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Partnering with values driven leaders to grow high performing teams

Emotional Connection is the new currency

The world has changed. The way we interact has changed. 

We are experiencing an environment of unparalleled complexity, volatility, unpredictability and stress than ever before. 

It has impacted the way we live our lives, the way we purchase and consequently, the way we do business. 

More than ever, our economy is reliant on thriving organisations. 

This means understanding what moves people, what makes them connect, share and buy from you. 

It also means having purpose-driven, high performing engaged leaders and teams. 

This means balancing Data intelligence with Emotional intelligence, What with Why & Head with Heart.

When you work on understanding 'people' and what makes us all tick, and lead in a way that balances head and heart:

  • You create an environment that recognises and values individual differences and diversity of skills and thinking styles.
  • You create a culture of collaboration where employees feel valued, appreciated, and inspired to make a difference.
  • You enhance emotional intelligence – a crucial skill that often needs conscious nurturing in highly driven individuals.
  • You reduce workplace stress and conflict within teams.  
  • You benefit from increased trust, engagement, productivity, and profits.



Commercial EQ Strategist, Coach and Speaker. My strengths lay in uncovering game changing insights leveraging emotional connection to build engagement, loyalty and trust and unlocking the emotional value in price. 

My passion is partnering with leaders committed to growing organisations that people love, Inside out & Outside in, by priorotising and balancing commercial EQ with data insights to win both head AND heart. 

Specialising in leadership development, team engagement, customer marketing and pricing with confidence, my expertise doesn't sit in a neat little box. But it's a wild journey fill of surprises and fun, committed to creating positive change.


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'People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care' - Theodore Roosevelt


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