Who We Are

Our people

founder-new_about-us.jpgJohn Ferguson is founder and Managing Partner of John Ferguson Leadership Ltd. and leads a team of professional associates.

With over 25 years leadership development background, John’s brings a wealth of experience and practical insights to support clients to optimize their leadership and achieve their organizational objectives for today and tomorrow.

We have majored in helping private and public-sector organizations across the spectrum of commercial leadership and talent management requirements with particular emphasis at Board, Executive levels and with high performing teams.

We are recognized for our expert facilitation of leadership workshops, executive coaching and team development achieving high levels of engagement, organizational alignment and performance uplift in real terms.

We have enjoyed delivering in a number of sectors supporting senior executives in Legal, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Public Sector, Telecoms and FMCG organizations.  We place particular emphasis on achieving tangible business performance outcomes relating to individuals or teams, enabling alignment and engagement to commercial goals and strategic intent.

All services are bespoke to the needs of clients and delivered in a flexible format to optimize learning and minimize participant disruption from their role.

Our Values

Our values have remained our consistent anchors since our company was formed and underpin our behaviours and relationships with our clients.

We always take the time to understand our respective client values and ensure that we reinforce these in the way we interact with client staff and in the way we deliver of our services.

INTEGRITY – In all our business activities we act in an ethical, honest and transparent manner.

COLLABORATION – We believe in developing sustainable and rewarding partnerships which bring mutual respect and success.

PERFORMANCE – We aim to create sustainable value delivering professional services convergent with client’s commercial objectives and priorities.

VERVE – We are enthusiastic and passionate in all our client activities encouraging a drive for progress and purpose.

Our Approach

Fundamentally our approach is collaborative and aims to achieve the right result, at the right time, at the right cost for our client.

Professional collaboration is the cornerstone of our firm and underpins our client-centered three phase approach:

  1. Engage, listen and respond – we engage in a meaningful way getting to the heart of the business context for improvement, actively listening and questioning assumptions to achieve clarity of need and clear the path to offer bespoke, cost effective, appropriate solutions and activities.
  2. Execute, follow-through and achieve results – our delivery style is highly participative, engaging and enthusiastic achieving the correct blend of flexible learning styles and minimizing participants time away from the job resulting in accelerated business-centered results and on-going momentum
  3. Validate progress and evaluate ROI – we engage clients on the basis of achieving meaningful results and we take the time to collate progress and evaluate ROI  


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