Learning AND Development

Transforming Teams And Elevating Senior Leadership To Shape People Strategies

Our vision is to provide personalised Learning and Development, complementing your existing people and talent strategy and evolving your offer to improve business capability.

Think of us as one of your Olympic relay team, helping you to get off the blocks and cross the finishing line; we can assist your team at any leg of the race, providing the skills and inspiration needed to get you across the finish line.

At any part of the employee life cycle, from recruitment to offboarding, we have a training solution to help you achieve excellence.



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Meet Our Mental Health Expert Kirk


“Delivered really well and questions were really listened to, understood, and responses were detailed and useful.”

Meet The Team

SJ worked with Adidas to increase ‘on the day’ closing performance, as a Learning and Development Director at i2 Offices Ltd, creating and delivering The Learning Academy and developed a 3-week intensive ‘Mindset’ programme for a member of the USA Paralympian team who went on to win 6 gold medals at the Rio Paralympics one month after the programme.

SJ inspires a level of engagement and commitment that empowers individuals and teams to hit performance levels they didn’t think were possible, with this in effect creating long-lasting employee loyalty in addition to personal growth.

SJ is an ex-ballet dancer who performed in The Nutcracker at the Royal Festival Hall.

SJ Hart

Learning & Development Expert

Kirk is a passionate and committed trainer and facilitator who excels in modern mental health learning. He brings this subject to life, sharing past experiences from operational rescues, bereavements, and his own personal insight into post-traumatic stress and experiences of working with vulnerable ages groups, leading to innovative facilitation of training for community members, individuals, and corporates.

Kirk’s free time is limited as he supports his local community as an on-call Crew Commander for Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. When time allows, he is a keen paddleboarder and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Kirk Shortland

Learning & Development Specialist

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