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What they’ve said about Purely People

Bespoke programme

My Coach-Consultant designed a bespoke ‘Developing People’ programme for our team leaders, mindful of their variant levels of experience and the breadth of business function which needed to be encapsulated.
2018-06-26T10:52:18+00:00
My Coach-Consultant designed a bespoke ‘Developing People’ programme for our team leaders, mindful of their variant levels of experience and the breadth of business function which needed to be encapsulated.

A more positive approach to change

I found the one on one sessions extremely useful in improving my confidence thereby ensuring I have a more positive approach to managing change.

Senior Manager - TfL

 
2017-06-01T16:11:41+00:00
I found the one on one sessions extremely useful in improving my confidence thereby ensuring I have a more positive approach to managing change. Senior Manager - TfL  

Buy-in and contribution from my team

As part of the executive training programme at TfL, the Coach-Consultant was extremely useful and particularly prompted a refresh on our Agenda for Change Programme and helped me to move to clearer buy-in and contribution from my team.

Programme Director LU Crossrail and Stations TfL Capital Programmes Directorate
2016-12-08T13:57:50+00:00
As part of the executive training programme at TfL, the Coach-Consultant was extremely useful and particularly prompted a refresh on our Agenda for Change Programme and helped me to move to clearer buy-in and contribution from my team. Programme Director LU Crossrail and Stations TfL Capital Programmes Directorate

Approachable with a lot of expertise

My Coach-Consultant was friendly, approachable with a lot of expertise, and challenged my thinking and response.

PMO Manager - ITN Technology
2018-06-26T10:43:04+00:00
My Coach-Consultant was friendly, approachable with a lot of expertise, and challenged my thinking and response. PMO Manager - ITN Technology

Uninterrupted time for personal development

The Coach-Consulting sessions were very valuable.  Uninterrupted time to discuss personal development and practical solutions to enable that development.

Head of Industry News
2018-06-26T10:36:56+00:00
The Coach-Consulting sessions were very valuable.  Uninterrupted time to discuss personal development and practical solutions to enable that development. Head of Industry News

Makes a real difference

I would definitely recommend Purely People.  I think they can make a real difference to peoples' lives and careers.

Senior Manager - major broadcasting company
2018-06-26T10:57:09+00:00
I would definitely recommend Purely People.  I think they can make a real difference to peoples' lives and careers. Senior Manager - major broadcasting company

Taking time out

I found the coaching experience very useful in terms of taking time out to consider my approaches and my own position.  My Coach-Consultant’s own business background helped me as it was clear they are grounded in the real world.

Senior TfL Manager
2018-06-26T10:59:49+00:00
I found the coaching experience very useful in terms of taking time out to consider my approaches and my own position.  My Coach-Consultant’s own business background helped me as it was clear they are grounded in the real world. Senior TfL Manager

A reduction in Crisis Management

I have seen a reduction in crisis management and a reduction in the cost associated with disputes.  The senior leadership team has improved their capability to pitch and win new business.

Group Managing Director - ITN
2016-12-08T13:59:41+00:00
I have seen a reduction in crisis management and a reduction in the cost associated with disputes.  The senior leadership team has improved their capability to pitch and win new business. Group Managing Director - ITN

Communication differences

The sessions helped me to address communication differences that can stem from diverse cultural, language and business backgrounds.  My Coach-Consultant's ready to use techniques have proven easy to adopt with immediate results and their personable style made me enjoy every session with them.

Vice President – Disney TV
2016-12-08T13:58:36+00:00
The sessions helped me to address communication differences that can stem from diverse cultural, language and business backgrounds.  My Coach-Consultant's ready to use techniques have proven easy to adopt with immediate results and their personable style made me enjoy every session with them. Vice President – Disney TV

Self reflection and bouncing ideas around

Helped me explore my weaknesses, self reflect and remind me of what's important to me (principles not to change) but how to ensure these don't have a detrimental effect on others.  Spending the time to reflect and to bounce ideas around in a safe environment was invaluable.

