Profound Conversations
Creating Conversations that Matter


Supporting leaders
for 30 years through
Profound Conversations
Leverage 30 Years Of Experience
Working With Leaders At All Levels


Neil develops leaders to better handle the complex challenges they face. Through his conversation-based coaching inspired by Appreciative Inquiry (AI), he helps create long lasting change in leaders leading to positive change across their workplaces.

"Through Neil’s guidance and coaching, we have been able to transform as individuals, and as a leadership team, while delivering exceptional business results"
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Executive Teams

Superb individual leadership is necessary but insufficient in today’s world. Executives must not only manage their own parts of the business, but also come together to lead and take mutual accountability for the success of the entire enterprise. Only when those at the top role model true collaboration can they expect the rest of their organizations to do the same.

"To say Neil has been an impactful coach for my leadership organizations over the past 6 years would be an understatement."
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Organizational Change

Change in today’s VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) cannot be “managed.” The traditional change frameworks, tools, and mindsets may be helpful but Conversations are critical. Neil believes successful change emerges through deep and meaningful conversations throughout the organization. And with his expertise in large group interventions, change can happen much more quickly than you might imagine.

"Neil was instrumental in bringing together 750 Associates for four days. His passion and expertise in Appreciative Inquiry created a profound effect on our organization"
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Creating the
Strengths-Based Workplace

Peter Drucker, the father of modern management said; “The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths in ways that make a system’s weaknesses irrelevant.”

Deep inquiry into what works well and designing an organization to get more out of those strengths taps into creativity, passion, and the desire to succeed. Such a strengths-based workplace leads to lasting engagement throughout the entire business and therefore greater success.

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Client Testimonials

  • Transformational change can appear overwhelming without a roadmap to follow – but know you can’t get where you want to go without it... read more

    Mary DavenportHR Director, Russia Offshore Business Unit | BP

    Neil will always put the interests of his client first which is not always true of other consultants when conflicts arise... read more

    Richard E. SchellAssociate Director, Market Regulation Investigations | CME Group, Chicago Board of Trade, and NYMEX Company
  • Neil was instrumental in bringing together 750 Associates for four days. His passion and expertise in Appreciative Inquiry created a profound effect on our organization... read more

    Bill SlivkaVP Strategy, Consumer Healthcare | GSK

    Neil’s work with our Executive Team and the top 60 Ship-board leaders (Captains, Chief Engineers, Executive Chefs, and Hotel Directors) proved highly beneficial... read more

    Jay RombachAssociate VP, Human Resources | Celebrity Cruises & Azamara Cruises, USA
  • I want to thank you again for the contributions that you made in helping our team to create a successful and impactful meeting for our CVMU business unit, all 2500 of us... read more

    Kristen M. KeplerDirector, Sales Operations | GSK

    Once again, many thanks for your leadership and professionalism which had such a massive impact on the success of our meeting... read more

    Roger Scarlet-SmithPresident | GSK Consumer Healthcare US

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