Julia - UK

Julia is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and enjoys using this and Transactional Analysis within her work as both an executive Coach and facilitator. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Leadership Development field and works with leaders and individuals at all levels from Director to first line manager. Julia is known for her relational approach and balances support and challenge in a style that skilfully adapts to best suit the person or group. She has a passion for ensuring that learning is transferable to the workplace, positively impacting on business results and making a difference to organisational wellbeing.


Julia started her career in retail management and it was here she discovered her passion for people development. She decided to specialise in coaching and learning, firstly working with graduate and management trainees and progressing to the design and facilitation of leadership development programmes with senior managers from both retail and head office backgrounds. Julia enjoys working with a variety of clients to diagnose learning needs, explore options and create learning that is stimulating and effective.


Julia has a natural energy and enthusiasm which she brings to everything she does. She has a strong curiosity and interest in people which allows her to listen deeply and encourages disclosure. Julia’s warmth, engaging style and flexible intuitive approach allow her to build rapid and lasting rapport with individuals and groups. She balances support and challenge effectively to maximise development opportunities and believes learning that is fun, interactive and memorable is the most effective.

Operational Experience:

  • Executive coach with 18 years’ experience coaching leaders at all levels
  • 16 years as a Learning and Development specialist for a large complex business
  • 3 years as a Deputy Manager of a large retail unit.

Qualifications:

  • Executive coach with the Association for Coaching
  • Certified Transactional Analyst
  • Master Practitioner in NLP
  • Coach specific training for NLP practitioners
  • MBTI step 1 and Step 2
  • MIRO psychometric qualified
  • Post-Grad Certificate in Learning & Development
  • BA in International Business Studies

Specialisms:

  • Designing and facilitating authentic leadership programmes

  • 1:1 coaching for executives, leaders and managers

  • 1:1 coaching to build self confidence, esteem and assertiveness

  • Designing and facilitating train the trainer programmes

  • Working with dysfunctional teams to appreciate difference and develop performance

  • Designing and facilitating interventions to enable leaders to communicate more effectively and manage challenging individuals

  • Facilitating Action Learning Sets.

Clients

B and Q, Balfour Beatty, CVS Veterinary practices, Hargreaves, John Lewis Partnership, Nandos, Next, Phonak, Royal Shakespeare Company, Rugby Council, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stafford County Council, Waitrose, West Midlands Fire Service, Wychavon District Council, Wyre Forest District Council.

Additional Expertise::

Julia has recently worked with the Head of Learning and Development at Next Plc. to evaluate learning needs for the entire training team and put together a strategic approach to the design of materials for the business.

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The Learning Curve (TLC) Ltd

Unit J, The Brewery Business Centre,
Bells Yew Green, Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN3 9BD

+44 (0)845 313 3357

 info@thelearningcurve.co.uk