2014 has been quite a year for this Yorkshire based training company. Having the opportunity to work with fabulous individuals from many different Yorkshire and Humberside businesses on their personal. management and leadership development. Here is a snap shot of the year….
In-House Presentation Skills for Yorkshire based Digital Marketing Agency, Turn Key Ltd and coffee importer and distributor, Lincoln & York Ltd
The Dower House in Knaresborough was the venue for two, one day Presentation Skills workshops for delegates from various Yorkshire businesses. Everyone was put through their paces to become more confident and impactful presenters.
The final session of the 8 week open Winter Personal Development Programme happened in March. Congratulations again to Mike Sheldon of Raworths LLP on his Highest Achievement Award.
We also ran an in-house Presentation Skills day for the UK based marketing team at Monaghan Mushrooms, based in Whitley, East Yorkshire.
April and May
The Spring open Personal Development Programme kicked off at the end of April, after the Easter break, which led into a busy month of weekly sessions and one day workshops.
Starting with High Impact Business Communication workshops at Yorkshire based thread distributor Madeira UK Ltd and UK leading landscape suppliers, Green Tech Ltd.
Berryman Ltd, the UK’s leading glass recycling company had their final session of a 6 month in-house Leadership Programme, for the senior management team. A great day culminating in final presentations to their work colleagues. Congratulations again to Jaime Brown on his Outstanding Achievement Award.
The sales team of Harrogate based hygienic cladding company, BioClad Ltd had their comfort zones stretched during a day’s workshop on Business Presentation Skills and we were back at Green Tech Ltd running another High Impact Communication workshop for more members the customer service and sales team.
The Spring Personal Development Programme came to an end in the middle of June, and congratulations to all of the Graduates. A special mention for Tony Fettigan, Transport Manager of Bradford based glass processor, CT Glass Ltd on his Outstanding Achievement Award.
The Summer Personal Development Programme had its final session on 21st July, just in time for the start of the Summer break. Another great group of individuals who had challenged themselves to change behaviours and push boundaries to become more confident. Congratulations to Paul Richardson, Supervisor of Bradford based Rotor Moulding business, Francis Ward Ltd, on his Highest Achievement Award.
August and September
A well earned rest, mixed in with meetings and preparations for programmes starting in Autumn!
October through to December
At the beginning of the month, we started an in-house bespoke Stepping into Management Programme, for Harrogate business CNG Ltd. Pre-programme 360 reviews were carried out in September and 5 full day sessions will run until the middle of February 2015
The Winter Personal Development Programme started at the end of October, and weekly sessions continued until the final session on 15th December. Once again, a great group of people looking to improve their interpersonal relationships. Congratulations went to Nigel Hewitt, Senior Accountant at Potter Logistics on his Outstanding Achievement Award.
A fun team building morning was spent with the Administration Team of BioClad Ltd in the middle of November. Nothing too serious, just lots of laughs followed by lunch.
I have also had the pleasure of speaking at a number of events this year. Thank you goes to ACEVO, RBS and Harrogate Rotary. A big Thank you goes to all the Yorkshire businesses who have invested in training and development for their people in 2014.
If you are inspired by these individuals who decided to make changes for the better and face their own particular challenges, then get in touch on 07962 686406.
Happy New Year