Ann Youngs BA Dip Ed

Ann's early career was in secondary education, from where she moved into a number of senior management posts in an educational publishing company, Nelson UK.

She later developed a role as a Director of the corporate university of The Thomson Corporation with specific responsibility for Europe and Asia.

Ann's experience and expertise include developing leadership competencies and personal effectiveness in individuals as well as working with leaders to help them facilitate change effectively in their organisations. Believing that leaders can only be truly effective when they understand themselves and their impact on others and this philosophy underpins the work she does.

Working with Thomson over many years has afforded her many opportunities to work with a diverse range of cultures, which has added to the breadth and depth her understanding of the attitudes, values and skills required to operate in a global environment.

The Forum Corporation:

  • Face to Face Selling Skills
  • Strategic Selling Skills
  • Sales Leadership
  • Organisational Leadership
  • PMIS

Global Integration:

  • Remote and Virtual Teams
  • Skills for the Matrix Environment

Corporate Lifecycles Inc.

  • Pathway to Prime Facilitator training
  • Pathway to Prime Strategy and Structure sessions
  • Diagnostic workshop facilitation

Wilson Learning:

  • High Performance Team Workshop
  • Leading in a High Performance Team Environment
  • Leadership Research Institute
  • Situational Leadership

Franklin Covey:

  • What Matters Most

Achieve Global:

  • Leadership for Results
  • Leading in a High Performance Team Environment
  • Tools for Performance Leaders

Leadership Research Institute:

  • Remote and Virtual Teams
  • Skills for the Matrix Environment

Ann facilitates many courses for individual and corporate development and is qualified to use the following tools:

  • SDI – Strength Deployment Inventory®
  • MBTI – Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ®
  • Belbin – Team Role Profiles