Brilliant Leadership – Part One

Tuesday November 3rd, 2020 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Venue: Virtual

We are very pleased to be bringing you a new masterclass called Brilliant Leadership facilitated by Mike Martin from Art of Brilliance.

We all know how to be the best, brilliant version of ourselves, but at times this can be hard. As a leader, it’s even more challenging. We know that when we are not at our best, the impact it has goes way beyond us. If we are having a bad day, everyone around us feels it and if they look to us for leadership, they feel it even more.

The Brilliant Leadership sessions take the best bits of positive psychology and neuroscience, rip out all the big words, jargon and waffle and present you with some simple, easy to implement ways to make being your best self a habit again instead of an irregular treat.

It will take a bit of time and effort; the habits you have, some of which are helping you not to be the best version of you, took a long time to perfect. You have got them well-honed and may have mastered some. Therefore, it will take a bit of time to create new habits that support the best version of you, but it will be worth it.

The best thing about it is, that the best version of you is a better leader, colleague, friend, spouse, parent, sibling, child and human. You’ll also tend to be less stressed, healthier and live longer.

Target audience:

Open to colleagues, clinical and non-clinical, those who have an interest in leadership and those in a leadership or management role across the South West region.

Dates and times:

Test session – Tuesday 27th October 2020, 12.30 – 13.00 (virtual, via Microsoft Teams)

Part one – Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 10:00-11:00 (virtual, via Microsoft Teams)

Part two – Wednesday 11th November 2020,  10:00-11:00 (virtual, via Microsoft Teams)

Please note, the test session is optional, we will be using Microsoft Teams for part one and two of the masterclass. The test session is for those who would like to test their access prior to part one of the masterclass.

By registering your place, you will be signing up to the dates above. The workshops are complementary and there is optional activity to do in the week between. Details of this will be sent after part one of the masterclass.


The aim of the masterclass is to give participants some simple interventions that will help them form habits to support them to be their best selves and in a lot of cases make positive changes to their thinking. Success will depend on the time spent applying these interventions in their own life and then as leaders building them in to the way their teams operate. The changes can be profoundly positive.

Facilitator, Mike Martin, Art of Brilliance    

Mike is co-author of the Art of Brilliance’s most serious and grown up book, ‘Leadership the Multiplier Effect’, which is also the funniest and least grown up book in the leadership section of any bookshop. He’s been helping people  be the best versions of themselves for 17 years through coaching, mentoring, leading high performing teams and for the last six years as an Art of Brilliance trainer.

He describes himself as a reformed ‘Mood Hoover’ – ’I’ve had a fantastic life so far, but it took me 36 years to realise how fantastic it was and start to enjoy lit. The icing on the cake for me is helping others to do the same.’

Register your place:

To obtain a place you will need to register via the link below. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Once registered, your place is confirmed. Joining instructions will be sent two weeks prior to the each session.

There is no fee to attend, by registering you will be signing up to a cancellation charge of £150 for non-attendance unless you notify 10 working days in advance of the event date or your attendance is deputised.

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