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Alison Richards

Hi, I'm Alison Richards  

I would like to offer my services to work with you on harnessing your strengths. Level 5 Coach, NLP Practitioner, and lots, lots more ! 

Birmingham, United Kingdom

About Alison

My discovered my love of ceramics which then took me to France where I ran a retail pottery and training outlet and developed my linguistic abilities. In 2005 when I came to the UK , I focussed my energies in teaching Family Learning and English as a Second Oral Language. I progressed to co-ordinate Family Adult Learning and then in a strategic role, working as Parenting Co-ordinator; responsible for  strategic development and Implementation across the borough. 

I became self employed 5 years ago and  integrate coaching  and nlp into all the development and quality work I do.

I provide business development consultancy and have a  track record supporting Community and Voluntary organizations;including capacity building, product development and  infrastructure development. 

I am an Associate Coach with Striding Out CIC Products and Future Foundations and have delivered on the National Citizenship residential programme;coaching young people from 16 -18.

My journey has brought me to invest my skills in transition and personal development coaching and training.  

I am motivated by the challenges and inspired when I witness the synergy and progress that empowering people makes.

 I am a parent with two teenage boys, and they are my guiding light for succeeding and my constant leveller. I currently volunteer as a board member for a local charity and crew with Anthony Robbins.

My Training and Qualifications

  • NLP Licensed Practitioner.
  • Personal Performance Coach 
  • Business Coaching
  • NPLA - Leadership Academy

My Coaching and Work Experience

My career started in the Community Arts sector, running a successful Video Production House for 8 years. After completing a BA in Multimedia I worked in Design for 7 years until entering Higher Ed to lecturer in design, video and Project Management.

Key Achievements

  • Outstanding Learning Awards 2015 - part of team for investigating the impact of Coaching as a development tool for staff in FE.
  • 21st Century – Best New Director Award for Drama on Homelessness - "OUT"
  • Bafta award on Multimedia installation about BME communities and Aids
  • Bafta - Interactive Installation for Charlie Parker, BBC Radio Producer.
  • First Cut television award for Animation piece

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