What People Say
It’s always nice when people give great feedback! Here are some testimonials from happy clients
Perforce Software UK engaged Key Talent Partners to run an Effective Communication workshop at an important time in the company’s growth. The workshop helped the team to gel and acquire skills that have enabled us to grow our business. It has given everyone confidence to communicate and has helped to bring in new business more quickly than before. I would recommend it to anyone as a way of advancing both professionally and personally.
Perforce Software Ltd
Key Talent Partners has supported 121 Partners on a number of assignments involving the coaching of senior leaders and their teams. In particular, Eleanor has used her tremendous expertise in various psychometric tools to help raise the self awareness of our participants. She is extremely professional, very efficient and shows great commitment to delivering the right results for the customer.
I have known Eleanor for over 5 years during various team building events and personal leadership sessions. Eleanor has helped the various groups I have been part of in growing from groups of individuals who were just dealing with each other to true teams. She is able to challenge in a constructive way and gains people’s commitment to be open and to change. She adapts to the groups she is dealing with, makes sure people are clear on what they want to get from the sessions and provides a framework that helps the teams to define their identity and operate more efficiently.
I have also had the opportunity to work with Eleanor as a personal leadership coach for some time and she has helped me develop my self-awareness and understand the impact I have on others. Thanks to her support and insight I have been able to develop into a stronger manager with clear objectives on what I want from my job and from life in general. This has been very valuable on both professional and personal fronts. I have seen Eleanor develop over the years and adjust her style to the people and groups she is coaching. I am impressed by the dedication Eleanor shows to her self development by continuously studying in new fields of her profession.
I enjoy working with Eleanor as I feel she is not just doing her job but is genuinely interested in what goes on for her clients.
RBS N.V. - Global Transaction Services
I have been working with Eleanor now for nearly 9 months. She has had a significant impact on the way that our management team works together, the results of which are evident on a daily basis. Staff morale has never been higher, the team ethic has never been stronger which has benefited our customers/members and our trading figures. Before our introduction to Eleanor, we honestly thought that we were doing things the best way possible. Eleanor’s input has allowed us to think differently and improve results. I doubt that there is any organisation that wouldn’t benefit from her expertise.
Bearwood Lakes Golf Club, Sindlesham, Berkshire
Dear Eleanor Thank you for an enjoyable and most interesting ‘Taster Session’ on Leadership Skills for Busy People. Not only was it informative but most enjoyable. I see that you have two more running this year (in October and November) I highly recommend that people in all industries would benefit from such a course and to book for either a taster session or on one of the open workshops that Key Talent Partners are running. Best regards Michael
Phoenix Interim Management
“I really enjoyed the coaching session and got a lot out of it. I find it very easy to talk to you about anything! I truly enjoyed it and it made me really start to think about why I do certain things and what I have to change about myself.”
Mark Leyden -Director, Regional Head of Implementation Management The Royal Bank of Scotland
“Eleanor has coached me for 18 hours over the past 3 months, focusing on increasing my influence and communication skills. In this time, I’ve learnt several things about myself (and other people) which has [been] most useful in improving the way that I relate to them. With Eleanor’s help I can see that my awareness (in both my business and private life) has increased and also my ability to communicate on different levels has improved.”
Colin Millikin, Wokingham Borough Council.
“Attended one of Eleanor’s short workshops. Found it both educational and thought provoking. She clearly knows her stuff and has a great deal of experience. Definitely worth attending”.
Keith Steptoe, Business Link Advisor.
“Having known Eleanor for over 5 years, I’ve worked with her as a colleague which is always great fun. Eleanor is very knowledgeable and always builds a strong connection with clients – she always brings useful information alive with personal anecdotes, meaningful stories and colourful metaphors. I’ve also hired her a number of times as a personal and business coach. She helps me clarify my position or situation, and make practical commitments to achieving agreed actions – and then, most importantly, she holds my accountable for achieving these. I admire her for her determination and resilience to succeed in all that she does and also for her professionalism and the fact that she will always go the extra mile for her clients. And I am very appreciative of our friendship that has developed during the time that we’ve known each other and have no hesitation to recommend her to new clients.”
