Igniting Minds coaching and organisational development.

Jacqueline Davis, Fellow and Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors. Leadership and psychological coach and NLP master practitioner, trainer and consultant

Igniting Minds provides executive coaching and organisational development for the voluntary and not-for-profit sector.

The organisation is led by Jacqueline Davis CDir, MA, FIoD.  She is a chartered director and fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD) with 28-years experience working in the voluntary sector as CEO, trustee, consultant and executive coach.  

Jacqueline has a network of highly skilled and experienced associates who work with her to provide coaching, supervision, training and consultancy for the larger contracts.

Leading in the VUCA world

Working life is becoming more complex and uncertain.  Change is happening at an ever increasing speed and this put added pressure on leaders, managers and their teams.  There is now a word for the world that we are living and working in VUCA: an acronym for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.  

This can put added pressure onto today’s leaders.  Faced with so much changing information decision making can become overwhelming and stressful. This is why so many successful leaders work with a coach

Why coaching for the voluntary sector?

In the voluntary sector  there is a growing need to achieve more with less resources. To have a clear strategic vision, shared values and the ability to build strong relationships to co-create desired success

This can be demanding and exciting. It can also be stressful and impact negatively on your health.  Working with a coach provides the quiet space in a VUCA world to take a breath, think, explore and create the success you want.  Investing in coaching pays dividends.

Benefits of coaching for the voluntary sector;

  • More productive working relationships
  • increased confidence and well-being
  • the ability to think and act more strategically
  • a greater understanding of the landscape that you are working in
  • support to identify and change limiting thoughts and behaviour patterns
  • the courage to try new innovative ways of working
  • an ability to effectively delegate up and down
  • clearer focus and identification of purpose and direction
  • increased funding, efficiency and organisational impact
  • a more balanced, healthier and happy life
  • more effortless success

Our model for providing coaching and organisational development

Accredited coaching for the voluntary sector

Jacqueline Davis is an APECs practicing executive coach

Igniting Minds coaching, training and organisational development programmes are grounded in systems theory and practice.  They are informed by Gestalt, mindfulness, neuro linguistics programming (NLP) and neuro science.   We will support you and your teams to expand your awareness of what is happening systemically in the wider environment and relationally across the organisation.  This is valuable data to help you make the changes that your organisation needs.  

Our expertise in governance, fundraising and leadership

All our programmes are tailored around your individual, and organisational needs and budget.  We bring together a wealth of experience and skills.  

Jacqueline has post graduate qualifications in governance and company direction, leadership and management, executive coaching and mentoring and a Master’s degree in psychological coaching.  

She has almost 30 years experience of leading and managing in the voluntary sector and raising funds from statutory sources, Trusts and Foundations income generation. She understands the sector and continues to develop her skills as a coach, facilitator and consultants.underpinned by systemic, psychological and somatic knowledge and skills.

Accredited coach specialising in the voluntary sector

Jacqueline Davis is a full member of the AC

To arrange a free no-obligation to buy meeting email jackie@ignitingminds.org.uk or call on 020 8740 8802

Our clients recommend us:

“Wow! I only had one session and feel like a weight has been removed from my working   shoulders.”Lesley Dodd, CEO, Ealing Mencap

“Jacqueline has been an exceptional executive coach. She helped me achieve the successful relocation to the O2.  Fully employ the change management techniques required to enhance faculty performance and for staff to fully adopt new working practices.” Barbara Howell, Senior Executive, Ravensbourne College

“Jackie has challenged my thinking and encouraged me to consider new perspectives, but always does so in a very supportive and encouraging way.” Charlotte Lee, Social Worker, Achieving for Children

“Took me on an amazing journey and she was spot on.  Would highly recommend her as a coach.” Dr Dimple Devados, GP.

“Each meeting with Jacqueline helped me to clarify my goals and ambitions and left me with concrete actions and practical strategies.”  Jonny Shipp, Head of Digital Confidence at Telefonica plc

To arrange a free no-obligation to buy meeting email jackie@ignitingminds.org.uk

or call on 020 8740 8802  

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