Engaging With Us
What They Say
Where We Meet
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(Web Design and Databases)
I get things into perspective, learn a huge amount, and crack the things that used to hold me back.
People Source Consulting
I get great advice, grow personally, and know that the changes I introduce are thought through and robust.
(Young People in Care)
Great to meet like-minded business owners
Quantum Special Effects
(Special Effects to the Entertainment Industry)
It's amazing to be part of such a quality group of people
(Development Professionals in Education)
This is going to be not just work enabling but life changing.
Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights
Prima Dental Group
Being with my peers will help me develop as a leader.
Wild & Wolf
(Design Led Gifts)
The support, advice and inspiration I get from Mike is hugely useful, particularly as we're growing so fast.
Our monthly sessions with Mike have been invaluable in making huge changes to our business.
An impressive group of people to share with and learn from.
Business Development Manager
I really value having a space to think, share and learn
Reviewing issues and learning here builds confidence.
Great place to mix with peers and get ideas
Oakridge Wealth Management
It's really nice work with a group of quality peers
Managing Director, Spinnaker Sales (Business Development)
Working with Mike I've had amazing insight into where my strengths lie. It's helped me totally re-shape what I do.
Sun Branding Solutions
An incredibly helpul forum of like-minded leaders from different backgrounds sharing the same issues.
Excellent! Don't know how I did without the support of the guys in the Platinum Forum
Compliance Team Manager
It's great to have access to the best leadership tools
This is where I work on my leadership
Where else could I talk in total confidence?
(Wine Distribution & Retailing)
I get excellent advice.
Group Managing Director
Having access to other MDs whose businesses are also growing fast, is really useful.
Director, Speaker Management
It's my private place to talk openly with friends experiencing the same pressures. It gives me the support I need.
The Giggle Group
I'm looking forward to my business really accelerating with the support of my confidential sounding board
Your Impact (Training)
I need to be at the top of my game and the Silver Forum is just the ticket to get me there. Great experts, quality peers!
Operations Director, Consumer Intelligence
The Executive Foundation is somewhere I gain new insight as a senior business leader and where I discuss my most pressing issues with experienced peers.
CEO, Gilcrest Group
Having a sounding board and sharing with complete honesty is great after so long of talking to nobody.
The tight monthly cycle of discuss, plan, improve and account gives Gradwell momentum.
As an athlete I know the value of training with the best. That's what the Ideal Board is for me.
The Forum is even better than I'd hoped.
Client Services Director
An excellent forum
I find the forum extremely useful.
Prima Dental Group
This is just like the excellent programme I did at Kellogg! Fantastic to rub shoulders with people you can learn from.
Group Manager High Integrity Solutions
It's hugely valuable applying what I learn about leadership each month. The Experts are outstanding!
Every CEO should have this! Peers to support, challenge and inspire.
MD, Consumer Intelligence
It's given me clarity of purpose and a sustainable strategic plan that works for me and my team; and delivers another £400,000 a year in profit. Not bad!
(Digital Print & Marketing)
It's a great forum for discussing next steps
I find it useful having a sounding board.
It's my sounding board. I'm using it to drive my turnover up and make sure Metrology Direct achieves my ambitions for it.
(Tiling - retail and wholesale)
I always get excellent take away value from my 1-1s - we clarify what's important and how to tackle it.
National Trust Consultancy in the South West
It's brilliant having this input from top people.
Ranulf Kinloch Jones
Preoday - Business Development Manager
Great to be part of a team who are all at similar stages in life
Tudor Rose International
(Export Market Management)
As a top athlete I value the opportunity i get here to train as a leader
Finance Director, Coombe Castle International
(Exporters of Cheese & Cream)
It's the one place I can really share stuff. Mike and I get to make real progress on what's keeping me awake at night.
I'm looking forward to the input I've missed since I started my own business
(Corporate Work Wear Distribution)
I whole-heartedly recommend the Executive Foundation. It's my Ideal Board.
Getting together with peers means I can bounce ideas off them and test my thinking. It gets Blue Sheep further.
A very useful group of people to bounce issues off.
Working with Mike was great.
Mike’s input, especially when the pressure is on, is priceless! He’s able to give me feedback and input that others can’t.
(Digital Print & Marketing)
This is where I come to get answers, support and inspiration
(Agricultural, Building, Steel and Fencing Products)
I really appreciate the space to talk with peers in a safe place.
It's the one place I have to resolve my issues with peers I respect and trust. And I learn a lot from the experts too.
Group Operations Director
(Expense reduction consultants)
Incredibly helpful forum to explore issues I can't explore with my team.
Operations Director, Gradwell
Peter & I use the Executive Foundation to continually build our growing company
It's stimulating meeting with a quality bunch of leaders.
Howard Tenens Property
Having a confidential & safe sounding board is invaluable for me as an MD in a family business
Howard Tenens Operations
1-1 coaching with Mike helps me inspire and lead my team.
MD, Prima Dental Group (Manufacturing)
I’ve been amazed at the how much value I’ve had. It’s great to bounce things off peers who have experience and share my passion for business development.
(HR & Leadership)
This is an extraordinary forum for sharing and learning. It's safe, searingly honest and very useful.
That People Thing
The Gold Forum inspires me. It’s a vital oasis each month where I replenish myself.
Chief Operating Officer
Open Management Ltd
A great environment to work along side peers and continue to learn and grow
Its great having this time to work on my business with people who's input I value.
The S.H.E. Factor
(Sustainable health & energy)
Keeping in touch with the latest thinking is vital, as is the support I get for developing my business.
Hugely helpful in my progression.
Wessex Commercial Solutions (Supporting business start-ups)
I get to hear from top quality Experts who provide excellent tips and resources and keep me up to date on a wide range of topics.
Great people to bounce ideas off
It's great to have Mike's input. I can plan thoroughly and grow the business from a sound footing.
UK Sales & Marketing Manager
It's relevant, direct, real life, focused on you as an individual. And a good mix of leaders.
Following my 'Ideal Board' I now listen more when pitching for business and I've already won £7k more margin on one contract.
SFC Event Logistics Limited
T H White
It's great to be part of a team that can offer me true and honest advice.
Dinner 4 Good
(Charity Fund Raising)
I was one of the first members...
Deki - Founder
Insightful sessions and an opportunity for me to grow with like minded people.
(Swimming monitoring system)
Incredibly helpful place to get the support I need as a fast growth entrepreneur.
What a privilege to get this input!
Key Account Specialist
I want to develop as a leader, so this is an amazingly useful opportunity
Polamco (Aerospace Manufacturing)
There's always something you take away. It's my thinking time.
Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery
I'm looking forward to being re-charged, and challenged to focus on what's important as my company grows.
Ministries by Design
I really appreciate meeting peers so much that Mike and I are setting up the Clergy Foundation!
Founder and Digital Director,
The time with Mike provides me with the clear thinking I need to run Moresoda.
Revelation Event Management
My MD sees this as an opportunity for me to get to the next level. It's great!
Mail Boxes Etc., Bath (mailing, shipping, printing)
I can get isolated, so the Silver Forum is excellent for keeping me ahead...
I walk away knowing I can deal with any issue I raise.
Partner, Kings Court Financial Planning
Mike also chairs my partners meetings: he brings focus on results and accountability for action.
Rawlings & Son
(Packaging & Containers)
It's great having a sounding board to test my thinking