About

We pride ourselves in  the standards of professionalism and client collaboration we offer. Be in no doubt, our two lead coach/trainers are able to support any change activity you wish to undertake.

Both with extensive management, coaching and training experience, they are well qualified to deliver all you need to create the change outcomes that are productive for you, your managers, and your people.

Judith Underhill MSc

Judith coaches in both the public and private sector at senior levels – including CEO’s, executive directors and senior managers. She has been the Executive Coach for Zurich Insurance for the past three years and works with 30+ of their Optimise Brokers year on year.

Recently Judith was selected to the NHS CEO, Chair and Executive Coaching Panel, and is one of just 25 coaches across the UK to be elected to this panel.  Judith’s strengths lie in her ability to enable her clients to steer themselves towards clear outcomes, using practical solutions to enhance individual and business performance.

Her calm, reflective and collaborative approach, underpinned by a firm focus on professionalism and effectiveness, helps to build highly motivated individuals and teams, and leads to tangible results within the organisation.

Approach

Judith has particular strengths in enabling her clients to:-

  • Determine their purpose, goals and strategies for moving themselves on.
  • Clarify their values and the impact that these have on themselves and others.
  • Fit together the pieces, utilising whole system thinking.
  • Review and assess their working relationships and help them to develop an adult to adult communication style.
  • Identify career options and opportunities along with personal and professional development needs.

Experience

Judith has 20 years experience in the financial sector holding Senior positions before founding her own company in 2001. During the past nine years Judith has worked with individuals and teams in many different sectors, both public and private, ranging from Zurich Insurance Company to the Care Quality Commission (formally the Commission for Social Care Inspectorate).

Over the years Judith has developed her business and professional acumen and this has been complimented by studying at Surrey University gaining her MSc in Change Agent Skills and Strategies. She is committed to her own personal development and is an approved trainer/facilitator for the Institute of Leadership and Management coaching courses up to Level 7, Executive Coaching and Mentoring.

Martin Haworth PCC

Martin coaches and trains private and business clients at all levels of the management and leadership chain from Supervisory to Chief Executive level in the UK and worldwide. Since 2001, he has worked in over 20 countries and 4 continents developing managers and leaders in a wide range of disciplines – always with a coaching edge – enabling them make their roles simpler and even more effective, by helping them work much better with their people.

With a client list of a range of organisations from small business, to global brands, Martin has been able to leverage his 25+ years leading teams with over 1000+ one-to-one client coaching hours and over 800+ hours training in large corporates. Martin is particularly able to help clients identify and achieve their latent potential.

Approach

Martin works with clients in a focused and demanding style by:-

  • Building trust rapidly through his non-subjective relationship-building style.
  • Listening closely to clients, asking vital questions to move them forward.
  • Creating a success path to build client confidence and self-esteem.
  • Not stepping over difficult issues, however challenging they might be.
  • Celebrating successes with his clients and helping them identify bigger opportunities to realise their potential.

Experience

From small business beginnings to TISP £30M+ annual turnover, Martin has had a range of leadership and management roles to fit perfectly with the coach/trainer he now is.

With additional experiences of leading an HR team for over 4000 employees, as well as driving a key organizational change program (incorporating balanced scorecard) on over 200 sites, he now leverages that with his ICF PCC level coaching accreditation, following graduation from CoachU, for whom he is now a past faculty member.

A management writer with his ‘Super Successful Manager’ Program as well as a double-digit line in Management Tips Booklets, Martin has been able to share his knowledge and experience to a wider, world-wide audience through an imaginative use of new technologies, such as blogs and more recently through his 13,000+ followers on Twitter.