Welcome

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 to the left.

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

  • Spare a penny for the… OK folks… it’s been a long time since I asked, so dig deep! Last year, one of the lecturers at Abingdon and Witney College was involved in a terrible road incident while cycling to work. He received incredible treatment, and despite being in a critical condition, he pulled through and is slowly recovering. Three organisations were ...
  • Clones aren’t always the same Unbelievable but true; “Is that Graham Wilson?” “Yes, how can I help you?” “This might seem a strange question, but are you the leadership guru?” “Ha! Well, I work in Leadership Development, but I would never call myself that.” “You do run courses in Leadership in Oxford, don’t you?” “Yes, coaching, leadership, management, business studies, and Human Resources.” “And you’ve written books ...
  • Are your bum and balls up for some Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? I have already had one pop at CPD as it is practiced in many quasi-professions. Don’t misunderstand me… I am totally committed to the constant updating of my knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards any of the quasi-professions in which I practice (which include, but are not limited to, psychotherapy, coaching, teaching (lecturing and tutoring), swimming ...
  • A few questions about ‘customer delight’ There is a model of networking that says; get to know me, like me, and then trust me, and then (and only then) will I be likely to become your ambassador. The author of an email that I just received, clearly, doesn’t understand this. In their unsolicited message, their first contact with me on LinkedIn, they say; I ...
  • How important is quality today? You’re a 4 star hotel… Do you replace the poster or leave it hoping that nobody thinks you take the same slapdash approach to your service etc? There was a time – in the 80s and 90s – when quality gurus would tell you, without any doubt, that this poster should be removed as soon as ...