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We have trained thousands of individuals in a range of organisations to support personal, business and leadership development.

We specialise in personal effectiveness, communication skills, leadership training. We offer a range of tried and tested programmes including ILM accredited courses. We also design from scratch to create programme bespoke to your needs.

We regularly deliver team coaching through off-site Awaydays to enable teams to take time out to recognise achievements, build morale, and to agree priorities and ways of working together.

How does it work?

We will discuss your desired outcomes and then suggest a programme based on our knowledge and experience.

Whether a breakfast Masterclass or a 3-day programme, we can deliver on site or suggest a suitable venue to meet your requirements. As an accredited Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) provider we can also offer accreditation.

Delegate feedback consistently confirms that we deliver a stimulating and enjoyable experience with practical learning that will lead to business improvements.

Group work

Our style is interactive with a mix of theory, practical skills and techniques. We are always adding to our bank of materials and activities to ensure our training is engaging and memorable.

Expert skills

We have trainers to suit different areas of expertise, gor example, customer excellence for front-line staff, strategy skills for board level, presentation skills, performance management.

Ideas

Our interventions are designed to spark or kick start motivation for individuals and teams. We guarantee that you will go away inspired to put your learning into practice.

Find out more about our training offer

Susan – L B of Hounslow

Mary has worked really well with managers to ascertain the requirements for courses, as well as understanding the groups that she would be working with. Managers have repeatedly requested for Mary to facilitate team building events which demonstrates her excellent facilitation skills.

Susan Karwal, London Borough of Hounslow

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2015-01-06T21:20:52+00:00

Susan Karwal, London Borough of Hounslow

Mary has worked really well with managers to ascertain the requirements for courses, as well as understanding the groups that she would be working with. Managers have repeatedly requested for Mary to facilitate team building events which demonstrates her excellent facilitation skills.

Alison Ford – Borough of Hounslow

Mary has the ability to inspire groups and individuals and encourages them to see the possibilities rather than focusing on the negatives. I have seen Mary work with groups in quite challenging situations and her approach has really supported and engaged the participants. She builds good rapport and trust with clients and is always friendly, positive and interested. When things change at the last minute or she has to manage difficult situations, she is adaptable and responsive, whilst remaining positive.

Alison Ford, Organisational Development Consultant, London Borough of Hounslow

5.0
2015-01-13T16:33:24+00:00

Alison Ford, Organisational Development Consultant, London Borough of Hounslow

Mary has the ability to inspire groups and individuals and encourages them to see the possibilities rather than focusing on the negatives. I have seen Mary work with groups in quite challenging situations and her approach has really supported and engaged the participants. She builds good rapport and trust with clients and is always friendly, positive and interested. When things change at the last minute or she has to manage difficult situations, she is adaptable and responsive, whilst remaining positive.

NICE

Mary facilitated our recent team away day; she supported the planning (suggesting alternative approaches) and was instrumental on the day in ensuring that our objectives for the away day were met. Mary’s enthusiasm and creativity, as well as the ability to flex the day when required meant the team had a very productive as well as enjoyable day. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mary to facilitate team developmental activity

Jan Robinson, Programme Manager at NICE

2015-01-13T17:12:13+00:00

Jan Robinson, Programme Manager at NICE

Mary facilitated our recent team away day; she supported the planning (suggesting alternative approaches) and was instrumental on the day in ensuring that our objectives for the away day were met. Mary’s enthusiasm and creativity, as well as the ability to flex the day when required meant the team had a very productive as well as enjoyable day. I would have no hesitation in recommending Mary to facilitate team developmental activity

Sigma Aldrich

The course content is really good and can be applied to my current role and development areas. I will be using some of the tools learnt and will put them into practice. Mary is a very good trainer and easy to follow and engage with.

Management and Leadership course participant, Sigma-Aldrich

5.0
2015-01-13T17:17:37+00:00

Management and Leadership course participant, Sigma-Aldrich

The course content is really good and can be applied to my current role and development areas. I will be using some of the tools learnt and will put them into practice. Mary is a very good trainer and easy to follow and engage with.

TFL

A very interactive and fun course. I achieved my objectives I set out before the course. Good balance between theory and practical.