“I have been impressed with Eleanor’s wide knowledge of her subject, sensitivity to individual’s qualities and an understanding of the importance of team dynamics and I have no hesitation in recommending Eleanor to colleagues.”
Anthony Pollock, Chartered Accountant
“I attended one of Eleanor’s workshops, “Manage your behaviour-Manage your results”, really excellent and made a difference. I would definitely recommend for all who want to make a success of their business.”
Geoff Newman, Chief Executive Officer at I-Financial Services Group
“Having worked with Eleanor at Key Talent Partners for the past six months, my knowledge and ability of how to present has greatly improved. I’ve also learnt to manage my time better and to delegate more. I’m able to give feedback and comment on things that I’d like changed and to give more praise and general feedback to people about what’s working / not working. I now know how to set SMART objectives and use a SWOT analysis to review the business strategy so as to ensure that we are on course to build our business.”
Simon Berryman, Managing Director, Brayborne Cleaning Services
“Eleanor is enthusiastic and energetic. She has extensive knowledge and experience which she puts to practical use – enabling course members to transfer the learning to ‘real life.’ I really enjoyed the taster session and thought it was extremely thought provoking. I will definitely be recommending that my customers take a look at your website.”
Helen Shepherd, Senior Business Manager, NatWest, UK Business Banking
“Eleanor took me through a number of key strategies and techniques during the sessions that have been extremely useful. I would have no hesitation in recommending Eleanor to anyone looking to broaden their effectiveness.”
Dave Shapcott, Global Account Manager, Dell Corporation
“Eleanor‘s structured approach quickly uncovered the issues which were holding me back as a leader. Her focus on outcome and action meant that I was immediately able to devise a plan to address these.”
Nick Bettes, Managing Director, G4S Security Systems ( UK ) Ltd
“Eleanor is professional and knowledgeable, and her training has dramatically altered the way that I manage myself, my team, my peers and my superiors. I would recommend her to any managers seeking a coach.”
Tony Smith, Operations Manager, Perforce Software Ltd
“Eleanor has been amazing in helping me to change my outlook and has taught me many useful techniques. The coaching process was life changing, and I have no hesitation in recommending it to others.”
Carlene Vincent, Finance Team, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
“Eleanor is a no-nonsense, practical executive coach. She sets tough goals – moving from individual assessment through to the real actions required very smoothly and quickly. Crucially, she helps you to understand potential issues and follows through with suggestions on how to tackle them.”
Davy Deegan, C&B Manager at Dell
“Eleanor has an approachable and easy style that helps others to relax and enjoy the work and the interaction.”
Penny Illston , HR Director, STA Travel
“Eleanor is very personable and was able to encourage, cajole and, on occasions, force me to face up to reality. She has rekindled my interest in my professional career. I have benefited greatly from the coaching programme: I now have a platform on which to develop my future.”
P Gallagher, Finance Director, Rosebury Housing Association
“I recommend the Key Talent Partners experience, not least because of the high level of professionalism and competence in the coaching process. Thanks – I am stronger for having undergone this process with you.”
M MacDonald, Deputy Chief Executive, Argyle & the Islands Enterprise
“Eleanor has worked with our company for several years on regular communication courses using NLP. She has also coached me on a one-to-one basis, which was a positive and life changing experience. I have no hesitation in recommending her services.”
Mel McIntosh, HR Manager, Perforce Software Ltd
“Eleanor is a pleasure to work with and is a highly experienced NLP coach and trainer. I have also experienced her MBTI workshops, which were extremely effective. I have recommended her to my own clients and others and have always had great feedback.”
Gregor Findlay MD of Increasing Potential