Author Archives: Neil Crofts

About Neil Crofts

Writer, coach and consultant on authentic business and authentic leadership. Neil has inspired and motivated hundreds organisations and thousands of individuals to their highest potential. Neil has written three published books and numerous e-books. Neil is a coach, facilitator and consultant helping people and businesses find their authentic purpose and use it to inspire and motivate them to be everything that they can be. Neil has raced cars, been self-employed, run a company and sold it, been employed by large companies, experienced growth and contraction at the heart of the dotcom boom, tried changing companies from the inside and from the outside as European Head of Strategy at internet consultancy/rock band Razorfish. Neil has been independent for over 10 years and delivered his Authentic Leadership message to a diverse range of business audiences including people at BP, Shell, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, MSN, Jamie Oliver, South Gloucestershire Council, National Blood Transfusion Service, KaosPilots Business School, Fashion company By Malene Birger, German technology company Eleven.

European Elections – the simplified version

The principle difference that allowed humans to become the dominant species on our planet is our ability to collaborate at scale. This is closely intertwined with our story telling abilities, something no other animal can do (as far as we … Continue reading

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High performance teams in organisations

In the world of elite professional sport athletes and teams look for every opportunity to improve physical and psychological performance. Not just for the athletes themselves but for management and operations support as well. Top Formula One teams and Pro … Continue reading

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Authentic Leadership, Vulnerability and Procrastination

Holos is a leadership and change consultancy with no employees and no offices.  We have 160 brilliant faculty members around the world and 20 Agents who work closely together to help transform organisational cultures so that they enjoy sustained success … Continue reading

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Women take over as moral leaders of the world

There is a fascinating trend going on in the informal moral leadership of western society – it is being taken over by women. Right now there are at least four women who are global exemplars of integral authentic leadership.  They … Continue reading

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Post Conventional World Domination

In 2001 the largest five companies in the world by market capitalisation were GE, Microsoft, Exxon, Citi and Walmart. By 2011 they were Exxon, Apple, Petro China, Shell and ICBC (Bank of China). By 2016 they were Apple, Alphabet (Google), … Continue reading

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Psychology and Sustained Success

There is a great deal written about how to create success, both for individuals, teams and organisations, but some of our experience suggests that success will come along quite easily if we can just avoid creating the circumstances for failure. … Continue reading

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Culture is the engine of transformational change

At Holos our primary focus is on culture. We help organisations address the fundamental challenge: how do you intentionally create and curate the kind of culture that delivers sustained success in a disrupted environment. Our end game is authentic leadership, … Continue reading

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