Guest Mentoring with Angus McLeod #3

Join Angus and the group as they explore the unique relationship of trust in the coaching dynamic:

  • Semantics of ‘rapport’,
  • Framing and starting questions,
  • Provocation and challenge while maintaining trust,
  • Self permission in coaching,
  • Coaching beyond skills and models,
  • Much more…

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About Angus McLeod

Dr Angus McLeod has a background including a dozen UK Directorships and roles in both hierarchical and matrix, international companies including Tarmac plc and Air Products & Chemicals Inc. His roles included technical and technology, marketing and technical sales, quality management and general management at MD and COO level including Executive Chairmanship and leadership of a Buy-in MBO for Investco-Perpetual plc.

Since 1998 Angus has been full-time coaching and training internationally and he created an e-learning resource for coaching and business development skills on a blended, learning-journey basis. His distance-learning courses have been popular with about 20,000 learners to date with the AMA Coaching School offering web-based learning journeys for all those people wanting practical coaching skills to use as a management style or for 1-2-1 work.

He works in retail, health, education, defence, mining, waste management, insurance, IT and transport etc with customers including: WH Smith, Matalan, Eurostar, Brighton & Hove, Securicor, Waitrose, Crown Group (Eire), Tarmac GmbH, Sainsbury’s, Crown Agents, KUSCO, Liverpool Victoria, Swindon Unitary Authority, Marimba plc, BP Oil UK, Hadley Landsave, HMA Financial, MBDA (BAe), Kings College Hospital, PPP Healthcare, Surrey County Councils, East-Sussex County Council, Surrey Fire Service, Broadgate Estates (Land Group plc), Xstrata, Afton Chemical, Ascendent Technology and Telewest plc.

He coaches senior executives and whole teams, designs and delivers behavioural /performance-change programmes and coaching-culture ‘learning-journey’ programmes for executive teams. He is also preferred coach for engaging with very senior (and valuable) executives who have developed behavioural issues which run counter to the culture expectations (typically of the group executive COO or Chairman).

Books include ‘Me, Myself, My Team – How to Become a Team-player Using NLP’ (2000, 2nd revised edition 2006, Crown House) and ‘Performance Coaching – The Handbook for Managers, HR Professional & Coaches’ (2003, Crown House), ‘Self-coaching Leadership – Simple Steps from Manager to Leader’ (2007, John Wiley & Sons) and ‘Performance Coaching Toolkit’ (2010 with Will Thomas, McGraw-Hill) and Slay That Dragon – Life Just Got Easy!’ (Amazon Kindle, 2012). Citations include those from leading international figures such as: Judith Delozier, Robert Dilts, Sir John Whitmore, Shelle Rose Charvet and Richard Denny. Translations include Russian, Chinese, Italian and Polish.

Angus co-created in 1998 the not-for-profit coach-development organization, The Coaching Foundation and ‘Ask Max’, the world’s first internet-based mentoring service in 1999. His internationally-delivered master-classes in coaching are popular with novice to advanced professional coaches.