Young Professionals

Ross has an unrivalled record working with a variety of young professionals. Whether it’s a trainee professional footballer, graduate, apprentice, or aspiring individual, Ross gets results.

His strengths are that he can engage learners and understands what it feels like to be challenged and under pressure to perform at such a relatively young age. Building trust and developing rapport is the fundamental cornerstone to Ross’s effectiveness – he understands and has a genuine interest in developing young people. He uses current research and a variety of learning methods to impart learning. His ultimate aim is to empower young professionals so that they blend into and contribute effectively to their new workplace environments.

People Development

  • Awareness and Breaking of Barriers
  • Resilience
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Developing Self-belief and Emotional Confidence
  • Motivation & Willpower
  • Emotional Competency – using emotions, changing behaviours, emotional intelligence, anger management, personality profiling
  • Communication Skills – presentation styles, pitching, networking, body language, listening skills, impact statements
  • Efficacy Development – time management, concise meeting skills, strategic and tactical use of resources, stakeholder analysis
  • Leadership Skills
  • Goal Focused Coaching & Mentoring

Organisation Development

  • Identifying and profiling the team
  • Importance and factoring of synergy within teams
  • Identification of significant stakeholders
  • Making an impact individually and collectively
  • Teambuilding & supporting different needs
  • The value of vulnerability
  • Synergy of resources
  • Active task setting
  • Strategic task setting
  • Strategic Leadership – definition of organisation mission, collation and agreement of aims, consistent policies and procedures, clear and transparent areas of responsibility and accountability, building trust and aspects of vulnerability management
  • Tactical Leadership – efficiency and effectiveness of working practices, reporting and feedback mechanism systems, building trust, operational emotional intelligence,
  • Individual Development – building skills development, monitoring, feedback, employee engagement opportunities, target setting, professional development appraisals

Ross develops expertise in areas such as:

  • MHFA Mental Health
  • Well-being
  • General & Specific Mindsets
  • Emotional Confidence &Competency
  • Communication ie Elevator Pitches, Interview Skills, Networking,
  • Presentations
  • Resilience Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Growth Mindsets
  • Sports Performance Strategies
  • Personality Profiling
  • Team Dynamics Analysis
  • Behaviour Change
  • Stress Management Strategies
  • Belief and Value Systems
  • Goal Setting and Visualisation

Ross has worked with a range of young professionals at the:

  • University of Central Lancashire (LaunchPad Programme)
  • ICAEW (Trainee Accountants and Financial Middle Managers)
  • Accrington & Rosendale College (Apprenticeships)
  • Preston College (Apprenticeships and Staff CPD)
  • St Helen’s College (Student Mental Health)
  • Wells International School of Music (Growth Mindsets)
  • Preston North End FC (Youth Training Programme)
  • Fleetwood Town FC (Apprenticeships)
  • Blackpool FC (Apprenticeships)
  • National Citizenship Service at Blackburn FC
  • Burnley FC
  • Accrington Stanley FC
  • Rochdale FC
  • Fleetwood FC
  • Blackpool FC