Next leadership

Kate Coleman and Cham Kaur-Mann, Birmingham-based directors of ‘Next Leadership,’ are passionate about developing leaders and transforming leadership, by equipping leaders to serve well in today’s and tomorrow’s world. They do so by offering mentoring and coaching, consultancy services, tailored programmes and leadership courses. The ‘Ellevation’ programme and its accompanying book ‘The seven Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership,’ is dedicated to empowering women leaders from diverse sectors, backgrounds and communities through a process of exploration, personal transformation and mutual encouragement. The ‘Collaborate Leadership’ course is based on the reality that, as the demands of leadership evolve In the 21st Century, collaborative leadership skills are needed more than ever before. Contemporary leaders have to be able to harness ideas, people and resources across boundaries of all kinds. The Collaborative Leadership programme helps develop the ability to make diversity of skill, talent, social or cultural distinctives work in powerful, productive and creative ways.

Revd Dr Kate Coleman is the founding director of Next Leadership. She has 35 years of leadership experience in the Church, charity, voluntary, and business sectors, and is a mentor and coach to leaders from diverse sectors, backgrounds, and communities. Kate was the first black female Baptist minister in the UK and has been recognised as one of the 20 most influential black Christian women leaders in the country. A popular speaker, lecturer and author, Kate has gained a reputation as a pioneer, visionary and inspiration to many. She now serves as a strategic advisor who mentors, coaches and supports leaders and organisations locally, nationally and internationally. Her contributions have been featured in the mainstream media. She is a Certified Stakeholder Centered Coach and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Revd Cham Kaur Mann has over 25 years leadership experience in the Church, charity and voluntary sectors. She mentors and supports leaders from a variety of sectors, backgrounds and communities and is the first (and currently only) Asian female minister in the Baptist Union of Great Britain. Cham’s passion is to encourage, empower and develop leaders to reach their full potential, wherever they may serve. She has a unique and compelling ability to ‘story a story’, writes blogs and is author of ‘Images of Jesus’ and ‘Are there traditional “women’s ministries”?’ She is a Certified Stakeholder Centered Coach, the former Lead Trainer for Cinnamon Network and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Read more about Next Leadership via its website HERE and its Facebook page HERE.

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