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“Coaching is the art of enabling others to have their own insights”

At Crisp Professional Development we believe that transformational coaching is the key methodology for raising self-awareness and enabling behavioural change in individuals and organisations. This improves performance, well-being and leadership capability.

Transformational coaching takes place when the ultimate authority for action, awareness and change remains with the person or team being coached. It can only be effective when the clients do not feel judged by the coach, but instead appreciate that the coach’s single intent is to enable them to perform to the best of their ability.

While all our coaching interventions take place within the organisational context (we have a 3-way contract between the coach, the client and the organisational representative), we coach the whole person.

Work impacts life and life impacts work.

We may separate these out into ‘private’ and ‘public’ goals but in our experience both are fundamentally linked.

Transformational Coaching should not be confused with mentoring or training which involves the transfer of relevant knowledge, experiences and information from the ‘expert’ to the ‘learner’ and may well be more concerned with skills development.

Crisp Professional Development provides:

...using only highly experienced and qualified coaches.

We have a wide range of coaches in our faculty. All our coaches are EMCC, ICF or ILM qualified. They receive regular CPD and supervision and are bound by the ethical codes of practice of the relevant membership body. Not all Coaches are the same.

Below you will find further information about our coaching in three core areas:

** Starting November 2022:

ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching & Mentoring (virtual)

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Common topics for coaching include:

Career progression and transition to leadership

Working with strengths

Practical management issues, such as delegation