Building capabilities in
tailored and connected ways

We curate and partner with the most relevant experts from our network to support any kind of people, culture or capability challenge.

We've recently helped adidas to develop a global creative leadership programme — connecting their future leaders with peers to inspire and challenge them; AB InBev to build a community of thought leaders on digital commerce, AXA to instill new outlooks on customer centricity and WeTransfer to encourage more strategic thinking among its growing marketing teams.

We can design and deliver tailored learning; from one-day workshops to ongoing blended leadership programmes, inspiration and innovation sessions, curated events, coaching, mentoring and more. To discuss a new challenge or opportunity contact Director, Nick Defty.

Core capabilities

Supporting growth and change by building greater self-awareness and personal effectiveness

Customer capabilities

Continuously improving organisational and individual ability to create value for customers.

Case Studies

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    Marketing smarts for WeTransfer

    We've built capabilities among a growing marketing team, to support immediate commercial goals.

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    Building internal creative capability for Lush

    We've run sessions at Lush Studios on all aspects of idea generation.

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    Leadership Development for adidas

    We've developed an 18 month active digital learning programme for the sporting giant.

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    Digital thought leadership for AB InBev

    We've programmed a series of events around the world to engage key stakeholders.

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    Restless Learning for AXA

    We work with teams within the insurance giant to instill modern approaches to customer centricity.

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Joining our Learning Network

Imaginative organisations, large and small, use YCN to build capabilities throughout their teams in modern, motivating and memorable ways.

Our peer-led membership programme is a popular starting point; giving teams open and self-directed access to a weekly calendar of in-person learning, a digital learning platform and a personal relationship with our own connective central team.

Find out more about what we offer in this PDF, or by contacting Nick Defty on