Speaker Bio

Kate Marshall

Kate is a highly experienced thought leader, facilitator and CEO coach with over 20 years of working at executive level in a variety of industries and organisations globally.

After 12 years as a partner in a training organisation Kate founded Kate Marshall Ltd in January 2013 to offer a fresh approach to working with executives, boards and leadership teams globally.

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Kate is an experienced speaker on leadership, coaching, personal success and motivation. Her passion is to help others achieve extraordinary results and firmly believes the quality of our thinking impacts directly on the quality of our life, our business and our relationships. 

Kate is based in Ireland and works globally.

Qualifications and Roles

  • Owner Kate Marshall Ltd
  • Chair and Speaker Vistage CEO Development
  • Chair Women in Business NI
  • Director of Arrow Leadership Ireland and North America
  • MSc in Coaching and Leadership Development.
  • Certified Facilitator Insights Discovery psychometric profiling system
  • Post Grad Diploma in the Management of Training and Development
  • Member Institute of Directors Professional Development committee

 Kate has won Vistage speaking accolades; Best Newcomer 2012 and Outperforming Speaker 2013.

Kate is passionate about living a purposeful, healthy life and is biased towards positivity. Her mantra is “Choose extraordinary, ordinary is crowded”.

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Creating Personal Greatness- Retreat

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal and professional growth

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Creating Personal Greatness

“The quality of your thinking will determine the quality of your life”

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal and professional growth

Overview

The workshop covers:

  • Understanding the Human Operating system
  • Exploring your Intrinsic and Extrinsic drivers
  • Discovering true self, you without “the mask”
  • Developing skills to build trust
  • Tips for greater success
  • “Freeing up” and letting go to reignite and connect with your passion
  • 10 Questions to challenge and create focus to build a plan for greater success

Value to Members. By the end of the session you will have:

  • Taken time to achieve greater awareness of your personal keys to unlocking greater passion, purpose and satisfaction
  • Identified at least two behaviours that will take your energy and focus to new depth
  • Identified ways to have more positive impact and influence in personal life and business context
  • Created a way of thinking that enables greater choices that deliver more satisfaction
  • Been challenged to create a sustainable way to ensure you show up as the best version of you

Understanding Social Styles and Communication Preferences

This workshop provides tools and techniques to understand your own preferred style of communication, how to adapt your behaviours and to interact more effectively with others.

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Understanding Social Styles and Communication Preferences

Overview:

This workshop provides tools and techniques to understand your own preferred style of communication, how to adapt your behaviours and to interact more effectively with others.

The workshop covers:

  • The principles of personality preferences and social styles.
  • Evaluating your own personal communication preferences.
  • Recognising communication style of others.
  • Adapting and connecting with others.
  • Effective communication and influencing for greater impact.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Identify own preferences and patterns in communication and behaviour.
  • Overcome the barriers to communicating effectively and avoiding conflict.
  • Assessed your social style and created new awareness of how to recognise and adapt to other styles.
  • Have a greater understanding and ability to connect with others creating strong relationships in business and personal situations.

Extraordinary Thinking - Retreat

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal growth and discovering purpose. Participants will create a way of thinking that enables greater choices.

Read more

Extraordinary Thinking - Retreat

“The quality of your thinking will determine the quality of your life.”

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal growth and discovering purpose.

The workshop covers:

  • A level of thinking that ignites extraordinary thoughts and choices.
  • Tools to help you discover a deeper purpose.
  • Freeing up and letting go to reignite and connect with your passion.
  • 10 Questions to challenge and create focus to build a plan for greater success.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Taken time to achieve greater awareness of your personal keys to unlocking greater passion, purpose and satisfaction.
  • Identified at least two behaviours that will take your energy and focus to new depth.
  • Identified one area of thinking that needs to be eliminated from your thinking pattern.
  • Created a way of thinking that enables greater choices that become defining moments.
  • Been reminded of what you need to sustain the energy and focus to deliver success.

Focus and Energy for High Performance - full day retreat

The full day retreat is peppered with challenging questions and time for reflection on what really matters for you, your life and business.

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Focus and Energy for High Performance - full day retreat

Drawing on timeless wisdom from many of the world’s most successful people this workshop aims to create the motivation and drivers for change in both your business and personal life.

