Leadership Development

Transforming leadership

Leadership Development

Transforming leadership

We will unlock your leadership potential and help you to further your impact in the organisation.

We help leaders to realise their own unique strengths raise performance as a leader and inspire the whole team to over achieve.

All of our leadership development initiatives are results focussed, and grounded in organisational behaviour expertise.

They are underpinned by extensive research and experience across multiple sectors and benchmarked against a framework of market leading leadership competencies.

“I turned to Steph to help us with one of the senior leadership team’s within REED. Steph listened and proposed a tailored approach aligned to our defined leadership attributes. Steph is knowledgeable and personable, and we will certainly be looking to work with her again in the future.”

Ian Nicholas – Global Managing Director, Reed


Our coaching supports leaders to be outstanding, and lead an outstanding team. We specialise in Director and Senior Leader coaching with particular expertise in developing senior female leaders at board level. 

We work hard to understand your expectations, the needs of both your organisation and individuals and always ensure that we evaluate the results of the coaching on a regular basis. 

Clear Expectations

Executive coaching is an investment and coaching engagements generally span over 6 months or more. With any new engagement we ensure that all involved are clear on expectations. We work with transparency and honesty and define what the desired outcome of the coaching engagement is a the start and measure progress throughout.

Tools and Resources

All our coaching is integrated with various tools and resources to support the coaching. We also include psychometric profiling tools such as DISC Leadership, Strengths tools and a bespoke 360 feedback evaluation.

Our Credibility

All of our coaches are fully qualified, accredited and have a commercial corporate and global leadership background. We know what it’s like to be on the front line of a commercial business and have senior leadership and strategy experience across multiple sectors. 

We take our own CPD very seriously

We continuously invest in accreditation and learning latest developments in coaching and leadership to benefit our clients. All our coaches have regular coaching supervision with an accredited and highly experienced coach supervisor.

We’ve been coaching virtually for many years (pre Covid)

We have worked in global matrix organisations where virtual executive coaching was commonplace. We guarantee the same high standard virtually as face to face coaching.


Blended and Hybrid Delivery Solutions

We work with you to deliver the best interactive experience regardless of whether you’re in the room, or on a screen. We keep up to date with the latest developments in learning and integrate this within our programmes so that you get the optimum blended learning experience.

Bespoke to your organisation

We partner with you to make sure all our training is relevant and tailored to the ‘real world’ of your leaders and include exercises that resonate with your company goals and challenges. We spend time getting to know you and your organisation so that all our training is delivered with clear understanding into your needs and we’ll offer options flexible to your budget.

We measure success

We have a training evaluation process to demonstrate your return on investment. We are commercial, and will continually check-in to ensure we are meeting stakeholder needs. We also follow-up and measure post-programme integration of the training.

Flexible Programme Content

We train leaders on the latest evolving skills needed in leadership. Content includes coaching for performance, change agility within organisations, and strategic business thinking. We can also deliver stand-alone webinars, and a range of leadership topics depending on your needs.


Our facilitators all have prior commercial experience and bring a wealth of expertise to the development programmes. We also specialise in, and have carried out research in developing female leaders to c-suite level.


We have affordable packages if you choose to self-fund your leadership development. Please email hello@lifesworkconsulting.com and we will send you further information on our 90 day leadership development programme. 

As your thinking partner we unlock your leadership potential, solve problems, and enable you to meet your business and personal goals. All our private leadership coaching includes DISC Leadership profile and leadership self-evaluation as part of the programme and we evaluate the impact of the coaching on a regular basis to make sure you’re getting the desired results.

Here are some of the benefits 

Enhanced performance in a new role

There is proven research that coaching during the first 90 days of a new senior leadership role can have a significant impact on your success. We support you to hit the ground running your organisation and have a strategic approach from the start.

Focus on both your work and life priorities

It’s a tough at the top, and the higher you move up the organisation the lonelier it can get. WIth increased stress and anxiety in the current climate we look at all your priorities, help you to take a step back and. hold you to account on your self-care too.

A safe space to be challenged

We highly value trust and confidentiality. We work as your ‘thinking partner’ to solve your complex leadership issues whether it’s managing a difficult stakeholder to a disruptive team member. We’re trained to listen deeply and will challenge your perspective, and mindset.

Confidence in your OWN leadership style

We enable you to uncover your hidden strengths, and articulate your professional brand. Many successful leaders encounter self-doubt and we are highly experienced in working on limiting beliefs using a variety of coaching techniques all tailored to you.


Executive Coaching Benefits

Proven research into the benefits of Executive Coaching for both leaders, teams and organisations.

”Among organisations with a strong coaching culture, approximately three in five (61%) are also classified as high performing organisations. Among organisations without a strong coaching culture, only 27% are also classified as high-performing organisations”
ICF 2018 




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