Personal Impact course participant, TfL

5.0
2015-01-13T17:28:36+00:00

Personal Impact course participant, TfL

A very interactive and fun course. I achieved my objectives I set out before the course. Good balance between theory and practical.

Frank West London Business

Mary facilitated a Board strategy session for us, and turned a potentially dour discussion into a creative, lively and fun event, which resulted in some innovative and forward thinking for our business planning. She's effective and charming.

Frank Wingate, Chief Executive, West London Business

5.0
2015-02-19T17:55:31+00:00

Frank Wingate, Chief Executive, West London Business

Mary facilitated a Board strategy session for us, and turned a potentially dour discussion into a creative, lively and fun event, which resulted in some innovative and forward thinking for our business planning. She's effective and charming.

Luke Colman

One of the best courses I have attended during my Fire Service Career, it will greatly assist in improving my effectiveness as a leader & manager in RBFRS.

Luke Colman, Station Manager, Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service

2018-03-23T16:19:23+00:00

Luke Colman, Station Manager, Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service

One of the best courses I have attended during my Fire Service Career, it will greatly assist in improving my effectiveness as a leader & manager in RBFRS.

Antonia Farrell

I attended Mary's 'Citrix Leader Program' in Nov 2017. Being a new manager at Citrix Systems I was a little nervous about the program as I worried I would be out of my depth... By the end of the two days, I felt far more confident in myself and my new role. The tools Mary used were very useful and appropriate - in fact, I know most of our group will be using the tools when conducting meetings/creating development plans and as part of our day-day planning/ organizing. Needless to say, I highly recommend Mary for your training days.

Antonia Farrell, Sales Support Manager, Citrix

2018-03-23T16:23:24+00:00

Antonia Farrell, Sales Support Manager, Citrix

I attended Mary's 'Citrix Leader Program' in Nov 2017. Being a new manager at Citrix Systems I was a little nervous about the program as I worried I would be out of my depth... By the end of the two days, I felt far more confident in myself and my new role. The tools Mary used were very useful and appropriate - in fact, I know most of our group will be using the tools when conducting meetings/creating development plans and as part of our day-day planning/ organizing. Needless to say, I highly recommend Mary for your training days.

Matthew Coleman

Mary is an extremely engaging coach and trainer and I learned a lot of new skills and techniques from her training. I applied these a year after attending the first training course and honestly feel more comfortable in my role thanks to these. I would highly recommend Mary's Coaching and Leadership training.

Matthew Coleman, Team Leader, Shaw Trust

2018-03-23T16:27:03+00:00

Matthew Coleman, Team Leader, Shaw Trust

Mary is an extremely engaging coach and trainer and I learned a lot of new skills and techniques from her training. I applied these a year after attending the first training course and honestly feel more comfortable in my role thanks to these. I would highly recommend Mary's Coaching and Leadership training.

Tayyaba Karim, London Borough of Wandsworth (Stepping Up Programme)









A very useful course to build confidence, realise one's potential, revisit your skills, find goals and get motivated to achieve them.








Tayyaba Karim, London Borough of Wandsworth (Stepping Up Programme)

2018-04-17T14:52:49+00:00

Tayyaba Karim, London Borough of Wandsworth (Stepping Up Programme)

A very useful course to build confidence, realise one's potential, revisit your skills, find goals and get motivated to achieve them.

Matt Pinto – Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service











The Leadership Development Programme provides an excellent opportunity to learn how to lead a successful and happy, motivated team.











Matt Pinto, Business Applications Manager, Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service
2018-04-17T14:54:36+00:00
Matt Pinto, Business Applications Manager, Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service
The Leadership Development Programme provides an excellent opportunity to learn how to lead a successful and happy, motivated team.

Professor Michael Rainsborough


Mary's exploration of conflict management in the work place proved a real eye-opener. Her presentation and analysis was fascinating and I learned about new ways to think creatively around the subject that have genuinely helped me deal effectively with complex situations in my large and busy department.


Professor Michael Rainsborough
Head of Department of War Studies, Kings College London
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2017-08-18T15:51:05+00:00
Professor Michael Rainsborough
Head of Department of War Studies, Kings College London
Mary's exploration of conflict management in the work place proved a real eye-opener. Her presentation and analysis was fascinating and I learned about new ways to think creatively around the subject that have genuinely helped me deal effectively with complex situations in my large and busy department.
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