Carolyn Pickin – Founder & Director
Experience: Over 25 years

Profile

Carolyn Pickin has an excellent track record of achievement in the learning and development industry working with some of the UKs most prominent brands including npower, Railtrack and Magnet.

Carolyn founded Motiv8 Development in order to provide an unparalleled learning experience, one where people acquire real, practical skills through their learning experiences that can be applied quickly and have immediate impact.

Motiv8 Development’s reputation has grown through its proven record to motivate and empower individuals and drive bottom line results for client companies.

Key Specialisms

  • Personal development
  • Management and Leadership Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Psychometric Assessment
  • Emotional Intelligence

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Certificate in Institute of Training & Development
  • EQi 2.0 accredited
  • Green Belt in Six Sigma Principles
  • NVQ Level 4 Learning & Development
  • Diploma in Business Coaching
  • D32 & D33 Assessor Award
  • Qualified NLP Business Practitioner
  • Level A Psychometric testing
  • FCIPD
  • Level B Psychometric testing (SHL – OPQ)
  • Myers-Briggs qualified
  • Strength Deployment Inventory
  • Module 1 Certificate in Financial Planning
  • Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • MAP Assessor
  • A1 NVQ Assessor

Most Likely to Say...

“What do you need to do for you to achieve….”
“How do you feel about….”

Least Likely to Say...

“You can’t….”
“That won’t work,”

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Andrew Pickin – Director
Experience: Over 25 years

Profile

Andrew Pickin is an experienced management and staff development professional who has worked within a diverse range of industries.

Previously a bank manager, Andrew is always focussed on the bottom line and return on investment. His astute business awareness and acumen has provided numerous insights to clients when looking to improve bottom line profits.

Andy’s excellent relationship with the Institute of Learning and Management has earned the Company many endorsements for its professional learning and development programmes.

Key Specialisms

  • Management Development
  • Situational Leadership
  • Sales Training and Development
  • Customer Service
  • Total Quality Management

Qualifications & Memberships

  • CTP (Certificate in Training Practice) Distinction
  • MAP Assessor
  • Accredited by ILM to Level 3
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • NLP Business Practitioner
  • Accredited to deliver 360 degree feedback
  • Kaizen Brain Friendly Learning
  • MCIM Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • DipM Diploma in Marketing
  • ACIB Associate to the Chartered Institute of Bankers

Most Likely to Say...

“What can you do to.........?”

Least Likely to Say...

“That’s not possible”

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Associate: Steve Rouse

Experience: 22 years

Profile

Steve specialises in leadership development, diversity & equal opportunities, performance management and learning design – including blended and informal learning.  A qualified coach, he has accreditations in MBTI and Emotional Intelligence (EQ-I 2.0 and EQ360).

Previously working as Head of Learning Design for the DWP’s corporate centre, Steve has considerable expertise across the design and delivery of learning solutions that use a blend of approaches to empower people to take responsibility for their own development.  Since becoming freelance, Steve has designed and delivered programmes for clients including The House of Commons, The Arts Council, RBS Group, Sellafield Ltd, GSK, M&S, Manchester City Council and Age Concern.  He also teaches within the Organisational Behaviour module for Warwick Business School’s Global Energy MBA.

Holding an MA in Management Learning & Leadership from Lancaster University, Steve is an RSA Fellow, as well as a Fellow of BILD and a Licentiate Fellow of ITOL.  He also holds Associate CIPD  and IEDP membership.

A director of the Institute of Equality & Diversity Practitioners from 2009 to 2011, he is now involved in developing standards and accreditation frameworks as part of the IEDP’s Professional Standards Group.

Key Specialisms

  • Leadership development
  • Diversity & equal opportunities
  • Performance management
  • Learning design – including blended and informal learning

Qualifications & Memberships

  • MA in Management Learning & Leadership
  • Fellow of BILD
  • Licentiate Fellow of ITOL
  • Associate CIPD member
  • Associate member and past Director of Institute of Equality & Diversity Practitioners
  • Accredited MBTI practitioner (levels 1 and 2)
  • Diploma in Life Coaching
  • EQ-I 2.0 and EQ360

Most Likely to Say...

“How did that go. . . ?”

Least Likely to Say...

“That was rubbish.”

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Associate: Gary Hewins F.CIPD

Experience: 32 years

Profile

Gary Hewins has extensive experience within the nuclear industry working primarily within Human Resources, Education, Training and Development and Talent Management functions.

He has worked with all levels of leaders and managers, from CEO’s to aspiring managers both within and outside of, the nuclear industry and is an active CIPD Lancashire Branch Committee member and past branch chairman.

Key Specialisms

  • Management & leadership training
  • Team analysis and building
  • Behavioural development training
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Talent management
  • Graduate Development
  • Professional Institution scheme accreditations
  • Coaching
  • 360 degree feedback
  • Business Improvement including Lean and TQM

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Belbin Team Roles & Belbin Workset Accredited

  • SHL OPQ & MQ (Motivation Questionnaire)

  • HDS (Hogan Development Survey)

  • MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)

  • F.CIPD

Most Likely to Say...

“let’s keep it simple and find the best option for you”

Least Likely to Say...

“It’s not possible”

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Associate: Nick Smith

Experience: 30 years

Profile

Nick Smith is a senior level human resource practitioner and trainer with a wealth of cross industry experience including; licensed retail, utilities and automotive sectors.

Nick was responsible for setting up and leading the Retail Training programme at Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries plc where the company gained IIP status and became three times supreme award winner for its training work.

