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.

Stealing from the future – launches on 15 November

When I started down this path about 20 years ago corporations were the bad guys and responsible governments gently tried to reign them in. Today, in many cases, that situation has flipped.  There are plenty of examples of corporations leading … Continue reading

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Announcing The Campaign for Authentic Leadership

Leadership is in crisis.  Whilst there are some wonderful leaders in business and politics, leadership also has big problems: Leadership is poorly understood, with the only institution in our society that takes it seriously being the military. The dominant styles … Continue reading

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Stealing from the future

Here is the forward to our new book – Stealing from the future… and how you can stop it Leadership in crisis Is the world about to end?  The climate is changing and the environment facing collapse.  Politics is in … Continue reading

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New Book…

How would it feel to discover the secret to sustained success? A way to deliver long term positive results in your own career, in your organisation even for a country or a whole society? A way to energise, inspire and … Continue reading

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Dealing with conflict

There was a time when being labelled “conflict averse” was something of a criticism.  I am not sure that I ever understood what people really meant by it, because surely the opposite: “conflict inclined” is worse. What is clear is … Continue reading

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What if…

Last week we had out faculty conference and about 35 of our wonderful faculty met over two days in London to learn, explore and share.  Our vision at Holos is Universal Authentic Leadership and conversations at the conference helped us … Continue reading

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Succeeding in challenging conversations

Over the last year or so we have been working with a group of actors (the same ones you see at places like Hampton Court and the Tower of London).  They have been helping us with a number of clients … Continue reading

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