Senior Director - International Transport
2017-06-01T16:52:26+00:00
Helped me explore my weaknesses, self reflect and remind me of what's important to me (principles not to change) but how to ensure these don't have a detrimental effect on others.  Spending the time to reflect and to bounce ideas around in a safe environment was invaluable. Senior Director - International Transport

Gained confidence in my own abilities

Working with my Coach-Consultant gave me the chance to explore and work out what aspects of my personality I needed to work on to become a better manager.   They helped me to identify areas I could improve on and offered practical ways in which I could improve.  It helped me to gain confidence in my own abilities and to identify my strengths.

Senior Manager - Major UK Television Company

 
2017-06-01T15:54:27+00:00
Working with my Coach-Consultant gave me the chance to explore and work out what aspects of my personality I needed to work on to become a better manager.   They helped me to identify areas I could improve on and offered practical ways in which I could improve.  It helped me to gain confidence in my own abilities and to identify my strengths. Senior Manager - Major UK Television Company  

Intimate development

I found this form of development quite intimate which allowed me to really focus upon my personal development.  It helped me to look differently at myself and how I approach a potential issue.

My Coach-Consultant was very approachable and relaxed whilst remaining professional.

Principal Solutions Architect - ITN Technology
2018-06-26T10:45:25+00:00
I found this form of development quite intimate which allowed me to really focus upon my personal development.  It helped me to look differently at myself and how I approach a potential issue. My Coach-Consultant was very approachable and relaxed whilst remaining professional. Principal Solutions Architect - ITN Technology

Best performance

They clearly understand people and the nuisances of relationships, but more specifically they’re excellent at analysing those relationships to get the best performance out of a team.

Senior Director - Television
2018-06-26T10:50:46+00:00
They clearly understand people and the nuisances of relationships, but more specifically they’re excellent at analysing those relationships to get the best performance out of a team. Senior Director - Television

Challenge existing thinking

The Coach-Consulting sessions are informative and challenge existing thinking to realise where your strengths are and which areas require improvement.

My Coach-Consultant was extremely personable, allowing ideas to be explored which in turn enabled me to consider different thought processes and responses.

Keith Hill - Regional Manager - Markel (UK) Limited
2018-06-26T10:30:54+00:00
The Coach-Consulting sessions are informative and challenge existing thinking to realise where your strengths are and which areas require improvement. My Coach-Consultant was extremely personable, allowing ideas to be explored which in turn enabled me to consider different thought processes and responses. Keith Hill - Regional Manager - Markel (UK) Limited

Supportive communication style

The Coach-Consultant’s style was warm and approachable and they carefully acknowledged and managed respective communication styles to ensure full participation in their sessions, enabling each individual to share their experiences in a supportive environment.
2018-06-26T10:54:48+00:00
The Coach-Consultant’s style was warm and approachable and they carefully acknowledged and managed respective communication styles to ensure full participation in their sessions, enabling each individual to share their experiences in a supportive environment.

Maintaining perspective

My organisation was going through a merger, restructure and redundancies.  The sessions were very beneficial in maintaining a perspective and enabled a good focus on my own role and strengths.  This promoted a more positive approach and preparation for me to move forward within a newly evolving organisation.

Director – Leeds City College
2016-12-08T14:01:49+00:00
My organisation was going through a merger, restructure and redundancies.  The sessions were very beneficial in maintaining a perspective and enabled a good focus on my own role and strengths.  This promoted a more positive approach and preparation for me to move forward within a newly evolving organisation. Director – Leeds City College

Fantastic influence

My Coach-Consultant was a fantastic influence on my early management career.  They have a very personable approach and are very keen to know the person before looking to provide management advice and support.

