Your Learning & Development Partner

You have a specific HR/Training need that doesn’t fit immediately into any prescribed training or development frameworks or courses. You need someone who can work with you to create something new and can facilitate groups and teams in achieving the results you want.

  • Development of Leadership Teams and Senior Leaders
  • Designing programmes and frameworks to develop leaders and managers
  • Team Building Events and Away Days
  • Company/Organisation specific programmes and events
  • Speaking at Events and Conferences
  • Designing and facilitating assessment and development centres.
  • Consultancy an bespoke projects that don’t fit a specific category

Delivering results

We have a track record of discovering what people need, designing events and programmes that engage people and delivering these to great feedback and importantly great results.

We are incredibly flexible in approaching projects in all shapes and sizes:

Developing the brand values of a social housing provider

Wulvern Housing success story

Facilitating a new strategy for the leading retailer in model railways

Delivering keynote talk on problem solving to 1,000 staff

Running a highly interactive team day in The Lakes to align to strategy

Working to develop senior teams in a University through “high performing teams” model

...and much, much more

If you want to discuss your Learning & Development needs contact us on 0844 873 1226.


Liverpool based training company, No Guru is ‘leading in learning’ as the ILM city region hub

North West employers now have access to professional development qualifications for management, team leaders and supervisory staff as Cotton Exchange based training company, No Guru becomes the Liverpool City Region hub for ILM accreditation.


University Contract extended for 2 Years

Leeds Beckett University relationship extended

We are delighted to announce our current contract to provide Staff Training and Team Building to Leeds Beckett University has been extended a further 2 years.

During the next academic year we will be running new programmes around:

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leading Change
  • Leading & Empowering People
  • Working to Strengths
  • Designing and Delivering Presentations

Additionally we will continue to work with Teams to deliver on the University Strategic Framework as well as completing our first ILM Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring programme for internal ‘Coaching Champions’.

We would like to thank People Development and everyone at Leeds Beckett for making it a great place to work.


NEW: Even more Online Courses

We’re very pleased to announce new additions to our Online Suite of Training Courses.  We have just added:

  • Anti Harassment and Bullying
  • Effective Delegation
  • Disciplinary Procedures
  • Negotiation

Our course of the week this week is Safeguarding Children.  (more…)


John's Blog

Image Triage – be careful what you post

How to avoid public ‘shaming’

If you’ve ever read Jon Ronson’s book ‘Shamed’, you will know the devastating effect social media can have on people who have posted something stupid on the internet.

Ronson highlights the case of Justine Sacco (a director of corporate communications) who, before boarding an 11-hour flight from Heathrow to Cape Town, Tweeted to her 170 followers what she thought was a series of lighthearted, acerbic comments about her journey. (more…)

Across the great divide

Let’s be kinder to each other in 2017

There is a striking memorial in a park in Indianapolis.  It marks the spot where in April 1968, Robert Kennedy told a waiting crowd that Martin Luther King had been shot and killed, before speaking from the heart and his own personal experience, that violence is never an answer to our grievances.  His calming words quelled the rioting that other cities endured in the days after Dr King’s death and, arguably, saved some lives that night.


The memorial itself is an arresting work of art.  (more…)

Thinking In A World That Doesn’t Think

Arsene Wenger and that letter

A recent item appeared on LinkedIn that made me curious.  You may have seen it.

It purports to show a resignation letter written by a disillusioned employee of Arsenal Football Club, citing his reason for leaving: (more…)