The day is peppered with challenging questions and time for reflection on what really matters for you, your life and business today. There will be time for personal reflection and processing as well as stimulating debate in small groups.

The workshop covers:

  • The philosophies of success in today’s world.
  • A simple approach to leading self well – the prerequisite to leading others.
  • The five intelligences we need to succeed in business and personal lives.
  • How the quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life.
  • The importance of “freeing up” from old thinking, patterns and habits that no longer work for you.
  • Understanding enablers to embedding new patterns of behaviour.
  • The essential energy for personal and professional success.
  • The retreat finished with a powerful exercise that will dramatically shift your thinking.

 

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Greater self-awareness and understanding of how choices we consciously and unconsciously make impact us and others positively or negatively.
  • Increased awareness of how others see them and the impact they make.
  • Identified and understood what they need to let go of to really succeed.
  • Begun to create a heart quickening vision for themselves.
  • A plan to create and sustain the energy and focus they need to deliver success.

 

Focus and Energy for High Performance

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

Read more

 

Focus and Energy for High Performance

Drawing on timeless wisdom from many of the world’s most successful people this workshop aims to create the motivation and drivers for personal change in both your business and personal life. This workshop is challenging and gets participants focused on behaviours that bring them more success in life and business.

The workshop covers:

  • A simple approach to leading self well – the prerequisite to leading others.
  • The five intelligences we need to succeed in business and personal lives.
  • The importance of “freeing up” from old thinking, patterns and habits that no longer work for you.
  • Understanding enablers to embedding new patterns of behaviour.
  • Creating a plan for greater success.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Greater self-awareness and understanding of how choices we consciously and unconsciously make impact us and others positively or negatively.
  • Identified and understood what they need to let go of to really succeed.
  • Begun to create a heart quickening vision for themselves.
  • Understanding of what is needed to create and sustain the energy and focus they need to deliver success off.

 This session is suitable for a half day retreat.

Real Conversations

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

Read more

 

Real Conversations

How to communicate clearly and assertively reducing the risk of conflict.

Overview:
Few people relish the thought of having conversations that they anticipate will be difficult.  The issues that give rise to the need to have these conversations rarely disappear and failure to deal with them early makes the position even more difficult.

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming your relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

This workshop covers:

  • Definition of real conversations.
  • Key skills needed questioning and listening.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.
  • Dealing with aggression and conflict.
  • Real conversation workshop participants talk out their own live real conversations - real, live and unsolved. They receive feedback and rework to improve.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Have identified the key skills involved in engaging in proactive real conversations.
  • Have a clearly defined model for tackling difficult conversations.
  • Used their skills to create frictionless debate.
  • Have practised their own real conversations.
  • Raised confidence to improve relationships one conversation at a time.

Participants will be asked to come with a real and outstanding conversation they have been putting off.

 

Leading through Uncertainty

This workshop provides tools and techniques to keep organisations resilient, confident, proactive and effective during periods of continued uncertainty.

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Leading through Uncertainty

Overview:

No one working today has experienced the seismic shifts in the global economy. This has created enormous uncertainty across all sectors and at every level in organisations. Such uncertainty drains confidence, inhibits decision-making and leads to negative thinking. Organisations slow down at a time when they need to be agile and proactive.
 
This workshop provides tools and techniques to keep organisations resilient, confident, proactive and effective during periods of continued uncertainty.
 
This workshop covers:

  • The principles of change.
  • Leadership characteristics through change.
  • Human reactions and needs associated with change.
  • Effective communication and influencing through change.
  • Creating a change vision.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Identify their own and other people’s reactions to change and the stages they experience when dealing with it.
  • Identify the expectations and challenges of leaders in a change environment.
  • Overcome the psychological barriers to staying positive and proactive during periods of major change and adjustment.
  • Have the confidence, tools and techniques to create dialogue that delivers real change.

Coaching as a Leadership Style

This workshop aims to increase understanding that coaching is a way of being rather than a process. Participants will learn the fundamental skills required to enable a coaching culture.

Read more

 

Coaching as a Leadership Style

Overview:

Kate has worked for many years with leaders and executives helping them create a coaching culture that encourages accountability and enables individuals to reach potential. This workshop focuses on raising awareness, building skill though practical methods and introducing tools to create a coaching ethos that transforms culture.

