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"The Executive Coaching Consultancy provides us with a maternity coaching programme for women from all areas of the firm. The coaches help individuals to manage the pressures and responsibilities that can arise during an important period of change which not only affects their career but also their personal life. This is an invaluable service which helps us to retain talent in an increasingly competitive market and to support women working in a high pressure environment."

Caroline Harding - Director of Learning and Development, Herbert Smith LLP

Coach profile

Geraldine Gallacher

Kerrith Harris

A highly skilled career management and maternity coach. A skilled consultant and communicator with a "trained ear", able to build confidence, motivate others and facilitate career decision making. Experienced in both 1-2-1 and group interventions.

Coaching Style

Clients value Kerrith for her engaging style, her problem solving, her sense of realism and ability to draw from a rich business background. Areas of specialism include:

  • Goal setting, positive thinking and motivational work
  • Facilitating change, motivating and encouraging people to "think outside the box" and actively seek out opportunities to achieve their goals.
  • Career management and helping others realise career aspirations
  • Confidence building and working with professionals who dislike self promotion
  • Building and promoting a personal brandImproving assertiveness and self-confidence
  • Insightful support to professionals needing to differentiate themselves better in a competitive market

Maternity Coaching

Maternity coaching is a natural addition to Kerrith's career coaching portfolio. Kerrith draws from her own experience of balancing a fulfilling career with the fresh challenges motherhood brings to support women through this period of transition. Kerrith encourages an open and honest dialogue with clients, helping them to explore what is really important to them as the demands on them as a working mother evolve.

Background

A strong business experience was developed whilst at PricewaterhouseCoopers in both management consultancy and audit practices in a range of HR roles. Having spent over 15 years working on projects focusing on organisational and behavioural change it was a natural transition to move into consultancy in 2000.

Training & Qualifications

An accredited ILM Level 7 Executive Coach and Mentor with a Diploma in Performance Coaching and an INLPTA NLP Diploma. A member of the Institute of Personnel and Development, a lead trainer in Criteria Based Interviewing and Belbin Accredited.

Clients

Specialist sectors knowledge includes Professional and financial services, the legal sector and manufacturing.
Recent clients include Barclays Bank, Deloitte, Disney, Addleshaw Goddard, Talk Talk, Opal Telecommunications, The Co-operative Group, The Arts Council, Pets at Home and ITV.

Contact details

Office: +44 (0)7764 200848
Mobile: +44 (0)7764 200848
Email: kerrith@executive-coaching.co.uk
Website: http://www.maternity-coaching.co.uk/