Leading Change
Through These Uncertain Times Isn’t Easy.

We can help.

Build your Organisation's
Change Resilience

Develop High Performing Remote Teams

Many leaders have found themselves suddenly leading remote teams without any previous experience in doing so.

For them to maintain high performance and strong employee engagement, it's crucial they adapt how they lead the team in order to minimise frustrations, maintain connection and aid smooth delivery without your Organisational Health taking a hit.

We help organisations build the necessary ingredients to get the most from distributed working, resulting in strong collaboration, effective strategy execution and a feeling of social connection despite being apart.

Get in touch to draw on our rich experience in leading remotely.

Build your Change Capability

Adapting to the new context we're now in requires agility, resilience, creativity and strong execution among other qualities.

Most organisations hire very smart people, but the ability to collectively map out, agree and implement can be much more of a challenge for even the brightest. Distributed/remote working then adds another layer of complexity

Years of experience shows the oil that makes the difference here is your change capability, with facilitation ranking highest on the ingredients.

Need to boost your organisation's change capability? We can help you smoothen the journey and achieve outstanding results.

Create your COVID Rebound Strategy

How might your organisation emerge from the recent upheaval even stronger than before?

What steps must you have in place as you adapt to the new horizon?

Do you have a rebound team already keeping close tracks on how the context in which you do business is evolving?

What scenarios have you planned for, and how do you know which is emerging so that you can respond, quickly?

Leading Remote Teams Is Challenging

Following the move to remote working during the pandemic, many managers that are now responsible for leading a remote team without any prior experience.

Leading teams is hard.

Leading an entire team that’s new to working remotely is even harder: remote working puts a magnifying glass on the slightest of problems.

Draw on our 34 years' experience leading and developing remote teams.

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Purpose

We work with organisations, teams and individuals who make a positive difference; whose focus is on improving life for their customers, employees and the communities they serve. We partner with them to make them smarter, quicker, more profitable and kinder to all they serve.

Recent Articles

Brain-Friendly Learning

How Zoom Overdoses are Impacting Our Brains

The increase in digital communication due to the pandemic is causing a shift in our brains, impacting on things like creativity and ability to learn. Read on to find out more
Facilitating

On a Hiding to Nothing? The Impossible Quest for Neutrality

Is acting as a neutral vessel when facilitating truly a realistic aim? Experience shows it's impossible, so what's the next best alternative?
Culture Change

Excelling in Distributed Collaboration = Key Competitive Advantage

If you’ve recently moved people to work from home, how well does your culture support it? With such a significant move, without conscious focus your culture can quickly morph, and not necessarily in a good way.
Leadership

Why Generalists are the Secret Ingredient to the Future

Does 2020 mark the start of an era where the balance between specialists and generalists comes more into equilibrium? Will the speed of change and volatility in the marketplace place more demand on generalists? We think so, read on to find out why https://bit.ly/2QXz9FA
Diversity & Inclusion

How equally do we Judge Female and Male Book Covers?

Whoops! New veterinary students mistake world leading research vet for a technician due to her clothes, and most likely a heavy dose of unconscious bias on their part. What do we now need to be doing in schools to support better gender balance in the workplace?
Culture Change

How Decision Making Unwittingly Limited the World’s Future

How you make decisions in your organisation has a huge bearing on the longer-term outcomes you bring into being. Yet for most teams and organisations we work with, this area starts out being a blind spot.
Distributed teams

Why Poor Punctuation could be your Weakest Link

Punctuation is important, right? Without it, a string of words won’t necessarily make sense. The same goes for our work. We need punctuation points over the passage of time in order to keep some sense of reference to what we’re working towards.
Distributed teams

More Control is Not the Answer

Getting your team aligned is one of the most important things you can do as a team leader, particularly when your people work remotely.
Distributed teams

Why Remote Teams aren’t all Plain Sailing – and How to Calm the Water #2

Are your results with remote working being limited by the tools you're using? It's a factor many organisations are blind to because they've always worked the way they do.
Leadership

Leaders: Right Now You Have Everything to Lose

Tough times bring our values to the fore, like a magnifying glass analysing the degree of alignment between what we say we value and our day-to-day behaviours. If you show any cracks here, it'll come back to bite you...

About Us

We create powerful learning experiences that help our clients achieve their outcomes, using a blend of leadership psychology, neuroscience, facilitation, brain friendly learning, cross-cultural understanding and team dynamics.

We blend virtual and face to face learning in the mix that's right for you, given your context. And naturally, during the pandemic, virtual is very much in the spotlight.

All our work is tailored to our clients' specific contexts, so it's 100% relevant to you and your people. You can be sure your experience with us will fit your organisation.

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