Is your work fast-paced and highly complex?

Practical skills for challenging environments.


“Our resilience behaviours can be modelled to match the situations we face. This battery of tools provides specific feedback to be more effective and view adverse situations as opportunities"

(Dr Larry Mallak, creator of the Workplace Resilience Instrument)


Todays workplace is fast-paced, highly complex, and even life-threatening for some. Yet it is possible to thrive in the 'pressure cooker' of modern working life. 

Resilience is not some genetically inherited or mystical gift that some have while others do not. It is a multifaceted, dynamic and embedded part of being human, as much as it is a part of all living things. We are built to adapt. Some of us have adapted more than others, and in different ways.

People who are more resilient are able to handle the daily stresses of life calmly andmore effectively. We all know people who find an inner strength when faced with a chaotic situation and, despite what is going on around them, have an ability to see the bigger picture, identify the critical actions necessary and just get things done.

However, this does not mean that they walk away from it unchanged. Often they find themselves completely drained and needing time to recuperate and process what happened. While we might think that experiencing challenging situations such as multi-vehicle road traffic collisions might have only negative impacts on those emergency service personnel involved, studies have shown that these experiences actually can build resilience – at least for some of us.

The impact of not being resilient is costly to individuals, organisations, families and society as a whole. High levels of resilience positively impact all of these contexts. In organisations where there is high complexity, risk and/or high rate of change, high resilience levels can have a positive effect.

There is some good news, however, and that is that resilience can be developed. Enabling people to build (or rebuild) their resilience is more likely to have a significant impact on their wellbeing than head massages at their desk or away-days doing blind 4x4 driving – as enjoy- able as these might be.


A series of workshops has been created to explore and learn the principles in the book 'The Resilience Toolkit'. You can find more details by clicking on the icons below. 

The Toolkit  Programme

Embed all the elements of the Resilience Toolkit into your team over a 3-month period. (6 days)

Build your teams resilience

Equip your team with the core skills necessary to improve their resilience.      (1 day)

Build personal resilience

Build personal resilience for those people who don't routinely work together.      (1 day)

Build personal effectiveness

Learn proven techniques to build your personal effectiveness as a key resilience factor. (1 day)

Customised, interactive workbooks.

Whichever workshop you participate in, you'll be given a customised workbook designed to maximise your learning.

It is packed with useful content, so all you need to bring is a pen, your questions, and an enquiring mind ready to explore, learn, share and have some fun! 


Goes beyond the usual time management techniques

It is a good course, especially if you haven’t taken any course related to time management. It goes beyond the usual time management techniques, but starts with an inner focus approach, this is foundational.

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Alfredo A @ Intel UK

A really practical and informative session that is full of tips for the workplace and self management. Came in feeling overwhelmed… I noticed that I felt much calmer by the end of today - back in control. ...Brilliant.

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Witheld on request

Very informative, interactive and engaging. You feel involved and supported to learn and develop. Great workshop.

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Jordan Howe

Great techniques to fit your own style

It makes you really think through what influences the way you manage time and teaches you great techniques to fit your own style of managing time better.

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Maria M @ Intel UK

Interesting, thought provoking and well presented. Jonathan has a very good presenting style.

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Bob Jones

It challenges the way I thought about what it meant to have a fulfilling and productive day. It makes a massive difference having an interactive and enthusiastic trainer who has personal examples.

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Clare Beck

Interesting and informative. Well delivered and included lots of new content that I hadn't learnt previously. Very enjoyable - liked the KTS - ii model.

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Kate Baxter

An interactive learning session where all items can be discussed and where new/refreshed ways of understanding you and others around you.

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Cherrie Hardwell

Hugely informative and even though I was sceptical at first, I felt that when we put the skills into practise it was effective

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Jessica Wright

Motivational course (Coaching skills) which makes you want to put it into practise. Ideal for those who manage people and need advice.

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James Akhurst

Jonathan is the perfect guide.

Loved the idea of personalising your approach and time depending on who you are. Brilliant to give time and thought to the biggest thing that will impact our success - our use of time! Jonathan is the perfect guide.

