Sheridan is a highly experienced business performance coach and coaching supervisor, with a particular interest in organisational leadership development.
He has worked extensively in central and local government, universities, banking and financial services, the police, the power supply industry, media and publishing, and the NHS (including 1:1 coaching at Chief Executive level).
Sheridan also works with regional and national charities, as well as senior teachers and teams in the education sector. He has designed and run group workshops, coach training programmes, senior strategy meetings, facilitated training days and action learning sets and has coached directors and senior executives on a 1:1 basis for over 15 years.
Whilst primarily working in the UK, Sheridan’s work has taken him to Dubai, the Netherlands, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, Poland, and the Czech Republic.
Sheridan is founder-director of Walking With Leaders (WWL), a coaching and coach supervision consultancy specialising in improving business performance through leadership and executive performance coaching, and helping managers become better coaches, as well as supervising the coaching work of coaches and managers.
WWL is an accredited centre for Institute of Leadership and Management and runs accredited coaching programmes to Level 7 Certificate/Diploma.
He is a Faculty coach and programme leader for the School of Coaching, one of Europe’s most respected coaching training organisations.
Sheridan is an accredited coach and assessor for the School’s prestigious programme certificated by the University of Strathclyde. He is an associate consultant to Coaching Focus and CFM Consulting, as well as several other consultancies, and is a member of the University of Hertfordshire Steering Group for the Centre for Coaching and Mentoring.
Sheridan is a qualified coaching supervisor, training with Peter Hawkins in 2003. He helps other coaches ensure that they are delivering best value and ethical work for their own clients, and he has a thriving coaching supervision practice.
Sheridan has written articles on coaching in journals including Managing Best Practice and the Journal of Change Management and a book Core Coaching – coaching for great performance at work (2008).
With a background in publishing management, Sheridan was previously Director of Publishing at the Work Foundation (formerly the Industrial Society) where he developed the publications division into a major award-winning multi-media business, before becoming a full-time business coach in 1997.
Sheridan works with senior executives in a collaborative, light-hearted way to challenge their current thinking & to help create new opportunities for breakthrough performance at work. Central to this is a strong focus on raising personal awareness and clarity on how the coaching will impact results – not just in the short term, but also in the longer term through personal growth and development.
His approach to supervision is highly collaborative with a key focus on helping the coach find insights that will have a beneficial impact on their client work.
- Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM)
|Supervision Rate||£225 plus VAT per session (normally 75-90 minutes)|
|Group Supervision Rate||£450 plus VAT per session (normally 2 hours, additional time pro rata)|
|Telephone Supervision Rate||£150 plus VAT per session (normally 60 minutes)|
|Other Rate||Day rate £1400 plus VAT|
Qualified coaching supervisor, training with Peter Hawkins in 2003. BSc Degree London (Honours) in Zoology; Certified coach (University of Strathclyde 1997); MBTI accredited practitioner; Qualified coaching supervisor (CSTD)
"My choice of Walking with Leaders was as a direct result of seeing Sheridan in action and I'm very grateful for his help in developing my professional skills."
‘’You always end a session feeling that you are more capable and able than you thought you were – but with a real sense of where you could do better. Sheridan has an exceptional sense of humour which is incredibly useful when guiding you through issues that you may be resistant or sensitive to.’’
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