This programme for headteachers and their teaching teams allows for a deep exploration of one or more of the compass cardinals. It will help you in developing your leadership style and give you a road map to raising your team to an elite level. Deciding to level up in this way for yourself and your organisation is a bold step. You will leave your comfort zone but will be embarking on an exciting and immensely rewarding journey. A journey on which you can make the transformational change you have been striving for.


  • Minimum of half a day and up to several full days, tailored to the teams’ needs, to deep dive into one or several of the Compass Cardinals (Super North Star, Ethos, Strategist, Warrior)


  • Establish your leadership style
  • How to design the optimum work/life balance aligned with your vision
  • How to lead your team to an elite level


  • In-depth understanding of the Compass Cardinal(s) and philosophy
  • Understanding of the concepts, models, tools available to implement the Cardinals in your personal and professional life

“When we decided to do Compass For Life , it wasn't just for the children, it was for the staff as well. When we had our staff Compass For Life day, the feedback was that they'd never had any professional training that was solely about them as an individual. On a personal level, it's changed the way I look at things and the decisions I've made in my life in the last 6 months."

Suzanne Best, Headteacher, Kingshill School

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