U Transition Ltd specialises in Coaching, Leadership Development and Change. We empower business owners, leaders and teams to achieve amazing results.

Run by experienced coach, Christine Coates, U Transition works with businesses to:

  • Attract & recruit new team members that are a good fit for the position, the organisation and the culture
  • Develop & grow existing team members
  • Retain the talent that you already have working for you
  • Build careers
  • Improve employee engagement & productivity
  • Improve effectiveness of current leaders

Every company and team are different in terms of how they work, their culture, their jobs. At U Transition, we work with you to provide bespoke solutions that are relevant to you, your business and your core issues, to ensure we make a difference.

Whether you are an individual or a business, U Transition Limited will work in partnership with you to develop and deliver pragmatic, bespoke coaching, training and development solutions which are tailored to your specific goals, business or personal objectives and that inspire and improve performance and growth.

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Christine Coates - U Transition coaching & leadership development

About Christine

Christine has many years’ experience working with individuals and teams at all levels of an organisation; from the top team to colleagues; across functions such as retail, logistics, manufacturing, supply chain, finance and head office environments.

Christine works with passion, integrity and commitment to help guide you through periods of transition and change in order to achieve your goals drawing on a wide range of change management tools and techniques, including Harrison Talent Management Solutions, Coaching, NLP and more.

She is a commercially focused coach and learning & development professional with a retail background and many years’ experience in designing, delivering and managing strategic business objectives and focussed learning & development solutions that impact directly on the bottom line.

Christine’s Experience

Christine’s career started as a Store General Manager for a large national chain, managing retail stores of various sizes from 20 to over 180 people in her team. She managed multi million pound budgets in a fast-paced, 7 day a week organisation and KPI driven operation.

In this role she mentored new store managers across multiple sites and trained, coached and mentored new store and area managers. From this she moved into learning & development and was responsible for designing and delivering the National Retail Capability and Leadership strategies, ensuring alignment to corporate and functional business objectives. This included designing and delivering development programmes for high potential store and area managers and managing and providing insights from the company Leadership 360 programme. She coached high potential store, area, regional and HR managers to increase performance in their current role or towards career advancement.

Christine has designed and delivered coaching and development programmes for many large organisations, including supermarkets, clothing retailers, general merchandise stores, car manufacturer and trades.

As well as working within these types of organisation Christine also coaches many individuals who wish to change, improve and grow a particular aspect of their life, empowering people to make positive changes and advance forwards with fantastic results.

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Qualifications, Training & Memberships

  • Harrison Assessment Talent Solutions consultant
  • Talent Analytics
  • NLP Coach
  • NLP Master Practitioner
  • Licensed Facet 5 practitioner
  • MBTI practitioner Step 1
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Empowering businesses to bring out the best in everyone, because everyone matters.

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To empower businesses to create a workplace full of engaged, capable leaders and employees that view learning as an adventure and are able to realise their full potential.

Building long lasting relationships based on the core values of integrity, trust and lifelong learning, U Transition helps businesses to simplify their recruitment and onboarding processes, develop, grow and retain their existing employees, improve employee engagement and help leaders to lead more effectively.

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