A chance meeting between Sarah and Charlotte which was not only in person but a meeting of minds, a shared passion for creating a space where individuals and teams can become incredible leaders
Horses reflect our internal selves, in a gentle, non judgemental way. The experiences are immediately transferable to our human lives and the impact we have on others.
We practise active listening and place trust in the journey to respect your needs, and ensure honest outcomes.
Personal growth is only achieved by stepping outside your comfort zone. We promise to help you learn through honest, thoughtful feedback.
We teach behavioural excellence and emotional intelligence by partnering with you to create space for collaboration and connection.
Charlotte is a dynamic, talented and bold coach who combines extensive experience of leadership with an innate ability to facilitate change in others. She is both intuitively challenging – always holding insight the goals agreed between her clients and herself – and supportively encouraging. She has a natural ability to assess situations, listen and really ‘hear’, drawing on personal strengths of warmth, perceptiveness and daring – always aiming to work with frankness, compassion and humour.
Sarah has been in Learning and Development and Organisation Development for more than 25 years and has an MSc in Systemic Leadership and Organisation Development.
She held board level leadership positions in corporate organisations before starting her own consultancy Indigo Personal and Organisation Development in 2012. Her career has enabled her to continually add to her own leadership development, amongst the many qualifications she has acquired she is a qualified executive coach, NLP Practitioner, licensed in a range of psychometric tools including MBTI, PPA, ESCI, SDI and FIRO-B. She also holds a certificate in Systemic Coaching Constellations, which was also the subject of her Masters dissertation in which she used constellations in her research with Senior Leaders and their teams.
Described as an ‘inspiring individual who pushes boundaries and delivers clear and measurable results’ she has a practical, down to earth way of working which brings the best of theory and reality together to produce significant and lasting results.
In her spare time Sarah loves to ride her horse Alfie, who she has had for the past 8 years. She also has four dogs and enjoys long walks, particularly in one of her favourite parts of the world, Cornwall.
Colin’s background is in professional sport. He has been involved in professional football as a youth player at West Ham United through to adult player at ipswich Town, Portsmouth, Barnet and Southend. He has also played for a number of years at semi professional level before moving into coaching roles at Southend United ending with him working as the Performance Coach for the academy players and elite, the under 23’s players and staff as well as the 1st team squad and management team. Now he mixes his time in professional sport with working in corporate businesses sharing the lessons from both worlds to develop individual and team performance. He also works with professional sports people from a wide range of sports from Olympians, Netball, Rugby and Football helping them be their best in their current profession and planning for the futures beyond their sporting careers.
Licenced products in Colin’s portfolio include:
UEFA B coaching licence, Core Strengths SDI2.0, Blanchard®, SLII®, The SLII Experience™, DISC practitioner, NLP practitioner
Transitioning, 1 to 1 coaching, Team development and performance, Management and leadership development
Elisa has been in Learning & Development roles (predominantly within luxury retail) for over 10 years where she gained extensive experience of developing company-wide capabilities to drive business performance.
She has an MSc in Work Psychology & Business, is accredited to use a broad range of psychometric tools and training methods, including SLII® and TotalSDI®. She shows her passion for wellbeing both inside and outside the work environment by being a licensed Thrive Programme® Coach, qualified Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and Perinatal Peer Supporter.
Elisa draws upon a broad range of development tools and techniques, and values balancing evidence-based research with practical, hands-on experience to find the best solutions for individuals, teams and organisations. She is recognised for her incredibly engaging communication style and her ability to build strong relationships quickly based on trust and respect. She is able to translate complex thoughts and ideas into simple, logical language, which enables her to connect with people and empower them to overcome obstacles and find creative solutions to their challenges.
Elisa’s at her best when she’s helping others to stretch, grow and unlock their full potential. She believes that organisations that prioritise behavioural excellence and employee wellbeing will be best placed to achieve excellent results now and in the future.
As an experienced leader and manager having had senior roles in IT, Retail, FMCG, HR and L&D, Colin’s passion has always been to develop others. Colin works closely with clients to establish their management development challenges and to design, deliver and evaluate development interventions. Clients vary from global FMCG organisations, financial services, and Pharmaceuticals.
Licensed products in Colin’s portfolio include:
MBTI Step I & II, OPQ, Core Strengths SDI2.0, Blanchard®, SLII®, The SLII Experience™
Member of the CIPD and ILM
L&D management. Management & Leadership development. 360 Feedback. 121 coaching. Retailing. Work Based Learning. Experiential learning. Talent Programmes.
After leaving school in 1981 Julie joined the Foreign Office as a clerical officer and shortly after bridged across to the Communications Branch working within the Training Department.
During her time here She was fortunate to travel to Washington, USA and Kenya to train Embassy staff on new equipment. This was the beginning of the computer age!!
After having her second child Julie took a 4-year career break, returning to work in 1999 as a customer service advisor for NatWest credit cards. Julie stayed with Nat West until 2017 and was involved in a variety of roles during this time. In early 2018 Julie joined the team at LeadEQ as Head of Operations and is fondly known as the office ‘Yoda’!
Her hobbies at present are cycling, celebration cake baking and seeing the world. Some countries visited to date include Australia, Hong Kong, Mauritius and the UAE.
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