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What do you do when you don't know what to do?

What do you do when you don't know what to do?

Our Purpose

We are consultants, coaches and teachers whose goal is to transform strategic intention into commercial, personal and social benefit, working through leaders and their teams.

Our Approach

FGC provides solutions that are ambitious and practical. We also ensure that the right problem gets identified by taking time to enquire, probe and challenge the assumptions giving rise to the situation we are asked to address.

Our Style

Our consultants will typically work from the “inside out”: this means immersing themselves in situations to appreciate the scope of solutions possible within the culture. We work always to build a trusting working relationship with the client that supports truth telling, risk taking and sustainable action.

Our work is grounded in many years of experience of organisation life as managers ourselves - and as consultants working across a broad range of public and private sector institutions.

Question Of The Moment

How to you get to hear your own voice? At a recent coaching meeting, my coachee sat down and said he wanted to think out loud with me. He said nothing else then sat quietly. This was an unusual request, as the usual way we would begin our meetings would be for him to dive into a long update about what had been happening since we last met.... read more »


'Leadership Transitions' E-Book 'Leadership Transitions' by Bridget Farrands and Richard Elsner is now available as an e-book. You can purchase it from Amazon, Apple or from Kogan Page read more »

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