Management development

Replace a lousy manager with a strong one and team performance typically goes up by between 11% and 29%.

But recruiting new managers is expensive and risky. Building the skills of your current brood of managers costs less, delivers results faster and adds to the feeling that ‘they care about me’.

Unsure what makes a manager so good? We can reveal that there are seven essential talents that distinguish the exceptional managers from the rest.

These have been adopted by the likes of Unilever, MetLife and Thomson Reuters to transform their management cohorts. Contact us to discover how we can build a program for you.

How it works in practice:

Coach View courses

Recommended courses include:

Coach
Master the four key behaviors of great coaching and see your team flourish, your reputation blossom, and your bottom line soar.

Participants will:
  • Consider what coaching is and why it matters
  • Understand the way they currently coach, and what motivates them to do it
  • Explore the coaching mindset: finding it, keeping it, and maximizing its power
  • Discover the four key behaviors that make up great coaching
  • Learn practical tools that bring everything together and have a go at using them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Great feedback
We explore how we can use positive and negative feedback to reinforce or change the behavior of others.

Participants will:
  • Explore the power of praise in changing people’s behavior
  • Try out a high impact five-step processes for giving ‘positive’ feedback and for giving ‘improvement’ feedback
  • Consider what can go wrong when they give feedback (e.g., the other person claims to agree with it but they suspect they don’t really) and what to do when this happens
  • Agree on the challenges about giving feedback to people with more power and come up with some tactics to overcome them
  • Plan how to give great feedback in a particular situation that they can anticipate

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Peak performance
Imagine the boost to your team’s performance if you could turn all of your steady performers into stars.

Participants will:
  • Discover a simple model aimed at outlining how to achieve great performance
  • Explore ways to identify individual drivers and how to build these into team members’ roles
  • Identify different ways to create a high performance environment within their team
  • Explore potential blocks to future improvements and ways to overcome these

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
U-turn performance
By approaching poor performance with the right mindset and mastering the difficult conversations, we can empower the person to turn their performance around.

Participants will:
  • Discover how to spot and explain unsatisfactory performance in a way that leaves little scope for ambiguity
  • Test ways to uncover the real reasons behind underperformance
  • Create a list of possible actions that can help turn performance around
  • Recognize what to do to turn early improvements into long-term transformation
  • Tune their sense of when to keep trying to change performance and when to give up

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Direct View courses

Recommended courses include:

Direct
Show your team where they’re heading, why you’re taking them there, and what matters along the way.

Participants will:
  • Consider what it means to provide direction, and how well they’re currently doing it
  • Work through the five key areas where clarity is needed
  • Discover the core principles that will help them create a shared direction their team will want to follow
  • Recognize when and how they can zoom between close-up and a bird’s-eye view
  • Work through a range of familiar scenarios to expand their range of directive behaviors and find a style that suits them
  • Plan how to reinforce their team’s direction for them every day

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Challenging messages
Sharing bad news is not easy, but we can learn ways to minimize the pain, so that all parties emerge wiser, stronger and able to move on.

Participants will:
  • See how we naturally respond to difficult conversations and how we can make some adjustments that have an immediate impact
  • Understand how to distinguish between story and emotions and identity and how to make sure that each is addressed
  • Consider how to prepare themselves mentally for sharing bad news
  • Practice techniques to share bad news as painlessly as possible
  • Develop a range of possible responses for highly emotional reactions

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Dynamic delegation
We can adapt the tactics we use to delegate successfully in a style that motivates the person we’re working with.

Participants will:
  • Understand different styles of delegation
  • Learn to recognize when to pull in the delegation reins without damaging confidence or destroying relationships
  • Become ready to put in place ways to learn from experience and so constantly become more dynamic with their delegation
  • Identify thoughts and feelings that prevent them from delegating and feel confident they can overcome them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Goal setting
Set goals that will stretch your team members and motivate them to perform at their best.

Participants will:
  • Learn how to set individual goals that are stretching and aligned with those of the organization
  • Pick up tips on how to get buy-in from their team members
  • Practice how to deal with any obstacles that they may encounter in the future

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Good decision
We can make better decisions by understanding our decision-making styles, overcoming typical traps and employing practical techniques.

Participants will:
  • Understand their personal decision-making style
  • Appreciate the strengths this can bring as well as the dangers that they would be wise to watch out for
  • Become familiar with five decision-making traps that we set ourselves daily and what to do to avoid them
  • Practice a number of easy-to-use decision-making techniques to help overcome even the most paralyzing dilemmas

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Remote control
By understanding how the geographical barrier affects how team members connect both personally and professionally, the remote manager can find ways to ensure their team are working and collaborating successfully.

