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Meet our team!

To ensure we provide our clients with the best possible service we work through a group of skilled and experienced associates who we know share our values. Our associates all run their own successful learning and development businesses demonstrating that they build excellent client relationships and can provide a high quality interventions - we work together because we want to! We share the same values, contribute different things and always learning. We'd like to introduce you to the team......

'An Introduction to the D2iT Trust-based Safety Culture Model' Zoom Webinar Series

Mark Sykes - director

Mark Sykes is a director of Beehive Coaching & Leadership Development Ltd and has over 20 years of experience embedding change in organisations. He is an experienced sports and performance as well as executive coach and facilitator. His perspective can be best summed up by Henry Ford who once observed, ‘whenever you employ a pair of hands you get a free brain thrown in to the bargain. Whether you use that brain to best effect is a function of the leadership and management across the organisation'. This is as relevant to safety culture and behavioural safety as to any other kind of organisational development.

mark head and shoulders

Mark has worked with organisations in the power sector including Magnox, SSE, and GE; in the private sector including McKinsey & Co, John Lewis Partnership, Prism Medical UK, Siemens Medical Diagnostics, GSK, Sodexo Justice Services, GSK, Capita etc; and in the public sector including Gwynedd County Council, Powys Council, MoD, Plymouth University, DEFRA, Countryside Council for Wales etc - developing leadership and management capacity, training coaches and mentors and supporting culture change through organisational development interventions. For more information about Mark contact  [email protected].

Beehive has since been working within safety critical sectors such as the nuclear industry, power generation and the rail industry, supporting clients as they strive to build high trust environments. 'An Introduction to the D2iT Trust-based Safety Culture Model' is a series of five x 1 hr webinars, each introducing one of the five basic principles of the D2iT Trust-based Safety Culture Model. Find out more about the principles here:
  1. Meaning
  2. Openness
  3. Interest in Others
  4. Integrity
  5. Intentionality

To help our clients understand the individual and organisational behaviours that form the basis of a high-trust environment. The series begins on Thursday July 23rd 2020 at 1400 hrs and the live webinars take place every Thursday at the same time for the next five weeks. Each webinar builds on the one before, helping you to build your high-trust environment at work. This series is aimed at supervisory and middle managerial levels. The sessions include background, theory, case studies, practical applications and ways of action planning for your organisation. Each webinar will be available on-demand after the live webinar has aired, so even if you can't join us live you'll be able to access the series at your convenience.

The series is hosted on Zoom and requires registration. You will need a free Zoom account to access the webinars. The cost for all five webinars is £150 plus VAT.

To register using Eventbrite please go to 'An Introduction to Beehive's D2iT Trust-based Safety Culture' Webinar Series

Sara Lodge - director

Sara Lodge is director of Beehive Coaching & Leadership Development Ltd. Apart from a couple of breaks, one working in marketing and one on the Leadership Fast Track of the West Yorkshire Police, she has been in the field of learning and development since 1985, working in places as diverse as Japan, Africa, Canada, Austria and France. She is passionate about organisational learning and the importance of learning to leadership, and sees action learning, coaching and mentoring as two of the most important elements of developing both. She also sees Beehive's mission of sustainable learning as being directly applicable to the fields of Human Performance and safety culture, as it provides a model of operating experience feedback.

sara head and shouldersSara has a wide range of organisational development and coaching experience, having worked with organisations as varied as GE, SSE, Magnox, Marsh (UK) Ltd, Conoco (UK) Ltd, Vodafone (UK) Ltd, ECGD, Hertz (UK) Ltd, Lancashire County Council, Blackpool County Council, the MoD, Powys County Council, DEFRA, Gywnedd County Council, the Metropolitan Police Service, Enron (UK) Ltd, and Lancashire County Council. She is also an experienced coach and consultant supervisor.

 She has particular interest in the impact of board behaviours on organisational culture. In 2012 she completed research into emotional dissonance and transference at CEO level, published in '"Leadership as Emotional Labour: 'Management and the Managed Heart'", Routledge.

Sara's most recent work has been in the field of behavioural safety, working with Paul Carter of Bangor University on research into the key interpersonal factors that most impact on safety. This has led to the development of the D2iQ, a new metric measuring those interpersonal factors, and the D2iP Behaviour Change programme which develops the interpersonal factors. 

Martin Reeve

Martin Reeve - actor

Martin is a highly experienced professional actor, role player and training facilitator, working with b.SAFE on the Alstom reenactment workshops and the d2i Programme.

His acting work includes leads and guest leads on TV, including ‘Emmerdale’, ‘Phoenix Nights’, ‘Drs’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘Cracker’. He was also to be seen in the first series of ‘Downton Abbey’. He has had an extensive career on the stage and as a voice artist.

As a role player and facilitator he has worked in the private and public sectors, with a range of organisations including Astra Zenica, British Gas,  Alstom, the Fire and Rescue Service and many more. He has played fire-fighters, CEOs, shop-floor workers, and many others. All of this work was in communication skills, and Martin has a strong belief that role play can give participants the tools to achieve win-win outcomes.

Beehive Collaborators

We work collaboratively whenever possible, as we feel that everyone, including our clients, can benefit from the diversity of knowledge, experience and service provided. Our key collaborators are:

  • Brathay Trust - inspirational organisational, team and leadership development using experiential learning Brathay Trust website
  • Worth Consulting – experts in coaching and mentoring provision and eLearning Worth Learning website
  • Archway – psychometric support and CIPD expertise
  • Wild Tracks - experts in the use of the outdoors as a learning tool Wild Track website
  • Wild in the Pantry - highly trained chefs providing catering for events and cookery lessons and team build activities Wild in the Pantry website

Interdependency is the safety culture associated with the fewest accidents and injuries and is therefore the safest way of working - (ref research by Du Pont Du Pont Bradley Curve).Trust is the key interpersonal component of Interdependency - (ref Beehive/Bangor University research).

Trust is an attitude. To increase trust and therefore interdependency it is necessary to demonstrate you are worthy of trust by displaying trustworthy behaviours - (ref Beehive/Bangor research &Trustworthiness Elements)

If you demonstrate trustworthiness through the five principles, others are invited to reciprocate and therefore trust and interdependency builds. The five Principles are:

  1. Meaning
  2. Interest in others
  3. Openness
  4. Integrity
  5. Intentionality

The D2iP b.SAFE Safety Leadership Programme is designed to introduce the five principles of trustworthy behaviour and trustworthy leadership within the organisation.

Organisational Behaviour Change

We have a proven track record in changing behaviours in organisations.
For more information about how we can help change behaviours in your organisation…..

Coaching & Mentoring

We’re passionate about coaching and mentoring.
For more information about our accredited programmes, coaching supervision and coaching services……

Team Development

No international sports team would be expected to perform without practice yet this is often expected of teams in organisations.
For more information about how we can help you develop your teams….

b.SAFE Behavioural Safety

There is growing recognition of the contribution to safety culture of non-technical training.
For more information about relational safety…..

Management & Leadership

Good management is something that you can DO well; leadership is more about who you ARE.
For more information about our development approaches …….

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Mark Sykes & Sara Lodge
Mark Sykes & Sara Lodge