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Your leadership narrative and how you communicate this is one of your most prized assets. When people connect with you, your values, and understand what drives you, that is when meaningful change takes place. It’s time to do something different. After all, if not now, when?

The Purposeful Leader

How do you lead with purpose?

And how do you connect your purpose with the aims and aspirations of the people you work with and lead?

Taking place next May near York, we’re running our new two-day programme examining how to bring greater purpose to leadership in higher education.

Why purpose and why now?

We believe it’s time to focus on purpose. The essence that underpins why we come to work each day. The thing that drives commitment, energy, and belief in ideas and strategies. That speaks to our hearts as well as our minds.

More than ever before, we need to reconnect to our professional purpose, and the wider purpose of our organisations.

Purposeful Leadership: Now or never?

The Purposeful Leader

Purpose is in our nature. So why do we often forget how important it can be to our professional lives?

When we’re motivated by what is right and when we can see how our work connects with a purpose greater than ourselves, this is when we can make the biggest difference to the people we work with and lead.

Read: Purposeful Leadership: Now or never?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Growing up

The inside out approach – let’s stop looking around us for the answers but ask ourselves questions that will help us understand who we are and how we can find steadiness and courage in all that we do.

Read: What do you want to be when you grow up?

Our programme commitment

We commit to creating an inspirational and reflective experience on all our bespoke and open programmes. That’s why we use a combination of group work and dedicated one-to-one time to build confidence and to ensure a high degree of personal attention to your needs.

We will always have two facilitator on our open programmes, and commit to working in small groups to maximise the impact for you. And finally, we will choose inspiring locations to stimulate writing that really connects.

In return, all that we ask is for you to commit to your own development and come with an open mind.

Contact us

Not sure what’s right for you or want to know more?

We’re here to help. Please contact Louise Clifton, Director of Marketing, Communications and Operations.

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