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Debra Taylor-Hayhurst – Success Factor

Debs Taylor Hayhurst - Success Factor

Mobile: 021 863 877

Company: Success Factor Consultancy and Coaching Limited
Postal: PO Box 78333, Pegasus 7648

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Debs hails from north-east Scotland, moved to England at 29, lived in Suffolk, England for 20 years before moving to New Zealand in 2007. Debs is married to Jeff, lives in North Canterbury and loves the kiwi lifestyle.

Between them, Debs and Jeff have 6 children and 10 grandchildren who all live in England. She visits every year to spend special quality time with them all.

Using a tailored approach Success Factor invests in people and businesses, by providing them with the tools to reach their full potential through result based services, by working together to make a difference.

Debs career spans from being a business owner, senior management in Government and National Health Service (UK) CEO of not-for-profits both in UK and NZ, including setting up two not-for-profits in UK.

Debs is a qualified Life Coach, with the NZ Institute of Business Studies (NZIBS), hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), studied in Humanities and Social Science and tutored First Line Management courses levels 3 and 4 at Aoraki Polytechnic as well as setting up and running other training programmes, conferences and workshops.

Debs is a professional public speaker, a member of Toastmasters International since 1992, has held national and training roles in NZ, and is a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). Debs is also a member of the National Speakers Association NZ (NSANZ).

Debs has considerable experience as a counsellor and listener, and has worked with clients from all walks of life including survivors of domestic violence and abuse.

Success Factor Consultancy and Coaching

Consultancy – Success Factor offers support to small and medium businesses including new business start-ups. Business and management consultancy is provided using a personal and tailored approach to meet the needs of each organisation. Providing project management support assisting with strategic planning, business and management support, organisation review or recruitment and selection.

Business Coaching Programme – Success Factor offers business coaching to small and medium businesses including new business start-ups, and can assist and support those who want to make professional improvements in their lives and businesses. The programme is individually tailored and provided on a one-on-one or group basis to assist and support business owners and staff in identifying barriers and obstacles, focusing on individual needs, encouraging positivity, clarifying priorities, goal setting, leading to results and is outcome focuses and in turn enables professional growth specifically around building capability.

Speech Coaching Programme – Success Factor offers individually tailored speech coaching programme on a one-on-one or group basis to assist and support business owners and staff in preparing and delivering effective business presentations – for beginners and advanced. These practical sessions help individuals and groups assist with capability improvement, improving their communication skills and confidence giving their business presentations more impact. Individual one-off workshops are also provided for business who want to develop or refine their elevator speech to help them promote their business more effectively.

Facilitator Coaching – Success Factor offers individually tailored facilitator coaching on a one-on-one or group basis to enable business owners and team leaders to understand what makes a good facilitator by gaining knowledge and learning skills in facilitation to get the most from workshops, training or meetings. Useful tips are provided to help build confidence in this role.

Business Training – Success Factor offers organisational development to small and medium business providing workplace support for senior executives, corporate staff, middle and front-line managers. This is provided through a customised flexible format to meet the needs of each business using a professional and tailored approach focusing on management capability building and reaching business targets and goals.

Management Training – Success Factor offers management training workshops comprising of facilitated, interactive and participative training workshops. This is provided for operational staff newly promoted to managerial positions and for middle, front-line managers, supervisors and team leaders as a refresher. Training interactive and participative and carried out in a friendly environment to ensure knowledge is shared and learned in a fun way enabling personal and professional growth and capability development.

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