AGS Clients

‘It was an excellent experience. Anne-Marie Crowley was fabulous, she explained the whole experience, was very gentle but kept me on the right direction and totally tailored the coaching experience to my needs but in a structured way. After the first meet and greet session, Anne-Marie explained the route we were taking, sought agreement and we went on an enjoyable and purposeful journey’

‘This experience with coaching and my coach Anne Marie was very valuable for me. The practical, genuine and engaging approach adopted by the coach made me feel very comfortable and safe to fully embrace the process and allow me to set direction for the session and get what i needed from the sessions’

‘Application of learning from the coaching sessions to my business environment proved to be very effective in my leadership with the organisation and also in my engagement with external partners and agencies. Performance with my own area of responsibility improved significantly and I managed relationships with external partners more effectively which resulted in better collaboration and ultimately better outcomes’

‘Anne Marie is the consummate professional and the coaching sessions were always well signposted and tailored around my weaknesses, while acknowledging my leadership strengths. Anne Marie was honest and supportive throughout the process and gave great advice and feedback’

‘The coaching sessions were extremely worthwhile and were hugely beneficial to me on a personal level. The opportunity for critical self-reflection on your leadership style does not occur too often, but the coaching session really forces you to identify your weaknesses and puts a structure around improving same.  Would recommend that the coaching sessions are continued for further cohorts’

‘I found the experience to be both positive and helpful. I learned a lot from the engagement with my coach Anne Marie who was very very engaging and professional’

‘I was at a cross roads in my leadership journey and Anne-Marie helped me work out my possibilities. Later on in the journey, as my leadership role changed, Anne-Marie was excellent at running scenarios by and helped me settle into my new role’

‘the coaching experience has help me stop, question my destination, options, re-evaluate them and then work out how I want to reach my destination. It has also improved my confidence in dealing with the persons reporting to me. The feedback and support from Anne-Marie has helped me become a better leader’

‘Anne Marie’s genuine approach to the coaching sessions made me feel very comfortable from the outset. The sessions were well prepared and challenging with great feedback which created a very positive and safe coaching environment. I got a lot from my engagement in this process which has impacted significantly on my leadership style and performance’

‘The results of the ECR 360 Emotional Intelligence Report focused in on one specific area that had developed without I realizing it and through a new understanding of the solution, it helped me become more aware of the steps I needed to take and make more of a conscious effort to maintain it going forward’

‘The importance of setting time aside occasionally to self-reflect is undervalued. It is too easy to be preoccupied with tasks, deadlines, KPI’s and not step back to ensure how your achieving them through your team is still meeting everyone’s satisfaction’

‘I found Anne Marie’s understanding of the grades, structure and expectations of the AP grade within the organisation key to being able probe and decipher underlying aspects impacting some goals and propose actions in a timely fashion so best use was made out of each session’

‘Anne-Marie is very kind, easy to talk to and she gently keeps one going in the direction of one’s destination. She has a lovely and generous way about her, never looking at the clock and the coaching experience was beneficial for my leadership journey and also for my personal journey. I highly recommend Anne-Marie as an excellent leadership coach’

‘The leadership coaching experience was one of the really excellent parts of the Development Programme. Thank you for including it in our development programme’

2021 – 2023 An Garda Síochána (Irish Police Force) Leadership Executive Coaching Clients