Nick has trained and led cultural and management-style change programmes at W&DB, the RAC and npower which led to the latter being named one of the Times newspaper's top UK employers of women for three years in succession.

Key Specialisms

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Sales and profit performance
  • Management coaching and development
  • Culture change
  • Business Partnering

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Warwick Business School post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Templeton College, Oxford: Advanced Management & Leadership
  • NVQ Level 4 in Human Resources Development
  • Ministry of Defence Diversity Forum external advisor
  • CBI Equality & Diversity Panel

Most Likely to Say...

“You have the ability to achieve…”

Least Likely to Say...

“You’re not part of this…”

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Caroline MayohAssociate: Caroline Mayoh MCIPD

Experience: 13 years

Profile

Caroline has extensive experience in the nuclear industry working primarily with Executives, in Commercial, Human Resources, Organisational Design, Employee Relations, Talent Management and Training functions.

During the last 4 years she has gained experience as a freelance coach, HR consultant and trainer in many different sectors and has worked with all levels of leaders and managers on various career and development projects.

Caroline is the regional organiser for the North West Association of Coaching events.

Key Specialisms

  • Team Leader/Graduate/Middle Manager training
  • Career coaching/management
  • Management and leadership development
  • Team analysis and building
  • Behavioural skills training
  • Talent Management
  • 360 degree feedback
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Redundancy selection and career transition
  • Outplacement
  • Change management
  • Assessment and Development Centre design and facilitation
  • Job design and development
  • Competency frameworks

Qualifications & Memberships

  • NVQ L7 Advanced Management of Organisational Learning and Knowledge
  • HNLP and NLP Practitioner (Neuro-linguistic programming and humanistic neuro-linguistic programming)
  • Life Coaching Skills and Practice
  • Performance Impact Coaching
  • Accelerated and Brain-friendly Facilitated learning
  • MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator)
  • Diploma in Management Studies
  • Chartered CIPD
  • Associate of Association of Coaching
  • Associate of Association of Career Practitioners International
  • Member of Chamber of Commerce

Most Likely to Say...

“wherever there is difficulty, there also comes opportunity and how great is that?”

Least Likely to Say...

“It can’t be done”

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Associate: Sue Sanders MA

Sue Sanders

Experience: 21 years

Profile

Sue provides high quality management, organisational and personal development training together with project management training and consultancy, working nationally and internationally for both public and private sectors. She is focused on helping clients achieve their objectives as well as strategic goals and believes that all training should be relevant and enjoyable.

Sue’s experience has enabled her to design and deliver numerous bespoke training programmes including project management, personal development, leadership and management and organisational development to target audiences of professionals, and all levels of management.

A dynamic and experienced facilitator & trainer who is able to build rapport with all types of people at any level. A bubbly approachable person who is not only sympathetic to people’s needs but can also help them clarify their outcomes and plan the best way to achieve them.

Key Specialisms

  • Project Management
  • PRINCE2®
  • Personal Development
  • Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Leadership & Management Development
  • Change Management

Qualifications & Memberships

  • NLP Practitioner
  • IOSH Safety for Senior Executives
  • NEBOSH
  • Practitioner Managing Successful Programmes
  • PRINCE2® Approved Trainer
  • PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner
  • MA (HRM)
  • Diploma in Management Studies
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • TDLB UNITS: D32, D33 and D36 
  • Member, Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Member, Institute of Management
  • Fellow, Institute of Sales and Marketing Management
  • Member NSCCI

Most Likely to Say...

“What do you want to do, now how can it be achieved?”

Least Likely to Say...

“It’ll never work”

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Nick Curnick-OrrinAssociate: Nick Curnick-Orrin

Experience: Over 20 years

Profile

Nick has extensive experience of I.T. training with both public and private sector organisations. He is an excellent communicator who loves to help people improve or streamline their working practices by maximising the use of the Microsoft tools they have available to them.

Nick has designed and delivered training programmes for clients including; Staffordshire County Council, Punch Taverns, Keele University, H Bauer Advertising and South Staffordshire District Council.

Key Specialisms

  • Key Specialisms
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Office
  • Visual Basic for Applications
  • Microsoft Expressions Suite
  • Serif Plus Suite

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Fellow of the Institute of IT Trainers
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Master
  • ECDL Trainer
  • C&G Youth Trainer Award
  • BA (Hons) Multi Disciplinary Design

Most Likely to Say...

“I bet we can make this work better"

Least Likely to Say...

“It can’t be done”

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Associates:

Tony Prideaux & Chris Jameson

Profiles

Tony Prideaux is an experienced journalist, teacher and communications specialist. As a broadcaster he has worked extensively across TV and radio production with the BBC and in the commercial sector. Tony started his training career teaching in universities and colleges utilising both his media and business experience with major national agencies. He has focused in the past five years on developing bespoke media and communications courses for use in commerce, industry and the public sector.

Chris Jameson has extensive experience as a senior BBC network producer and reporter. For much of the last decade he has worked at BBC Radio 5 Live on a range of programmes and as a reporter based in the UK and overseas. He has produced several major set-piece broadcasts for the network and his programmes have won several Sony Radio Awards. He is an experienced media trainer and also spent many years coaching in schools and businesses in Japan.

Chris and Tony have a proven track record providing tailored media training to a broad range of organisations including Unilever, Nuffield Health, Westminster Council, King’s College London and Unison.

Key Specialisms

  • Introduction to Media Training
  • Advanced Media Training
  • Crisis Media Training
  • Podcast facilitation 
  • Podcast training

Most Likely to Say...

“Tailored to your precise needs.”

Least Likely to Say...

“One size fits all when it comes to training.”

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