Leadership Action Network


Join the LEADERSHIP ACTION NETWORK (LAN) for inspiration and connections to tackle your biggest leadership challenges

LAN meets for a breakfast once every two to three months with a different topic and speaker each time. Each session goes through our JumpShift DIAGNOSE - INSPIRE - YOUR ACTION process.

Some of our previous topics have included Tackling Leadership Gremlins, Kindness, Mindfulness, Storytelling for Leadership, Resilience for Change, Design Thinking For Leaders, Team Effectiveness, Leading Through Purpose, Leveraging Social/Digital Media for Leadership. 

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Our next breakfast sessions

LAN 30: The Corporate Athlete. 1st February, 7:15am to 10:00am. 

Join us to hear guest speakers Charlie Matthews + Sally Duxfield speak on their time in the Air Force and Military and how these lessons learned helped with their transition into the corporate world. 

  • Think extreme leadership
  • Inward bound - application to be the best leader you can be
  • Resilience, flexibility and decision making in a complex VUCA world

Meet Charlie

A passionate, high achieving leader and former fighter pilot with experience in strategic engagement Charlie is strong in customer relations, developing effective teams, product development, export bids and delivery of products and services within the Middle East. 16 years of military experience and recognised in the top 2% of military peers within the UK, Charlie has a strategic outlook whilst retaining attention to detail and willingness to innovate or challenge the status quo. A ‘get things done’ and continual learning mentality – often motivating and leading a team of people to deliver results in a high pressure, high stakes complex environment. 

Meet Sally

With more than twenty years as the Director of Contact N.Z. Ltd Consultancy, and sixteen years in the NZ military, leading and contributing to the formation of high performance teams, Sally Duxfield has immense knowledge of the motivation required to activate your business leaders and teams increasing their mental toughness and passion for leadership. Sally is an experienced motivational speaker, solution finder, and activator – able to spark and excite people’s enthusiasm.  Her ability to realise each individual’s interests, talents and styles translates into your team being recognised for their uniqueness and preferences.




LAN 31: The Power of Coaching for Leaders. 1 March, 7:15am to 10:00am

Registrations are now open for our upcoming LAN breakfast presented by Mark Watkins and Wanda Baldock on The Power of Coaching for Leaders.  

We are thrilled to be bringing this event to the Waikato.  Running in Auckland for seven years, LAN consistently delivers access to thought leadership, meaningful connections and smart action for leaders, HR/OD Practitioners, Coaches and those interested in adding rich development to their lives.

Come and help us answer these questions and more. This event is going to sell out fast, we have limited spaces.  

This event will explore the field of coaching and it's place in the business world:

  • What is coaching and why are more leaders turning to a coaching style of leadership?
  • How are leaders applying coaching to create high performing team and engaged individuals?
  • How can you start to build a coaching culture in your business?
  • How coaching helps people and how can you start using coaching in your life and work?

Participants will leave with:


  • Understanding of how coaching can support their own challegnes
  • Some practical skills and models to inspire their coaching practice
  • Smart and meaningful action to create sustainable change 
  • Three month access to our game changing knowledge to action coaching platform Adeption currently making waves in the Corporate world


Hear from a longtime attendee

Desiree Botica, CEO of Sysdoc has been attending JumpShift's Leadership Action Network from it's inception. Check out what she has to say about the value that these sessions hold for her. 

LAN principles

  • BENEFIT: Every event provides direct benefit
  • ACTION: We will build our success and network through doing worthwhile things, not just talking
  • ACCOUNTABLE: We hold other members of the Leadership Action Network accountable to do what we say we will

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