Author Archives: Phil Kelly

Meet the Trainer- Nathan Abbott

I have been involved in some sort of training since 1992 when I first joined the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a Physical Training Instructor. Whilst in the RAF for 25 years, I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time in the outdoor environment and it is in this environment lots fell into […]

Meet the Trainer: Sally Strazzanti

  Over the last 16 years, I have trained hundreds of people at different levels on coaching and mentoring programs, from introduction to coaching programs through to level 7 Masters module programmes. Before working in leadership development and coaching and mentoring, I worked in the health service in human resource management and organisational development. I […]

CASE STUDY: Kathryn reflects on the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

“I was just reflecting on how different life feels than it did two years ago, and although it has taken me a while, I finally feel like celebrating what I have achieved and how far I have come.” – Kathryn Robb  Kathryn took part in the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring in […]

Are coaching and mentoring the same?

If you are considering an ILM Training Course you may be wondering whether coaching and mentoring are the same? Then this guide is for you. Both coaching and mentoring exist for a similar purpose: assisting people in growing and developing to attain their full potential. Both approaches allow one to take responsibility for their personal […]

What does it take to win? The missing piece…

With the British National Cycling Championships just around the corner and a string of second-place finishes throughout the season, including at the televised Tour Series, Jo Tindley from team Pro-Noctis – Red Chilli Bikes – Heidi Kjeldsen had the podium in her sights. As title sponsors, we are undoubtedly the team’s biggest cheerleader, but we […]

Leading by example- the Ed Clancy way!

After another 5 years of dedication and sacrifice, it was whilst warming down after the first qualifying round at Tokyo 2020 when it dawned on our ambassador Ed Clancy, the most successful team pursuit rider in the history of the event that he had to make the most important decision of his glittering career. And […]

Are business coaches really important? | An insiders perspective.

Coaching is a process in which an expert helps someone to improve their performance. Coaches can be found in many different fields, and they are often hired by people who want to develop skills that will help them achieve success. Mentoring is similar to coaching, but the mentor usually has more experience than the person […]