Three Cornerstones of Leadership Success

Thursday, 22 March, 2018 - 09:30 to Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 - 16:30
Triodos Bank Lower Ground Floor, St George's Road, Bristol BS1 5BE
£200 - 500
Organised/hosted by: 
mch: positive impact and Vivid Leadership


Are you a leader looking for an extra edge?

Are you facing uncertainties or challenge in 2018?

Are you wanting to connect powerfully with those around you and bring them with you on your journey?

Sign up for inspiring, challenging and practical training to dramatically up your game.

You can join the full Leadership Development programme, which includes three training days (and receive £100 discount), or you can make a selection. The prices includes lunch. 


9.00am arrival for a 9.30am start. Ends at 4.30pm

Understand yourself better, leverage your head and your heart to build significantly stronger performance and have more effective relationships.

Led by Dr Mark Hughes, a development expert with over 15 years’ experience and a former charity CEO.

“It’s the best training course I have ever done.It perfectly balances theory with practice, and teaches leadership skills that can be implemented immediately to positive effect.Mark is a fantastic trainer, keeping you engaged and motivated.”  Bex Elliot, Senior Manager at Amnesty International.

COACHING – 26 April 2018

9.00am arrival for a 9.30am start. Ends at 4.30pm

How to tap into your team's core drivers and unlock their potential.

Led by Harriet Beveridge bestselling author of 'Will It Make The Boat Go Faster? – Olympic-Winning Strategies for Everyday Success’

“The best development I have ever had.” Katherine Sargent, HR Director for Group Risk, Lloyds Banking Group.

RESILIENCE – 24 May 2018

9.00am arrival for a 9.30am start. Ends at 4.30pm

How to create success, stay authentic, and be your best self, no matter what 2018 throws at you.

Led by Charly White, experienced executive coach and trainer.

"Charly was my first executive coach and I have been delighted with our work together – practical, and encouraging. I would highly recommend.” Simona Fionda, Head of Risk, Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Chair, Emerging Leaders Network.


In addition to training expertise, all three trainers have leadership experience and so understand the issues faced by leaders and the importance of EI, Coaching and Resilience to leadership success.  To find out more about the delivery team click here.

While each full-day course can be viewed as a stand-alone development opportunity, attending all three will allow you to appreciate how each area builds upon and complements the others.  There is also a significant financial discount for signing up to all three courses.  To find out more click here.

To find out more about each training area, see below:


What's in it for me?

  • Clarity around how the elements of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills all underpin your ability to manage and lead well
  • The space and time to consider your own emotional intelligence and decide what you need to continue, adjust, stop and start doing, in order to manage and lead better

 How will it benefit my organisation?

  • The research is clear – emotional intelligent organisations are enduringly more successful.  You will gain an insight into what it takes to develop an emotionally intelligent organisation
  • As a leader, you have a huge influence on organisational culture, so developing yourself will enable you to role model the emotionally intelligent way of doing things 

What will I walk away with?

  • A thorough understanding of emotional intelligence and its importance to consistently successful management and leadership
  • Insights into your own emotional intelligence and a range of ideas on how it can be improved
  • Tips and techniques for how you can work more effectively with others through empathy, building rapport and tuning into motivations


 What's in it for me?

  • The ability to empower others to perform brilliantly and overcome challenges, even when you are not there
  • The buzz of seeing others develop and grow
  • The ability to lead others effectively, even when you have little technical knowledge of their area

 How will it benefit my organisation?

  • The power to unlock the whole team's potential
  • Reduced bottlenecks in solving problems
  • Improve the team’s morale, motivation and career development

 What will I walk away with?

  • An understanding of the difference between directive and non directive coaching
  • Simple, practical models for structuring coaching conversations
  • Tools for uncovering team members' motivations
  • Plenty of practice and feedback on live coaching sessions


What's in it for me?

  • Deeper self-awareness - the key to being an authentic and effective leader
  • Insights to enable you to think differently and take effective action in response to challenges
  • A reflective and interactive learning experience that will enable you to develop the skills and insight to be your best self, no matter what you may be faced with

 How will it benefit my organisation?

  • A more resilient leader with an improved ability to readily bounce back from challenges and consistently deliver top performance
  • A leader who can spot the early signs of distress or changes in performance in the people they lead
  • The potential for reduced absenteeism, ill-health and a loss of talent
  • An approach for creating an environment in which people can thrive and thus the organisation gains a competitive edge

What will I walk away with?

  • Tools and techniques for bouncing back from difficult situations
  • Insight and skill to apply your increased self-awareness to consistently be your best self
  • Ideas to create an environment in which you and the people you lead can flourish at work
  • Knowledge and skills to diminish stress and increase your well-being
How to book: 

To book your place, go to the following Eventbrite site:


Contact name: 
Dr Mark Hughes