Participants will:
  • Look at the things they can do to build a stronger remote team identity
  • Explore how to keep a dispersed team on a single track by building a shared context
  • Find ways to ensure team members benefit from their remote experiences
  • Discover how to make a positive impact right away by focusing on the area which will make the greatest difference to their remote team

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Energize View courses

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Energize
Become a crackling conductor of energy with the power to invigorate and inspire your team.

Participants will:
  • Discuss what energizing means, how it works, and why it’s worth it
  • Consider the extent to which they already energize others and what gets in their way
  • Explore five tactics for creating and sharing positive energy, and find a delivery style that suits them
  • Discover how to access energy whenever they need it
  • Understand their own energy habits and how to work with them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Impressing groups
Many of us do not relish speaking in front of groups. By adding structure and practising delivery skills we can hugely improve the impact we make.

Participants will:
  • Discover how to go about creating a talk or presentation that achieves what they want
  • Review different ways of structuring their content to make it come alive
  • Play with different language, tone and movement to see how these can enhance their impact
  • Consider visualization, unorthodox rehearsal and other ways to calm nerves and get fully prepared
  • Try to impress a group and be given full feedback on how well they did
  • Decide what they can do next time they have to talk or present to a group so that they really do impress

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Influence & persuade
By considering all the influencing tactics available to us we can develop persuasion strategies for every situation and make people say ‘yes’.

Participants will:
  • Consider what skills they can learn from people who are great influencers
  • Discover the mental blocks they create when they try to influence people and how to remove them
  • Understand the nine main influencing techniques that people use and the strengths each can offer
  • Practice using some of the nine tactics (and spotting them in others)
  • Combine the tactics to create an influencing strategy for a situation that is important to them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Inspire
By appealing to people’s emotions and values, we can enthuse them about our vision. Participants will:
  • Consider who has inspired them and how
  • Understand what inspirational people have in common that they can learn from them
  • Play with the power of energy and mood as a non-verbal means of inspiration
  • Experiment with switching from everyday to inspirational language
  • Investigate how to develop a purpose or mission that will inspire the people around them
  • Look at a particular situation where they want to inspire people and discover what more they can do to be an inspiration to them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Motivate
In order to motivate other people we need to understand what drives them internally and influences them externally.

Participants will:
  • Discover tools they can use to motivate themselves and others
  • Learn practical techniques they can apply immediately
  • Anticipate difficult situations and prepared for them
  • Decide on practical steps they will take to motivate the individuals that they are going to transform into determined dynamos

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Execute View courses

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Execute
Create a culture of focus, discipline and accountability so your team delivers in style and on time – every time.

Participants will:
  • Understand what great execution looks like
  • Learn how to kick the urgency addiction and focus on what’s important
  • Practice how to get stakeholders on side so they become their allies in execution
  • Consider how to provide air cover for their team by both pre-empting and removing obstacles
  • Create a culture of clear individual and mutual accountability
  • Discover how to create a culture of execution through continuous learning so their team is more than a one-hit wonder

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Collaborative solutions
True collaboration is not easy to achieve, but there are tactics we can use to help us get there.

Participants will:
  • Understand what collaboration means and the benefits of using it
  • Practice collaborating with a group of people and experience the different challenges associated with collaboration
  • Get practical ways to manage the content, process and dynamics of a collaborative discussion
  • Spot flaws in group decision making and take action to prevent and manage them
  • Identify how to overcome their personal ‘collaboration demons’

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Extra time
While we can’t create more time, we can generate something of greater value; more energy. If we bring sufficient energy to whatever we do, we will have both greater impact and extra time.

Participants will:
  • Find ways to prevent themselves drowning in the sea of too-much-to-do
  • Uncover how to match tasks to the fluctuations in your attention span
  • Overcome your energy draining attitudes in order to create extra time

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Fleeting meetings
Find out the secrets to running meetings that deliver what’s needed with extra zest and the minimum of fuss.

Participants will:
  • Discover how to set up a meeting so they can be sure it will deliver what they want before it’s even started
  • Explore simple techniques to keep their messages crisp, compelling and memorable
  • Uncover ways to keep discussion on track and avoid getting stuck in the mire of repetition without resolution
  • Look at well-tested ways to ensure everyone leaves feeling good about the experience (and eager to come to their next meeting)

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Getting things done
By thinking proactively and overcoming our unhelpful attitude to our tasks, we can get more done.

