Member Since: 14th Aug 2019
Matt helps managers get good at coaching within the areas people most want coaching on: Sales, Leadership and Communication.
He has been in the training and development business for most of his career, focusing on the idea of the ‘Manager as a Coach’ since 1994. His training programmes, books, articles and talks have helped hundreds of managers achieve outstanding results through their people and teams.
Working internationally, Matt has engaged with multiple high-performance businesses, including HSBC, Citigroup, Scottish & Southern Energy and Sage PLC, with a strong record of feedback and subsequent success.
More recently, his time working in the Middle East has seen him representing some of the world's best brands in the work areas for which coaching is most often sought: Leadership Success, Sales Performance and Effective Communication.
To get in touch or find out more, please drop an email to [email protected] or feel free to call him on +44(0)7930553029
Founder & Managing Director Matt Somers - Coaching Skills Training Ltd
21st Sep 2020
One of the effects of Covid-19 and the lockdown has been to make leadership by ‘command and control’ virtually obsolete overnight. How can...Coaching
11th Jun 2020
I had an interesting conversation (or do I have to call it a Zoom now?) with a senior leader the other day in which she explained that...Coaching
11th May 2020
A friend of mine found a new job in sales after a long time out of work. He was both relieved and excited to land the opportunity because...Coaching
6th Feb 2020
“Most people here have had more training on using the fire extinguisher than on managing people,” a newly appointed L&D manager told me...Coaching
21st Jan 2020
You may have seen Alister Shepherd’s excellent article on TrainingZone at the end of last year entitled ‘ Why coaching is a manager’s job...Coaching
11th Dec 2019
Any fool can follow the GROW model. This was the title of a recent post I wrote on Linkedin that seemed to resonate with a lot of people...Coaching
16th Sep 2019
There seems to be increasing chatter in the HR and L&D worlds that it’s time to abandon performance reviews and annual appraisals. The...Talent