Learning to Flourish works with schools, medical professionals and businesses. Some of our clients are listed below, for a full list of clients, and the services we offer them choose an option from the menu above.
Shepherd and Wedderburn
Shepherd and Wedderburn’s emerging leaders realise their leadership potential with Learning to Flourish performance coaching.
"The benefit of Learning to Flourish’s coaching has been exponential during the pandemic, an exceptionally challenging time to work.”
- John Morrison, Partner, Corporate Finance
“I’ve received great feedback from our emerging leaders; they are really benefiting from the Learning to Flourish coaching and challenge.”
- Gillian Carty, Chair
“Learning to Flourish coaching has been one of the most successful aspects of our Emerging Leadership Programme. Feedback on the coaching sessions has been universally positive.”
- Yvonne Brady, Partner, Head of Development, Diversity and Inclusion
- Shepherd and Wedderburn, a leading UK law firm headquartered in Edinburgh, chose Learning to Flourish to help establish its emerging leaders development programme
- The new programme was designed to recognise talented individuals and fast track their leadership potential
- The firm’s diversity, development and inclusion team believed the programme would be most successful if it could identify a diverse set of qualities in emerging leaders so that the best opportunities could be identified for each participant’s distinctive development
- Partners selected Learning to Flourish because our Spark your Drive performance coaching approach focuses on the unique strengths of leaders, a process which inherently recognises diversity in talent
- Taking place over 20 months, the programme includes psychological profiling, stakeholder feedback and structured coaching of each participant
- In the programme’s first cohort, 78% of participants were promoted to partner or director
- The programme was expanded in the second cohort after applications to participate doubled. Shepherd and Wedderburn deepened its engagement with Learning to Flourish, offering ongoing performance coaching to individuals outside the programme
George Watson's College
George Watson’s College in uses a combination of Team Uplift Workshops, Performance Tools for Organisational Coaches and Leadership Development Programmes as part of multi-year staff development.
"More than 150 George Watson's staff have benefited greatly from Katie's leadership development, coaching for reviews and how to Navigate Change courses. She has evolved and adapted her courses to suit emerging needs. Her new online Navigating Change course is a winner."
– Isy Pyper, Director of Professional Learning, George Watson's College
- George Watson’s embarks on multi-year staff development programmes with Learning to Flourish
- Katie builds new leadership expertise every term: Leading Self; Leading Others; Collaborative Leadership
- Leaders support each others’ learning and development with coaching trios
- Positive impact on curriculum, pupil well being and staff confidence and cohesion
Senior nurse leaders help deliver NHS Lothian ‘Daring to be Great’ strategic vision for health leadership, diversity and inclusion, with Learning to Flourish coaching.
"Katie creates a safe space to build our resilience and courage in supporting our teams and their people"
- Sue Sloan, Organisational Development Consultant, NHS Lothian
- NHS Lothian chooses Learning to Flourish to help Daring to be Great programme participants recognise and share leadership expertise
- Daring to be Great is a NHS Lothian development programme for senior nurses and midwives to promote experience, diversity and inclusion in leadership.
- NHS Lothian selects Learning to Flourish for strengths-based approach and chartership accreditation in psychology
- Strengths-based approach creates a powerful mindset shift with nurses who are used to fixing what wrong.
- Growing what’s strong enables leaders to ‘walk the talk’ of their Daring to be Great training
- Senior nurses are more resourceful in influencing and leading the health agenda in Scotland
Learning to Flourish helps Diageo develop its future leaders with a half-day group workshop to help high potential individuals demonstrate and communicate their personal strengths with confidence and humility
"‘Find the athlete, teach the game…for those who are joining at very early stages of their career, strong personal initiative and drive are as important as or more so than job-specific skills’"
- Gary Merrylees, Diageo Talent Manager
- Diageo, one of the world’s largest producers of spirits and beers, chooses Learning to Flourish leadership strengths workshop for its Leadership Pipeline Programme
- Participants – high potential future leaders – needed support for personal development planning
- The company’s Scotland division was interested in Learning to Flourish’ DRIVE performance psychology model, having worked with Katie since 1995
- With workshop, Diageo’s young leaders learn to meet the company’s s standards for executive performance by employing their signature strengths revealed by DRIVE