What is Personal Development Coaching?

Personal Development Coaching is an opportunity for you to have conversations about your development at work. You can explore your work-place goals and objectives and the development or learning you need to achieve them.

Our focus is on enabling and supporting you to achieve these goals whilst building longer term self-development practices that will sustain you going forward.

Why do I need it?

For many of us our workplaces are changing, and this change is set to continue. We may need to develop new skills, new knowledge and new behaviours. Not just one time, but continually.

Our employers can help us with this, but we may need more than they can give us. A PD Coaching session allows you to be open and honest about your career, your personal development and your current work-related challenges.

How is it different to regular coaching or mentoring?

 Where our PD Coaching sessions differ are in that we draw on our many years’ experience of helping groups and individuals to learn and develop in the workplace. We support you in getting on track with your current personal/career goals, and work with you using a ‘coaching-style’ approach of effective questioning and listening, allowing you to work out your own solutions. Throughout this process we will introduce you to practices that will enable you to self-direct your learning in the future.

How Does it Work?

Delivered over Zoom or MS Teams, our coaching-style sessions will focus in on your learning goals and personal development needs. You can choose our Personal Development Kickstarter, or our Personal Development Programme.

Personal Development Kickstarter

This one-hour session will kick-start your personal development planning and support you in your goals. You will be provided with a Personal Development Workbook to help you assess where you are now and where you want to get to in terms of your learning goals. We will provide you with access to tools and resources to get you started on your learning journey.

This session will help you to:

  • Identify where you want to be in the future
  • Consider skills and knowledge you need to develop to achieve your future goals
  • Accelerate your development with self-directed learning practices

Want to know if this would work for you? Book a free 30-minute no obligation chat!

Personal Development Programme

This series of 3 x 1-hour PD Coaching sessions, spread over 5-6 months, will allow you to identify your learning goals and implement plans to meet them, whilst being challenged and supported in your learning.

Prior to the first session you will be provided with a Personal Development Workbook. We will provide you with access to tools and resources to get you started on your learning journey. In addition, you get access to a full suite of video learning content covering management and leadership skills.

This programme will help you to:

  • Identify where you want to be in the future
  • Consider skills and knowledge you need to develop to achieve your future goals
  • Accelerate your development with self-directed learning practices
  • Have the opportunity to ‘go deep’ with particular learning practices, such as building learning networks, working out loud, or dealing with any skills challenges.
  • Practice and explore any challenges you are facing in our PD Coaching sessions

Want to know more? Book a free 30-minute introductory chat!

Get in touch at rachel@talentstorm.co.uk or book a 30 minute no obligation chat to find out more.


Here’s the feedback we’ve had so far:

I didn't even know that there are actually ways to improve the way you learn things, which obviously there are, and there are a lot of tools. So, it was really fun to focus on that

She put me into a position that I should work with myself and understand myself. And I think in the end that was much wiser than giving me a solution on a plate

it was really useful - it's that personal focus and also something that contributes to your level of confidence at any point in time

I remember very much the way she described the learning journey. And that opened my eyes and I thought, oh, I never thought of it is like this and it works. I really saw that she has a different approach on learning methods and on education and training. And she sees the learning as more, in a broader sense. I really liked that

She really got me thinking much wider. So, I did some research on myself to say, what other options could there be. It helped me to see a little bit better, and to open up my search criteria

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