Helping leaders and teams succeed
since 1984

Insight Coaching is a people development company, founded in 1999, specialising in leadership coaching and top team development.

We can call on a network of highly skilled professionals to assist with larger projects. If a project requires a solution beyond our expertise, we will tell you and refer you. We only take on work where we know we can add significant value.

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Janette Blakemore is the director of Insight Coaching and has run her own business for several years. Prior to that, she worked in Management Development and senior HR roles with the BBC and Sainsbury’s. She has spent over 20 years assisting thousands of leaders and their teams to enhance their personal and organisational performance through executive coaching, consulting, facilitation and training. An executive coach long before it became fashionable, she is known for her innovative and engaging approach, combining intuitive wisdom with practical methods that work.

There are hundreds of coaches out there. So what makes Janette different from any other coach? Her key strengths are:

  • getting to the heart of things quickly and easily so you get value for money from the very first meeting
  • professionally trained and highly skilled practitioner in powerful development models few coaches even know about. So you can expect to get insights about you and your staff which you can use straightaway
  • a powerful combination of support and challenge so you feel seen and heard yet no opportunity for growth is missed
  • bringing clarity to issues and creating concrete next steps so you can deepen the learning immediately during your everyday work

Janette has professional training as both a group facilitator and business coach which allows her to be a confidential 'companion on the journey' to people with a wide range of personal styles and backgrounds. She helps her clients master the essential leadership, management and interpersonal capabilities critical for their current role as well as their next position.

Educational Credentials
Certified Enneagram Teacher (Enneagram Institute)
Trained facilitator Alternatives To Violence Project
Buddhist Psychology Distance Learning Prog (Amida Trust)
Graduate Advanced Coach Training Prog (CTI)
Certified Corporate Coach (Corporate Coach U)
Diploma in Organisational Consulting – a Gestalt approach (GSW)
Licensed practitioner FIRO-B (OPP)
Certified Image Consultant (Colour Charisma)
NLP Practitioner (Sensory Systems)
Counselling and Groupwork training (Eigenwelt Centre)
Licensed practitioner Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (OPP)
Graduate Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
BA (combined Hons) Drama & Religious Studies (London University)

Areas Of Special Expertise
Personality assessments
Group facilitation
Conflict resolution
Mindfulness practice
Balancing the Three Centres of Intelligence
The Enneagram

Professional Associations
International Coach Federation, Associate Certified Coach
Member of the International Enneagram Association

Janette lives near Newcastle-upon-Tyne with her husband, Ty, and a variety of animals.

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