Executive Life Coaching

Executive Life Coaching is a way of enabling you to unlock your potential.  It provides you with the tools and techniques that you need to achieve greater career success and personal fulfilment.  We work with you to help you to find a happier, healthier work-life balance. 

In addition, Nicky has specialised for many years in working with those with low self esteem to develop confidence and personal effectiveness. 



Performance Development

Acanthus Associates has extensive experience in the design and delivery of training programmes covering the key areas of personal professional development such as:


  • Presentation Skills
  • Personal Impact
  • Influencing
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Performance Management
  • Networking



Communication Excellence

We are passionate about communication skills and so in this programme we focus on how you can communicate more clearly and with greater confidence.

We work on the tools and techniques you need to make the impact you want. 

We also explore how you can flex your style and use your personal energy to maximum effect with different people and in different situations whilst retaining your authenticity.

The workshop is very practical with input on models and numerous exercises to make sure that you get an opportunity to practise during the event.



Our leadership programme explores individual and organisational leadership.  

Typically, this intense 2-day programme enables you to understand what skills and behaviours make great leadership.  We look at leadership role-models and metaphors and, through a series of practical exercises, we enable you to reach a greater understanding of your current leadership style and what you need to do to flex that style to achieve your leadership potential.