Aspire. Grow. Succeed.

Creating futures where individuals, teams and organisations flourish

Career Coaching

Whatever stage of your career journey you are at, we’ll work together to establish your goals, strengthen your skills, seek out opportunities, tackle your toughest career problems, and develop the resilience you need to take control and achieve your highest career aspirations.

 

Resilience at Work

Blending evidence-based practices with an engaging, interactive approach we explore practical strategies, tools and techniques that support personal resilience, enabling individuals, teams and leaders to feel and perform at their best however challenging the circumstances.

 

Leadership Development

Bespoke leadership development that goes beyond the theory to uncover the real challenges facing your leaders giving them the practical skills, insight and confidence they need to navigate real-life work challenges, manage change, lead with confidence and achieve results.

 

Talent Retention

Working collaboratively with organisations and individuals to create synergy, nurture talent, fast track development and transform performance as well as implementing the wider strategies needed to safeguard the loyalty and retention of your top talent.

 

The Resilience-Performance Relationship

Studies have shown an intrinsic link between resilience and performance yet all too often we treat them as separate entities. Resilience is complex and multi-faceted but by weaving resilience practices through all our training and coaching we help ensure that individuals, teams and organisations consistently feel and perform at their best and are ready and able to respond positively to challenge and change.

Who do I work with?

Anyone wanting to take charge of their career and achieve their potential.

Anyone facing a specific challenge or significant change.

Organisations looking to build and sustain a resilient workforce.

Anyone looking to perform more effectively and successfully at work.

Organisations seeking to enhance leadership capabilities, shape behaviours and improve performance.

Organisations wishing to create effective strategies that inspire and retain their top performers.

Organisations I have worked with include:

What people are saying:

Claire Edington

Head of Member Services Principality

"Ruth worked with my team and I on current business challenges delivering and supporting on a wide variety of projects including service excellence, leadership and management coaching, employee engagement and training and competence. Her breadth & depth of knowledge is excellent. Ruth has a real richness of practical impactful experience; she is professional, resourceful, reliable, thorough, self-motivated organised and she has the ability to deliver excellent results far quicker than most. Ruth is a total self-starter who requires little guidance and has the ability to add so much value to business in a short space of time - a real asset."

Adrian Clark

Chairman Cardiff & Co

"I worked with Ruth during my time as COO, Life Protection within Legal & General. I can safely say that Ruth always delivered my projects on-time, within budget and to a very high standard. Ruth’s personal qualities can best be described as a person who is; structured, logical, creative, and enthusiastic and with a wide range of business critical skills. In summary, an excellent individual with a broad range of skills from Leadership Development & Coaching to Project & Programme Management."

Barrie Kennard

Director Leadership & Management Wales

"Ruth was an invaluable resource when it came to launching LMW’s new project. Her depth of leadership knowledge meant that she just “got it” and her drive and enthusiasm helped transform all of our initial ideas into a tangible reality. She produced (and stuck to) a very comprehensive project plan and I always knew where we were against key milestones. The end result exceeded my hopes and expectations – thanks Ruth!"

Nat Steadman

Director, RoJo & Co

"It's not often that you encounter someone who can clearly understand the problems and hurdles you are facing however, Ruth did this, with ease & clarity, both decisively and sensitively. Ruth gave us some of the most relevant and pertinent advice to help with the significant challenges of leadership. Ruth's advice has been instrumental in growing the business. I would recommend that anyone who is in a leadership role to pick up the phone and have a chat with Ruth now.” 

Jo Foxall

Operations Director, Traveline Cymru

"I have worked with Ruth during the past year during a career transition which has seen me progress from Marketing Manager to Operations Director and the future leader of the business. Ruth enabled me to talk through my options, my challenges and areas I needed to build on and helped me put plans in place to grow my knowledge. Ruth's approach providing challenge, coaching and practical advice has helped me identify the type of leader I aspire to be and what I need to do to get there. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Ruth to anyone who is looking to develop their career, leadership style and practical skills."

Sara Pepper OBE

Director of Creative Economy, Cardiff University

"I recently undertook coaching with Ruth to support my next career move. I had decided that I was keen to find a new opportunity that would enable me to progress and take the next step in terms of role and responsibility. The experience of working with Ruth was an incredibly positive and inspiring one. She worked with me to better understand and articulate my strengths in terms of skills, knowledge and previous experience. She also encouraged me to be confident in my ambitions and supported the whole process of submitting job applications and preparing for interview. As a result of the coaching I made some significant changes in the way I think about myself in a work context and how I communicate this with others. I was very fortunate that I was successful in securing my dream job and part of that success can be attributed to Ruth’s support and the coaching work that we undertook together. Thank you Ruth! I would not hesitate in highly recommending Ruth."

Deborah Satchell

Head of Operations, CMIG

"I had the pleasure of working with Ruth at what was a critical time for me in my own career. She has extensive experience and knowledge and I have benefited greatly from this and her thoughtful and considered viewpoint. Working with Ruth has been instrumental in giving me a clear sense of direction with a confidence that is demonstrated through many areas of my life."

Matt Thomas

Customer Service Manager, Legal & General

"Thought provoking and challenging are the best suitable words I can use to describe the coaching. Ruth has a unique ability to get you to think about things that you didn't even know were possible! She is a superb coach and isn't afraid to keep challenging you in order to ensure you are exploring all options."

Claire Lacy

Solicitor, Torfaen County Borough Council

"I just wanted to say a big “thank you”. Thanks to you and the coaching that you provided for me I have just presented my first training session and I feel brilliant. The coaching that you provided me with when I was completely lost and downhearted about my career helped me focus and give me direction. It gave me the push I needed to take control of what I wanted to do and take some action."

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