Julia is the author of Five Ways to Focus, an Accredited Executive Coach, qualified to masters level in leadership and founder and Director of On The Up Consulting Ltd. She has coached and trained hundreds of people how to be their best selves and get things on the up. She runs a Lean In coaching network and is a quality assured executive coach for the NHS, and University MBA programmes. Her clients range from CEOs, directors, and senior managers in the public, private and voluntary sector. Specialising in strengths-based coaching, Julia has developed a number of tools, training courses and programmes to help organisations get the best out of their people with coaching conversations. The workforce development programme Julia designed and delivered for Cumbria Constabulary won Gold – for Best Employee Engagement Programme and Silver – for Best Coaching and Mentoring Programme at the prestigious International Training Journal Awards 2019.
Julia has also written another book, a children’s story about Belle Vue Zoo called The Trouble with Elephants, which she began when she was 12 and published during lockdown.
I’ll be talking to Julia about her writing and coaching work – and about the elephants! And, of course, she’ll be sharing her selections for this week’s Apocalypse Books.
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