Testimonials from GROVEWELL’s Own Associates

This webpage was created because we realized that, during our 28 years, we have received many compliments from our associates. Many have been lost, but now we're beginning to gather and post them.

1. "As a new coach with GROVEWELL, I really appreciated your coordination, follow-up, and positioning - I wish all consulting/coaching firms I work with had someone like you."

Nicky Westhead, a new coach, in an email to GROVEWELL's IDP Coordinator, Josephine Venton-Gough.

2. "Here it's all about pride: proud to be part of the GROVEWELL community, proud to serve great clients, proud to enhance my experience and knowledge with people like both of you. You are really leading by example and this is quite rare to be warmly appreciated."

Anne Damoiseaux, as part of an email to GROVEWELL's two partners.

3. "Thank you for making working with you so easy and full of joy. Everyone I have been in contact with in your team has been professional, supportive and graceful. I am so happy to be working with you all."

Fatima Nakhjavanpur, as part of an end-of-year greeting to the partners and staff of GROVEWELL.

4. "GROVEWELL are and continue to be the most conscientious and ethical of business partners.  It is always a pleasure to work with you."

Tom Hoogewerf, replying to an e-mail from a partner correcting a professional fee to him that had been misstated.

5. "I want to thank you all – Willa, Josephine, and Cornelius – for this opportunity to work with you. I have enjoyed our interactions from the very beginning. I love how you work, I love your materials, and I love how you develop relationships with your coaches and your clients. I’m so thrilled to be a small part of your team and I look very forward to all future opportunities we may have to work together."

Michelle Clarke, after her first experience coaching for GROVEWELL.

6. "Working with GROVEWELL is quite exceptional, as it is based on trust and open communication. I really appreciate this and will support GROVEWELL, the best I can."

Lydia Simon, replying to an e-mail from a partner with many details about a coaching assignment being offered to her.

7. "Thank you for taking time out of your weekend to answer this e-mail.  Appreciate it."

Sharon Tan, e-mail to staff member Josephine Venton-Gough.

8. "Often, I am prompted to say a few words about GROVEWELL during our [expatriate] coaching sessions, and I am always proud to enthusiastically say what an ethical, warm-spirited, and highly effective company it is. Thank you for the years of making me a part of what you do."

Children's coach Yuri Marder, in an e-mail to a partner.

9. "Thanks for the resource [person] information - I wish all training companies had such high standards when selecting resource presenters."

Maureen Rabotin, reacting to details sent to her by a partner about the selection of resource persons.

10. "Thanks to Josephine's outstanding prep work, I felt very well set up for these programs."

Edith Coron to a partner about staff member Josephine Venton-Gough.

11. "Thanks for the constructive comments which will make the coaching plan more specific and the results more measurable."

Michael Pantlin, reacting to a partner's guidance in developing a detailed plan for a specific coachee.

12. "Thanks for this.  Again, I am impressed by the effective and professional way you operate. I really like you guys."

Former associate Luke Wardle, after several e-mail exchanges in support of his coaching assignment