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Developing Great Managers and Leaders

Coaching & Assessment

Great Leadership Starts

with Great Managers

We transform managers into Great Managers who enable every employee to make a solid contribution to the culture and success of your organisation

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The Making of a Leader

As a manager, you are the critical variable of your organisation. It’s your job to get results from your team.

Many managers are promoted into leadership roles because of their technical skills, but technical skills will only get you so far.

Leadership is a different skill-set that often must (and can) be taught – it doesn’t come naturally! Invest in your managers and give them the toolkit to confidently and effectively lead their team in a way that creates a productive, engaged workforce.

To become a great manager you need:

Leadership Skills

  • You understand your style as a leader, your strengths and areas for development
  • You understand and appreciate differing personalities and know how to leverage the strengths of others
  • You know how to stay cool and calm under pressure
  • You know how to manage stress more effectively, make better decisions, and have developed your self awareness, emotional intelligence and self-mastery

Leadership Skills

  • You know how to prepare yourself for critical conversations & set yourself up for success
  • You’re able to start critical conversations in the right way, use effective questions to keep them on track and end up with the outcome you want, while keeping relationships intact.
  • You know how and when to give positive and corrective feedback in a skilful way that encourages more of the behaviours you want
  • You know how to skilfully manage poor performance

Leadership Skills

  • You know how to Develop, Motivate and Engage your staff in a variety of ways, most of which don’t cost a lot of, if any, money.
  • You consistently use Company Values in an active, effective way
  • You know how to use the right questions in interview to identify a good performer
  • You know how to On-board staff in a way that builds engagement.
  • You know how to attract and retain the right people for your team

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Your Organisation Could be Truly Exceptional if
You Focus on Developing Great Managers

The single most important factor in a high-performing workplace is leadership. That means having managers who are skillful in getting the best from their employees.

Many managers haven’t been taught the skills they need to confidently and competently lead their team in a way that creates a productive, engaged workforce who contribute to growth, culture, performance, and bottom line.

But when they are taught these skills, this can happen…

These are actual statistics from our Academy:


Improvement in staff satisfaction survey result


Increase in EBITDA resulting from a 19.7% reduction in errors


Added to the bottom line from a 5% reduction in write offs

*Actual results from our Academy

The Academy gives your management team 12 months unlimited access to industry-leading leadership learning, containing every practical skill that leaders need to get results as proven by our founder, Sandra Wood’s 20 years in HR and people management.

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Real Support By Real People

We offer the best support and service you can imagine. Use our support system if you have a question and our team will respond. We have thousands of satisfied clients because we care about you and your development journey! We exist to ensure your business gets the results you know it can.

Our clients are always ahead of the pack.

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Just Some of our Reviews

Warwick Burke

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“Great Managers is a well structured program with a solid base, building to some strong strategic approaches for dealing with common issues. It provides reinforcement of techniques to be a good leader and manage, with tools to call on when required.”

Warwick Burke

NSW | Education

Danny Yeadon

“Great Managers – Do it. It’s worthwhile. Our Coach had excellent knowledge of the content, and an excellent ability to convey the information to us.”

Danny Yeadon

NSW | Education

Melanie Caban

“Great Managers is a very worthwhile program, if you think you have done it all before and know it all, think again. Everyone has something to gain from this program, and it leaves you with a Toolkit of skills to draw from.”

Melanie Caban

Upper Hunter Shire Council

James Quiring

The Great Managers Academy is a very well structured and practical course, with an extremely well organised set of resources that can be used post course in your management journey.

James Quiring

NSW | Education

We’re on a mission to fill the world with Great Managers

Great leadership is your key to creating a high performing team and a high performing workplace. And Great Leadership starts with Great Managers.

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