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“I can’t remember another programme that brought our team together so well and increased our overall performance like Think Feel Act did!”

Operations Director, JDR Cables

We maximise business performance by empowering happier people to get more right, first time! 

  • Increased performance across the full organisation
  • Happier and more connected employees
  • Decreased accidents, stress and anxiety
  • Enhanced wellbeing and staff retention

Think Feel Act is a structured and modular employee performance enhancement and engagement programme (model shown below) empowering leaders and employees to be the highest performing and happiest version of themselves, in every aspect of their job, across the full organization, by optimizing how they think, feel  and then act, the foundation of all human performance.

We work with a purposefully selected group of your employees (selected based on certain characteristics and current position within the organisation)  who will then deliver ‘non time invasive’ nudges (less than 5 minutes per week) to identified teams across the business. By delivering small amounts of engagement (we call them micro-nudges) across a structured period of time, this is where you will see the huge positive impact on your organisation.

We train and develop the selected individuals across the full programme at agreed times, that allows us to get the most from the programme by motivating and holding them to account for their efforts.

If you are looking to maximize your employee’s performance AND happiness levels, in every aspect of their role, so they ultimately get more right first time, empowering them to enhance how they can think, feel and act should definitely be in your plans.

Whether you want increased performance, enhanced production, a step change in safety, or a happier and more connected workforce, or all of the above,  think feel act truly is the foundation of all human performance.  Help people to be more in control of their heads and hearts, and everything else improves.

The Think Feel Act programme explained!

An example from one of our oil and gas clients. They are currently utilizing our Think Feel Act employee performance enhancement and engagement programme to help maximise overall business performance as well as strengthen their safety culture.

“When you hear the programme language ‘nudges’ naturally popping up in every day conversation, and see the enhanced performance, you know you have invested in the right training!”

Operations Director

The Think Feel Act programme explained! An example from one of our Oil and Gas clients. They are utilizing our programme right now to help build an enhanced performance and safety culture based on transparency and collaboration through the ability to optimize how we #Think #Feel and then #ACT.

The Think Feel Act leadership delivery model includes the following 5 engagement phases

Supported leaders produce the structure and energy to enable the performance increase to occur.

This 2 day ramp-up phase enables us to discuss the four areas of the Think Feel Act philosophy and looks at how leaders can overcome issues and successfully implement the four behaviours for them and their teams to achieve transformational success to allow you to get more right, first time! We also look at the other parts of the programme and how they can be embedded to ensure that the energy and commitment are present across the first 12 months.

This includes psychological understanding and tools to improve performance around areas like

  • What stops us from saying what we feel
  • The horsemen of the listening apocalypse
  • Do you really know how you feel RIGHT NOW?
  • What I say vs what they hear
  • How to think through opinions rather than attack to destroy
  • Why we create stories based on perceived ‘danger’
  • The connection between ‘thinking’ and ‘actions’
  • How to play a different story in our heads to the one playing right now.
  • Introduction to coaching and how to optimise its benefits (ongoing training within Quarterly Action Learning Set)

These give just a flavour of our aim from the 2 days which is to raise awareness of our feelings in order to perform better based on more logic and fewer emotional responses. This also impacts positively on how happy and motivated people are.

After the two days, the leaders are supported on an ongoing basis by a structured approach (which is all agreed upfront before we deliver any training) that is proven to enable success by making sure this topic stays important. If we keep talking about it and doing it, we keep getting better at it.

This is to help the leaders embed the core principles of the Think Feel Act programme within their own work environment. This is where the value added from the engagement is delivered within the full workforce.

This is all about support and accountability. It enables them to learn, and then to deliver, as that is the purpose of the engagement.

Each leader may have different variables, demands, characters to deal with, so the 1-2-1 time takes this into consideration. Allowing the leaders this space to see how it fits in with their specific project ensures that we get the best out of each and every employee.

We look at what delivery systems and engagement tools would work best for that leader on his or her particular project, and then we support them to do it!

These are the mandatory times (once per month is the minimum) where the leader discusses the Think Feel Act programme, and how it fits in with their team delivering the project. As well as being time to check in and reflect on how to shape a better future, we also deliver one example of the behaviours from the core principles. These are short, humorous videos that give one example from the Think Feel Act core principles. Feedback has been that from creating the space and then allowing discussions to occur, supported by this type of video, this enables a team ethos to be created. Happy people, being motived by inspired leadership, to deliver on the business objectives.

