Testimonials

Everyone has the capacity to learn and develop. It’s always inspiring seeing just what people can achieve when they invest time in looking at what they want and what they need to do to get there. Here’s what they said about working with me.

Practical Coaching Skills  programme:

“This course is the most beneficial one I have ever attended. I have learned the tools I need, to deal with situations I would previously have avoided. I have gained much confidence & self-belief as a result. Thank you.” S. Flanagan

“Ruth is a very good trainer, after each session she asked what the team wanted from the next session and would change it to meet our needs. All supervisors/managers should attend!” S. Cross

“Very interactive, proactive approach to learning” I Huggett

Business Planning & Growth Coaching:

“Using Illuminarity has been beneficial for the success and growth of Zen over the last 6 months, giving the team focus and structure to everyday activities. We now have clear goals and objectives with necessary planning to achieve them. Without the unbiased external input we would lack direction and efficiency to expand as a business & personally. It has been an exciting time and we look forward to working with Ruth over the next year.” Zen Creative Ltd, Design Agency

Building an Effective Team – Developing a shared vision:

“I have worked with Ruth over the last couple of months and she delivered a session for me, to my team of Business Managers at a Team Meeting. The session was extremely thought provoking and well received and has acted as a platform for the future. Thank you.” Stew O’Dell, Area Business Manager, Barclays

Personal Development coaching - Building Confidence: 

“I feel completely energised with the coaching that I have undertaken with Illuminarity (Ruth Cass), I have found every session highly thought provoking and incredibly valuable in taking time to think through different situations and approaches for improving my confidence. I now have a very clear idea of the actions I will take to support my future career progression.” Account Manager, Construction Industry

Career Change Coaching & First 100 Days:

“I am grateful to Ruth Cass at Illuminarity who enabled me to gain clarity about a change in my career and coached me through the first 100 days of my new role as an Executive on the Management Board of a company in the City. Thanks” Executive, Private Sector.

Career Coaching – New Role:

“Working with Ruth has greatly assisted me on both a personal and professional level. Coaching has supported my transition into a new role by giving me tools and techniques to build confidence, deal with conflict and challenge my own self-limiting behaviours.
Coaching has helped me develop my relationships as a line manager. As a consequence I now use a coaching style in managing my team. I have also received positive feedback on my style from key stakeholders.
I would recommend Ruth as she has a excellent degree of empathy and understanding of difficult and complex situations at work. The process of coaching was highly goal-orientated with measurement of the results being part of the process. As such it was clear to see it working from day one.” Senior Account Manager, Public Sector/Government

Business Development – Planning & Strategy:

“The impact of coaching has far exceeded my expectations. Ruth’s encouragement, positive attitude and ability to listen have made me look at myself and my business in a different way. Thanks to Ruth for asking the right questions, I now have a very clear idea of where I want to be in 5 years time and how to get there.

I would recommend coaching to anyone, whether you use it for your personal or professional life or both. ” Interior Designer/Business Owner

Personal development Coaching – Reviewing Priorities:

“My sessions were extremely relaxed, just being able to talk and discovering, with Ruth’s focused questioning and reaffirmation, I actually had the answers, they just needed some clarity.
Ruth’s approach to coaching provides support, praise and encouragement throughout the journey and for me has resulted in increased self esteem and determination to stay positive, focused and calm.
The whole coaching experience re-enforces what’s important and Ruth’s style gives you that gentle push to reassess your priorities and face challenges you would otherwise never get round to. Thank you Ruth.” Project Manager, Private Sector.

 

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Testimonials

“This course is the most beneficial one I have ever attended. I have learned the tools I need, to deal with situations I would previously have avoided... Thank you.” Team Leader, Construction

..."I would recommend coaching to anyone who wants change things in their life and achieve their goals." Sue T

“Using Illuminarity has been beneficial for the success and growth of Zen over the last 6 months, giving the team focus and structure to everyday activities. We now have clear goals and objectives with necessary planning to achieve them...” Zen Creative Ltd, Design Agency

..."Coaching has supported my transition into a new role by giving me tools and techniques to build confidence, deal with conflict and challenge my own self-limiting behaviours. Account manager, Public Sector.

“Very interactive, proactive approach to learning” I Huggett