We are a U.K. based learning and development consultancy. We help people think and act profitably. We do this through developing their knowledge and skills in innovation, management and leadership. We focus on driving sustainable improvement in business performance. We work with individuals, teams and organizations around the world.
Helping a Russian based customer co-create value with their suppliers meant helping both parties think through how to work effectively together and then to learn how to use innovation tools and techniques to create new products and services for the local market. Today, there are successful products on shelves in Russian shops that owe their […]
Sometimes, it’s not about us doing the delivery. Instead it’s about creating an amazing product that a team can deliver in-house. We were delighted to do this for a retail client whose current development programme for New Store Managers was under subscribed, seen as not fit for purpose and a bit boring. We created a […]
Sometimes what we do is help embed the basics of management and leadership. For one customer this meant everything from helping them develop their leadership model to a full suite of development programmes to upskill all staff from the senior managers to first line supervisors. The constraints of shift patterns, dangerous operating environments and the […]
At 3:41am on Thursday 7th May 2015, the rear wheel of our tandem passed over the drain that marked the end point at John O’Groats 45 hours and 11 minutes and 842 miles after leaving Lands End. In so doing, we had broken the 49 year old End to End record that had stood since […]
First published in The Huffington Post 18 May 2016 It’s still written on the whiteboard next to where my static bike lives. The previous night I was sitting at the dinner table, despondent, complaining about how hard it was to complete the training necessary to achieve my cycling ambition – to be the fastest tandem team from […]
First published in Business Daily and The Huffington Post on 2 June 2016 Never has ‘to wash your hands’ of the problem been so apt. The clues to organisational behaviour can be found in the humble paper towel. We know context drives behaviour. Zimbardo’s infamous Stamford Prison experiments and Millgram’s obedience to authority research established this. Today we control […]