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ABOUT THE CLOSE PARTNERSHIP

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

The Close Partnership creates bespoke programmes to enhance corporate performance and personal effectiveness in the workplace. It brings together the best specialist consultants to provide focussed solutions to meet business and individual needs.

Lucy Close is a trained facilitator, qualified in MBTI, Firo b 16pf and Executive Coaching. She is also qualified in the Pesso Boyden System therapeutic method and in Centaur Mind Body psychology. Lucy’s experience as CEO of one of London’s leading niche public relations consultancy’s means that the advice The Close Partnership offers is often based on first-hand leadership experience.

THE CLOSE PARTNERSHIPS OFFER TEAMS AND ORGANISATIONS

  • Leadership Development programmes

  • Board Facilitation

  • Talent Management programmes

  • Presentations skills training

  • Influencing and communications skills

  • Developing and managing others

  • Managing organisational change

  • Developing high preforming teams

  • Psychometric testing

  • Programme design

THE CLOSE PARTNERSHIP OFFERS THE INDIVIDUAL

  • Executive coaching

  • Influencing skills

  • Managing organisational politics

  • Improving presence and impact

  • Handling conflict

  • Networking skills

  • Personal profiling for effective management

WE ALSO OFFER

  • Speaking engagements

  • Webinars

  • Speech writing

  • Preparing for partnership skills

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Contact us to find out more about any of our services

TESTIMONIALS

Under our nose
CEO - Chartered Institution

“We thought our new star recruit would be the Oxford alumni who just walked into the interview room. Lucy helped us to see that the person we were looking for was actually an employee of our own, sitting right under our nose.”

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.”

Seeing is believing
MD - FTSE 500 Company

“I already knew where I was going. Lucy helped me get there.”

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.”

Practice what you preach
CEO - Property Development Company

“Lucy is full of energy and insight, which she combines with a thoughtful and intelligent approach to helping us reach our goals. It also helps that she is a CEO of her own successful business. It means she practices what she preaches, and her “preaching” is from real world experience. She’s great.”

Prioritising
CEO - Independent Consultancy Firm

“I was struggling with prioritising. Lucy’s executive coaching helped me to create clarity around objectives so I could take my business to the next level.”