This workshop covers:

  • Coaching as a means of engagement.
  • Developing exceptional questions to transform your organisation.
  • Creating solutions and increasing problem solving capabilities.

 Outcomes:

Participants will be asked to bring a real issue/opportunity to be coached on through the workshop. Participants will learn the fundamental skills required to enable a coaching culture.

This workshop aims to increase understanding that coaching is a way of being rather than a process. The workshop is interactive and works on participants listening and questioning skills.

Authentic Leadership

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation, helping leaders create trust and a high performance culture.

Read more

 

Authentic Leadership

Overview:
“Leaders doing what they said they would, when they would do it, has more impact on the bottom line than good customer service.” – Cornell University.

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation. This challenging workshop helps leaders create trust and a high performance culture that delivers exceptional results through truly authentic leadership.

This workshop covers:

  • Leading with purpose requires self-awareness – the cornerstone of authentic leadership development.
  • Leading through your values comes through developing clarity about your values, leadership principles and ethical boundaries.
  • Leading with heart comes through understanding your motivations and finding the sweet spot where your motivations mesh with your greatest capabilities.
  • Leading through connected relationships comes through the development of your personal support team.
  • Leading with self-discipline comes through the integration of ones’ life.

Drawing on the work of Bill George “True North - the Route to Authentic Leadership”.

By the end of this workshop members will have:

  • Raised awareness of what they stand for as leaders and how that stand impacts others and ultimately organisational growth.
  • Agreed a set of Values and behavioural “Norms” that they are willing to be held accountable for and wish to see replicated through the organisation.
  • An awareness of strategic leadership and their role in continually communicating their strategy, agreeing critical steps for success.
  • Practical tools and new thinking to assist them engage in more authentic leadership.

 
This workshop is suitable for a retreat or short session.

Understanding Social Styles and Communication Preferences

This workshop provides tools and techniques to understand your own preferred style of communication, how to adapt your behaviours and to interact more effectively with others.

Read more

Understanding Social Styles and Communication Preferences

Overview:

This workshop provides tools and techniques to understand your own preferred style of communication, how to adapt your behaviours and to interact more effectively with others.

The workshop covers:

  • The principles of personality preferences and social styles.
  • Evaluating your own personal communication preferences.
  • Recognising communication style of others.
  • Adapting and connecting with others.
  • Effective communication and influencing for greater impact.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Identify own preferences and patterns in communication and behaviour.
  • Overcome the barriers to communicating effectively and avoiding conflict.
  • Assessed your social style and created new awareness of how to recognise and adapt to other styles.
  • Have a greater understanding and ability to connect with others creating strong relationships in business and personal situations.

Focus and Energy for High Performance

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

Read more

 

Focus and Energy for High Performance

Drawing on timeless wisdom from many of the world’s most successful people this workshop aims to create the motivation and drivers for personal change in both your business and personal life. This workshop is challenging and gets participants focused on behaviours that bring them more success in life and business.

The workshop covers:

  • A simple approach to leading self well – the prerequisite to leading others.
  • The five intelligences we need to succeed in business and personal lives.
  • The importance of “freeing up” from old thinking, patterns and habits that no longer work for you.
  • Understanding enablers to embedding new patterns of behaviour.
  • Creating a plan for greater success.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Greater self-awareness and understanding of how choices we consciously and unconsciously make impact us and others positively or negatively.
  • Identified and understood what they need to let go of to really succeed.
  • Begun to create a heart quickening vision for themselves.
  • Understanding of what is needed to create and sustain the energy and focus they need to deliver success off.

 This session is suitable for a half day retreat.

Real Conversations

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

Read more

 

Real Conversations

How to communicate clearly and assertively reducing the risk of conflict.

Overview:
Few people relish the thought of having conversations that they anticipate will be difficult.  The issues that give rise to the need to have these conversations rarely disappear and failure to deal with them early makes the position even more difficult.

This workshop focuses on creating a new level of communication that gets to the heart of issues assertively, transforming your relationships with colleagues, customers and staff.

