic focus despite the operational pressures.
Clients address issues that are of crucial importance, here are some typical agenda items:
- The challenges of growth and retrenchment
- Exploring new opportunities and avenues for business development
- Strengthening Leadership impact and employee engagement
- Tackling Sensitive shareholder, Board and Partnership issues
- Dealing with difficult people issues and transitions
- Developing personal capacity, focus and work/life balance
- Evolving the organisation and business model
- Achieving sustainable growth
- Expanding shareholder exit choices
Business Mentoring and Coaching resources that you may find useful.
- The Handbook for Leaders by John H. Zenger and Joseph Folkman
- Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron
- Embracing Change by Tony Buzzan
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