Doug lambert has been coaching all our Executive Directors and Directors for the past three years. During this time he has established strong credibility and trust and respect and is highly regarded by senior management within QCC
Doug has developed a strong understanding of our culture and our values and the relationships and interdependency and alignment of the different parts of QCC as the organization transitions and develops towards its future state
Doug has a unique blend of business and coaching and leadership development experience at senior executive level together with a natural ability to quickly understand the main gaps to focus on to enable individuals to be at their best.
He has enabled our executives to think of business issues from different angles and to simplify complex issues and take clear steps to action them. Doug has significantly enhanced the effectiveness of our executives across critical aspects of leadership style, communication and influencing and stakeholder management, team effectiveness, strategic thinking, decision making, productivity and time management, work life balance and wellbeing
When facilitating 360 feedback and meetings with line, he has an ability to ensure that all key issues however sensitive they might be for line or the coachee are discussed openly. Doug does this in a way that ensures shared awareness and ownership on the way forward without any negative feelings of blame or defensiveness and with due regard for what’s best for the organization and the individual. He observes confidentiality and maintains balance on what to share and how to share it
I regard Doug as being best in class and will continue to make use of his services in the future
Doug Lambert has been retained by our company to personally coach members of the Executive Team and to deliver coaching skills workshops for our top 60 leaders.
Doug has demonstrated that he is an Executive Coach of significant skill and capability who has earned the respect of the most senior executives in our company. He is able to bring his business insight and experience to coaching relationships while still leaving the creation of action plans and ownership of results with the client. His personal style instills the belief that he is truly committed to the success of the client – he is on your side.
Doug and his associates have delivered coaching workshops to great effect. In advance of the workshop, Doug consulted with us extensively to establish our precise requirements and showed flexibility in tailoring content and structure to meet our needs. A safe learning environment, excellent content delivery, best practice demonstrations and a great deal of practice time for participants all contributed to an extremely effective workshop. We already see evidence of learning being applied in the business with many examples of managers getting excellent
Doug Lambert has had shared ownership of the design and implementation of our “Career Enhancement” programs in 2016 and 2017.The programs were designed to prepare selected Emirati talent for high profile positions linked to our business needs and succession plans.
The programs included a combination of one to one coaching, and workshops and projects and self - assessments to help bring the best out of selected high potentials as they developed as leaders and role models. The outcomes from the programs have been exceptional and have exceeded our high expectations. All the delegates have grown and developed significantly and are now taking on bigger responsibilities.
Key to the success of the programs has been Doug’s strong shared ownership of every aspect of the program and the development of the unique needs of each individual. We felt that Doug had become part of our family. He consistently goes the extra mile to ensure the best possible outcome for us.
Doug’s one to one coaching and group facilitation style leverages his extensive business and executive coaching experience and enables talent to be at their best.
Our Group engages the services of Doug Lambert as an Executive Coach for a number of future and senior executives across all of our group companies. We are extremely impressed with the value his coaching sessions have had on the development of our executives, as well as the related business benefits that have accrued.
Doug brings a unique balance of senior executive experience at Board level combined effortlessly with his professionalism as a well seasoned and highly qualified Executive Coach. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Doug in the future as we strive to become the employer of choice in the region.