About

Richard Gordon Kelly – Coach

RK photo July 2019

Richard’s approach as a coach is for people who want to achieve a fulfilling balance between professional goals and personal development.

In a business context, the coaching approach that Richard brings is about the true potential of an individual at all levels. Understanding how thoughts and behaviours are affected by emotions, relationships and social networks is an effective tool for enhancing performance.

But it’s not all about enhancing performance, coaching can support your organization in addressing issues such as team coaching, and human performance.

As a lifelong learner, Richard is an avid reader of the latest research and practices in coaching, leadership, and organization development. His commitment to continual development includes having his own coach and regularly immersing himself in personal growth workshops in order to stretch himself and take on new challenges in the same way his clients do.

Sector/Industry experience

20+ years’ success leading training, continuous improvements, and transformation programs by promoting cultural and mind-set reforms for SME’s and high-growth organisations.

A versatile and inspirational leader with demonstrated achievement providing onboarding, systems, and processes improvements, and training/mentorship solutions. Facilitate strong teamwork and relationship building, to ensure the effective management of daily employees’ needs and performance, increasing engagement.

Highly skilled in creating and implementing powerful training materials, executing strategic projects, driving entrepreneurial initiatives, and applying excellent communication skills to forge strong partnerships with key stakeholders, clients, strategic partners, and teams and management at all organisational levels.

Passionate coach and mentor, nurturing growth in cross-functional teams to improve performance and output.

Education and Certification

Richard is a graduate of the University of Derby where he completed his Bachelor of Business Studies with a major in Operations. He has also completed graduate-level certifications at the Kingstown College, Ireland.

He is a Certified Instructor (Train the Trainer), a Certified Executive Coach and Sports Psychology, and is a member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Personal Pursuits

In addition to his professional pursuits, Richard is one of the Founders of the “Men Don’t Talk Group in Belgium” – Accompanying men in their Human experience.

He leveraged his love of sport by doing the London Triathlon raising thousands of euros for a school project in Kenya. Richard lives just outside Brussels, Belgium where he enjoys creating and living a life that he loves with his wife and children.

 

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