Group leadership coaching for people who want to make changes in their cities and surrounding areas, developing as leaders alongside peers from other sectors.

Growing Yorkshire Leaders is for:

  • People working to build and strengthen environment and infrastructure

  • People working in arts and culture 

  • Corporate social responsibility business leads

  • Social entrepreneurs

  • Community and health leaders

Participants are coached by an experienced leadership coach, sharing learning in confidence, away from the usual workplace.


The group runs for eight months so you can use it to deliver local impact

Join a leadership coaching group in York, Leeds or Doncaster
 Six three-hour sessions held approximately six weeks apart
 Coaching costs £900 per person

Decide the focus and the goals as a group. Take the learning from working together powerfully as a group, back into your own teams and wider stakeholder networks



Not only do you want to develop as individual leaders, you want to inspire and engage others, becoming the catalyst for sustainable change.



  • enables creative ways of seeing and thinking, greater knowledge of local issues and the possibilities for change

  • will consider the challenges of 21st century leadership in a volatile world

  • will learn the leadership attributes, qualities and behaviour which engages other people and builds dispersed leadership across organisational boundaries

  • will discover their own authentic leadership values and their own approaches to place and change making

  • will embed reflective learning and new engagement techniques into their practice

  • will identify the outcomes this learning brings, for themselves and their organisations

  • will be able, should they wish, to continue working together as self-organising action learning sets



Joanne Rule has relocated from London to Yorkshire.  She is a former chief executive who has held senior leadership roles for more than 20 years.  Her specialist background is in communications/public affairs. She has held three chief executive/executive chair roles in the not-for-profit sector, non-exec roles in public-private collaborations and has a passion for growing new leaders and new models of stakeholder and community engagement.  Joanne is an executive committee member of Coaching York through whom she offers this programme in York.



York | Leeds | Doncaster

I work face to face in Yorkshire. I also provide online leadership coaching services all over the UK and internationally.

Healthy Conversations Ltd, York, YO318HL, Co. number 6917695

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