Leadership & culture

Reinventing the way we lead and work together to maximize human potential, build inclusive cultures, and drive lasting behavior change.

Great leadership matters

The urgency of the climate change crisis, coupled with growing social movements and the COVID-19 pandemic, is transforming the way we operate and do business. People have new expectations of their employers and customers are increasingly making buying decisions based on their values.

To succeed, leaders need to lead in an entirely new way. They need to put people at the center and create empowering, supportive, and inclusive cultures, where people are encouraged and feel safe to take risks and innovate.

We help executives and leaders at all levels to reimagine their organizations, develop forward-thinking, agile leaders and teams that deliver with purpose and create resilient, human-centric, digitally-enabled organizations.

This unique moment of change presents an opportunity for Modern Boards and leaders to embrace a new direction for leadership and culture, as the key to survival and growth.

"We need to create new ways of working that reflect the changing world outside and inside our organizations, and enable us to respond to the unexpected opportunity or threat with speed and accuracy."

— Simon Hayward, Managing Director – Leadership & Culture, Lead


We believe that storytelling, psychological safety and experimentation are the three key unlocks to any leadership and culture journey.

We focus on the whole person, bringing the very best innovative experiences and data-led, insight-driven interventions to help you crack your knottiest challenges and leave your people and your business Net Better Off.

Leadership & culture strategy

Working with you through diagnosis and design to unlock potential and prepare your organization for the future in a hypercompetitive world.

Leadership development

Changing behavior and developing the capabilities of managers, leaders and teams to become more purposeful, connected, responsible and agile through insight, learning and experimentation.

Culture activation

Using data and insights to experiment and drive behavior changes, to drive growth and build human-centric organisations which are adaptive and customer-focused.

Leadership assessment

Assessing and benchmarking future-relevant capability through analytics and psychological assessment for successful leader selection and development.

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By the numbers


more likely to report 5-10% revenue growth over next 12 months when CEOs hold themselves and their teams accountable for leaving people net better off.

In the spotlight

The Agile Leader

How to create an agile business in the digital age. Learn more.

The Agile Advantage

The latest in agile leadership from world-renowned experts and leaders. Watch now.

Connected Leadership

How to build a more agile, customer-driven business. Learn more.

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What we think

Built for Change


How leaders push decision-making to the "edge"

Workforce blog

Why people will thrive in a hybrid future of work

Employees want a culture of trust, management styles that address their needs and hybrid work models. Discover the future of work.

How to solve a new equation in the future of work

Future of work leaders will embrace hybrid work models to answer their employees’ preferences. Accenture’s David Shaw explains why.

The secret of growth? Reimagining employee experience

Accenture’s Gaston Carrion explains how the changing nature of work demands a new definition of Employee Experience to help enterprises grow.

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