Talks and Keynotes
David regularly speaks with audiences in the UK, the USA and elsewhere in connection with three main… [more]
Our ability to lead our people—and indeed ourselves—is key to success, especially in a rapidly changing… [more]
Transformational Learning for You Personally
Whatever your background or current situation, it's always open to you to work on being a more effective,… [more]
You probably have the process side of your business pretty well covered, and some additional insight… [more]
Strategy and Growth
You want your business (or your organisation) to adapt and grow. Key areas to enable success are:- Strategy,… [more]
Accelerating growth in your organisationDavid Fraser coaches leadership teams, making them more effective, more out-going, and more entrepreneurial. He is an author, speaker, and change agent with a background in engineering and technologically or operationally intensive businesses and an expertise in transformational leadership in complex organisations. David combines analytical, professional, and managerial skills on the one hand, with systematic, insightful, and skilfully intuitive approaches to leadership and working with people on the other. This blend unlocks latent potential and brings immediate and dramatic change in personal and organisational performance. Get in touch for leadership development, individual coaching, team or large group facilitation, delivery of specific interventions and support, development of strategy and its implementation, and keynote talks on leadership, change, and interpersonal effectiveness.
Latest Thoughts on Leadership, Growth, Enterprise, Interpersonal Skills and more...
November 30, 2015
Sir Brian Souter, highly successful co-founder of the Stagecoach bus group and always an entertaining speaker, made the front page of the Scottish broadsheet newspaper “The Herald” on Saturday with his conference comment that “too many large companies are run by … [Read More...]
November 27, 2015
Just because you can tell someone what to do doesn’t mean you should, or that it’s the best option. In most situations, probably, you’ll be right—the one in the know, the one with the insight to see the correct course of action, the one with the relevant … [Read More...]
November 2, 2015
No, not that. Most of us need a kick up the assumptions—our assumptions about what's possible, about how things might happen, and especially about other people and our relationships with them. We tend not to see how the assumptions we unconsciously make affect the … [Read More...]
A Selection of Endorsements...
“A voyage of self-discovery”
Graeme Waddell, Chairman, Energen Biogas
“Incredibly relevant and thought-provoking”
Ishbell MacPhail, Regional General Manager, Dell Corporation
“All I can say is, it works. David shows you how to make it begin with you and to see things from another perspective.”
Karen Marshall, Managing Director, Bridge of Weir Leather Company Ltd
“Transformational leadership is the future. It’s about getting things done. David’s work applies at board level, and also both up-the-way and down-the-way in an organisation, and is about leadership that really does make change and a genuine difference.”
David Watt, Director, IoD Scotland
Drew Pryde, Chairman, SIBL (Scottish Institute of Business Leaders)
The only one around with the skills to make this happen. Able to interpret what is required, take board level responsibility and make it happen without needing further input, coming forward with options when appropriate. I didn’t need to worry about it from one meeting to the next.
Craig Lockhart, Managing Director, Babcock Marine