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About johncottrell

Senior level executive, consultant and senior coach, John Cottrell brings his successful strategies and ambition to executive coaching in a way that sets him apart. He creates results that make him one of the most sought after coaches in the UK. John's ground breaking work as an operations executive laid the foundation for his passion and intrigue in higher performance and productivity. His unique management strategies and practices created team performance unheard of previously in that industry. As a result the business was able to attract global giants as clients, such as Boeing, Intel and Toyota, dramatically increasing the profits and the future of the organisation. Ever curious about improving the workplace, John ws using cutting edge techniques back in 1985 when lean and six sigma principles were still being developed. John's thinking and ability to transfer his ingenuity practically into the workplace truly sets him apart. This unique ability includes the transfer of his ideas into language and communication that is easily understood and applied by others. John's pathway to coaching was accelerated when he was engaged to consult worldwide to multi-national companies such as Bosch Siemens, Ford, General Motors, Unilever and Whirlpool. By showing clients how to find and achieve the potential they did not think was possible, John found that his natural coaching and facilitative leadership style eliminated barriers to change regardless of local culture. John is in his fifth year with Actioncoach, during which time he has won multiple awards and been a speaker at their Global, European and UK conferences.
Executive Coaching

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Executive Coaching

Trust in leaders is at an all time low because, as a general rule, leadership has not evolved as fast as people’s expectations of leaders. In the past…
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Executive Coaching

We are used to the elimination of waste in flows of material and information, but what about people? The concept of being “in flow” is an ancient one…
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Executive Coaching

I’ve lost count of the number of long-serving employees at client companies who’ve told me that my programme has been the first time they have really been involved…
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