At Accelerate we recognise that being part of a high performance organisation or team is demanding; It requires you to make sacrifices, have excellent communication skills, demonstrate considerable levels of commitment and be highly motivated. Our expertise and experience is in helping organisations develop the required skills, competencies and approach to create high performing teams and ultimately high performance organisations.
We do this by helping Leaders and their team members, to adapt their behaviour on a day to day basis, develop more effective ways of working and create the right business environment to succeed in tough market conditions. Our solutions range from high impact training and team development events, as well as business process improvement and effective/practical one to one coaching.
There are many profiling tools and psychometrics on the market yet SOCIAL STYLE is the most widely used behavioural tool of its kind in the world, with over 50 years of research from TRACOM to ensure the validity of the model. It measures 3 Key areas Assertiveness, Responsiveness and Versatility. More information here.
The third generation of Emotional Intelligence focuses on a number of behavioural aspects, so we can now distinguish between Emotional Intelligence (emotion awareness, recognition, and understanding), as well as Behavioural Intelligence, which represents practical skills that directly influence others and our own effectiveness.
By defining personality type, the MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) tool builds a robust foundation for life-long personal development. It provides a constructive, flexible and liberating framework for understanding individual differences and strengths. More information here.
For team and leadership development, Meredith Belbin’s team roles is one of our favourite tools for getting all manner of business teams including leadership teams to work effectively, and recognise their unique differences.More information here.
SDI is a self-assessment tool that helps people understand what gives them a sense of self-worth and what’s important to them when relating with others. Particularly useful when looking at conflict in teams and organisations.More information here.
Effective Leaders can influence the behaviour, beliefs and feelings of other group members in an intended direction. Latest research shows effective leadership may well be the key business differentiator between high performing organisations and their lower performing counterparts.
One of our key services is providing practical business consultancy focusing on the key issues facing your business and helping you to address them with effective solutions.
With the rise of project teams, flexible working and higher demand for personal leadership, we answer the need for team members to enjoy being personally accountable for individual and team results as well as maintaining great team relationships and communications.
One of our specialist areas is working with organisations to improve the effectiveness of their business development function or sales functions.
The ability to communicate effectively is seen as one of the key competencies in business, when it comes to managing staff and by far the most common reason for relationships breaking down at work. Fortunately it is one of the key skills that can be improved most quickly and dramatically.
Even in tough times it is vital for organisations to not just retain their most important assets (people) but to ensure that the correct development is delivered to the correct people
At Accelerate we specialise in developing the skills of your managers to lead people more effectively. Whether they are experienced in managing staff or new to managing people, we will tailor our in-house training to focus on the key areas that will make the most effective improvement.
I have had great pleasure in experiencing Graham’s expertise both during his team training sessions and in one on one sessions
I worked with Graham on a number of training and change management programmes whilst at xxx. He has real insight into how people think and therefore how to get the best out of them
Graham has always provided expert and well prepared training programmes for the team. His results are excellent, and his work has always had a positive impact.
Having worked with Graham in the past I have always found his standard of work to be of the highest level
Graham is an excellent trainer, executive coach and mentor who enables companies and individuals to achieve their professional and personal goals. I have successfully used and recommended Graham and will continue to do so.
Graham has a real passion for helping people develop. He manages to combine his focus on the development of others with a drive to achieve business out comes. He is also a pleasure to work with!