1st Executive



When Harvard Business Review published an article “The Future of Leadership Development” by Hihnea Moldoveanu and Das Narayandas, they might have been describing 1st Executive’s approach to the subject. They said that “traditional programs no longer adequately prepare executives for the challenges that they face today and those they will face tomorrow.” You can change that now, by embarking on blended learning programs packed full of tools you can actually use at work. Here they are.


Problem Solving Skills

Learn a series of tools and methodologies to help implement a common approach to problem solving in an organisation. Discover how to make more robust decisions, rank the priority key issues and a powerful sequence of tools to take a strategy into action.

Strategic Planning

The Strategic Planning course is a fantastic way to learn the steps required to deliver a strategic planning session internally or with a customer.


Change Success

Welcome to the Change Success course which focuses in on the research by Mindshop founder, Dr. Chris Mason, which regard to the factors you need to influenced to boost your probability of change success with regard to a specific change initiative.

Coaching / Developing People

Learn how to coach people effectively to ensure they achieve their full potential. Discover how to adapt your coaching approach to different people and instill the key tools and methodologies to assist them to achieve their goals.

Facilitation Skills

The Facilitation Skills course is a fantastic way to learnt the steps required to facilitate effectively in the field be that a workshop, team meeting, sales pitch or a team member review.

Growth Strategy

Learn the fundamentals of how to accelerate growth in a business.

Profit Improvement

Learn how to improve the profitability of any business by removing up to 30% of the inefficiencies (waste) that occurs everyday.

Project Team Implementation

Learn how to set-up an implement project teams successfully in an organisation in order to drive change effectively.

Leadership Development

Learn how to be an effective leader regardless of your role or seniority in a business. Anybody can read up on the ‘theories’ regarding leadership this solution focuses on implementation of leadership principles and HOW to be an effective leader in a volatile and unpredictable market-place.

Personal Growth

Learn how to accelerate your own personal growth in order to improve life balance, energy levels and clarify your purpose. Often some of life’s biggest hurdles relate to personal challenges. Discover a myriad of simple and powerful tools to assist you map out clear strategies to grow personally and lead businesses more effectively.

Time Management

If you speak to people either socially or in business and ask ‘How are you?’ the typical response from 95% of people is ‘really busy!’. Time Management (or another way to look at it as priority management) is a big issue for everyone.


Lean Management

Learn a myriad of tools to drive lean thinking an continuous improvement across an organisation in order to improve efficiency and quality. Lean is typically referenced in regard to efficient Manufacturing operations but has permeated into all forms of business over the past 30 years.

Sales Performance

Learn how to accelerate sales performance in an organisation. Leveraging the tools and methodologies from experienced sales scientist Mike Boyle from Banjar Group (who is also an accredited Mindshop facilitator).


Learn how to improve your level of self-confidence with this solution developing by leading clinical psychologist (and Mindshop advisor) Dr. Darryl Cross. Discover the tools and processes to overcome negative self-talk, self-sabotage and fear while mapping out a clear plan to boost your levels of self-confidence.

Business Intuition

Intuition is 50% of the strategy development and problem-solving process used by entrepreneurs, the other 50% is logic tools such as a decision matrix or a force field analysis. It is essential that business advisors and leaders learn how to develop and access their intuition.

Developing Strategy in Volatile Times

Most businesses today are operating in highly competitive, volatile and “cut-throat” markets. This course focus on tools and thinking to help develop strategies and actions to ensure your business remains strategically in the game.

Entrepreneur Course

According to Wikipedia entrepreneurship is “the process of designing, launching and running a new business.” There are 10 modules in this course that will enable you to learn and apply the key elements of being an entrepreneur.


Transformation is now a much broader discipline and goes to the heart of leaders understanding what is needed to make change successful.

What has changed in recruitment and selection and executive search? What are the new workplace and leadership attributes that employers should be looking for in their recruitment and selection

This is an extract from the Executive Summary of the 2021 Mindshop Business Leader Insights Report “Leadership Behaviours for High Performance”.