Format of the meetings

Norfolk Leaders Crew
Video: Crew meeting on the Wells and Walsingham Light Railway

Members choose 9 from 11 meetings which run 08.30-10.30 (after breakfast), in interesting locations throughout the county.

Most of the morning is spent in one-to-ones. We tend not to have guest speakers as we prefer to use the power of our own community.

There is nobody better for a leader to confide in than another leader ... CPD for leaders ...
You get:
    Emotional support from your peers.
    Intellectual challenge from your peers.
    Energises the leader.
    Problem shared and problems solved.
    Form sustainable relationships.
    Time away to think, reflect, learn and help others.

As well as an opportunity to be part of a fabulous community, have fun, where leaders inspire each other and the next generation of Norfolk Leaders. Your role at the meetings is to support all the other leaders, and in this way the leadership community and the wider community is enriched.
Membership is open to any Norfolk Leader, who feels they are able to sign up to our beliefs, and is prepared to make the commitment to engage with their peers.

As a guide, for our purposes, a Norfolk leader is the senior person in your enterprise and has at least 5 people reporting to them. Members come from all business and education backgrounds and include charities and not for profit enterprises as well as professional firms, manufacturing, services and retail. As a guide for size, enterprises tend to be £200k up to tens of millions in turnover, some will be owner-manager-led and some leaders will lead boards with external funding.

We invite potential members to one of our meetings free of charge for both sides to see if it is for them. Fees are paid annually, and we require a one year commitment, but we find many members stay for many years.

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“Nelsonspirit is a wonderful enterprise. It attracts leaders of quality from a varied range of organisations and I have always found the people involved to be an invaluable source of good advice, inspiration, support and fellowship”. Andrew Barnes, CEO Great Hospital. Former Managing Partner, Howes Percival, Solicitors.

Inspired by the spirit of Horatio Nelson, we support, encourage and develop the leaders of today and the leaders of tomorrow.
"When I came to explain to them the 'Nelson Touch', it was like an electric shock. Some shed tears, all approved - it was new - it was singular - it was simple!" Mentee
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