Derek Dyson - Head of Digital - WTFN Entertainment
2018-06-26T11:03:27+00:00
My Coach-Consultant was a fantastic influence on my early management career.  They have a very personable approach and are very keen to know the person before looking to provide management advice and support. Derek Dyson - Head of Digital - WTFN Entertainment

Practical application to suit their needs

I enjoyed the practical application of what we learned.  I was able to take the model introduced and use that with my team whilst being able to adapt my own communications style to suit their needs better.

 
2018-06-26T11:01:56+00:00
I enjoyed the practical application of what we learned.  I was able to take the model introduced and use that with my team whilst being able to adapt my own communications style to suit their needs better.  

Helped me think about my development

It’s given me the tools to use in certain situations and helped me think about my development in a constructive, practical way.

My Coach-Consultant was superb.  Insightful, a great listener and able to let the sessions flow.

Head of Industry News
2018-06-26T10:39:46+00:00
It’s given me the tools to use in certain situations and helped me think about my development in a constructive, practical way. My Coach-Consultant was superb.  Insightful, a great listener and able to let the sessions flow. Head of Industry News

Positive and constructive

They have a great knack of making you aware of things to improve on in a way that is positive and constructive.  I always left sessions emboldened and with a clear plan for future action.

Derek Dyson - Head of Digital - WTFN Entertainment
2018-06-26T11:04:48+00:00
They have a great knack of making you aware of things to improve on in a way that is positive and constructive.  I always left sessions emboldened and with a clear plan for future action. Derek Dyson - Head of Digital - WTFN Entertainment

Reframed problems and developed realistic plans

My Coach-Consulting sessions helped me to focus on my key goals and develop realistic plans centred around my abilities and values.  I picked up numerous tips and ways of reframing problems which have benefited me both in my professional and personal life.

Senior Manager - TfL

 
2017-06-01T15:57:48+00:00
My Coach-Consulting sessions helped me to focus on my key goals and develop realistic plans centred around my abilities and values.  I picked up numerous tips and ways of reframing problems which have benefited me both in my professional and personal life. Senior Manager - TfL  

Test ideas confidentially outside of the company

I wanted to get clarity on my thinking without scaring the sheep, i.e. test ideas confidentially outside of the company before developing the ideas internally.

National Brand Managing Director – Global

 
2016-12-08T14:03:16+00:00
I wanted to get clarity on my thinking without scaring the sheep, i.e. test ideas confidentially outside of the company before developing the ideas internally. National Brand Managing Director – Global  

Internal support sustained

It was important that the development training was adopted as common practice and our Coach-Consultant ensured suitable measurements were in place to challenge the effectiveness of the programme in terms of outputs, actions, coaching and communication to ensure internal support was sustained.
2018-06-26T10:53:20+00:00
It was important that the development training was adopted as common practice and our Coach-Consultant ensured suitable measurements were in place to challenge the effectiveness of the programme in terms of outputs, actions, coaching and communication to ensure internal support was sustained.

Keeping me and the business on track

The sessions I had helped shape my thoughts when it came to people management, self-awareness and development, and business strategy.

My Coach-Consultant listened first to the key issues then unpicked parts of my brain with the right questions to ensure I had a wider perspective.  Clear, measurable actions were then agreed to keep me and the business on track for improvement and success.

Senior Manager - Television and Digital
2017-06-01T15:58:05+00:00
The sessions I had helped shape my thoughts when it came to people management, self-awareness and development, and business strategy. My Coach-Consultant listened first to the key issues then unpicked parts of my brain with the right questions to ensure I had a wider perspective.  Clear, measurable actions were then agreed to keep me and the business on track for improvement and success. Senior Manager - Television and Digital

Further roll-out

This programme has supported a culture of improved performance, personal recognition, sharing of values and openness and we are now looking to adopt a similar programme across our sales team.
2018-06-26T10:56:01+00:00
This programme has supported a culture of improved performance, personal recognition, sharing of values and openness and we are now looking to adopt a similar programme across our sales team.