(the Fourth Industrial Revolution)
The difficult problems you couldn't solve yesterday,
combines with the new challenges today and on the horizon tomorrow.
It's 'sink or swim' in the perfect storm of sports 4.0
Solutions Designed to Prepare|Shift Sport Leadership Mindset
Accredited and Certified to Consult, Design, Deliver, Assess, Diagnose and Enable
& Business Educator
Executive Coaching in Performance, EMCC Senior Practitioner Accreditation & Post Grad
Certification from The University of Strathclyde, The School of Coaching (UK).
Authorized by Myles Downey (acknowledged authority on Performance, Coaching and Leadership) to teach and facilitate the delivery of Leader-Manager-Coach and the development of leadership performance coaching skills.
Comprehensive Change Methodology
Business Lifecycle Diagnostic and Team Integration Phases 1 and 2 Certificate, Adizes Institute (USA).
Certified in the foundation theory and concepts of the Adizes Methodology.
Certified to deliver and teach the Diagnostic Workshop, which includes; the implementation of change, impact teams and processes to realign an enterprise.
Leadership and Organisation Mindsets
Spiral Dynamics Certificate Level 1 & 2, Natural Designs Value Systems Leadership, Organisational Elegance & Integral Management, Adizes Institute (USA).
Certified in the foundation science of Emergent Cyclical Levels of Existence Theory (ECLET) and commercial application of Spiral Dynamics.
Certified to teach, facilitate and asses Spiral Dynamics; which includes, Natural Designs Value Systems Leadership and Organisational Elegance & Integral Management.
Sports Leadership Project 4.0
Designed for leaders in sports who take growth personally
Do you understand what is on the horizon in the sports industry and your sport?
The demands changes will place on your leadership capacity and capability in your role?
The sports business is shifting from pre-digital age '3.0' skills to digital age '4.0’ skills. In the next decade, your leadership effectiveness
in all sectors - including sports - will be measured by the ‘Future of Work’ and '21st Century Leaders Report' skillsets
(highlighted by The World Economic Forum and CMI)
The Sports Leadership Project 4.0 is designed for experienced professionals who have game and sector knowledge,
and are hungry for practice-based Continued Professional Development (CPD).
Our mission is to help them leverage experience and build stronger leadership ‘DNA’ as a life-long process.
SLP 4.0 helps you prepare/shift mindset for the ‘digital age’ of sports/business. We do this by design transformational learning experiences tailored to your role, organisation and sector.
Leadership 4.0 capacity/capability solutions include;
Who should apply;
Enquire (Launch Autumn 2020 - SLP 4.0 programmes tailored for Sports Business/Clubs/Federations only)
Tailored Educational Digital Media
Occasionally we share exclusive leadership content produced for clients in a specific sport. We help make complex problems clear, which can include; sports leadership, strategy, management, performance, behaviour, change and socio-cultural elements.
John Grisby FHEA CMBE CMgrMI MA
John is both a Professor in Practice Leadership/Management and Managing Partner at Grey Matter Global Ltd., a leadership strategy consultancy. He helps prepare/shift sports businesses and leaders from pre-digital age skills '3.0' to digital age '4.0'. He is an expert integrating unified science and academic/theory with real-world application to solve difficult problems and achieve results.
He is an expert integrating unified science and academic/theory with real-world application to solve difficult problems and achieve results. John has extensive experience in diverse global business/sport, economic, linguistic and sociocultural contexts.
John has published a practical guide book for next-generation leaders in sports, Games You Can Play - Experience the Meaning of Winning in Sports 4.0 (Michael Terrence Publishing 2019). He has published business and sport leadership articles internationally, which include; Chartered Management Institute Insights (CMI), Global Professional Tennis Coaching Association (GPTCA), International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching (IJSCC) English Rugby Football Union Technical Coaching Journal (RFU), and the Journal of London Football Coaches' Association (LFCA).
John was a (USA) state-ranked athlete in three sports. Like most athletes in the USA, he was introduced to physical and mental performance approaches in early development. He learned/ developed methods like mental focus, mental toughness and the 'Inner Game'. He later co-delivered a project with Myles Downey to establish the 'Inner Game of Coaching' in the world of professional sports coaching (football, rugby and tennis).