Nicola
Potts

I am an executive coach, working with leaders and teams to improve performance and get results. I give people new insights, remove barriers to their growth and development and challenge them to commit to sustained learning and action.

Working with me is a journey…leaders tackle unexpected challenges, learn new things about themselves, experience tough moments and big emotions, but emerge stronger and more successful.

Coaching

As well as one–to–one coaching with leaders, I also work with leadership teams to accelerate their journey to high performance.  I typically work with senior leaders in global companies or talented individuals identified as future leaders, and often work with people more than once during their career .. usually when they move to a new role or face new leadership challenges.

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Clients

Most of my corporate client relationships span several years and in many cases I have become a trusted advisor on all aspects of coaching and related people issues. My clients include Belron International, Autoglass, Bauer Media, Diageo, Deutsche Bank...

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“Because of her, I am a much more effective leader”

—Rich Harrison, ex COO and Senior VP, Safelite USA

 

Client testimonial

"I have been working with Nicola for several years, through a period of dramatic progress in my career (spanning roles in Europe and North America). She has been instrumental in helping me make such fast progress … her approach is practical, focusing on skills I will use for the rest of my career. Because of her, I am a much more effective leader and I would highly recommend her."

Articles: Back to school: Teaching resilience

One of my new activities this year has been working on the UK Resilience Programme, a government educational initiative to train teachers of 12 year-olds to teach resilience - an inoculation against the rising rates of teenage depression.