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Change and transition

Just like January, September is often associated with change and new beginnings, especially for those effected by the academic year. Both my daughters have gone back to University, and I have a student lodger moving in. The weather has become autumnal and I am...

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Less is More

In my early days as a facilitator, I was obsessive in my preparation – turning up to team development sessions with an array of handouts, power point presentations and flip charts. Now I arrive with a few notes on one side of A4.   Why is this? I've learnt...

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Taking Time to Pause

What is pausing? Pausing is taking time to reflect, noticing what we are doing and/or feeling and allowing ourselves to be fully present. How can we pause? A month ago, in June along with my sister, and brother-in law we ran our first Mindfulness and Pilates holiday...

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Lead effectively

Collaborate successfully

Enable a strong and purposeful team

Great organisations need great leaders.

I support organisations and their leaders to continually develop and improve their leadership skills.

I empower leaders to use their abilities confidently.

I give them space to think strategically.

Leaders who work with me are:

Challenged to face difficult problems and create good solutions

Enabled to work effectively in collaboration

More productive, focused and forward thinking

Supported each step of the way

Lead effectively

Collaborate successfully

Enable a strong and purposeful team

Great organisations need great leaders.

I support organisations and their leaders to continually develop and improve their leadership skills.

I empower leaders to use their abilities confidently.

I give them space to think strategically.

Leaders who work with me are:

Challenged to face difficult problems and create good solutions

Enabled to work effectively in collaboration

More productive, focused and forward thinking

Supported each step of the way

“Emma has facilitated two team development days with my senior management team. She has enabled us to harness our different skills and personal styles to work more effectively as a team. I really value Emma’s commitment to public services and the wellbeing of staff working within them. Her straightforward, knowledgeable and suitably challenging approach was appreciated by all of my team.”

Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

“I went to Emma because I wanted a bespoke management training course for our organisation, and it’s been brilliant.”

Caroline Phipps, Director

Drug Aid

“I would like to formally endorse the quality of work delivered by Emma Falkner, to support the establishment and development of multi-agency substance misuse planning boards at a strategic level in South Wales.”

Conrad Eydmann, Substance Misuse Regional Advisor

Welsh Assembly Government

“Emma as a coach is so thoughtful and challenging - a powerful combination that enables you to really explore your true values and motivations, and find your own strategies to success.”

Sarah Beard, Business Development Director

Maggie’s Centres

“This has been my first experience of action learning and thanks to Emma’s knowledge and skill, together with her personal qualities of energy, enthusiasm and patience, the group gelled from the outset.”

Gareth John, Head of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities

Carmarthenshire County Council

“Emma’s delivery is inspiring and her course is structured to maximize participation and to test and practice understanding.”

Carol Ravenscroft, Director of Finance

Drive

“I can honestly say that this action learning group is the most interesting, stimulating and educational leadership course, since I left medical school”.

Dr. Mohammed Ali MRCPsych, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

“Since working with Emma, we have extended our reach as an organisation, we have fun, we collaborate and our carers have been influential and powerful in the decisions that affect their lives”.

Jenny O Hara, CEO

Powys Carers

“Emma’s team development sessions are clear, well-paced, relaxed, inclusive and engaging. Above all Emma’s positivity is infectious.”

Richard Broadway, Locality Director

Drink Wise Age Well

“Emma is a real expert in the field of coaching and her knowledge shines through.”

Aled Davies – Chief Superintendent

Dyfed-Powys Police

I look forward to your newsletters. Since we last saw each other I have now been in my new job for 5 months. Doing exactly what I discussed during my Training. Thank you for making me focus on where I see myself, it definitely worked

Gail Sinclair, Registered Manager – Domiciliary Team Care and Support

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