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I am an experienced and qualified Executive Coach and Facilitator, here to support you and your team on your business journey.  Whether you are looking to take some time out to develop your leadership style, overcome a particular challenge, want to be clearer on what you want from life or you need to help your team evolve we can help.

Professional Background and Skills

Having worked in the corporate world for over 17 years, I empathise and understand the context, complexities and dynamics that brings to individuals, leaders and teams.

I have developed a wealth of experience in enabling others to achieve their career and personal goals and this has provided me with a strong foundation for success in my coaching and facilitation business.

I provide transformational coaching through 1:1 sessions.  Giving you the space, which often is lacking in the day to day pressures of our lives, to be heard and to help you work out a plan for the future as well as the present.

An expert in recognising the specific needs of an individual or a team at any given moment, I give clients space to do their own thinking whilst also challenging them to consider and adopt new, more beneficial ways of thinking.

I facilitate face to face and virtual leadership programmes and soft skills programmes, equipping leaders and individuals with the skills and approaches required to be successful as well as authentic.

I provide coaching to coaches and organisations looking to embed coaching skills in to their organisations.

I also work in an Associate capacity with a selected number of training, consultancy and coaching organisations to support their client and project work.

Qualifications and Skills Include:

  • Fully Accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation.
  • Full Member (MAC) of the Association for Coaching (AC).
  • Level A and Level B (intermediate) qualified with the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Practitioner.
  • Authentic Charisma Coach accredited.
  • Liberating Leadership Practitioner.
  • Strengthscope Certified.
  • Extensive experience of coaching across cultures, both face to face and remotely.
  • Virtual Facilitation qualified.

Jackie Haywood

Founder, Business Coach and Facilitator

Enabling you to find the clarity and energy to be your best.

Welcome to Illuminate You. We aim to support you to be at your best more of the time through clearly identifying what you really want, then providing you with a confidential space to work out how to achieve that.

I am a professional certified executive coach (PCC) with extensive experience of supporting senior leaders and individuals to clarify and achieve their work and personal vision. This work is underpinned by 17 years’ corporate experience. I coach people who want to:

  • Develop an authentic and effective leadership style.
  • Process the feedback they have been given by their boss or organisation and have support to make the required changes.
  • Progress their career further.
  • Understand their strengths and utilise them more.
  • Increase their confidence, gravitas and impact.
  • Enhance their relationships and impact with key stakeholders and others.
  • Clearly define what they want from their lives and careers vs those set by others.
  • Establish a better work/ life balance.
  • Manage stress and pressure at work effectively.
  • Have a sounding board and a safe space to work on their challenges, without feeling judged.
  • Bring more of themselves to work and to be at their best more of the time.
  • Wish to build resilience.
  • Want to maintain productivity.
  • Have support in a period of change or transition to maintain their performance and well-being.