London & South East
An extremely useful coaching session with Gary last week. This was my first experience of coaching and I found the time invaluable to reflect. L. H.
I've been working with Gary for a year as part of a leadership development programme. My experience of formal professional coaching was really quite limited, so I began our journey with a degree of scepticism. I have now come to realise the incredible value coaching can add, both in terms of personal and professional development. Through creating the right conditions/environment to allow for self reflection, Gary has helped me get to the nub of my issues (not without challenge!), accelerating and honing my focus on making those critical decisions to really move forward in a meaningful way. Thank you Gary ! Paul Chohan, Head of Customer Services, Personal Tax Operations, HM Revenue & Customs.
I've worked with Gary as a coach for the past year as part of a leadership development programme. As a coach myself, I knew what the benefits of coaching can be but I had never actually found the time to seek out a coach for myself. I have found Gary to be very professional, always well prepared for our sessions with a great grip on the issues that I have been working through. He gave me the time and space to reflect and to encourage me to focus on not just how I respond to situations but why. And then helped me to harness that for my own betterment. He has been able to point me in the direction of tools, material and literature to supplement our sessions and I feel I have gained greater insight into myself and therefore increased my ability to work through challenges on a professional and personal level. Sallie Rose - Official Receiver, The Insolvency Service
I’ve had the privilege to have Gary as my coach over the last year. His insightful challenges during this time have allowed me to not only affirm the type of leader I am, or indeed want to be. But also provided me with the confidence to acknowledge and communicate this. Gary’s ability to listen and elicit that personal reflection has helped me immensely in my personal growth as a leader. Darren Smith, Head of Practice IT Service Management & Infrastructure Operations. BPDTS Ltd.
Gary has coached me over a period of a year via a leadership course. Whilst being slightly skeptical of coaching in general, each session with Gary has been incredibly useful both for me personally and professionally. In particular, he was able to encourage me to talk about a range of issues, elicit my own self-reflection (something I never usually do) and help me better understand my own behaviours, strengths and weaknesses through both my lens and others. Gary offers gentle challenge which helps to develop areas for improvement. These sessions have completely changed my view on coaching and would highly recommend Gary to anyone! Thanks, Chris Small - Head of Heat Networks South - BEIS.
Gary has coached me for a year and every session has proven to be beneficial to my development. He listens keenly and is really good at getting under the skin of why people behave the way we do. He challenges you to think about issues from various perspectives and then gets you to frame your own response. Whether face to face, on-line or telephone he provided the mirror I could look into to re-discover my strengths and step into my potential with confidence. JE Finance Professional
Gary has coached me for a year and is a fantastic coach. With his coaching, I have gained a deeper understanding of my strengths and my development needs. I have been impressed by Gary's depth of knowledge; he has supplemented my learning with relevant literature. Gary is very encouraging and has helped me see things from different perspectives. Highly recommended. Yasna Reynolds- Head of National Minimum Wage Policy - BEIS
Gary is assisting our business with senior leadership development. Both as individuals and team dynamics. His breadth of experience, listening skills and insightful reflections lead to the high level of personal introspection required in order to self progress. We are learning from and thoroughly enjoying our coaching journey with Gary.
I worked with Gary in his capacity as an executive coach for more than a year and throughout this time grew both personally and professionally. Gary encouraged me to really dig into what lay beneath the surface and challenge myself to explore the reason why I saw situations or reacted in a specific way. It was truly beneficial to have a confidential and impartial person to be able to share my challenges with who was able to help me to determine the next steps rather than tell me what I should do. I highly recommend Gary as a supportive, knowledgeable and insightful coach. N.T.