“I genuinely appreciated discussing issues with an experienced and balanced coach, and learning from your ability to listen, challenge and suggest when I needed it. I feel significantly more positive and confident now than when we first met.” European CFO, energy sector
Are you thinking about how to achieve your goals?
Well so am I.
Put simply, my goals align with yours. odysseymentor supports senior executives to achieve·their desired results for the business.·We work with leaders who face a sticking point, who seek clarity or need to manage transition. And we act as a positive catalyst for change – to inspire and challenge you to manage your most pressing issues and to develop your leadership capability.
Most of all, I create a reflective space for my clients to think deeply for themselves. It’s a space where you can explore strategies, align personal goals to business objectives – and then reach for those goals to turn your vision into action.
Coaching is collaborative. At odysseymentor, we bring challenge, empathy and trust to the table. I have a depth of experience working with international leaders and their complicated agendas – in wide-ranging global companies, the entrepreneurial sector and with SMEs. All our work comes by referral.
We share all this, so you can be at your best in a fast-changing business environment. My coaching style – an energising mix of focus and fun – helps you to develop resilience, deal more effectively with increasing commercial complexity, and manage relationships across your organisation. With that will come a sense of personal fulfilment and satisfaction. You will know that you have reached the goals you set for yourself and your company and – the bottom line – that you have achieved improved business performance.
Amanda’s initial coaching sessions with this client helped him to devise practical ways of building team solidarity and creating a shared sense of purpose. The result was enhanced staff wellbeing and retention, leading to business growth and improved profitability.
“Amanda listens carefully, and then asks the searching/incisive questions that enable you to draw out the answers from your own experience. The interaction works because it is based on that experience. It is not magic – you get out of it what you put in – but she provides just the right framework for you to do that.”·
Fast forward to 2021 and Chapter Two. Amanda is back, working in a three-way coaching dialogue alongside the business and this senior partner around legacy thinking, succession planning... read more
34% of Boards disagree on strategy, vision and purpose. 66% of Board members are unwilling to confront differences of opinion – and so are willing to allow the organisation to fail rather than risk their own status in addressing the problems. This insight from Andrew Kakabadse www.kakabadse.com was quoted at a business masterclass on neuroscience and behaviour change. The Professor of Governance and Strategic Leadership at Henley Business School presumably draws on the major global study of boardroom effectiveness he is currently conducting, with buy-in from a series of governments including the UK... read more