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Sonja Jefferson

Great workshop (Feedback and Accountability), gets you thinking, makes you more self-aware.

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Emma-Jane Bignell

Really makes you think

Really makes you think about how you operate. Good leadership tips re success and purpose.

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Tara McGovern

Fantastic session that helps you both in work and home. Focusses you on what is important. Brilliant trainer, thank you

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Witheld on request.

Empowering, challenging and very helpful. Really enjoyed the day and most importantly had fun!

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Tony Holmes

Clearly passionate

Valuable tools to support & maintain worklife balance and ambition. Jonathan is clearly passionate about the subject. This comes across in his delivery.

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Jared Parkin

Excellent insights into team

An excellent insight into the behaviour traits of my team and why. Prior to the meeting, I thought it would be a waste of my time !

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DI Hulin, Bristol

Very enlightening and informative. Presented in a light hearted, fun and open format. Encouraged interaction with all. Really enjoyable session!

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Witheld on request

Very good to add to an officer dealing with the public day-to-day.

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Witheld on request

Helps you better understand ... what makes you tick

This course helps you better understand the mechanisms behind what makes you tick, and what you can do to better utilise the time you have.

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Ewan V @ Intel UK

Highly creative, imaginative and energetic style

I had the pleasure of working with Jonathan recently whilst co facilitating a leadership development course. Jonathan is blessed with a highly creative, imaginative and energetic style. Whilst working with Jonathan I observed him use both theory and practice well when working with clients, I also observed that Jonathan has a natural coaching nature which commands strong rapport by those who work with him. I would recommend Jonathan to future clients.

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Amy Shortridge Managing Director, Almighty You

A useful workshop to review issues around resilience, but also priorities and tools to manage.

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Stuart Parfitt

Excellent speaker - engaging and good pace.

Beneficial in order to prioritise tasks and be more productive. Very good. Excellent speaker - engaging and good pace. Perfect workbook too.

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Stephanie Dyer

A chance to learn some effective coaching techniques that I can use immediately, well structured with an engaging coach. Thanks Jonathan!

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Nick

Good way to understand what may have gone wrong in the past & how to avoid it happening again.

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Chris Payne

This content is not common sense, it's incredibly useful to understand and learn these (feedback & accountability) techniques.

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Ben Cross

Save yourself from death by multi-tasking

If you want to learn how to save yourself from death by multi-tasking and get your life back, come on this course (Maximum Effectiveness).

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Sharon Tanton

An excellent session

An excellent session and I was amazed at how much of the obvious solutions that we were not doing.

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Witheld on request

Great atmosphere created.

Eye opening, relevant and easily applied to operational policing. Really well presented and a great atmosphere created.

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Name witheld on request

Uplifting- makes leadership and coaching feel manageable.

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Janine Holmes

Input and approach added value to the team.

Jonathan was engaged to work with my senior leadership team of 12 people over the course of twelve months. I found him very knowledgeable and attentive, listening carefully to what we were seeking to achieve, but contributing his own ideas too. He carefully involved me in the planning of a series of workshops which he delivered professionally and flexibly. Colleagues in the team really valued his input and approach which added value to the team.

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Daimon Tilley Managing Director

A deeper understanding of communication and adapting to different styles. Friendly, engaging.

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Sean Wakem

Practical, useable tips and advice. Good mixture of theory and practice. Held my interest and kept everyones attention.

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Louise Dell

It was very insightful. Lots of thought-provoking info that will stay with me and has me hungry to learn more and start practising!

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Sian Burton

Wasn't sure if this would benefit me when I first heard about it. However I found it very relatable to my work/home life. I will definitely use the skills learnt in the future.

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Witheld on request

Relaxed environment to share experiences/frustrations and learn how to cope/change behaviours.

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Witheld on request

It is really good if you struggle with giving others feedback and having difficult conversations. Come with your examples!

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Hannah Watkins

Very valuable & though-provoking. Some quite simple but useful tools/techniques to take onboard.

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Callum Heath

Nice that it's not a 'cookie cutter' workshop

A long day but some very clever working practices are shown. Nice that it's not a 'cookie cutter' workshop. Thank-you!

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Tim Price

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