Andy Smith is an Emotional Intelligence coach and Appreciative Inquiry consultant, based in rural France and working worldwide. He specialises in helping leaders and teams get beyond the blocks that stop them achieving their potential. Andy is the author of "55 Ways To Increase Your Emotional Intelligence" (Coaching Leaders 2003), "Achieve Your Goals: Strategies To Transform Your Life" (Dorling Kindersley 2006), and "Practical NLP: How to use NLP principles to improve your life and work, even if you're not NLP trained" (Coaching Leaders 2013).
Andy's work ranges from executive coaching (using the Hay Group's Emotional Competence Inventory 360º assessment or the DISC profile as a starting point) to the design and delivery of coaching skills training for managers and coaches. He has developed a number of coaching models which incorporate appreciative and solution-focused tools in practical and jargon-free formats.