Bespoke leadership development programmes to build capability and performance

“Executives and HR managers know that coaching is the most potent tool for inducing lasting personal change.”

Ivy Business Journal

Coaching is a highly effective approach that increases self-awareness and improves confidence, decision making and performance.

Developing Talent provides individual coaching programmes aimed at executives, leaders and talented individuals. A deeper understanding and broader perspective results in the motivation to act differently, leading to transformational change and personal growth.


of people who received coaching report increased self-confidence

Gary is very calm and considered. The tools are practical and user-friendly. In a time of significant change and at times highly stressful moments in my role, I really appreciated the opportunity to talk and find clarity on a path forward.

Senior Leader, Citi

  • The impact of the sessions are very good or excellent 96% 96%
  • Likely or very likely to recommend 94% 94%
Group Leadership

Group Leadership Development Programmes

We combine our extensive experience of operational leadership, with our development expertise to design and deliver relevant coaching progammes based on your objectives and needs.

Typically these would be delivered over a number of months and the topics would build on one another to support meaningful change.

The programmes are designed to significantly raise self awareness, broaden the leaders’ perspective and commit to change.

The overall objectives for many of our clients is to build leadership capability within their organisation and to develop a talent pipeline for the future.

Our programmes are designed to support the following groups:

  • Executive Leaders
  • Middle to Senior Leaders
  • First Line Leaders
  • Emerging Leaders

“I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential.”

Bob Nardelli, former CEO Chrysler

One to One Leadership Development Programmes

One to One coaching is a highly effective way at supporting and developing leaders to help them achieve their full potential, or overcome specific challenges.

The content and nature of the coaching is highly personalised based on the needs of the individual. A typical coaching programme would involve 4 to 6 sessions of 90 minutes depending on the objectives and coaching topics.

Our coaching programmes are aimed at all levels of leadership from executive coaching to emerging talent and focus on delivering transformational change.

Examples of topics include:

  • Creating a culture of leadership and high performance within in a business unit or department
  • Building accountability and delegating to focus on a more strategic approach to leadership
  • Making a successful transition to a more senior, or more demanding leadership role
  • How to communicate effectively – to inspire, influence and bring others with you
  • How to approach conflict or difficult conversations in a productive way and effectively manage relationships
  • Building inner confidence as a leader, improving authenticity and presence for greater impact
One to one leadership

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin


of companies report that they recouped their investment on coaching and more

Our Coaching Principles and Beliefs

We all have vast amounts of potential and by identifying and working through ‘what gets in the way’, we can help leaders thrive and improve business performance.

Each individual and business is unique. Understanding the ‘real world’ issues and challenges you face ensures that we deliver relevant and outcome focussed support.

Developing Talent adheres to the EMCC Code of Ethics. This includes respecting confidentiality and being clear on roles or expectations. We are committed to continual professional development and undertake regular supervision.

Learn more about how we can support you

We are happy to arrange an introductory call to understand your specific challenges and provide advice on the most effective development solutions.

"Developing Talent has an understanding approach and we focused on dealing with conflict and collaborative working. The outcome was a new way of being and I now empower others to take responsibility, allowing them to grow. The experience of the coach shone through."

Lara Glass, Community Leader, Kisharon

“Executive Coaching sessions with Gary have been brilliant. His extensive corporate background and incisive questions helped me explore and think about things from a different perspective, and he was terrific at ensuring I had a plan to follow."

Martin Turner, Business Owner

“Gary brings a wealth of experience to coaching and he skilfully offers a high level of challenge in a way that feels safe and supportive."

Joanne Smith, Leadership Development Officer, Police Now