This workshop covers:

  • Definition of real conversations.
  • Key skills needed questioning and listening.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.
  • Dealing with aggression and conflict.
  • Real conversation workshop participants talk out their own live real conversations - real, live and unsolved. They receive feedback and rework to improve.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Have identified the key skills involved in engaging in proactive real conversations.
  • Have a clearly defined model for tackling difficult conversations.
  • Used their skills to create frictionless debate.
  • Have practised their own real conversations.
  • Raised confidence to improve relationships one conversation at a time.

Participants will be asked to come with a real and outstanding conversation they have been putting off.

 

Leading through Uncertainty

This workshop provides tools and techniques to keep organisations resilient, confident, proactive and effective during periods of continued uncertainty.

Read more

 

Leading through Uncertainty

Overview:

No one working today has experienced the seismic shifts in the global economy. This has created enormous uncertainty across all sectors and at every level in organisations. Such uncertainty drains confidence, inhibits decision-making and leads to negative thinking. Organisations slow down at a time when they need to be agile and proactive.
 
This workshop provides tools and techniques to keep organisations resilient, confident, proactive and effective during periods of continued uncertainty.
 
This workshop covers:

  • The principles of change.
  • Leadership characteristics through change.
  • Human reactions and needs associated with change.
  • Effective communication and influencing through change.
  • Creating a change vision.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Identify their own and other people’s reactions to change and the stages they experience when dealing with it.
  • Identify the expectations and challenges of leaders in a change environment.
  • Overcome the psychological barriers to staying positive and proactive during periods of major change and adjustment.
  • Have the confidence, tools and techniques to create dialogue that delivers real change.

Coaching as a Leadership Style

This workshop aims to increase understanding that coaching is a way of being rather than a process. Participants will learn the fundamental skills required to enable a coaching culture.

Read more

 

Coaching as a Leadership Style

Overview:

Kate has worked for many years with leaders and executives helping them create a coaching culture that encourages accountability and enables individuals to reach potential. This workshop focuses on raising awareness, building skill though practical methods and introducing tools to create a coaching ethos that transforms culture.

This workshop covers:

  • Coaching as a means of engagement.
  • Developing exceptional questions to transform your organisation.
  • Creating solutions and increasing problem solving capabilities.

 Outcomes:

Participants will be asked to bring a real issue/opportunity to be coached on through the workshop. Participants will learn the fundamental skills required to enable a coaching culture.

This workshop aims to increase understanding that coaching is a way of being rather than a process. The workshop is interactive and works on participants listening and questioning skills.

Authentic Leadership

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation, helping leaders create trust and a high performance culture.

Read more

 

Authentic Leadership

Overview:
“Leaders doing what they said they would, when they would do it, has more impact on the bottom line than good customer service.” – Cornell University.

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation. This challenging workshop helps leaders create trust and a high performance culture that delivers exceptional results through truly authentic leadership.

This workshop covers:

  • Leading with purpose requires self-awareness – the cornerstone of authentic leadership development.
  • Leading through your values comes through developing clarity about your values, leadership principles and ethical boundaries.
  • Leading with heart comes through understanding your motivations and finding the sweet spot where your motivations mesh with your greatest capabilities.
  • Leading through connected relationships comes through the development of your personal support team.
  • Leading with self-discipline comes through the integration of ones’ life.

Drawing on the work of Bill George “True North - the Route to Authentic Leadership”.

By the end of this workshop members will have:

  • Raised awareness of what they stand for as leaders and how that stand impacts others and ultimately organisational growth.
  • Agreed a set of Values and behavioural “Norms” that they are willing to be held accountable for and wish to see replicated through the organisation.
  • An awareness of strategic leadership and their role in continually communicating their strategy, agreeing critical steps for success.
  • Practical tools and new thinking to assist them engage in more authentic leadership.

 
This workshop is suitable for a retreat or short session.

