Testimonials

James Ward

Dr James Ward – Medical Director, Scottish Ambulance Service

“His authentic, values-based approach is one that I found of immense benefit when steering what can be the stormy waters of NHS management. His help in reframing issues has allowed me to successfully over come some significant hurdles, particularly when creating new teams, often bringing together people from disparate professional backgrounds. I will continue to work with Stephen as my own career develops.”

John Hernadez

John Hernandez – Director, OMS & Leadership Safety & Operational Risk BP Corp, N.A. USA

“Stephen is one of the most engaging, relaxed, witty and genuine people I have had the pleasure to meet. His personal approach immediately sets a comfortable presence, yet his focused demeanour facilitates productive coaching. What I gained from Stephen is that coaching is about exploring realistic commitments to bring about solutions, goals, and ultimately the change we seek. Definitely the performance coach for me!”

Mark Cullingford

Mark Cullingford – Owner/Founder, Magma Sauces, Lancaster, England.

“Through my coaching with Stephen, I realised my passion for chillies. I then had the idea of producing chilli sauce. I find coaching is great for opening up your mind and sometimes just allowing yourself to think positively and step by step planning your route to your goal. I now run a successful company making and selling a range of chilli sauces.”

Sally Vanson

Dr Sally Vanson – Director, The Performance Solution, Bath, England, UK

“I am delighted to recommend Stephen as a sensitive, altruistic, pragmatic coach and coach supervisor who works in a firm yet gentle way to enable his clients to challenge their thinking and develop workable solutions in their daily lives. He will use creative techniques to expand your perspectives and he won’t let you off the hook!”

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John Hodkin – Innertuba, Highlands, Scotland, UK.

“Stephen is a great coach, he really challenges the way you think and motivates you to act!”

Erik Mansson

Erik Mansson – Consultant, Mindshift Consulting, Frankfurt, Germany

“Stephen is a talented coach with a keen interest in human issues and with an authentic approach to establish deep trust in relationships.”

Magdalena Lukasiewicz

Magdalena Lukasiewicz – Learning Consultant / Business Coach, Thomson Reuters, Poland

“Stephen and I have attended Higher Professional Coaching Skills course together. I have found him to be a coach with lots of empathy, who invests time in building fruitful relationship; he supports you every step of the way and at the same time challenges you to come up with best possible solutions for yourself. It is my pleasure to recommend Stephen as a coach.”

Lizzi Larbalestier

Lizzi Larbalestier – MA PCC, Director at Catalyst NLP, Cornwall, England, UK

“Stephen and I both attended a Higher Professional Coaching Skills course. He is patient and inquiring and enables each coaching client to explore their goals in their own way. He has a thirst for learning and at the time of writing this recommendation he is studying for an MA. I am certain with his emphasis for pragmatism, he will effortlessly apply all he learns to the benefit of any client.”

Wan Fu

Wan Fu – Headhunter Link Management Consulting Company, Guangzhou, China.

“I was lost at that time, and didn’t know what to do in the future in terms of my career. Thanks to Stephen, I thought a lot and found my new direction. Now I’m back in China and I’d like to thank Stephen for his help and I will work hard on the direction I found. I believe I can make it.”

Jay Fletcher

Jay Fletcher – Founder of the Well-being Hub, Lancaster, UK

“Stephen’s brilliant coaching helped me to work out how to prioritise things closest to my heart, while living life to the full and running two businesses along with a successful social enterprise, while also making time for personal interests and loved ones. Stephen’s gentle, intuitive questioning, and support to sift through my thoughts and feelings about how I use my time, enabled me to prioritise. His skillful guidance resulted in me feeling much more happy and organised. I warmly recommend Stephen’s coaching to everyone”

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