"What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are."

Tony Robbins

Change Leadership

Change is the engine of business evolution.

Frequently pressurised and often highly challenging for unique, intelligent individuals there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to the many issues that organisational change brings.

Julie is often approached to help tackle a specific business issue or challenge. She then works with the senior executives to develop a programme tailored specifically to the needs of the organisation.

Recent change leadership programmes include:

  • The organisational development aspects of the merger of two professional service firms
  • An engagement programme with all employees within a professional services firm
  • The development and creation of a new leadership structure, team and multiple reporting relationships within a major corporate firm

A change leadership programme may comprise of several different elements including:

  • Scoping the strategic goals and priorities for the planned change
  • Gathering relevant insight and data from relevant people through facilitated groups or specific interviews and feeding that back to leaders
  • Executive coaching for individuals in new senior roles and/or responsibilities and who need to develop their leadership style and skills
  • Senior team development programmes for teams who need to work more effectively together to deliver the strategy and agenda of the business
  • Leadership skills and styles programmes for leaders who need to enhance their performance and empower others
  • Cultural design programmes for leaders who want to change and develop the culture of their organisation
  • Senior outplacement and career transition programmes for those impacted personally by the organisational changes
  • Review of a programme to ensure that the strategic objectives have been achieved and the change fully implemented

Julie’s down-to-earth approach, business experience, commercially facilitative style and demonstrable success, enables her to work nationally with many corporate and professional service clients to achieve their goals.

    Jo Butlin | Utilyx

    Julie has been invaluable to my business through a period of significant change. Whether coaching individuals, leading team development days or providing a valued sounding board to me, Julie’s insight, experience and straight talking have consistently provided real value to the business. The results of her interventions are tangible, through behavioural change, increased personal awareness and better teamwork. Julie overlays energy and humour to her undoubted professional expertise which makes her a pleasure to work with.

    Executive Coaching and Mentoring

    Confidential 1:1 discussions for leaders who are new to, developing into or seeking to deliver wider value within their senior roles.

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    Change Leadership

    Consultancy for leaders in leading effective change within their organisation.

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    Leadership Choices Programme

    Structured modular leadership development for leaders to make great choices around their leadership style, time and personal resilience.

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    Leadership Team Building

    Facilitation for leadership teams who need to work more effectively together to lead and deliver the strategy and agenda of the business.

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    Personal Profiling and Feedback

    Insight and information for leaders to give them greater understanding into how they lead, and the impact that they have on others.

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    Executive Coaching and Mentoring

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    Change Leadership

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    Leadership Choices Program

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    What our Clients Say

    Jo Butlin | Utilyx

    "Julie has been invaluable to my business through a period of significant change. Whether coaching individuals, leading team development days or providing a valued sounding board to me, Julie’s insight, experience and straight talking have consistently provided real value to the business. The results of her interventions are tangible, through behavioural change, increased personal awareness and better teamwork. Julie overlays energy and humour to her undoubted professional expertise which makes her a pleasure to work with."

    Roger Harris | Consultant | Formerly with Odeon Cinemas

    "While I was at Odeon Cinemas, I worked with Julie Harrison for more than five years. Her expertise, intellect and the insight she developed for the business proved invaluable in developing strategic collaboration within the team. Not only that, each Odeon Director grew in aptitude and confidence through their individual development plans, which was of real benefit of the organisation. I will continue to use Julie for specific interventions and change management processes going forward."

    HR Director Corporate Services | Global Food Services Provider

    "Julie has worked successfully with us since 2006, initially supporting the Executive Committee through managing a significant period of change, and developing our leadership styles, and subsequently running leadership development programmes with our senior and middle managers. She has developed an in depth knowledge of our business and culture which has enabled her to become a true business partner. Her current work involves coaching our senior managers on their leadership and management of change to improve personal and business performance."

    Managing Partner | Commercial Law Firm

    "Julie has been my external coach and mentor since I took on the role of Managing Partner and her insights , challenge , support and sense of balance and humour have been invaluable."

    Partner | Bond Dickinson

    "I've seen Julie in action in a variety of coaching and organisational development/change situations – she brings a mix of insight, intuition, leadership experience and common sense as well as some humour all underpinned by solid thought leadership in profiling, writing and lecturing. Julie works well at all levels but particularly board level – and on a 1-1 or team basis. She brings long term value to assignments."

    Head of HR | City Law Firm

    "Julie Harrison has helped my firm by working with the management team on a key strategic project and doing this in such a way that it felt as though she was actually part of our team - and quite as concerned about the success of the outcomes as we were. No ‘consultancy speak’ or delivering vanilla ‘one size fits all’ solutions from Julie – she was wholly committed, intuitive, innovative and flexible throughout. She is generous with her time , happy to share her (considerable) professional services experience and expertise and (the icing on the cake!) is also fun to work with!"

    People Development Manager

    "I have used Julie Harrison over a number of years now as a key supplier. Julie is very strategic in her thinking, highly committed and extremely responsive to the changing needs of our business. She has always provided me with a high class service that I have used again and again. She is not only a high quality consultant and trainer but also a very powerful and challenging coach - perfect for a challenging business environment. I have a long standing working relationship with Julie and will continue to use her as a key supplier for many years to come."

    Stephen McNicol | Managing Partner | Muckle LLP

    "We have used Julie on various projects over a number of years and in particular for partner coaching and mentoring. As the profession becomes ever more demanding the range of skills that partners need to master, over and above being an excellent technical lawyer and work winner, is getting longer and longer. Julie's knowledge and understanding of lawyers is exceptional. She has a way of helping them to understand themselves, how they can better contribute and the impact that changes in their approach might have on them, their team and the firm. Outstanding and very highly recommended."

    Nikki Rolfe | Group Human Resources Director | Rexam

    "Having had Julie recommended to me, she is now one of my key “go to” people for coaching, team facilitation, team development and generally anything that requires extraordinary insight. She has not only helped individuals on their personal journeys but the organisation as a whole by some very thought provoking inputs at key moments for us. She is both courageous and supportive in what she does, a true added value partner for us."

    Alicia Navarro | Co-Founder & CEO | Skimlinks

    "Julie Harrison has helped my business by making the leadership team more aware of the way we communicate to each other, and how to leverage that understanding to have a more effective and collaborative work environment. This means we have been able to grow as a company and as individuals, able to face the new challenges that come with scale."