Face to face or online, we help you unlock your vision. To tell your story. To connect others to your purpose.
From nurturing individual, team or departmental narratives, to bigger, broader institutional strategy development, we use a blend of leadership and communication techniques that build shared visions, galvanise people to action and create communities of practice that own and lead the narrative.
Our small, expert team will create a programme that’s tailored to your needs and context, and deliver this for you, online, face to face or a using a blend of both.
If you would like to discuss a project please contact us.
- Developing and communicating narrativesCreate a refreshed vision and approach for your team, department or organisational narrative, bringing people with you as they find their place in the story.
- Team development and culture-buildingFoster a collaborative culture, unpicking uneasy tensions where needed, and build a shared narrative for your team.
- Collaboration across the universityTake account of different perspectives, build communities across different teams who share common goals within your university.
- One-day bespoke theme workshopsBased on our most popular in-house programmes, three ‘off-the-shelf’ programmes that can be commissioned, tailored and delivered to fit your needs.
- Writing workshopsWorkshops rich in techniques and approaches to enhance the impact of writing for everyone who needs to influence, motivate and persuade with their writing.
Partners, case studies and testimonials
Since we launched in May 2017, we’ve worked with more than 1,750 people at over 55 institutions in the UK and internationally. To see more of our work, take a look our full range of case studies.
- Paul has been a great help and collaborator over the last few years as we develop the Faculty’s capability.” Professor Matthew Evans Dean of Science The University of Hong Kong Since 2017 we’ve worked …Read More »
- One of the best parts is that colleagues are fully-focused on the sessions. Working online really helps us build wholehearted trust in our team to work for the good of the students.” Kelly Cooper …Read More »
- We were looking for new perspectives of how we as a department could go forward in the future to meet the wider University strategy. Invisible Grail opened up the conversation, made sure collaboration and …Read More »
- Working with Invisible Grail we were able to take people to a space where we could explore their unique leadership approach, grow their confidence and apply this to imagining and creating the future of …Read More »
What do they say?
How we work
Working alongside you, we start by understanding the nature of your challenge. Using this as a framework, we explore how it fits in with the whole picture – your people, culture and context – to create a programme that is specific and meaningful to everyone who will be involved.
We seek to be creative and bring fresh ideas to professional development. Examples of techniques we use, whether this is delivered online, face to face or blended, include collaborative inquiry, facilitated conversations, reflection and feedback, writing tasks and one to one coaching. We use these and others to create a tangible vision for your aspirations, taking into account the practicalities of your timeframe, budget and context.
Each project we create is tailored to you and your environment. Our work with you is shaped by our values and philosophy, and we will always keep your confidence and respect your institutional integrity.
If you would like to talk to us about a project in mind and find out how we can help, please contact Paul Gentle, Academic Director: firstname.lastname@example.org.