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Grainne McGuire-Ferrari

CHAIR FOR DORSET, SALISBURY & ANDOVER REGION

ABOUT

Share your knowledge – Learn from your Peers. It is lonely at the top & 12 heads are better than 1!

If you’re ready to unlock your potential and work with other like-minded leaders, in a non-competing (1 seat per industry), but inspirational environment for collective learning and interested in meeting our Members whom are both challenging and supportive; I would love to hear from you.

 

Three Business Models:
1. CEO & MANAGING DIRECTOR GROUP
2. DIRECTORS’ HUB
3. ELITE CEO GROUP – Managing in excess of £60 Million T/O

Expert Speakers
Our Expert Speakers conduct workshops tailored to each individual attending for expedient application, together with our board sessions offering collaborative advice on your business issues or opportunities.

Monthly Meetings
Our monthly meetings leave our Members feeling:
• Enthusiastic for the fresh knowledge they have learnt applicable for their individual businesses.
• Trust in those selected and qualified to attend.
• The most effective day of the month.
• Safe place to grow and to make mistakes!
• Challenged and held accountable for my actions.
• Inspired.

The Academy does as it says on the tin – Unlocking potential for ‘Future Fit’ Leaders with our life-long learning programme and 360 strategy support with individual monthly 1-2-1.

Strategy meetings.
A full business health check audit is completed on joining, identifying where the best use of time of the Member should be spent for maximum ROI.

Do you remember Kodak, Blockbusters, Woolworths and BHS? Stay flexible and relevant, creative routes to new markets and adapt to different ways of thinking….

We all need to be creative with our solutions, to recruit and retain the best workforce in line with our Company Culture. With a younger demographic of customers and 1/3 of the population now being Millennials, which are forecasted to have 65% of the jobs by 2020 – we have to engage a source of fresh and validated ways to keep up with the digital age and a fast-moving market. Being successful with on-line processes and social media to reach our target audiences is a must.

The Academy is a constant flow of hot off the press business applications to enable you to stay focused on the company’s direction and job in hand.

We grow our members to be ‘Future Fit’ leaders; furnished with the tools to become flexible and stay relevant in the fast lane, in an unpredictable world through our Expert Speaker Workshops and Peer to Peer Board Sessions with 1-2-1 Strategy Sessions.

The Academy is a confidential and non-competing peer to peer learning environment to share business challenges, opportunities and goals with typically 12 members per group.

DIRECTORS’ HUBNew member sign-up in January 2018

The Practical MBA

Providing relevant and practical business knowledge whether Investing in your Directors or investing in yourself to be a stronger Director or inspired to become a Managing Director/CEO.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
• ½ day Induction with a Business Health Check Audit
• Management Style Profile
• Monthly Meetings
• Expert Speakers
• Peer to Peer Board Sessions
• Practical Leadership Workshops
• Collective Coaching Sessions
• CPD Accredited – Provider No 21624

CEO & MANAGING DIRECTOR GROUP – An Established Group

The Board you can afford!
Independent thinkers who inspire and challenge each other with a common goal for business growth. They keep each other accountable to stay on track with their goals and aspirations, working as a team to fully understand the obstacles with any business challenges, opportunities and goals for other Members. Spanning many different industries, they are all experts in their field.

New Members are welcomed to join the upbeat working environment, with the only agenda is for individual success – there is only 1 seat per industry ensuring complete confidentiality.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
• Induction – Business Health Check Audit
• Management Style Profile
• Company Culture Profile
• Monthly Meetings with Expert Speakers
• Peer to Peer Board Sessions
• Monthly 1-2-1 Strategy Meetings
• 2-Day Retreat
• CPD Accredited – Provider No 21624

ELITE CEO – New member sign-up in January 2018

Managing in excess of £60 Million T/O

To keep the Elite CEO Membership completely confidential there is a provisional sign-up with a 3-month money back guarantee.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
• 12 seats Maximum
• Guaranteed Confidentiality
• 3-month money back guarantee
• 1 seat per industry – ensuring no conflict of interest. The Member’s call
• Bi-monthly meetings at 5-star Venues with optional overnight stays
• Our ‘Future-Fit’ Programme of Expert Speakers with private clients such as Goldman Sacs and The Executive Branson Team
• Expert Speakers commanding up to £6k per day for engagements e.g Justin Urquhart –Stewart
• Peer to Peer Board Sessions
• Induction – Business Health Audit
• Management Style Profile
• Company Culture Profile
• Optional 1-Day luxury Retreat
• CPD Accredited – Provider No 21624.

