The Sessions

The Curious Mindset is a unique coaching community created by technology leaders.

Our fortnightly masterclasses apply the insights of world-class performers to the practical problems we encounter every day. They are led by Simon Hartley and Mark Reid, and topics have included:

World Class Mindset

  • Growth Mindset & Mental Toughness
  • Focus
  • Motivation
  • Character
  • Identity Pressure
  • Mental Game & Performance Spirals

How to Build Resilience

  • Personal Resilience
  • Team Resilience
  • Extreme Resilience
  • How to Achieve the Impossible
  • Navigating Uncertainty

World Class and Olympic Thinking

  • How to Create World-Class Standards
  • How to Make Great Decisions
  • How to Create a Winning Mentality
  • The Performance Cycle
  • How to Recruit on Character

World-Class Leadership

  • The 5 Keys to World-Class Leadership
  • Depth of Leadership
  • Envision & Embody the Purpose
  • Lead Through Influence
  • Enable Great Performance
  • Great Decisions

World-Class Teams

  • How to Build a World-Class Team
  • Strong/Clear Shared Purpose
  • Shared Standards & Expectations
  • Total Appreciation of Each Individual
  • Strength From Diversity
  • Complete Honesty
  • Always Learning
  • World-Class Team Players
  • Teamwork
  • How to Breakdown Silos & Get Teams Working Together

“Fantastic insights which challenge my thinking, reinforce my understanding of how to be a great leader and allow me to develop.”

Gary Allwood, CIO, Anglo Beef Processors

Our Host

Simon Hartley

Simon Hartley is a performance coach and sports psychology consultant who brings insight and inspiration directly from world-class performers. He is a bestselling author on leadership, coach to medal-winning Olympians, and founder of Be World Class.

Our Guests

Our guests have included gold-medal-winning Olympians, wildly successful adventurers, sports coaches, expert authors and members of the British Armed Forces. They have included:

Andy
McMenemy

Extreme Endurance Athlete & Elite Mindset Coach

Andy
Wyatt

Former Red Arrows Pilot, Professional Speaker

Ann
Daniels

Polar Explorer

Brendan
Hall

Round The World Race Winning Skipper

Chris
Cook

Double Olympian & Commonwealth Games Champion

Cliff
Devries

CEO at Professional Diving Coaches Association

Damian
Hughes

Change Management Catalyst

Danny
Kerry MBE

Looking for the next challenge

Dominic
Colenso

Virtual Speaking, Training & Coaching

Floyd
Woodrow

Former Special Air Service Regiment (SAS)

James
Kerr

Best selling author of Legacy, 15 Lessons in Leadership

Justin
Hughes

Senior Leadership Teams & Former Red Arrows Pilot

Kelly
Brown

Assistant Coach at Saracens RFC

Lauren Winfield

Strength and Conditioning Coach, Speed and Athletic development

Lt Chris
Gibson MBE

MOD Ebola Response to West Africa

Mandy Hickson

Former RAF Fast-jet pilot, Motivational and Keynote Speaker

Nic
Marks

CEO & Founder of Friday Pulseā„¢

Paul
Lindley OBE

Founder, Ella’s Kitchen

Shaun
Wane

Head Coach of England Rugby League

Stephen
Shedletzky

Shed Inspires

We are an invitation-only community, focusing on members in technology leadership roles. To register your interest, please “follow” our LinkedIn Page or use the link below.

“A great opportunity to discuss key leadership topics and exchange with like-minded professionals from other organisations”

Kevin Brown, Head of IT Production, Adecco Group