Participants will:
  • Learn how to spot and avoid self-imposed delaying tactics
  • Understand what creates a proactive mindset and how they can get one
  • Discover how to deal with issues that they felt powerless to affect
  • Develop a list of practical things that they can do to overcome procrastination and get things done
  • Work on a particular issue that they are procrastinating about and agree a plan of action to get it done

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Make it happen
Through learning how to effectively manage a project you can deliver on time, to budget and with minimal hurdles along the way.

Participants will:
  • Get a good idea of different approaches to managing projects
  • Practice techniques to define outcomes, resources and dependencies
  • Be able to map out how the project will run
  • Discover new tools to deal with the tricky upsets along the way

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Managing expectations
We can avoid disappointment by making expectations explicit and communicating changes as they happen.

Participants will:
  • Understand how expectations are made, implicitly as well as explicitly
  • Reflect on when we set expectations too high or low and what happens as a result
  • Understand the errors people make when setting expectations and how to avoid them
  • Look at how to alter expectations and manage opinions

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Innovate View courses

Recommended courses include:

Innovate
Become the leader in your organization’s most innovative team.

Participants will:
  • Understand what it means to innovate, what’s up for grabs if they do it, and what’s at risk if they don’t
  • Consider what helps and hinders a climate of innovation
  • Learn how to equip their team with innovation skills and explore the leadership behaviors they need to support them
  • Discover tools to help them tackle their own innovation challenges

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Creativity for logical thinkers
Creativity for logical thinkers

Discover a range of techniques to help even the most logical minds come up with creative and off the wall ideas.

Participants will:
  • Discover the strengths that logical minds bring to creative thinking as well as the main barriers that we need to circumvent
  • Practice using three very different 'logical' approaches to creativity which overcome innate assumptions in the innovation process
  • Decide which techniques work best for different kinds of challenge
  • Generate hundreds, if not thousands of novel ideas

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Delivering change
The hardest part of change is the transition period and by managing people's reactions, we can deliver our change successfully.

Participants will:
  • Understand what convinces people to change (and why people resist)
  • Think through the different degrees of change that can take place
  • Consider what is involved in the transitional element of change (aka ‘crazy time’)
  • Become familiar with different reactions to change and how to manage them
  • Construct a strategy to help deliver a specific change that they need to implement

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Different perspectives
Seeing things from different perspectives allows us to generate new ideas and spot new opportunities

Participants will:
  • Become more aware of the different assumptions that they tend to make and the value of suspending judgement
  • Discover how to switch between different perspectives in order to come up with creative solutions
  • Practice using three different techniques that help them to look through a different end of the creative kaleidoscope
  • Come up with loads of ideas that will surprise them with their ingenuity and originality

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
The big picture
Seeing the bigger picture can lead to improved decision-making and more effective problem solving.

Participants will:
  • Discover the components of good strategic thinking
  • Get practical tips to build your thinking up, down, out, in, diagonally and plenty more
  • Learn ways to make sense out of disparate data and fill the gaps in the canvas
  • Uncover techniques to help others see the big picture too

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Unleash your creativity
By following a creative process we will be able to fully understand the problem and generate innovative ideas to solve it.

Participants will:
  • Bust some of the myths about creativity and understand what stimulates their creative juices
  • Discover different types of creative thinking and which is their natural preference
  • Understand what happens when we think creatively and the unconscious blocks we create to prevent it happening
  • Recognize how to create the right environment for their creativity to flourish
  • Learn a variety of techniques that they can use to generate ‘out of the box’ thinking

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Relate View courses

Recommended courses include:

Relate
Build relationships that are as profitable for you as they are positive for your employees.

Participants will:
  • Understand that working relationships should benefit them as much as their report
  • Consider what they would like their relationships to help them achieve
  • Explore five key ingredients for building valuable relationships with their team
  • Discover practical tools to get things back on track when relationships break down

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
A tour of your mind
Use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to understand what makes you tick and why you do the things you do.

Participants will:
  • Discover how their mind works
  • Recognize the implications of how they live their life
  • Understand the strengths they bring
  • Spot some of the pitfalls that they would be sensible to watch out for
  • Appreciate the differences that other people offer and learn how to embrace them

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Conflict handling
We can learn to manage conflict positively by pre-empting the ways in which others will react, and by controlling our response in the heat of the moment.

