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Marie Thake

Leadership Coach

Marie is a dedicated, passionate professional people development specialist, who runs her own Coaching and training business. She partners with organisations to make a difference to employees as individuals and enables them to feel engaged with the organisations they work for, leading them to achieve their own and their organisations’ vision.

Marie is passionate about having the ability to enthuse others to learn, through engagement, building trust and understanding what motivates people to perform. She has held her role of Director and People Development Consultant for over 10 years following her roles for companies such as Prudential, HBOS, and The Rugby Football Union.

Marie excels in and enjoys working at a senior level to identify organisations people development needs and supporting them through various learning interventions of coaching and training.

She specialises in behaviour change while working with organisations values and learning culture to drive transformation, engagement and change.

Marie has been a qualified coach for 15 years ago and works with organisations to develop their senior teams through one-to-one coaching. This style is also evident in her training where she encourages reflection and self-awareness to encourage delegates to change their habits to fully embrace the new skills and knowledge they have learnt.

Marie will always apply a discretionary effect to every role to enable me to be proud of my achievements. I combine my strategic knowledge and my study of human behaviour and change to work with people to develop and enhance their skills.

Her career included:  Leading teams to deliver organisational vision and strategy and delivering People development strategies to ensure organisations workforces were developed and invested in. Marie feels passionate about people being the vital resource that can shape and grow a business to success. We are all wonderfully unique and it is about harnessing those strengths in us to achieve our goals and aims.

Marie’s academic background was studying Business, Finance and Law and then progressing to another of her passion’s – understanding human behaviour and our ability to learn using a growth mindset. She went on to study Well-being, Human behaviour, Employee engagement, emotional intelligence, NLP and the ability to build resilience and how we can adapt to change.

As a Consultant, Marie’s priorities are always to ensure the focus stays firmly on building a learning culture to ensure that all the new solutions introduced are embraced successfully. Introducing successful people development interventions and ensuring the learning encourages permanent change is a philosophy Marie feels strongly about.

Want to learn more about Marie? Watch her on Youtube here.