If you would like to be considered for Membership in January 2018, please register your interest by contacting our office on 07468 413 628, via LinkedIn Inmail or grainne.mcguire-ferrari@chiefexecutive.com

PHONE:

07827 831915

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Upcoming events

Millennials: What we really need to know about this generation - Christchurch (14 March 2018)

This is a unique opportunity to experience the Academy at an inspirational session at Captains Club & Spa, Christchurch on Wednesday 14th March, with renowned speaker Martina Buchal while also engaging in a peer group board session with other leaders like you. Martina is a leader, collaborator, and trained peace practitioner who serves as the World Merit Global Ambassador and One Young World Coordinating Ambassador for North America. Together, we can co-create a solution; a new way of being for you and your company where the fantastic benefits from engaging with millenials brings an enlightening approach. The Dorset, Salisbury & Andover Academy will be hosting Martina Buchal, on Wednesday 14th March 2018 at Captains Club & Spa, Christchurch. To experience the peer group first-hand and to see for yourself that different perspectives can really impact on your decision making and direction, please contact me via my office 07468 413628 or via email at grainne@chiefexecutive.com More about the meeting: The objective of the meeting is to give you an insight into how membership works and the benefits it brings to you and your business. You'd get a taste of what life is like being an Academy MEMBER. Overview: After a delicious 2 course lunch the afternoon is filled with a peer group board session. To experience the peer group first-hand and what it delivers, attendees come along with a genuine business challenge and see how a variety of opinions, experiences and different perspectives can really impact on your decision making, direction and growth.

How to price your platypus: confidence in setting prices with David Abbott - Christchurch (18 April 2018)

This is a unique opportunity to experience the Academy at an inspirational session at Captains Club Hotel & Spa on Wednesday 18th April, with renowned speaker David Abbott while also engaging in a peer group board session with other leaders like you. The Dorset, Salisbury & Andover Academy will be hosting David Abbott on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at Captains Club Hotel & Spa in Christchurch. David shows you how neuromarketing can improve your communications, customer acquisition and development, product/service positioning and pricing. Customer influence can turbocharge your business! Price your Platypus with the confidence in setting prices and keeping margins. To experience the peer group first-hand and to see for yourself that different perspectives can really impact on your decision making and direction, please contact me via my office 07468 413628 or via email at grainne@chiefexecutive.com. More about the meeting: The objective of the meeting is to give you an insight into how membership works and the benefits it brings to you and your business. You'd get a taste of what life is like being an Academy MEMBER. Overview: After a delicious 2 course lunch the afternoon is filled with a peer group board session. To experience the peer group first-hand and what it delivers, attendees come along with a genuine business challenge and see how a variety of opinions, experiences and different perspectives can really impact on your decision making, direction and growth.

Web Success: Understanding your internet customers with Graham Jones - Christchurch (16 May 2018)

This is a unique opportunity to experience the Academy at an inspirational session at Captains Club Hotel & Spa on Wednesday 16th May, with renowned speaker Graham Jones while also engaging in a peer group board session with other leaders like you. The Dorset, Salisbury & Andover Academy will be hosting Graham Jones on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at Captains Club Hotel & Spa in Christchurch. Graham provides a strategy for your business so that you can use the internet for profitable growth, whether you work in a large enterprise or run a small business. To experience the peer group first-hand and to see for yourself that different perspectives can really impact on your decision making and direction, please contact me via my office 07468 413628 or via email at grainne@chiefexecutive.com. More about the meeting: The objective of the meeting is to give you an insight into how membership works and the benefits it brings to you and your business. You'd get a taste of what life is like being an Academy MEMBER. Overview: After a delicious 2 course lunch the afternoon is filled with a peer group board session. To experience the peer group first-hand and what it delivers, attendees come along with a genuine business challenge and see how a variety of opinions, experiences and different perspectives can really impact on your decision making, direction and growth.