Growing a business is a very different game from starting one. As your company goes from startup to scale-up, you draw on entirely different skills. Increasingly, you will undertake more of a leadership role and deliver more results for your investors. You have to make the leadership shift.


We work with early-stage, high-growth CEOs, COOs, founders and managers to accelerate leadership capability, align C-suite teams and create high-performance cultures that excel as their company scales. 

Typically they have had some funding and hired some new people and now want to grow their venture to the next level. But they recognise they lack leadership skills and their star-performers or new recruits lack management skills. A tell tale sign is they’ve noticed there are unresolved issues in the executive team and infighting amongst managers, which is rippling down the company lowering staff morale and impacting on productivity and customer service.

However, they push on as they need to meet deadlines for milestones to receive their next round of investment but currently, they are feeling under pressure and a little burnt out themselves. 

Coaching helps first-time founders and managers to develop their capacity to lead and manage, avoid potentially fatal mistakes and keep promises made to investors, customers and team. 

Our coaches work to unlock the potential within you, your team and your company through 121 coaching, group programmes and resilience workshops.


We facilitate transformational experiences in a number of core areas to evolve leadership capabilities, shift mindsets and transform behaviours to accelerate venture growth. 


Founder or manager coaching working on real issues and opportunities to deliver on your promises to investors, team and customers.


A 1o-week group leadership development programme for first-time leaders and managers to develop new skills and learn from peers.



Group workshops for founders and teams to reboot to their natural state while managing growth issues.


“I left the three-day executive coaching retreat a different person. As well as helping my personal development, it has had a positive impact on how I operate as a leader. I have been become a more effective leader by better understanding myself, by slowing my thinking down and by taking that time to truly build compassionate relationships. Fundamentally I have shifted from a leader who always thought that they had to produce the answer to creating the space for others to find the solution. I have created an environment within my team where we have started to look at challenges and crises differently; recognising the impact of our thinking on our emotions and therefore how we respond to the challenge; and building better connections across teams and departments to both deliver better results and to drive through the necessary cultural changes through the organisation.” 

Operations Director


“Gemma coached our sales team on how to truly listen to our clients and their needs and to connect on a human level. This will enable us to have more meaningful conversations and relationships. Our coaching was personal, interactive and very informative.”

Sales Training Manager, Global Pharma Co


“A mind stimulating leadership retreat on behavioural insights to focus on my inner agility and potential. As a director in a busy, complex environment this learning experience helped me discover how my mind worked to gain better clarity. I am now enjoying a more productive life both at work and in a personal setting. My interactions with others have a deeper connectivity gained from a better understanding of thoughts and experience. Thanks to executive coaching, I have reignited my entrepreneurial drive whilst embracing risk, and with a deep-felt knowing, I have unlimited resourcefulness to be successful in driving change. Gemma was a pleasure to work with on this journey of discovery to help me realise myself as an
authentic agile leader with purpose and power.”

Finance Director 


“My programme taught me how to recognise my emotions, acknowledge them and work on self-care. I was able to reconnect with my inner self, get clear on my purpose, reset my mind-set to one of growth and start taking the small steps necessary to create the business I wanted. It has been an enlightening experience. It made me realise a lot of things about my mind-set, the way I work and the impact it has on my life. Gemma is extremely professional, but she never loses that personal touch. She kept me accountable and made sure I had the right amount of challenge.”

Founder, Professional Services Co


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