Step up for change is a team-based programme focused on building high-performing teams that know what they do the best, communicate more effectively and step up to the challenge of change.

Based around the Gallup Strengthsfinder assessment, over between two to four weeks, it transforms teams by using the very best in group training, one-on-one coaching and the assessment to grow self-awareness and foster a culture of positive collaboration

This course is perfect if you are a leader, manager or part of a team that is:

  • Working hard but wanting to work smarter rather than harder

  • Keen to try new things and foster initiative

  • Struggling to keep up and adapt to change

  • Experiencing some conflict, tension, and stress from people not appreciating differences

  • Unclear on their strengths and want to spend more time in their area of flow

  • Low in trust and reliance on others

  • Under high workload or having to navigate significant change at work

  • Not clear on their role or what others are doing in the organisation

  • Frustrated by extra time spent doing things that are of low value or could be done by other people faster

  • Keen to build a culture of positivity, encouragement and greater satisfaction at work


  • Greater clarity and focus of key areas of where to best use one’s time

  • Enhanced self-awareness and ability to relate to others

  • Better communication skills

  • Increased productivity and efficiency

  • Greater confidence and desire to take risks

  • Improved work satisfaction and engagement

  • Reduced conflict, stress, and tension

  • Greater team cohesiveness and performance

  • Increased confidence as a leader and empowering others

“Grant’s positivity and ability to engage the team is amazing. He is not afraid to ask the tough questions while also being incredibly encouraging and supportive. He is an absolute pleasure to work with and gets results. I highly recommend.”

 Laura Stephenson – Team Manager Content IRD.

What’s included:

  • A Top 5 Gallup Strengthsfinder assessment and report

  • Two half-day workshops for participants

  • A team map of members of the team to highlight clusters and gaps

  • One or two individual coaching sessions for participants between or after workshops, as agreed

  • A leader/ manager debrief session confirming impac

What is covered:

  • DAY 1:

    Why use your strengths?

    Identifying your strengths - first look

    When have you been at your best?

    Team strengths - clusters and which to borrow

    Personal action plan

  • DAY 2:

    Recap on strengths and how did using your strengths go?

    Tapping into your team strengths

    Taking your strengths to the next level

    Building a strengths-based culture in your team

    Next steps

In between Day 1 and 2 there is the option of one-on-one, individual coaching to “deep dive” into how to use strengths more effectively and focus on a key area of focus that they can be used.