We are leadership consultants for a connected world

We live in an increasingly complex and interconnected world where collaboration and the relationship aspects of work are more essential than ever.

 

Socia helps individuals and organisations learn how to build relationships, share control and deliver better results together.

We are leadership consultants for a connected world

We live in an increasingly complex and interconnected world where collaboration and the relationship aspects of work are more essential than ever.

Socia helps individuals and organisations learn how to build relationships, share control and deliver better results together.

What we do

Board evaluations

Designed to build greater synergy, direction and energy between Board members to achieve effective, collective leadership and governance of the business.

Collaborative leadership

Strategies for business collaboration

Strategic guidance to ensure that any organisation that needs to work with others can best prioritise where and how it applies its collaboration efforts and address the inevitable conflicts that will occur.

cross-organisation collaboration

Personal mentoring

Personal mentoring for individuals – to strengthen their leadership capabilities and improve their collaborative skills, and to help them deliver in a complex and connected world.

Collaborative change management

Practical planning and implementation advice to ensure that change can be delivered effectively across networks of interconnected organisations through the collaboration of the individuals and teams involved.

Insight, research and news

We are constantly looking to develop new and innovative approaches to collaboration within and between organisations, to gather examples of successful (and less successful) collaboration and to share the latest thinking with our clients.

collaborative leadership

Collaborative leadership
– building relationships, handling conflict, sharing control

We wrote our book – now in its second edition – to support leaders who need an accessible, informative and practical guide to effective leadership in today’s connected world. Part 1 introduces a collaborative leader’s toolkit. Part 2 considers collaborative leaders in action. Each chapter is underpinned by surveys of business leaders, and new research and relevant case studies.

Virtual collaboration – a contradiction in terms?

An email popped into my mailbox last week from the Harvard Business Review with the title “Virtual Collaboration is fast becoming the norm, are you ready?” – the same day a colleague sent me a link to a New York Times article about research Google has done into what...

Programme Board Governance – room for improvement

Much of the best practice guidance for Programme Boards has evolved from and built on the disciplines of project management and there are well established bodies of knowledge to draw on. But these tend to focus on ways of managing risk and controlling change in the...