Blue Pencils
Leading Now
Sharpen, accelerate and socialise your leaders

The modern management mode

Through cross-organisational and in-house programmes, we help our partners to equip their current and future leaders with the space, skills and connections to thrive in the ever-changing world of work.


Key programmes

Cross-org cohorts, or direct to your teams

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First Time Leaders

Six core modules, experientially explored to quickly arm people-managers with practical tools and tactics to use within their teams.

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Coaching Skills for Managers

Purposefully provide your people-managers with a coaching mindset; and a toolkit to drive engagement and performance throughout their teams.

New talent coming through
New talent coming through

Next-Gen leaders is a mutually valuable mentoring programme connecting your managers with ambitious and diverse young people for transformative learning and development.

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Tailored programmes
Tailored programmes

For partners like Dr. Martens and Dishoom, SuperAwesome and Capital on Tap we've designed and delivered tailored management development programmes to equip rising and established leaders with the skills they need to thrive, and take teams with them, in ever-changing times.