One-day, half-day or two-hour seminars

Navigating your executive career in large companies

Our programmes are all bespoke, designed with and around your company culture & values. We can reflect your key talent KPI’s and design the content to be at the appropriate level for each executive cohort.

Using our substantial experience of helping advise the lives of over 900 executives (male and female), we have created a framework which we believe will deliver pragmatic advice to executives.


  • Managing key life and business transitions

  • Understanding oneself and building confidence within the working environment

  • Achieving and maintaining exceptional performance in the day job

  • Preparing for succession within the company

  • Accelerating leadership capabilities

  • Preparing for non-executive roles on other company boards

  • Preparing for a life outside of their corporate


  • Female / male career planning

  • Understanding how the executive skill set changes as you ascend the corporate ladder, managing/delegating/leading

  • Taking charge of your own career and executive journey choices

  • Understanding what good looks like

  • Making your way through a corporate hierarchy (learning the value of soft power and networks)

  • Enhancing understanding of the importance of presence and networking at senior levels

  • Developing ability to work across the group and contribute to the broader agenda

  • Honing presentation skills and understanding how to use them to achieve consensus

Understanding boards - for advisers

Our master classes are highly interactive with group working and plenty of time for discussion

  • The Advising Boards masterclass combines understanding the Board challenges with the specifics of how advisors can best interface/access the key board players

  • Designed specifically for executives advising boards

  • Has previously been used by investment bankers & key brokers

  • Aims to equip advisors with sufficient board knowledge to optimise their board interface

  • Content & design are discussed with the client based on our masterclass “template”

  • Design changes can be made to ensure appropriate to audience

  • 3 main sessions

  • Key challenges for today’s board

  • The balance of power on boards

  • Accessing the boardroom & key players

Understanding boards – for high potential executives


  • Provides one-to-one mentoring for senior executives, enabling them to maintain peak performance whilst handling new challenges and developing their careers within their company.

  • Supports succession planning for executives at key transition points in their career as they move from senior management to executive committee to board (see examples overleaf).

  • Each individual’s programme is bespoke and can cover areas such as managing through times of change, addressing knowledge gaps, deepening understanding of business financials, understanding board dynamics and presenting to the board in an effective and powerful way.