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    About my clients - who they are, why they contact me, and what they say.

    A new leader calls

    What triggers their initial call

    "This is our one opportunity to get this right"

    • A new leader and/or team
    • The need for a new plan
    • A recognition that the old way isn't working any more
    • A realisation that the strategy is hazier than it should be
    • The need to build the next generation of leaders and managers
    Competitors are closing in

    Their typical symptoms

    "We're working harder and harder just to stand still"

    • An opportunity could be missed
    • The business plan needs more credibility
    • Resources are spread too thinly
    • There's not enough thinking time
    • Competitors are closing in...
    A great financial model

    What they'd rather see instead

    "Somewhere inside there's a potentially winning business"

    • Leadership at all levels
    • A clear, compelling strategy
    • A shared sense of purpose
    • A strong brand and/or reputation
    • Market-leading expertise
    • A sustainable financial model
    • A healthy culture, capable of doing complex things
  • I work with winning organisations of all sizes, from SMEs to global companies and magic circle firms.

    Clients include:

  • Here's what my clients say:

    "I found working with Charles Kingsmill invaluable."

    CEO of Brainjuicer and Entrepreneur of the Year

    "Charles's commercial insights add real value to our development initiatives."

    HR director, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

    "I got so much value from working with him that I have no hesitation in recommending him."

    Global Engagement Director, M&M Mars

    "Charles is quite simply the best business coach I have ever had the pleasure to work with."

    Managing Director, Insitas

    "Thank you Charles. We all had, without exception, a wonderful experience."

    Director, Sporting Equals

    "He understands the commercial, strategic, political and financial aspects of business..."

    CFO, Rule Financial

    "Charles’s approach leads to fresh insights, high-quality action plans and real commercial impact."

    Director of Marketing, T-Mobile UK

    "He is thoroughly professional, yet easy to work with, and I would recommend him to any team wanting to make a real difference."

    VP of Finance, Mars Europe

    "The training was excellent, and we have been getting good feedback from many of our colleagues"

    Head of Compliance, SK Sovereign Wealth Fund

  • Now that you know more about my clients, find out about how I work to help leaders and businesses win.