create balance

keep moving forward

Specialising in the Arts, we help leaders across the culture sector create the balance they need to survive and succeed.

Balance is a proven concept.  It provides strength and stability. It enables movement and momentum. It helps us evolve.

Creating Balance across your organisation, gives you the clarity, energy, and agility you need to respond effectively to the external world, whilst staying true to who you are, what you do and why you do it.                                           

It looks easy, but it needs practise.

Our approach helps leaders focus on what matters most, stay responsive to changes, use their strengths in different ways and learn and adapt more effectively.

Whatever it takes, we can help you develop a balanced capability and the confidence to keep moving forward.

“Balance involves looking outwards at the world and inwards at the soul.” Nicholas Hytner: ‘Balancing Acts’ - Behind the scenes at the National Theatre

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our blog and client stories

succession

Succession planning is often a reactive process linked to people moving on. But by being part of what comes next, we can connect secession to future success.

value me – value you

Feeling of value helps most people to perform at their best.  Feeling of value and delivering value are indisputably linked. True value is recognising the benefits of each.

 

no going back

As we lift ourselves out of crisis, our instincts say return and rebuild. Can we go back to how we did things before? And does going back help us move forward? 

doing and being

In a world of recovery, continual reinvention, fake news and multiple channels of information, being able to follow something or someone that is clear, and trustworthy counts for a lot. People are looking for authentic leaders.

it's time for balance

Balance is a proven concept. It’s how we evolve. As we experience faster and more complex change, there has never been a better moment to renew our understanding of balance and explore its benefits. 

DMT sales and ticketing

Sales and Ticketing teams are designed to sell tickets. So, when your entire service shifts to refunds & new dates overnight, your business model needs a complete re-think. But …it still all starts with a ticket.

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The E.M.F is committed to the circular economy which is key to tackling global challenges, including climate change and biodiversity loss. So what if our planet… was our client?

bringing culture out of quarantine

There is positivity in the air, as cultural colour creeps back into the greyness that has dominated our lives. It's a good route out of all this and fundamental to our future.

the return of theatre

Can the theatre sector find its balance? Can it amplify its inspirational role and re-establish its true value. The lights are flickering on. But survival is not enough.

Paines Plough

A clear commitment to increasing inclusivity is one thing. Putting it at the heart of your business strategy and ensuring you have the capability to deliver it, requires belief, bravery, and balance.

Seabright Productions

When a theatre production company, grown almost entirely through the hands-on expertise and experience of it's founder, is aspiring to move to the next level… a balanced framework was the key starting point.

w26ks

The pandemic placed us all in a unique scenario – one that required us to swiftly change how we do things. From an extraordinary project in extraordinary times, the inevitability of evolution emerged...

balance thinking

Balance isn’t just useful – it’s fundamental to our evolution. Read our thoughts on applying the concept and principles of balance to personal and professional life.

Oliver Hoare Ltd

Oliver Hoare was arguably the most influential dealer in the Islamic art world and one who broke the mould. Protecting this legacy, whilst extending the brand into a new era was a formidable task.

National Youth Theatre

For 60 years the NYT has been investing in dreams - discovering, inspiring and nurturing thousands of young people. But by elevating the brand further, they could also be – empowered as a force for good and social change.

Delfont Mackintosh Theatres

Running a musical phenomenon for 30 years at an unrivalled five-star level, takes hard work and commitment. But how do you retain motivation and high standards right to the end?