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Positive Leadership Whitepaper

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Our Positive Leadership White Paper will provide you with valuable inspiration to prepare your leaders and teams to thrive in uncertain times.


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Many work-based assessments to hire and develop people are outdated and unlikely to stand the test of time as we move into a new digital age.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

Positive Leadership & Strenghts – based development


A highly informative and insightful e-book on positive leadership and strengths-based development written by Kitty Schaap, the founder of CoAchieve, our partner organization in the Netherlands.

Motivational Talks

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James Brook, founder and MD of Plexus Leadership, is an engaging and accomplished speaker on positive leadership, innovative talent management and building thriving workplaces using the latest behavioural science.

James is available for motivational talks, keynote speeches and presentations in the UK and internationally. He has presented at seminars, conferences, after-dinner events, away days and breakfast meetings. His style is highly energizing and will inspire, educate and challenge your audience’s thinking.

Topics include:

  • Positive leadership for breakthrough performance
  • Why your strengths could be your biggest performance risks
  • Creating thriving workplaces that boost innovation
  • Leadership super-habits to navigate the future of work
  • Revitalizing your business with positive people practices

Contact us to discuss your requirements and make a booking.