Participants will:
  • Discover the key attitudes and behaviors that help when getting into a disagreement
  • Learn how to control and regulate their emotions
  • Become familiar with five different conflict handling approaches
  • Understand their personal conflict preference, when to employ different modes and how to mix them
  • Become better able to handle other's behavior during conflict

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Courageous conversations
Courageous conversations

Prepare yourself to face difficult conversations with courage and confidence. Discover how to master your emotions and stay in control.

Participants will:
  • Discover the benefits of having these difficult conversations
  • Recognize the common blocks that get in the way of these conversations, as well as how to overcome them
  • Learn how to control and regulate their emotions
  • Become better able to handle other’s behavior during conflict

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Managing upwards
Through empathizing with and understanding the individual in question, we can manage upwards with confidence and impact.

Participants will:
  • Discover how to see things from the other's perspective, not as "you in their shoes" but as them
  • Consider how they think about the relationship may be getting in the way and what they can do about it
  • Identify and deal with different power styles such as the ‘consulter’ and the ‘evangelist’
  • Investigate a range of practical techniques to manage people who have more power than them, which will make that person's life easier and probably theirs too
  • Decide on the changes they would most like to see in their boss or another powerful person and what they can do to help make that happen

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Trust me
By doing the right thing in the right way you’ll soon find that people are turning to you as their trusted advisor.

Participants will:
  • Recognize the importance of trust, and the opportunities it can bring
  • Consider the five levels of trust and whom they’d like to reach a ‘trusted guide’ status with
  • Find out their default style when it comes to building trust
  • Explore the four key levers to building trust
  • Discuss ways to use these levers to build trust with different people
  • Consider the behaviors associated with individuals who establish trust in their relationships
  • Work through the blocks to applying these behaviors in the workplace

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Your impact on others
We can improve our impact on others by understanding the motivations that drive people to behave in different ways.

Participants will:
  • Understand the different motivational drivers we have and how they affect the way we interpret other people’s behavior
  • Appreciate the impact each motivational driver tends to have on the others
  • Know what their motivational driver is likely to be
  • Recognize their strengths and the likely impact that their way of looking at the world has on the different types of people around them
  • Decide what practical action they can take to increase their impact on others

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Thrive View courses

Recommended courses include:

Thrive
Discover how the power of choice can help you spend more time at your best.

Participants will:
  • Explore what it means to thrive
  • Discover how much they’re currently thriving and what’s stopping them
  • Identify how they can choose to think and act in a way that helps them thrive
  • Discover how to develop habits that protect their ability to thrive
  • Create a self-care kit to maximize their chances of thriving

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Bounce back
You've missed the bus, again. Your office is making cutbacks. Learn how to bounce back from the everyday setbacks that life throws at us, and come out even stronger. Participants will:
  • Consider situations where being more resilient would be valuable
  • Discover their own unconstructive beliefs and the thinking traps they can get into
  • Practice practical tools to take back control
  • Have a go at developing their own bounce back strategy

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Create your own luck
Get what you want from life by choosing to think optimistically, spotting opportunities and taking responsibility.

Participants will:
  • Consider the degree to which they are currently optimistic (they may be surprised)
  • Appreciate the extent to which they can change the way they look at a situation and the impact that this can have
  • Understand when to take responsibility and the benefits of being in control
  • Practice spotting unusual opportunities and learn how to convert them into lucky breaks

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Give me strength
Being able to identify and understand our strengths can help us get more energy from our everyday lives. Participants will:
  • Get their own personal strengths profile to keep (including realized strengths, unrealized strengths, learned behaviors and weaknesses)
  • Explore what their strengths mean in practice
  • Identify how they can maximize the use of their strengths in the tasks they are doing at the moment

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Stress busters
We can manage our stress and keep it at the optimum level using different combinations of stress busting tactics.

Participants will:
  • Discover the most successful strategies for dealing with short-term stress
  • Uncover which ones they tend to use and which ones they could consider using more
  • Practice identifying possible strategies to reduce their stress
  • Learn some practical techniques for instant stress relief

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Vitality
By focusing on both mental and physical energy levels, it’s possible to feel on top of your game, all the time.

Participants will:
  • Find out how to boost their autonomy by knowing what’s within their control
  • Learn how to take advantage of their strengths to lift their sense of competence
  • Understand the importance of being well connected with others around them
  • Identify what energy boosters they can bring to their team and themselves e.g. high impact meetings

Available in these formats:

Workout
Action-packed 90 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.
Virtual
Action-packed Virtual Workout, instructor-led, online, 100 minutes for up to 12 people.
Go large
High energy experience for groups from 50 to 1,500.
Workout pro
Immersive 180 minutes, instructor-led in a classroom for up to 20 people.

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