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Leader development

Leadership is key to team and organisational success

People want to be led by an authentic person who understands their wider purpose and can adapt to different challenges and people. Self-awareness is the start to lead effectively in our ever-changing and complex world.

 

Work with us to unlock your leadership potential and revitalise your leadership performance.  

 

We keep up-to-date with emerging leadership ideas and practices. We take a holistic approach to developing and strengthening individual leaders and organisation-wide leadership.

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Specialist programmes

The key to leadership development in your organisation may come from another of our areas of expertise.

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Leadership assessments

An assessment can stand alone or be part of a programme. They’re effective for giving individual feedback, a chance to reflect and then move forward.

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Leadership coaching

One-on-one coaching allows leaders to explore their issues, work through challenges and take action to move forward.

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Leadership frameworks

Work with us to develop an organisation-wide leadership framework. This can include behaviours, competencies and development pathways.

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KickStart to Leadership

Aimed at new or aspiring leaders, this challenging programme gives your leadership development a real boost.

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Customised leadership programmes

Our leadership programmes are customised to you and your organisational context.

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Women's leadership development

Sticky floors, labyrinths, concrete ceilings, the double bind and bias are just some of the reasons women struggle to reach leadership positions.

KickStart to Leadership

This programme does exactly what its name suggests - kickstarts your leadership. Aimed at new or aspiring leaders, this challenging programme gives your leadership development a real boost. 

 

We offer KickStart as a two-day face-to-face programme and as four half-day modules online.

 

Click here for details of up and coming public KickStart programmes.

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Customised leadership programmes

Our leadership programmes are customised to you and your organisational context. We talk your language and work with your challenges, whether it is strategy and innovation, team building, communication, or managing performance (yours and others). And we accept that these challenges don’t stay neatly in boxes. 

 

Strategy and innovation

  • Thinking and planning strategically

  • Thinking creatively and innovating

  • Get focused, get organised, get results

  • Improving customer service 

 

Team building

  • Developing emotional & social Intelligence 

  • Leading diverse and inclusive teams

  • Increasing engagement 

 

Communication

  • Conversations that matter 

  • Building & maintaining relationships 

  • Persuading & influencing others 

  • Storytelling 

 

Managing performance 

  • Coaching your people 

  • Managing difficult behaviour

 

As well tailoring the content of the programme to suit you, we tailor the delivery. As well as workshops and coaching, we offer other delivery tools we’ve found effective for  leadership programmes:

 

Women's leadership development

Sticky floors, labyrinths, concrete ceilings, the double bind and bias are just some of the reasons women struggle to reach leadership positions. 

 

Work with us to unravel the complex interplay of systems, attitudes and behaviours that create challenges for women leaders. Then work with us to develop leadership strategies for women and allow them to set their own agendas. 

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Specialist programmes

The key to leadership development in your organisation may come from another of our areas of expertise.

  • Business agility - our approach to agile can help leaders thrive in complex environments

  • Strengths - the CliftonStrengths model shows you how to develop your talents into leadership strengths

  • Diversity and inclusion - leaders who embrace diversity and foster inclusion get better results

  • Change - every leader has to manage change; we can help you seize the opportunities change presents

  • Individual & team assessments - we’re accredited in a range of assessments that help identify areas for development

 

Leadership assessments

An assessment can stand alone or be part of a programme. They’re effective for giving individual feedback, a chance to reflect and then move forward.

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Leadership coaching

Leaders need to be nurtured and replenished.  One-on-one coaching allows leaders to explore their issues, work through challenges and take action to move forward. 

 

Coaching helps emerging leaders recognise the barriers to progress. Coaching helps established leaders continue to grow. Coaching helps burnt-out leaders reclaim their sense of purpose.

 

Our coaching is challenging, relevant and brings about shifts in thinking and behaviour.

 

Leadership frameworks

Work with us to develop an organisation-wide leadership framework. This can include behaviours, competencies and development pathways.

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Our latest thinking on leader development

We get the why, focus on the how

Kristen Gyorgak

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We get the why, focus on the how

Our brains work from the inside of the circle out: first we feel, then we do. Our brain primarily runs on emotion—we rationalise things after the fact.

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