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About me

Giving YOU space to relax, think and be yourself, my clients achieve their goals and look to the future with new energy.

With a focus on tomorrow, my clients strive to be better today than they were yesterday and improve their lives, careers or businesses one step at a time.

I achieve this by:

  1. Helping my clients to raise awareness and understanding so that they can be clear on what they want.
  2. Assisting my clients to create practical, step by step action plans to reach their goals.
  3. Providing my clients with ongoing support through any challenges or obstacles that they may encounter.
  4. Providing my clients with tools, techniques and strategies (where appropriate and if needed) to create lasting change and success.

Style of coaching
My coaching is versatile, person centred and adapted to suit the needs and requirements of the person being coached. It will be a partnership where I will facilitate your thoughts, encourage, champion and support you.

I will also sometimes politely and professionally challenge and push you so that we get the desired results and the positive change you want to see. Working with me is non-judgemental, open and safe.

No matter what your situation is, I guarantee that you will feel appreciated and supported as we create a safe and confidential space for you to explore your thoughts.

We will then move forward at your pace so that you can own the identified changes and finally live that more fulfilled and purposeful life.

To those that are interested, I have also been trained in mental health awareness from Mental Health First Aid England & received training in supporting adults with neuro-diverse conditions such as dyslexia, autism, dyspraxia & ADHD through the charity 'Exceptional Individuals'.

Are you still unsure whether coaching with me is right for you?
Please book a complimentary and no obligation 30 minute taster session with me which will provide you with the opportunity to find out if my coaching is right for you and for you to also find out more about me too.

Please book the complimentary 30 minute session with me (delivered virtually) via one of the following options:

  • Message me through this site on the icon at the top of my profile
  • Call me directly on 07738 881516
  • Email me on robin.coach@btinternet.com
  • Use the following calendar link (if there is not a suitable slot available, then please email me directly) https://calendly.com/robinmcoach/30min

“Control Your Own Destiny or Someone Else Will”  - Jack Welch

**Coaching spaces are available on a regular basis**

Structured Personal & Professional Development Programme by Robin Macdonald Coaching
For those of you who are seeking more structure to achieve what you want I have a personal and professional development programme that based on how far you want to take the programme is suitable for everyone, no matter what stage your career is at.

Please get in touch with me for a brochure that showcases it in more detail.

Thank you and I very much look forward to hearing from you,
Robin

Please see some of my recent reviews at the very bottom of the profile (in the section titled any further information)

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Coaching with businesses and organisations
My versatile and person-centred coaching style, coupled with my own direct workplace experience, lends itself well for me to comfortably work across an organisation. From owners, directors and managers - right through to their associated teams, I adapt my approach and methodology to bring about the positive and sustainable change that you want to see.

Whether you are a company owner, director or manager within a business or even work as an independent contractor with your own small business or enterprise, then my coaching is for you and your teams.

I am trained in DISC workplace profiling and also the 5 Behaviours model which is an excellent addition to any team coaching.

Solutions can however be tailored to suit your needs.

I also have a profile on the Business Coach Directory
https://businesscoachdirectory.com/coach/RobinMacdonald/

Voluntary work
In addition to my private coaching practice and associate work, I also work with the charity 'Exceptional Individuals' where I coach adults with neuro-diverse conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia who are either job seeking, exploring career change or developing their skills within their existing role.

Additional offering
I also offer consultancy, project management and interim support in supply chain management, learning and development and change management.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • B.Sc (Hons) Science and Management
  • ICF certified Diploma in Transformational Coaching (Animas)
  • DiSC personality profiling
  • 5 Behaviours profiling
  • Prince2
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF)

I also have over 20 years management and leadership experience working in many high intensity, fast moving and dynamic international businesses spanning many industrial sectors from food and drink manufacturing, FMCG, aerospace, defence, general manufacturing and retail.

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Fees

Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

To achieve sustainable and tangible change, I typically work with people for a minimum of 6 sessions. However depending on your needs and circumstances, I sometimes offer fewer sessions.

Sessions are typically 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes in length. However, I also offer 45 minute sessions depending on your budget and time constraints.

Prices vary depending on the number of sessions and whether you would like to follow the structured programme. Please ask on enquiry.

I am based in Glasgow (and sometimes Milton Keynes), but operate across the British Isles and beyond where my coaching is available in person and remotely (or a combination of both).

I am completely flexible to be able to work in and out of traditional work hours and also across different time zones.

Remote coaching is becoming increasingly popular and allows my clients to be comfortable in a place of their choosing.

I very much look forward to hearing from you.

Take Care,
Robin

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am typically available from Monday to Friday (days and evening) but will also happily accommodate clients at weekends too if that is the best option.

Further information

Please see below for some of my recent client feedback;

**Robin has been a kind, thoughtful and encouraging coach. Balancing objectivity with the needs of his clients is a real strength and has benefitted me greatly. In moments of difficulty and frustration, Robin has encouraged me to look beyond my own perspective and consider other POVs and take a look at the bigger picture. Robin is a person-centred coach and has been flexible in his approach for which I am very grateful** AS, Teacher (Manchester)

**Robin made my first coaching experience easy and straightforward. Thanks for supporting, listening, encouraging and challenging me. It was exactly what I needed and have now set strong foundations for moving forward. You’ve really helped me through a difficult business period, thanks again. Can’t recommend Robin highly enough!** SB, Senior Business Manager (Glasgow)

**Robin was very professional in his approach and would always promptly follow up sessions with a summary. He was always interested in what you had to say and would go away and research things for you to look at.** AJ, Support Worker (Birmingham)

**Having never worked with a life coach before I was not sure what to expect. However, from the very beginning Robin made it a very relaxing and safe place to explore what's on your mind. He asks the questions that point you in the right direction in finding your own answers. This is certainly a gift. Sometimes it's just a case of being asked those questions that make things a lot clearer. I really enjoyed my experience working with Robin and would certainly recommend him** SW, Teacher (Valencia, Spain)

**Coaching with Robin was a real treat! It is rare to find someone as engaging and personable. Make no mistake: Robin is a talented coach with skills that I doubt they teach when studying to be a coach (but if that is the case, he makes it look effortless). I always felt like I was in good hands working with Robin, who is genuinely one of the nicest people I have met** SH, Business Owner (London)

**Robin was very caring and helpful. He helped me get new insights into my plans for the future. Very good follow up emails. Thank you** EG, Business Owner (Cambridge)

Glasgow
Lanarkshire
G42

Olney
MK46

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

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Robin Macdonald - helping YOU see new horizons

Robin Macdonald - helping YOU see new horizons