CEO and Leadership Development Programme

The key to performance in a fast changing world


Connor’s award-nominated INSPIRED Performance programme is a simple, effective way of creating and sustaining a culture of high performance in times of change.

Change is inevitable. How well-prepared your people are to adapt and thrive during change will dictate whether they are positive catalysts for, or barriers to, that change. The INSPIRED Performance programme prepares your people to lead and thrive during change, delivering significant improvements in performance, growth, innovation and customer experience.

By working with Connor, combining your insights with the INSPIRED Performance programme's proven blueprint for success, clients have achieved some incredible results, including:

  • Improving positive experience ratings by 28 percentage points, to a stunning 98% approval rate
  • Generating £1.2M in revenue gains and savings through creative problem solving, and increasing leaders' confidence in coaching teams by 30%

It is no surprise that Connor has been nominated as one of the top people consultancies in the UK for delivering ROI as a result of our talent and leadership development programmes.

“INSPIRED is the ultimate success programme. It was unique to attend something that helped me understand the psychology of success and change at an individual, team and business level, and gave me the skills to apply back in the day-to-day business, to help me and my team achieve more.”Managing director, professional services company

Why choose Connor

  • A resolutely human approach. Connor provides tailored and personal development that feels part of your organisation, not something "done to" your people.
  • Sustained behavioural change that is genuinely embedded into your organisation using our unique ROI model of leadership and management training.
  • Our hand-picked team have real-world experience – we have walked in your shoes, having held in-house careers, so understand your priorities and pitfalls.
  • Our programme is rooted in tried-and-tested science, delivered in a practical, engaging way. Book the whole series of modules or choose those that best meet your challenges.

INSPIRED Performance

The INSPIRED Performance programme is an experience-led set of modules delivered face to face in groups of 8 to 14 people, who typically have a common goal, purpose or challenge. Before we begin, we take the time to explore your needs, and gather insight into the individuals, teams, and organisation we'll be working with.

The modules

  1. THINK - applies cognitive psychology and the science of goal setting in a use-friendly way to support your people in setting world-class goals.
  2. COMMUNICATE – uses Voiceprint, a tool that combines the best thinking in psychometric testing and competence assessment to highlight different styles of communication and influencing. Read more here.
  3. FEEL – improves individual, team and organisation resilience so your people can thrive in an ever-changing environment.
  4. ACT – practical coaching skills that can be immediately applied in the workplace to help others resolve challenges and take your business to the next level.
  5. IMPACT – combines feedback, skills development and neuroscience to give individuals greater dexterity and sensitivity in understanding their audience, in order to inspire and influence others.
  6. LEAD – helps leaders become convincing role models to lead others successfully through change by aligning team and organisation culture with business objectives.

The benefits for your organisation

Whatever your goals, Connor will help you deliver the change you need in your organisation by enabling individuals to:

  • Inspire excellence. When managers are focused on a clear vision and goal, they provide a powerful and unifying driving force for their teams.
  • Identify the barriers. Understanding and committing to breaking down barriers and improving existing patterns is the first step.
  • Build powerful communication skills. The ability to inspire, influence and engage people through the right communication and influencing skills lies at the heart of successful transformation.
  • Increase resilience and flexibility, with tools that enable people to effectively manage their emotions and respond to change.
  • Create a collaborative environment that breeds high performance by both supporting and challenging everyone within it.
  • Develop your team's coaching skills, with practical tools to coach, mentor, manage and engage teams.
“We saw an instant change in beliefs and behaviours – our people realised that they weren’t always coaching their teams in the right way. The managers who went on the programme are now leading their teams more effectively.”Head of learning & development, SAS

Learn more about the INSPIRED Performance programme - read our brochure

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