Kicking off the emotive Leadership Programme


As part of our commitment to our company value of empowerment, we set up a Leadership Programme for the emotive leaders of tomorrow. Having so many talented individuals within our growing agency, we wanted to ensure they have the skills they need to succeed as they progress to more senior levels. 

The programme is being delivered by an external leadership expert, Mark Murphy of Apodi. Mark has 30 years’ experience in people management and development and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. The course is delivered in modules and covers topics such as defining you as a leader, managing performance, communication excellence and motivating your team.  

At the start of 2019 we selected seven team members from various departments to go through our first programme, including those from Client Services, Operations, Creative and Medical. The team are currently half way through the modules and this is what Nairn, our Art Director, had to say;  

“One of the big takeaways for me from the first session was the idea that an authentic leader has to operate at a high level of consistency  not just from a results point of view, but how they carry themselves on a daily basis in a manner that sets an inspiring example to the rest of the team…”   

At emotive, we’re dedicated to the growth of everyone and proud of this programme so each year, a new set of aspiring leaders will be enrolled. The intention is that everyone with line management responsibilities, project team oversight or senior roles will complete the four modules. By developing our own leaders, we hope to be able to fill all senior roles from internal talent pool. That’s good for everyone! 

emotive is an independent, London-based, award-winning healthcare communications agency committed to changing lives by helping global life science companies bring novel and innovative products to patients. We recognise that only true engagement can facilitate change and we use our combination of scientific, creative and technical expertise to stimulate optimal participation of all those in the care pathway.  

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