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Optimize Your Strengths – Use your leadership strengths to get the best out of you and your team

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Strengthscope® Handbook: Your guide to achieving success through optimizing strengths and reducing performance risks


Published Articles

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Executive Grapevine

A selection of articles on leadership, motivation and performance psychology written by our MD and leadership psychologist, James Brook.

Why Many Work-based Assessments Will Fail the Test

HR Zone

Many work-based assessments to hire and develop people are outdated and unlikely to stand the test of time as we move into a new digital age. We explore the trends and alternatives.

Do Business Leaders Need Charisma?

Director Magazine (IOD)

Is personal charm and charisma essential when steering a successful venture? Our MD and leadership psychologist, James Brook, argues that leaders don’t need to be charismatic to be successful.

5 Steps to Building a Thriving Tech Talent Ecosystem

Fast Company

A big part of the tech business battle is hiring and keeping the right people. Here’s how to make it happen for your company.

Motivational Talks

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James Brook, founder and MD of Plexus Leadership, is an engaging and accomplished motivational speaker on leadership, disruptive talent management, positive psychology and how to accelerate innovation.

James is available for motivational talks, presentations and workshops in the UK and internationally. Talks he has done include seminars, conferences, after-dinner events, away days and training events. His style is highly energizing and will inspire, educate and motivate your audience.

Topics of his talks include:

  • How leaders can accelerate innovation
  • The biggest risks leaders face (and it’s not what you think)
  • Building vibrant cultures to inspire excellence
  • The future of work: Opportunity or threat?
  • Achieving breakthrough performance with positive leadership
  • Why leaders need to grow psychological capital to grow financial value

Contact us to discuss your needs in more detail and to make a booking.