Speaking volumes.
The business case.

There is a disconnect: leaders are failing to meet their peoples’ needs & expectations… and it’s impacting business performance

Why

86%

Of senior executives believe that they are actively demonstrating the change they want employees to make.

53%

Source: McKinsey Transformational Change Survey

Of employees do…

The Changing Landscape

  • The world is changing. And so is the workplace.
  • We are Speaking up. Challenging. Disagreeing.
  • Deep political and social issues are increasingly entering the narrative and fabric of organisational life. Forward thinking leaders understand that there has never been a more important time to reconsider how they connect with people through their conversations.
  • This is what we do.

How we can help

  • Based on our award winning research “Mastering Conversations”, we create bespoke programmes underpinned by Conversational Wisdom® which:
  • Build trust and boost engagement
  • Drive performance
  • Grow collaboration, diversity and inclusion
  • Support creativity and innovation
  • Develop more empathic organisations

Case studies

Inclusion / Retention / Talent development

Swarovski
Sparkling debate

Engagement / Performance / Talent development

Burberry
Conversations in fashion

Retention / Talent development

EY
The importance of being Ernst

Our approach

Our approach is based on four key principles which underpin everything we do

Vision

Values, philosophy and goals to provide direction and guide decision making.

Key people

Understanding stakeholders and groups essential to engage.

Learning journey

Determining the experience that participants will have.

Road map

Guidance on delivery across different channels.


Our values

Ambitious

We want to be the best and we won’t stop until we are. We’re motivated, driven and keep pushing forward to stay in front of the curve.

Real

We’re not perfect. Sometimes we make mistakes (we may event swear during workshops) but we’re open and honest. We’re true to ourselves and to you.

Courageous

We take risks, we’re not afraid to fail and we’re brave. Not just for ourselves but for our clients too. We’ll have the uncomfortable conversations and help you to have them too.

Simple

We are pragmatic and creative. We edit, edit and edit, pairing down and focusing on what’s essential.

Why us?

  • Our experience, credibility and strength in conversations is unparalleled.
  • We consult with global organisations at the forefront of leadership conversations to ensure we are always working at the cutting edge of this exciting space.
  • By numbers, we have supported 6,300 managers and leaders become more skilful conversationalists, are currently working with 2 of the Big 4 Global Professional Service Firms, worked in 15 different countries and with more than 375 organisations. Along the way, Conversation Space people have spoken at 18 national and international events, had more than 30 articles published, contributed to four books and won six national awards.
  • All our facilitators are qualified coaches & are experienced in Conversational Wisdom® – modelling the conversations you want your people to be having.

Our experience