Praise

Thanks for all your help and kindness, I was grateful for your honesty, support, encouragement and am that much better for it

Board Director, NatWest

Sharon has had a hugely positive influence on my life. My confidence has gone from a 3 to an 8. Whenever I leave here I feel brilliant, enthused and excited....... My sessions with Sharon have been priceless - I feel like a different person. I can’t thank her enough!

Lesley, Head of Finance, Hugo Boss

Great day, skilled facilitation from Lucy and Sharon, I leave feeling refreshed and renewed...... This is a no-brainer for any director who wants time to review, refresh and renew

Reflection Day participants

A major skill that the workshop has taught me is the ability to reframe situations which has opened my mind. I'm able to step back from situations, assess them and view them differently.

Diane, Account Director, Workshop participant

It’s a great day, well planned and thoughtful with plenty of practical things to come away with...... A fantastic and supportive environment for really helping to clarify and make leaps in our thinking. A great start to the year!.

Reflection Day participants

I would highly recommend Sharon, she is very easy to work with. I have felt at ease in being honest and open with Sharon in a way which I don’t display to a lot of other people.I understand now the link between the way I act, behave and react in certain situations

Lee, Post Office Business Partner

Well thought through programme with creative facilitators. Thank you Lucy and Sharon, these days are an invaluable source of support. A huge source of motivation and rescue (in some cases).

Coach Training participant

Sharon has a quality of listening that has proven to be life changing, she has elegantly guided me to recognise the truth of who I am and offers real support as I continue my journey.

Jan Collis, Holistic practitioner

Sharon Baker

What we do

We use coaching at an individual, team and company level to create genuine and lasting behaviour change.

In order to thrive in today’s climate, companies constantly have to deliver more for less. Clients want excellent customer service and we need great people, working efficiently but how do we achieve this?

Over 70% of organisations in the UK use coaching (CIPD). Coaching improves relationships, team working, communication, decision-making, leadership skills and productivity*.

We work with creative agencies and large organisations like BAE Systems, NatWest, and the Post Office to help them deliver better performance, fast.

Our solutions

We take a holistic approach, with packages tailored to your needs:

Reflection Sessions for the Executive Team
• Day or half day sessions, delivered at your offices or off site.
• Achieves clarity on business issues. Facilitation keeps the group focused on the aims, encouraging collaborative thinking and collective decision-making.
• Participants emerge as an energised team with a clear vision, knowing what practical steps to take.

One to One Coaching for Individuals
• Sessions are typically 2 hours a month, for 6-12 months with email and phone contact
• Underwritten by psychological rigour, experience, proven techniques, and challenge.
• 85% of coachees say it improves their performance*. Improves confidence, communication, decision-making, productivity and the ability to empower teams.

Using Coaching Skills for Managers
• A bespoke package from half a day to 3 days with ongoing sessions to embed learning.
• Our programme has run for 3 years, is delivered by highly experienced trainers and achieves satisfaction scores of 95 – 100%.
•  Improved people skills can make the company a more productive, supportive and enjoyable place to be.

Discovery Workshops to Energise every Person in the Business
• Delivered at your place of work, these group sessions last 60 – 120 minutes.
• These are creative and interactive sessions on topics like client communication, resilience, relationships, goal setting, and much more.
• They are aimed at energising the whole company in bite-sized pieces

Our coaches

Sharon Baker has 20 years of experience in personal development and corporate communication. Before becoming a coach, she delivered employee engagement for organisations such as BT, NatWest, O2, Coca-Cola, Sainsbury’s, BAE systems, National Grid, Rio Tinto and many others. Having headed up a production company, she understands the challenges faced by leaders and employees within organisations. For many years she coached CEO’s and board level executives on presentation skills and led group training in media and communication skills.

She has a Psychology degree, a degree in Fine Art and is studying an MA in coaching. Her combination of business experience, psychological awareness and creativity enables her to see challenges from different perspectives and she is totally inspired to help clients deliver real change.

Lucy Hare is a qualified coach, a coach supervisor, and a coach trainer with one of the UK’s top training institutions. She is also a performing musician. She uses her background in the performing arts to influence her coaching, specialising in creative approaches. She runs group development courses and creative reflection days for entrepreneurs, performing arts academies and individual performers.

Alongside her coaching and training work, she also works as a double bass player, performing with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Proms, touring the world with the BBC Concert Orchestra, and backing artists like Stevie Wonder, Grace Jones, Tom Jones and Gary Barlow.

* Institute of Learning and Management, Creating a Coaching Culture 2011