Creativity is at the heart of all successful people and companies.
I have developed dynamic and highly results-oriented services specifically for companies with a creative and visionary approach to their business.
For over 15 years I have specialised in working with a wide range of high-growth and complex businesses from International Architectural Practices to highly creative Retail Organisations, from specialist Technology Companies to leading Media Consultancies.
Specialist Consulting Skills:
Developing core competencies, and building recruitment and staff-development programmes around them.
Skill-gap analysis so you can build core teams of skilled specialists.
Building a core senior management team
Introducing best practice management processes
Acting as outsourced HR Specialist in areas of recruitment, developing graduate training scheme, developing in-house and external training programmes.
Developing overall staffing, retention and succession planning strategies.
Working with outside investment teams to identify and report on key competencies, and how companies compare on a people level (skills, training, development, and staff retention) with the main competitors in the market.
Developing strategies that enhance business performance and behaviours.
Business facilitation - working with the leaders to help facilitate change – growth, redundancies, new services or markets.
Management Away Days and Workshops to focus on high level problem solving and blue-sky creative thinking to move the company forward.
Business Turnaround – working closely with the leadership team to help redefine and re-energise a department or business that has been floundering or lost its way.
Specialist Coaching Skills:
Instilling strong leadership skills.
Helping to create behaviours that facilitate increasing revenue generation.
High level problem solving and creative thinking.
Developing stronger client development & management skills.
Building commercial and awareness and confidence.
Developing powerful communication and presenting skills.
Growing business management skills in all areas.
Team building and facilitation.
Business relationship and rapport building.
Managing stress and burn out.
Specialist Research Skills: Market Research – to help you move into new markets or develop new services
Find out who is the competition in that market
Find out which potential clients you should target
Find out what the gaps and opportunities exist in that market
Find out who are the key experts and players in that market who can give you insider knowledge and open doors for you
Competitor Research – to help you to see how you stack up against the competition
Detailed profile of your main competitors - both in winning new clients and in retaining business.
Detailed information of what makes your competitors tick - their strengths internally and externally, their weaknesses internally and externally, their current status and their future plans.
Detailed information on how you compare with them – both in terms of internal performance and external image.
Business Development Research – to help you grow your client list
Helping you to develop your client wish list and give you detailed information on those companies
Details on what potential clients think of you and what they want/need
Making 1st level contact so you have warm leads into those clients