We are leadership consultants for a connected world

 

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

 

For Boards… For Leaders… For Organisations…

We are leadership consultants for a connected world

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

For Boards… For Leaders… For Organisations…

What we do

Board evaluation

Insight and analysis of Board governance processes and behaviours using the UK corporate governance code as our touchstone of best practice. Over 10 years’ experience working with Boards across all sectors and often with unique ownership structures.

Collaborative leadership

Strategies for business collaboration

Strategic guidance and practical implementation advice to ensure that collaboration can be effective across networks of interconnected teams and organisations.

cross-organisation collaboration

Personal mentoring for leaders

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

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.

Governance Magazine

Conversations around the Board table – a series of Socia articles for Governance magazine

We have been commissioned by Governance magazine to write a series of articles based on our regular Socia roundtable dinners – where we invite groups of Board members to contribute to wide ranging discussions on topics of mutual interest, under Chatham House rules. You can read copies of the latest articles here.

What do we talk about when we talk about trust?

Inter-organisational trust is different to inter-personal trust. In human relationships we use the language of trust when we talk about personal loyalty, of people caring for each other in sickness and in health, and always looking after a friend’s best interests. But...

Consultation on revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code

The FRC have recently issued a revised version of the UK corporate governance code and sent it out for consultation. The revisions to the Code aim to address the public’s reduction in trust of our corporations. In particular, to respond to press, public and government...

Socia in conversation… The art of chairmanship

Chairmanship is much more art than science and success is based on the particular constitution of the Board and the requirements of the individual Board members. Boards in different sectors and different industries make different demands on the chairman, however the...