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When life at the top becomes too lonely…


  • When you’re unsure of the loyalties of those around you…
  • When a complex situation is unfolding too quickly…
  • When you are negotiating a political minefield…
  • When your own sense of confidence and security is challenged…



Working as a confidant to leaders and other people of power, I provide senior executive, business and leadership ‘counsel’, with a psychodynamic focus, helping you to exceed your own tough expectations by seeing situations, organisations, yourself and others, differently. I have been working behind the scenes like this for over a decade – you will find details of my qualifications, experience and testimonials by following the tabs above.

My articles reflect various aspects of my work. Use the menu to select particular themes.

If you feel I might be able to help you, please call, use skype, or email.
Graham Wilson


My latest articles

  • New enterprise – preparing the next generation of entrepreneurs – a challenge in leadership development The diminishing lifespan of companies The average lifespan of a company listed in the S&P 500 index of leading US companies has decreased by more than 50 years in the last century, from 67 years in the 1920s to just 15 years today. This has had a number of consequences that have not generally been ...
  • BOOK REVIEW: The Leadership Coach (Teach Yourself) This book came as a surprise at several levels. Firstly, I wasn’t expecting a “Teach Yourself” title. I’ve bought several TY books in the past and often been a little disappointed. They’ve been far more complex than I had wanted and were more suited as a textbook for a tutor than as ...
  • How long do you need to hold an audience’s attention? It’s intriguing… One of the things I was told when I started teaching last year was that students have a very short attention span. It took me a while to accept this. How could I possibly be so boring that they didn’t want to listen to me for more? I haven’t got it cracked, but now ...
  • Idea identification and development – entrepreneurship & accelerated start-ups This may seem blindingly obvious, but the usual starting point for an entrepreneurial venture is an idea. Let’s qualify that immediately. Some entrepreneurs (and do not dismiss them as they could be far better business people than you and I will ever be) may start at a different place in the process. For example, ...
  • Entrepreneurship and accelerated start-ups – Introduction There have always been entrepreneurs, and there always will be, though the term was first used in 1723. While we could get bogged down in semantics and detail, an entrepreneur (for our purposes) is someone who takes an idea and develops it (in theory and practice) to the point where it is either proven ...