The Sessions

The Curious Mindset is trusted and valued by technology leaders from:

Our fortnightly sessions 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

The Collective

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

Alex
Barker

Pirate and Author

Andy
Wyatt

Former Red Arrows Pilot

Anita
Sanchez

Transformational Leadership Coach & Author

Ann
Daniels

Polar Explorer

Chris
Cook

Double Olympian & Commonwealth Games Champion

Chris
Gibson

Former Lieutenant Colonel, MBE and defence medical directorate

David Heinemeier Hansson

Creator of Ruby on Rails, co-owner & CTO of 37signals

David
Mead

Leadership Consultant and Co Author of Find Your Why

Don
Crawley

The Compassionate Geek Author

Floyd
Woodrow

Former SAS Major & Hostage Negotiator

Greg Van Der Gaast

Former FBI Most Wanted Hacker turned Cybersecurity Expert

Jason
Feifer

Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine

Mandy
Hickson

RAF Pilot, Author & TEDx Speaker

Meri
Williams

CTO of Monzo & Marks & Spencer

Nic
Marks

The Happiness Expert

Paul
Lindley

Founder of Ella’s Kitchen

Peter
Docker

Former RAF pilot & Igniter and Co Author of Find your Why

Sarah Armstrong-Smith

Microsoft Chief Security Advisor

Shaun D
Wane

Head Coach of England Rugby League & Leadership

Stephen
Shedletzky

Leadership, Culture & Psychological Safety Expert

Our Hosts

Andy McMenemy

Elite Mindset Coach & Psycotherapist

Emma
Coller

Learning & Development Director @Growth Pod

Jonathan Bowder

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Our Sessions

  • Resilient Leadership
  • Building Happy Teams
  • Winning Culture
  • Cross-Cultural Communications
  • Negotiation
  • It’s OK to Say No!
  • Be More Pirate
  • Trust & Human Connection
  • Inclusion
  • Power of Diversity
  • Speak Up Culture
  • The Survey Says……
  • Storytelling
  • Personal Accountability
  • Self Compassion & Accountability
  • Team Accountability
  • Compassionate Leadership
  • Leadership on the Go
  • Effective Decision Making in Complex Environments
  • Leading in a Remote World
  • Effective Crisis Management
  • The Hackers Guide to IT Leadership
  • Exploring the Myths and human fears of applying AI
  • Navigating the Landscape of Modern Technology Leadership
  • Working with Humans
  • The 5 Pillars of Culture: Purpose
  • The 5 Pillars of Culture: Belonging
  • The 5 Pillars of Culture: Leadership
  • The 5 Pillars of Culture: Growth
  • The 5 Pillars of Culture: Work/Life Balance