How does it work?


We focus on your challenges and opportunities to define your action


A coaching programme entails clear steps

Initial conversation

• Initial conversation to establish whether we would like to work together
• Agreement on number, frequency and location of coaching sessions

Project start

• Often some form of assessment
• Identification of coaching objectives
• Conversation with your line manager to gather input on your objectives (optional)

Coaching sessions

• Discussion of specific points and progress
• Laps of time between sessions: reflection, implementation of actions, specific exercises
• Programme over 4 to 8 months

End of project

• Review of your successes, your learning and the way to maintain momentum
• Some form of assessment (optional)


What our clients say

  • William Marvin
    "Claire's coaching style gets to the heart of your management issues by asking the right probing questions. I am extremely grateful for her professionalism and support."
    William Marvin
    FAO Rome (UN)
  • Sylvie
    "Claire, the results of your good coaching are amazing."
    Sylvie
    Liaison and Operation Officer, FAO
  • Sergio, not real name
    "Working with Claire got me to fully understand my strengths but also, specially, my weaknesses. Thanks to that I was able to adjust accordingly and deliver more effectively at my work. Totally recommended!"
    Sergio, not real name
    Global CS Operations
  • Samantha Thompson
    "Claire was very easy to talk to, and good at asking questions. She gave me exercises, which made me think and see things from a different perspective. I would certainly recommend Claire to anyone looking to make career decisions."
    Samantha Thompson
    Partner at global law firm
  • Romain
    "10/10 rating on all aspects. Claire is a wonderful coach."
    Romain
    Production Manager Wrapping, Wrigley
  • Raluca Alexandrescu
    "The outputs of this coaching were brilliant, as I turned my first leadership challenges into successes… Trust was a key factor that enabled me to share all my questions!"
    Raluca Alexandrescu
    Key Account Manager, Mars Petcare
  • Rajiv Agarwal
    "Dear Claire, thank you for your valuable time and coaching provided during the last 4 months. It has given me time to think, read and improve my way of leading with the teams. This will definitely improve my future handling of teams and I will be able to lead bigger teams with clear vision and better and clearer communication."
    Rajiv Agarwal
    Senior Officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United Nations
  • Rahul, not real name
    "I want to really thank you for the coaching sessions you had with me. It has helped me tremendously. If I look back, I feel I am a different person – with better understanding and more maturity. Thanks for listening to me, quizzing me and, most importantly, going through my frustrations."
    Rahul, not real name
    Fast Moving Consumer Goods, unsolicited feedback
  • Monika Schwertner
    "Claire was laser-focused in supporting me develop precisely in the areas I needed to address. Her role was was extremely important!"
    Monika Schwertner
    Managing Director
  • Minh-Tam Janssens
    "I worked with Claire about four years ago when I was leaving the financial sector as a computer consultant after 25 years, to consider other career and lifestyle options. (...) Claire offered a supportive and objective approach to the professional and personal aspects of my search for new directions."
    Minh-Tam Janssens
    Independent Consultant in Higher Education after career transition
  • Maxime Sauvageon
    "With a good understanding of my role, Claire pushed me to think, apply and step back. This enabled me to reflect on my leadership style and to change significantly. Claire was very professional and pleasant to work with. I very much enjoyed my sessions with her and I could very well experience the power of coaching. Perfect!"
    Maxime Sauvageon
    Area Sales Manager, France, Mars Group
  • Manager
    "I would recommend Claire for other coaching programmes. She is perfect."
    Manager
    United Nations
  • Laurent Leblic
    "I had the opportunity to experience Claire d’Aboville’s coaching. This coaching was integrated into a training programme on management excellence. Thanks to Claire’s support I made a lot of improvement to enable me to successfully fulfil my role and be recognized as such."
    Laurent Leblic
    Mars Market Director
  • John (not real name)
    "Deploying both coaching art and craft, Claire led me to follow what proved to be the best of the alternatives I was examining."
    John (not real name)
    Business Advisor
  • Jacques (not real name)
    "We talked the same language and I felt supported. It was very useful to me to step back through the coaching."
    Jacques (not real name)
    United Nations
  • Isabelle Garnier
    "Her coaching exceeded my expectations and brought significant change."
    Isabelle Garnier
    European HR Sr role, Food
  • Gihan Bahig
    "My experience with Claire started with the aim of identifying how I could better understand and motivate my team as well as cope with increased work pressures. It ended up achieving much more than that. I have come face to face with my strong and weak areas, identified ways to work on better developing myself."
    Gihan Bahig
    Travel Operations Officer, FAO Shared Services Center, United Nations
  • Gernot
    "I never had a coaching before but it is a very helpful way to approach my professional challenges and I can only recommend Claire as a Coach because she listens, grasps the topics quickly and leads to solutions and key learning."
    Gernot
    Order to Cash Manager, Food industry
  • Claire
    "My coaching programs with Claire have exceeded my expectations. She has helped me clarify my “leadership brand”, understand the leader I want to be."
    Claire
    HR Manager, Food industry
  • Caralyn
    "Claire was a fantastic coach - I really enjoyed our conversations."
    Caralyn
    Head Operational Risks, Digital, Lloyds
  • Benedikte
    "This coaching experience became a life changer for me both personally and professionally. It has improved my work methods and my team is now keeping constant focus on priorities and work life balance. My family life has been strengthened and I simply feel we are all happier and less stressed."
    Benedikte
    Planning Manager, leading global company in the restaurant industry
  • Alison Holmes
    "Even my more skeptical managers came away from a few hours of coaching saying that the hours invested had been time very well spent."
    Alison Holmes
    Chief, United Nations (IOM)

Discuss your situation and your needs with me

I would be delighted to have an informal conversation with you to explore how I can help you.