We help organisations unleash the untapped brilliance in their people and teams to create a competitive advantage in their business and community
why choose us?
We rigorously use evidence-based research to transform thinking in organisations to inspire teams and individuals to take greater responsibility:
- To identify and solve their own problems collaboratively rather than waiting to be told what to do
- To have the confidence to speak up, to challenge and disagree in pursuit of quality thinking rather than remaining quiet
- To make decisions rather than refer up
- To build networks across the organisation rather than work in silos
- To think strategically rather than continually working ‘in the weeds’
- To make time to learn continuously and so grow capability enabling internal promotion, rather than forcing external recruitment.
who are we?
Malcolm’s background is in UK food retailing, where he worked for 10 years, before leaving to take part in an around the world yacht race. For the past 20 years, Malcolm has been specialising as a Leadership Consultant, working with a variety of international Organisations in a multitude of different market sectors.
Malcolm is passionate on ‘all-things’ leadership, and has a PhD examining the influence of 1-2-1 coaching on Executive capability build. With a rigorous focus on using only evidence-based models and theories that can be easily and practically applied within the workplace, Malcolm’s driving force is to accelerate individuals and teams be the best that they can become.
Julie Ashworth is MD for Broadreach, Chair at both Clear Returns and the Institute of Directors and a non-Executive Director on two charity boards. She began her career in retail, building a formidable reputation for operational excellence at Tesco. Following a year’s sabbatical to participate in the Clipper Round the World Yacht race, Julie founded Broadreach, a boutique consultancy that provides leadership and organisational development to Blue Chip Retailers in the UK and abroad. Julie has worked extensively as an Executive Business Coach in FTSE 100 Companies and as Retail Director for Liberty of London and Punch Taverns, and as Executive Retail Partner EMEA for IBM. Julie is an advisor to entrepreneurial organisations and charity bodies and sits on the funding panel of Princes Trust Scotland and is a business advisor for Scottish Enterprise High Growth fund and business mentor of Scottish Chamber of Commerce. Finally, she is Scotland’s representative for Women on Boards in the Private Sector, promoting inclusivity and diversity in the Boardroom.
what our clients say about us
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Some of the businesses we've helped
We’ve helped businesses all over the world get even better. From thinking strategically to embracing diversity, we help develop inclusive leaders who thrive on solving complex problems collaboratively to maximise team potential, business performance and creativity.