Executive Coaching

Denise Chilton is an Executive Coach & Leadership Development Specialist based in Liverpool. She understands the challenges that leaders and managers face every day – and it makes her coaching real and effective.

River Island and a Coaching Culture

River Island and a Coaching Culture

I recently listened to a great podcast about organisations forgoing the 'traditional annual appraisal’ approach to performance management in favour of a workplace culture where coaching and mentoring can thrive.   Two executives from River Island spoke in the podcast. They said that in 2015 River Island began to totally rethink their approach to performance management. The feedback they were…

What Are Your Values?

What Are Your Values?

A value is something that you believe to be fundamentally important. When we honour our values, it can give us a real sense of purpose. They not only motivate us to take action but the action that is right for us. Ignoring or disrespecting them makes us feel stuck, stressed and frustrated.

Does Executive Coaching Work?

Does Executive Coaching Work?

Executive coaching is an organisational development tool which, through a series of one-to-one conversations with a specialist coach, facilitates the learning and growth of a workplace leader. The perception of executive coaching has changed considerably since I started my coaching business almost two decades ago and as the stigma has changed, senior executives have been more willing to step forward…

Thank You To My Secret Admirer

Thank You To My Secret Admirer

Back in April, an email landed in my inbox from Forward Ladies*. It said, “we would very much like to congratulate you on being nominated for the FL National Awards 2018”. I was as surprised as I was delighted because nobody mentioned putting me forwards. I still don’t know who it was but whoever, you are – thank you. So, I am…

How To Be Your Own Coach

How To Be Your Own Coach

In the Hollywood world, coaches are the new personal trainers. Stars like Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman and Serena Williams are performing better, working smarter and making better decisions as a result. But for people without plenty of money to spare, hiring a coach just isn’t within budget. There are bills to pay and food needs to be put…

Executive Coaching for NHS GPs

Executive Coaching for NHS GPs

Earlier this year I was once again asked to join the team at Beyond Consultants and deliver on the NHS England Personal Development Coaching Programme. This year over 300 GP’s across England were given the chance to work with a coach providing them with an opportunity to pause, reflect, make changes and take action that would support them in their…