Immersive leadership experiences for a sustainable world

Now, more than ever, we need to develop leaders who are not only aware of global issues but have clear insight and ideas about what they can do in their organizations to contribute to a sustainable world. Research has shown that immersive learning experiences as an integral part of leadership development programmes can have a powerful impact on leaders and their capacity to lead sustainability-focused organizations


Bespoke stakeholder simulations for leaders to practise their skills whilst engaging with sustainability issues directly relevant to their organization.

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Community Projects

Projects with NGOs and social enterprises on a win-win basis. Leaders develop their leadership capacity whilst helping a community organization to move towards its goal.

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Discovery Journeys

Enquiry-based field trips to places or organizations for leaders to explore, in person, the key sustainability issues related to their business.

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All of these experiences can be designed specifically for your organization to ensure that the issues explored have real business significance and impact. I will work with you to agree on the topics and best format for what you are looking to achieve.

DIY (with Coaching)

DIY (with Coaching)

I understand that sometimes you might want to design your own experiences with the help of someone who’s experienced in this type of development. I offer a coaching service to support you in scoping, designing and delivering your own immersive leadership experiences.

Fresh Thinking Leadership

Leading from within to change the world outside

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Fresh Thinking Leadership is leadership development exclusively for leaders and organizations who want to make a positive difference in the world. It is based on a unique approach that explores the operating principles that lie beneath our experience as human beings in order to develop leaders who are able to lead with a sense of purpose, with greater ease, clarity of thinking, creativity and wellbeing.

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The Development of Purpose

Can ‘purpose’ be developed? Download the paper I presented at the Leading Wellbeing Research Festival in July 2015 on The Development of Purpose for Leadership & Sustainable Wellbeing

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Community Projects – Learning that Makes a Difference

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Real situations, real people, real consequences - the power of using community projects as a vehicle for learning! We need our leaders to step up to the challenges of our time, to look beyond the [...]

Leadership Development – what are we developing leaders for?

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I’ve been working in the world of learning & development for many years and the phrase “ the pace of change is faster than ever before” has been said for as long as I can [...]