Des" combination of pragmatism and high energy enables him to engage individual executives and leadership teams in developing their capability to deliver significant business results.
Des" combination of pragmatism and high energy enables him to engage executives and leadership teams in developing their capability to deliver significant business results. He quickly develops trust and openness with his clients through his practical, engaging and solution focused approach.
Des brings a wealth of experience from his 35 year career. The first 20 in corporate roles in both Australia and the UK, including ten years at Director Level, and over the last 15 years Des has worked with senior Executive Teams aligning leadership, culture and business strategy.
Des is highly effective at customising best practice in team, organisational and leadership development methods to then deliver engagements that meet client's prioritised needs and agreed outcomes. With a number of clients, Des has successfully raised the senior teams" awareness of the constructive and counter-productive individual and collective behavior patterns that take place in the team dynamic.
Des successfully works at Director and General Management levels with a wide range of clients across the banking and finance sector as well as media, technology and retail industries.
When clients engage Des to work with them on their values he takes a "Whole System" approach: aligning individuals" values with their behaviours; aligning the organisation's actual and espoused values with the organisation's systems and processes; aligning individual behaviours with the organisation's systems; and aligning individual values with the collective values.
Des" personable style and ability to draw out the key issues makes him a much sought after facilitator and executive coach.