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Client Testimonials

“Caroline has provided excellent executive coaching to our senior team that has delivered real benefit to the coachee and the organisation”

Kevin Dwyer

HR Director, Kone

“Although we are a team which has strong, complex and diverse personalities Caroline had the ability to coach us as team through this journey. She has established an ongoing relationship of trust with the leadership team which I am sure will continue as we grow”

Bennedetta Peto

HR Director, Financial services organisation

“World Fuel Services views Caroline as a partner to WFS, someone who is able to listen to our learning and development needs and in partnership design excellent programmes and workshops that truly fit the needs of the business. As the creator and facilitator of the Manager Development Programme, Caroline’s style of helping develop the individuals was highly praised by the group. Caroline is patient, flexible, creative, organised and passionate and her commitment to the team and the programme was outstanding.”

Sile Cosgrave

HR Manager, World Fuel Services

“Caroline is an extraordinary coach. We have only met face-to-face on 1 occasion and yet she has been invaluable in helping me transition to a more senior role, where I needed to adapt and learn new things to focus on what is important. Her ability to listen, understand and with a few key questions trigger thoughts and actions that are needed has been of great help to me.”

Steve Dalton

Vice President Research & Development, Sealed Air

“Just a quick email to say a huge thank you and show my appreciation for the past three very valuable days training. This is the most relevant and practical course I have ever attended and this was undoubtedly made even better by having such an engaging facilitator. I think all those attending have bonded extremely well and we have all committed to keeping this “alive” through on-going contact and sharing of ideas, experiences and best practice. It is a privilege to be part of these training sessions and for that I am extremely grateful for being selected to take part.”

Simon Campbell

Customer Services Manager, World Fuel Services

“Talent for Growth facilitated a highly effective event for the top team that enabled us to focus our discussions and create a business review tool that we still use today”

Paul Chamberlain

Managing Director, Global engineering co.

“Thank you for an excellent coaching workshop on Saturday. I am sure we have all been on a variety of these events – and this was a good one.”

John Roberts

St John Ambulance

“Caroline is a true partner to WTG, listening to our business issues and designing solutions that really fit the needs of the business.”

Laura Walt

HR Director, World Trade Group

“I have found the coaching time with Shelagh Smith has been exactly the support I have needed. She is a delightful person to work with and I like the way she challenges and provides helpful ways to enable me to achieve the personal transition that I need. I make the effort to meet with her every time she is in Ghana and we always achieve something that I feel more confident about in my leadership approach.”

Coaching Client

VP Research & Development, Tullow Oil, Ghana

“Alison manages to combine total professionalism and authority on her subjects with a very warm and human approach. This combination fits well within our culture and also makes Alison very enjoyable to work with”

Lesley Viner

Director of OD, Avis, Europe

“Through Caroline’s team coaching using MBTI, our EMEA Services leadership team has developed a common framework and language to better understand their individual and collective work styles. They have been able to optimize their partnership across virtual, international boundaries”

Berenice Hillion-Bourbon

Global OD Leader, Alcatel-Lucent

“We find that Shelagh’s contribution to our intention to achieve our Localisation Plan is invaluable. Her challenging, authoritative yet supporting style is highly suited to local managers and she is able to gain their trust and confidence almost immediately. It is clear that she enjoys working with us and her energy, creativity and commitment to the team is a welcome feature of our development in Tullow Ghana.”

Dai Jones

President and General Manager, Tullow Oil, Ghana

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