“Becoming a leader isn’t easy. Anyone who says it is easy is fooling themselves or you. If leadership was easy everyone would be doing it and everyone would be doing it well. And sadly this is not the case!”


One of New Zealand’s most respected adult educators Linda is on a mission to dramatically improve the way we develop and support our aspiring leaders.

Infuriated by New Zealand’s ‘sink or swim’ approach to leadership development she has developed a series of practical and highly effective programmes to dramatically improve the way aspiring leaders are developed and supported.


Linda is widely recognised as a compelling and inspirational speaker who draws on her extensive training and coaching experience to craft provoking and entertaining client-specific presentations.


Linda has met many highly qualified people who know a lot about leadership, but that said, she wouldn’t let them loose with her goats let alone let them lead human beings.

In response to this, she has developed a range of coaching accountability programmes to help leaders put into practice what they learn. A word of caution though, they are not for the faint-hearted. Expect to be held accountable.

What would a leader do?

Learning without changing

Sir Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626) said “ipsa scientia potestas est” or “knowledge itself is power”. He may have been a famous philosopher, statesman, scientist and author, but I have to respectfully disagree! 

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