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Creating Personal Greatness- Retreat

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal and professional growth

Read more

Creating Personal Greatness

“The quality of your thinking will determine the quality of your life”

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal and professional growth

Overview

The workshop covers:

  • Understanding the Human Operating system
  • Exploring your Intrinsic and Extrinsic drivers
  • Discovering true self, you without “the mask”
  • Developing skills to build trust
  • Tips for greater success
  • “Freeing up” and letting go to reignite and connect with your passion
  • 10 Questions to challenge and create focus to build a plan for greater success

Value to Members. By the end of the session you will have:

  • Taken time to achieve greater awareness of your personal keys to unlocking greater passion, purpose and satisfaction
  • Identified at least two behaviours that will take your energy and focus to new depth
  • Identified ways to have more positive impact and influence in personal life and business context
  • Created a way of thinking that enables greater choices that deliver more satisfaction
  • Been challenged to create a sustainable way to ensure you show up as the best version of you

Extraordinary Thinking - Retreat

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal growth and discovering purpose. Participants will create a way of thinking that enables greater choices.

Read more

Extraordinary Thinking - Retreat

“The quality of your thinking will determine the quality of your life.”

This retreat workshop builds on the fundamentals of enabling personal growth and discovering purpose.

The workshop covers:

  • A level of thinking that ignites extraordinary thoughts and choices.
  • Tools to help you discover a deeper purpose.
  • Freeing up and letting go to reignite and connect with your passion.
  • 10 Questions to challenge and create focus to build a plan for greater success.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Taken time to achieve greater awareness of your personal keys to unlocking greater passion, purpose and satisfaction.
  • Identified at least two behaviours that will take your energy and focus to new depth.
  • Identified one area of thinking that needs to be eliminated from your thinking pattern.
  • Created a way of thinking that enables greater choices that become defining moments.
  • Been reminded of what you need to sustain the energy and focus to deliver success.

Focus and Energy for High Performance - full day retreat

The full day retreat is peppered with challenging questions and time for reflection on what really matters for you, your life and business.

Read more

 

Focus and Energy for High Performance - full day retreat

Drawing on timeless wisdom from many of the world’s most successful people this workshop aims to create the motivation and drivers for change in both your business and personal life.

The day is peppered with challenging questions and time for reflection on what really matters for you, your life and business today. There will be time for personal reflection and processing as well as stimulating debate in small groups.

The workshop covers:

  • The philosophies of success in today’s world.
  • A simple approach to leading self well – the prerequisite to leading others.
  • The five intelligences we need to succeed in business and personal lives.
  • How the quality of your thinking determines the quality of your life.
  • The importance of “freeing up” from old thinking, patterns and habits that no longer work for you.
  • Understanding enablers to embedding new patterns of behaviour.
  • The essential energy for personal and professional success.
  • The retreat finished with a powerful exercise that will dramatically shift your thinking.

 

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Greater self-awareness and understanding of how choices we consciously and unconsciously make impact us and others positively or negatively.
  • Increased awareness of how others see them and the impact they make.
  • Identified and understood what they need to let go of to really succeed.
  • Begun to create a heart quickening vision for themselves.
  • A plan to create and sustain the energy and focus they need to deliver success.

 

Authentic Leadership

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation, helping leaders create trust and a high performance culture.

Read more

 

Authentic Leadership

Overview:
“Leaders doing what they said they would, when they would do it, has more impact on the bottom line than good customer service.” – Cornell University.

This workshop aims to challenge leaders’ capability to transform their organisation. This challenging workshop helps leaders create trust and a high performance culture that delivers exceptional results through truly authentic leadership.

This workshop covers:

  • Leading with purpose requires self-awareness – the cornerstone of authentic leadership development.
  • Leading through your values comes through developing clarity about your values, leadership principles and ethical boundaries.
  • Leading with heart comes through understanding your motivations and finding the sweet spot where your motivations mesh with your greatest capabilities.
  • Leading through connected relationships comes through the development of your personal support team.
  • Leading with self-discipline comes through the integration of ones’ life.

Drawing on the work of Bill George “True North - the Route to Authentic Leadership”.

By the end of this workshop members will have:

  • Raised awareness of what they stand for as leaders and how that stand impacts others and ultimately organisational growth.
  • Agreed a set of Values and behavioural “Norms” that they are willing to be held accountable for and wish to see replicated through the organisation.
  • An awareness of strategic leadership and their role in continually communicating their strategy, agreeing critical steps for success.
  • Practical tools and new thinking to assist them engage in more authentic leadership.

 
This workshop is suitable for a retreat or short session.

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