Dealing with leadership and management challenges is a lonely place. Share common issues with the same small group, assisted by an expert moderator. Having a safe place to tap into the wisdom of peers can feel like salvation...
How do peer groups work?
The same seven to eight members, selected from non-competing firms, meet every six weeks
Richard Thorby, an executive coach and former managing partner, acts as moderator
Members set the agenda with no external presenters
No minutes: a summary of key points may be circulated
What might be discussed
The things that keep you awake at night
A 'dry run' of a Board-level issue
Dealing with ‘blockers’
Achieving balance across competing agendas
Distinct groups are organised for:
Partners & Directors
Functional Heads (Finance, Marketing etc)
What is the commitment?
Participate and share openly
Supplement to annual dues
What do members say?
“Powerful exchanges of ideas and initiative all aimed at knowledge sharing and improvement”.Philip Black, Arcadis
“A rare opportunity to share on an informal but confidential basis ideas and experiences with fellow professionals facing similar challenges”.Jon Randall, Moore Stephens