About Ian Pettigrew
Ian Pettigrew runs Kingfisher Coaching with a mission to help people, teams, and organisations to be resilient and realise their strengths. He does this through providing leadership development programmes, workshops on resilience, and both team and individual coaching. Ian is a Gallup-trained strengths coach and is passionate about helping people be authentic leaders. He has a 'weekend job' as a lay minister in the Church of England and is a trustee of Retrak, a charity working to help street children across Africa.
In September 2016, I’ll be heading to Kampala (Uganda) with a team of HR/L&D professionals for ‘Connecting HR Africa’ where ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 23 June 2016
There are many aspects to wellbeing, and many things that organisations can do to help employees. One component is helping ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 19 May 2015
I feel privileged to be one of the guest tutors at The Juice Academy and I want to share three ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 11 February 2015
The lack of diversity in many organisations, especially at a senior level, is well documented. If you look at the ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 25 November 2014
Future strategic planning is essential for all organisations (and I’ll happily admit to being a bit of a strategy geek) ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 5 August 2014
There are a myriad of articles, blog posts and research reports suggesting that performance management is broken. It is hard ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 15 July 2014
If you’ve experienced burn-out for yourself or had time off for stress or anxiety, then you know it isn’t a ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 8 May 2014
A hypothesis: You have what you describe as a leadership skills crisis in your organisation; your leadership talent pipeline is ... View Article
Article by Ian Pettigrew 13 March 2014
I'm privileged to do some work with apprentices at The Juice Academy, an employer-led social media apprenticeship programme and I simply want to share some real-life experiences on apprenticeships from three perspectives; my own, employers, and apprentices.
Article by Ian Pettigrew 5 March 2014
I was fortunate to hear Rita Gunther McGrath speak about 'The end of competitive advantage' recently in a talk that both excited and scared me. The central theme was that the days of finding 'sustainable competitive advantage' are long gone and that companies will need to behave in a very different way to survive. That scares me because I don't see many organisations doing a good job of delivering change. I'm not basing this on Kotter's statistics on how many change initiatives fail, I'm basing this on what I see around me in organisations and on the stories I hear every day.
Article by Ian Pettigrew 24 February 2014