Julia is passionate about making a difference and believes that building rapport and trust is the cornerstone to an effective coaching relationship. She clarifies outcomes, listens acutely and asks challenging questions, responding with flexibility to the needs of the client, always focused on the end result. Julia believes authenticity is vital when coaching and brings an honesty and humour which creates a safe yet dynamic environment, encouraging openness and progression.
Julia lives with her husband, 17 year old step daughter and two working cocker spaniels who enjoy her love of the outdoors. She likes watching sport, the theatre, travel and indulging her natural curiosity by learning.
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Julia coaches in English and has very basic language skills in both Italian and French.
Leadership development, performance management, behavioural shifts and change management within the dynamic and competitive retail environment
Julia Hayward has 16 years of experience in executive coaching and development with all levels of management from newly recruited graduates up to board directors. Julia worked as an internal coach for Waitrose Limited for 15 years and coached over 100 executives during this time. She specialises in leadership development, performance management, behavioural shifts and change management within the dynamic and competitive retail environment. Julia has had extensive experience and success coaching those wishing to secure promotion to senior management levels both within Head office environments and retail stores. This has included a focus on authentic leadership and enabling executives to improve productivity and results through better understanding of themselves.
Julia is an accredited executive coach with the Association for Coaching and has completed coach specific training for NLP Master practitioners. She has regular and accredited coaching supervision. skills, etc)
Coach specific training for NLP Master practitioners
Accredited Executive Coach with the Association for Coaching
Post graduate diploma in Learning and Development
MBTI step 1 and 2; Transactional Analysis foundation level
BA International Business Studies with Italian 2:1 (Hons)