I work with businesses and organisations with a positive social purpose, especially where people are introducing a culture of leadership based on genuine learning and development. With the aim of increasing resilience and opening a space for innovation and growth.

I help improve communication, and help people learn to collaborate and cooperate, without taking things too personally. I have in-depth experience of self-managed, agile working, including in digital settings. Of consent-based decision-making (eg in Sociocracy), peer-to-peer and Action Learning, and of Open Space.

Often the best way to do this is by helping teams address practical issues together. So we work on things such as:

Nearly 25 years ago I left my role as a manager in a very large US tech company to join a tech startup with a social purpose. As well as consulting, I have also ‘dived in’ - as Director and Chair of a purposeful SME, a startup MD, and with several product launch teams.

I've supported many kinds of organisation: corporate, SME, employee-owned, co-ops, social enterprise, and charity.

If you want to know more, see the book 'Leading Mindfully', and a few articles and papers including 'Four Skills of Dialogic OD', ‘Conscious Business - Impact and Implications for HR and OD’ etc. Or drop me a line.