About Executive Action

Bespoke Programmes for Organisations and Individuals provided by dedicated, expert Consultants and specialised Support Team.

Executive HR Advisory Services by John F. Renz

Always considering our clients’ needs - especially where executive and strategic-level HR support is required - EA provides people-focused interim or project-based support, HR Advisory Services, on business issues including mergers, acquisitions and the impact of regulatory or organisational change. John Renz has around thirty years’ experience in HR and has worked in the public, professional and financial services sectors. Most recently [...]

2018-09-12T12:01:42+00:00September 12th, 2018|Development, HR Advisory Services, News|

‘Eye-opener’ Half Day Workshop on Emotional Intelligence with Heather and Alina

‘Well-articulated, efficient eye-opener session which provides strong personal feedback and paths for improvement’ – said a participant about our Half Day Emotional Intelligence Workshop that Heather Greatrex and Alina Addison have facilitated on Wednesday. We are delighted for the positive feedback we are getting for our sessions! View our upcoming workshop dates here and, if you are interested, please get [...]

EQ workshop with Heather and Alina at the Lloyd’s and LMA Rethink Learning Week

Heather and Alina delivered a successful workshop on "Leading with Emotional Intelligence", on the first day of Lloyd's and LMA Rethink Learning Week on 18 June 2018. Highlights This EQ awareness session covered the theory and science behind EQ, as well as some practical tools to strengthen your EQ, by addressing: What is Emotional Intelligence? EQ competencies that drive effective [...]

2018-06-20T13:21:47+00:00June 20th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Networking, News|

Zoë Blake and Alina Addison – ‘Very practical’ workshop on Managing Your Personal Brand

We had another successful workshop yesterday evening at our offices. The event was facilitated by Zoë Blake and Alina Addison. Our active participants described the event as: 'all relevant'; 'very practical'; 'engaging style' and 'thought provoking'.   Following from the popularity of the event, we are organising another workshop on the topic on 8 November. If you are interested in [...]

A networking event and a workshop taster on Emotional Intelligence with Heather Greatrex and Alina Addison

Our fourth workshop taster on Emotional Intelligence was facilitated by Heather Greatrex and Alina Addison. The thought provoking discussion around what it takes to be a leader was followed by a relaxed networking. Thank you for the superb feedback for our participants.   You can view our upcoming workshops here, if you are interested in joining us, please contact Alexandra [...]

Alina Addison and Zoë Blake – Workshop taster on Managing Your Personal Brand

Straight line careers with a single or small number of employers are increasingly unusual - working lives are getting longer, rigid expectations of age and stage are being shaken up and multi-stage careers with multiple transitions are becoming ever more common. Thriving in this new landscape brings new challenges: being flexible in your thinking, being clear in the messages that [...]

Heather Greatrex and Alina Addison – Discussion about Emotional Intelligence over Breakfast

On 8th February, Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex presented a successful session over breakfast on Emotional Intelligence in the scope of our workshop taster event. Alina and Heather shared insights about the importance Emotional Intelligence and how it is relevant to a leader. We enjoyed the company of our guests and we hope we will see you all again soon. If you have any queries [...]

Zoë Blake – Does more empathy mean more profit for businesses?

Zoë Blake looks at the business case for making company culture more empathic. A number of recent broadsheet and business press articles, perhaps triggered by the publication of a book on the subject by Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft), have discussed the evidence for whether bottom-line benefits can be derived from increased empathy in the workplace. For a variety of [...]

2018-02-20T10:42:03+00:00January 31st, 2018|Career Development, Communication, Development, Empathy|

Zoë Blake – Plain English: Keeping language simple for maximum effect

‘Have you got what it takes to help deliver our challenging agenda? This exciting role combines equality and diversity responsibilities with social inclusion and promoting quality standards into all commissioning work streams.’ Job advertisement, Wolverhampton City Council Did your eyes glaze over when you read the quote above? If they didn’t, perhaps you could work out what job is being [...]

2018-02-20T10:48:45+00:00December 14th, 2017|News|

Working with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter

We have recently agreed to work with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter on an ad hoc cross referral basis and we would like to share with you some information about their services. Prea are owned and run by our ex client, Pravin Mistry. For more information visit Prea's website and view flyer about their services.

2018-02-20T10:48:52+00:00November 23rd, 2017|News|