We had really honest conversations, but we also had fun along the way because if we didn't have fun, it didn't feel like we were going to have joint success."
Leigh helped me identify and prioritise my personal values. I also learnt that i didn't have to compromise which was a really big thing for me... The result was that I got a huge increase in my self confidence..."
Leigh brings a valuable blend of accurate insight, resourcefulness and really practical tools in her approach."
‘She had an immediate effect on me’
‘The first session I had with her had an immediate effect on me. I was able to see why I was unhappy with my previous career choices. Having this clarity has helped me assess all parts of my life. Leigh doesn’t have any pre-conceptions, emotional baggage, expectations, sensitive no-go areas. Her only concern is you and what’s right for you.’
‘A well-read, insightful and empathetic coach’
‘Leigh’s approach centres on creating clarity around your values and using the output as a compass to guide life choices, professional and personal. If you are looking for a well read, insightful and empathetic coach to support a transition I would highly recommend Leigh. Her guidance was a fundamental part of me successfully navigating one of the most significant career changes I have undertaken.’
‘I always felt extremely motivated after seeing Leigh’
‘Leigh is a wonderful coach. She is calm and methodical and listens closely. I went to Leigh at a time when I felt I was at career crossroads – she helped me clarify what I loved doing and to value my skills. I always felt extremely motivated after seeing Leigh. She enabled me to clarify my values, set new goals and achieve them. Leigh had a direct impact on not only my career but on my personal life too. I can’t recommend Leigh more highly’.
‘I’ve really enjoyed my time working with Leigh.’
‘She provided a clear road-map to personal and collective business success. She marries a good understanding of theory with a real understanding of day to day operations and realities. I became better able to manage internal and external stakeholders, manage uncertainty, plus navigate and understand periods of change. Leigh creates a real and meaningful connection with her clients to help them to excel in business and the wider world.’
‘Leigh is amazing at pushing to you find the real issues’
‘I didn’t know how much I needed these sessions until we got into doing the work. This has completely transformed who I am both in my professional life and personal. I am a more well-rounded employee, colleague, wife and friend due to the hard work we accomplished together. Leigh is amazing at pushing you to find what the ‘real’ issues are, offering tried and tested tricks whilst keeping those lightbulb moments coming with each and every conversation. I can’t recommend her highly enough to anyone who is ready and willing to do the work. Trust me, it’s worth it.’
‘Leigh always provides insight from a wider perspective’
'We have engaged Leigh to coach some of our most senior leaders, with great success and feedback. Leigh always provides insight from a wider perspective on how our approach to people impacts the whole organisation beyond the people she is directly working with. Her balance of leadership coaching, wellbeing practices and experience in the industry ensures she delivers expert guidance to our team.’
‘We’ve benefited significantly from her knowledge and guidance.’
‘Leigh coached the executive team and myself during a period of significant change and transformation. She brought to the team a balanced approach of theory underpinned by research and practical sessions/workshops to take us on a journey to getting ‘back on track’ and becoming a high performing team. Leigh readily adapts her communication and coaching style to get the best out of the individuals and we’ve benefited significantly from her knowledge and guidance.’
‘We have seen individuals grow into strong leaders and teams become united’
‘Leigh has worked with our local management teams to create alignment of beliefs and values, strong leadership behaviours, purpose and unity. We have seen individuals grow into strong leaders and teams become united and successful in leading our business forward. Leigh’s approach is one of collaboration, honesty and trust with progression and transformation at the heart. We value her passion, care and skill and look forward to continuing our partnership for many years to come.’
‘Your input… helped foster high engagement’
‘Everyone is incredibly thrilled with the response overall, but primarily with people’s engagement around the values, mission and strategic direction of the organisation. Much of this had to do with the inaugural all staff offsite, where your education and facilitation to garner the team's input and ideas into our values, behaviours and strategic priorities helped foster high engagement.’
‘She is a dream to work with.’
‘Leigh’s expertise extends far beyond coaching and mentoring into business strategy and execution. She’s a master at connecting the right people internally to solve complex problems and encourages individuals to deliver value to the organisation far beyond their role, and in turn set themselves up for success career wise. Leigh is collaborative, calm and quietly influential. She takes the time to understand your business and the challenges associated with growth and works her magic by creating clear plans where expectations are outlined and there’s mutual buy-in from those delivering. She is a dream to work with.’
‘Focuses on how to deliver the best experience for our people’
‘Leigh understands our ambition, and provides a blend of accurate insight, resourcefulness and practical tools in her approach. She’s helped us successfully launch our employee value proposition, set up the process for how we attract and welcome new people, and co-created our learning & development platform. Her way of working is collaborative and focused on how to deliver the best experience for our people. Leigh has been supportive and generously offered guidance across several areas.’
‘Inspirational and engaging’
‘Leigh’s approach is kind, generous, yet results-oriented. She makes people feel comfortable to open up whilst establishing firm expectations and holding them accountable. As a facilitator, Leigh is a master at engaging large groups in a remote setting and building relationships on screen, and as a trainer she is inspirational and engaging. Leigh has helped our business navigate many leadership challenges and turned them into opportunities and has been a wonderful support to our teams.’
‘Leigh is incredible at making the most nervous person in the room comfortable.’
‘Leigh is commanding yet calm, almost subdued in her manner and approach (and amazingly assertive). Leigh is incredible at making the most nervous person in the room comfortable. She has taken all staff through an intensive Emotional Intelligence workshop – it’s early days, but we have already seen an improvement. Leigh is a part of the team and welcomes anyone that needs extra guidance. She is highly valued and respected by all.’
‘Her guidance is precisely targeted and perfectly judged’
‘Leigh has helped our management team explore and clarify our vision and values, through collaborative sessions and detailed action plans. Leigh’s calm, careful input combined with her excellent coaching skills ensures her guidance is precisely targeted and perfectly judged. She is an extension of The Hallway’s family and we love having her around.’
‘[We have] new confidence and direction’
Through Leigh’s support we have focused on what we value, what our clients value about us, and how best to align both. The result is a business that has a new confidence and direction, with the tools to make it happen.’
‘We are still using tools Leigh coached us on’
‘Leigh’s holistic approach of observing both parts of our lives (personal and business) enables us to grow and decipher new paths and be in tune with all aspects of our lives. We are still using tools Leigh coached us on, and feel a great sense of accomplishment when we complete each task. We look to our future with strength and excitement and welcome new developments and growth – with gratitude to Leigh.’
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