• Authentic leadership is demanding and complex

THE RIGHT TO BE WELL LED

Let’s face it, authentic leadership is difficult, complex and demanding to deliver.

In an increasingly challenging and unforgiving world there has never been a greater need for high quality, sophisticated leadership. Yet the subject still poses more questions than answers…..

What makes a good leader and how can leadership success be sustained?

Drawing on our extensive experience and analysis of senior leadership roles, we’ve developed a simple, structured, commercially focused approach to leadership coaching, leadership team development and wider organisation consulting.

WHO WE WORK FOR

Over twenty or more years we’ve coached senior executives – CEOs, HRDs and their teams –  in the UK and internationally.

Our core focus is to provide clients with highly confidential counsel and support during the challenges that come with major change and turbulent market forces.

Our strength is in long-run client relationships with much of our work coming from recommendation and client referrals.

You’ll find a small selection of our clients and stories below. To find out more contact juliab@philpottbriggs.com

CLIENTS

Client
Pan-European services company.  A call from Chairman asking: ‘Have I got the right CEO?’
The organisation was in financial, leadership and management difficulty.

Action
Undertook evaluation of CEO. Designed process to make final CEO decision.  Advised on new CEO appointment.  Installed pan-European bonus scheme at very short notice. New HR leader appointed. Coached new CEO. Provided general counsel to the Chairman over two years.

Outcome
Business stabilised and became profitable.  Sale expected in the near future.

3i
Advertising Association
Alliance Medical
Allied Irish Bank
Barclays Capital
BBC Television
British Airways
BT

Client
Scientific and technical organisation, transitioning from public to private sector.

Action
Individual coaching of senior teams and wider whole team development activities, including facilitating a two day meeting of the top 250 executives in preparation for the change to the private sector.

Outcome
Individual and team performance enhanced and 250 senior executives fully briefed for the transition.

Clifford Chance
Deloitte
DLA Piper
ED&F Man
Ericsson
Ernst & Young
Fox Williams
Grosvenor Group

Client
Major national professional services body needed to resolve a range of governance issues.

Action
Wide range of organisation development activities including facilitation of a pivotal two-day development offsite for the governing council of 92 members.

Outcome
Agreement and alignment of governance established for the future.

Client
Large insurance run-off organisation looking to maximise the return to creditors.

Action
Developed and implemented incentivisation and retention arrangements.

Outcome
The most successful insurance run-off ever delivered.

Hanson UK
Heidrick & Struggles
HomeServe
Kilburn & Strode
KPMG
Lewis Silkin
Lloyds TSB
Mitsubishi

Client
Global technology company needing to focus on employee engagement.

Action
Worked with the CEO, leadership team and senior executives to deliver a range of innovation workshops, a two day leadership team/change management offsite, and designed the narrative arc for two corporate videos.

Outcome
Clear process agreed for future engagement and alignment.

National Grid
PwC
QinetiQ
SEB
Serco
Shepherd + Wedderburn
Siemens
Spencer Stuart

Client
Pan European heavy building services company looking to accelerate their growth post recession.

Action
Worked with the CEO and leadership team on a range of one to one development initiatives including on off-site planning meeting for the company’s top sixty executives.

Outcome
Company growth accelerated.

Standard Chartered Bank
Talbot Hughes McKillop
The Football Association
The Law Society
Threadneedle Investments
Travers Smith Braithwaite
Ulster Bank
Wincanton plc

Client
Private equity firm looking to strengthen its leadership team.

Action
Worked with the CEO and leadership team individually and as a group. Also worked with a number of the firm’s investee companies to accelerate their business performance.

Outcome
Strengthened leadership team and demonstrable value added to the investee companies.