THE HUMAN FACTOR

Technology has levelled the playing field throughout the modern workplace.

Today, what often makes a company or individual exceptional in terms of performance is the “human factor”: the ability to influence and empower people and the markets in which you operate.

Focusing on these factors, the Close Partnership enables teams and individuals to work more effectively through developing and refining their workplace communication and relationship skills.

The Close Partnership identifies the strengths and needs of individuals and organisations and creates development programmes to enhance corporate performance and personal effectiveness.

THE OFFER

Team

Probably the most misunderstood concept in the modern workplace.

The traditional notion of an effective team is a group of people who have a “history” of working together. A group who “get along”. So if you want to join the team, you have to take on its characteristics. Unfortunately, today’s business environment does not allow such a lengthy and inflexible approach to team building.

Read more

Individual

People work better when they are challenged and satisfied by their job.

However, very few people start off in a work role for which they have all the necessary skills. Technical or intellectual expertise is the platform from which you begin to be effective in the workplace, but there are other less tangible qualities which play an equally vital role.

Read more

ABOUT THE CLOSE PARTNERSHIP

The Close Partnership is led by Lucy Close who has over 20 years of consultancy experience working across Europe and The United States she has delivered work for multinationals, public instiutions, and SME’s. Lucy and her team are committed to helping teams and individuals realise their full potential and create business success.

Find out more

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Planning
Head of Sales - Accountancy Body

“Lucy’s influence and empower workshops helped me to gain higher states of awareness around the politics of my workplace. With that insight, I was able to plan my next moves.”

Getting heard
Managing Associate - Magic Circle Law Firm

“I was struggling to harness the power of my own voice in the workplace. The Close Partnership’s presentation and influencing workshops got me talking so I was being heard.”

Stay on track
SLT - FTSE 100 Company

“The Close Partnership excels in facilitation. Whether it was a challenging board meeting, a directors away day or simply a difficult conversation, they helped our team to define goals, overcome conflict and stay on track.”

CONTACT US

We are looking forward to helping you

Contact us for more information on any of our services or for an initial consultation to see how we can help you.
Contact Us