Here you can see examples of short Energiser videos. These are all developed with your employees supporting the objectives that you want to focus on.


Energiser Example 1 – #Hearothers – this short energiser creates a discussion point around how we can all react when we have not got all of the correct information. We have the ability to start to tell negative stories in our own heads which is not ideal for wellbeing or business performance. Explore more of the facts to make sure we are reacting to data, not emotion.

Energiser Example 2 –  #Deliverthanks – to create a talking point around how, sometimes, we can simply forget to say thank you. Often, we focus on that rare ‘superhero’ like work ethic but forget to say thank you for the smaller things that our people put effort into. You can always make time to say thanks in order to make people feel valued and motivated to go out and perform again.

Energiser Example 3 – #Offerwithoutfear – This Energiser highlights the fact that we are all human and, by default, can all forget things. Rather than ‘catching people out’ we should be reminded to treat each other as we would want to be treated ourselves. It’s the ‘HOW’ we offer what we think that builds truly transformational trust within our organisations. We offer the truth, but in a way that builds the team spirit.

Energiser Example 4 – #ReflectHonestly – Have you created the space to think about how you ‘showed up’ today? How do you think others viewed you? Were you as present as you could have been? This short Energiser looks at some common behaviours in order to try to reduce the number of times these behaviours are present. We reflect on when we may have been like this in order to be more present in the future.

Where small groups of peers get together to share their learning and support each other and ultimately perform better from this process. They also receive further coaching training to increase their own skills, so they can further enhance their teams and their own performance.

This is delivered on a quarterly basis when small groups of peers who are driving this programme get together to share their learning and support each other and they will ultimately perform better from this process.

This is when we understand what has been implemented, and what further support is needed.

It’s a space where the people you are requesting to help the performance of your company can get together to meet, share, learn and remotivate themselves to keep enhancing the Think Feel Act programme’s potential.

They also receive further coaching to increase their own skills so they can enhance their team’s performance.

Each meeting will also see further tools delivered and their coaching skills enhanced so there is a purpose and organic growth of the leader’s skill set.

Employees seeing leaders engaging, allowing employees to ask questions, receiving answers, getting praise…if you do this on a public platform where people can witness it actually happening, the evidence is that you will get more of all the good stuff.

Although some people may take a short while to get used to this, some of the best results have come from the core principles of the programme being delivered and being observed in real time as well as on platforms such as Social Network or Yammer. Seeing other people delivering and promoting the core principles of the programme like this, and getting praised for it, is a huge success factor. It encourages people to join in, it enables them to be more connected to the company’s ambitions and you get more right first time from a motivated and enhanced workforce.

This is where the leaders create the magic that results in happier employees who are optimising their own performance.

The Four Behaviours


If we feel something but then don’t say it, it still drives our behaviour! That emotion is still there! High performing teams have the psychological safety to be truthful with each other. This means that all emotions are presented, which means we understand exactly what our thoughts are, resulting in getting more right, first time. We help others to learn how to control what their minds are telling them and how to offer what they are feeling in a way that benefits everyone.


Too many times when presented with information, we as humans can react emotionally rather than listen. If we stop listening, we fail to really hear what the other person is saying, which is not conducive to a high performing team. The skill to listen, if harnessed correctly, can again allow us to get more right, first time.


Too often now overperformance has become the expected norm. What was classed as an excellent job is now expected of you, and you may or may not get some minimal recognition. However, if a slight underperformance has been detected hours, days and even weeks may be spent on ‘fixing’ you… this time spent on positive to negative reinforcement can be totally disproportionate. By giving genuine recognition (for the heart and soul) not always just reward (for the wallet) you create a workforce who want to go again, and feel happy and inspired to give more.


It’s easy to get caught up in the next thing, pressure to move on, to run when walking would be better. But standing still, and looking for the right way to move first before you start walking, is an essential part of making sure you go the right way! Creating spaces to reflect, understanding how to explore what went well, not so well, and how you can put this new knowledge into use in the future is a critical area in ensuring future success. We focus on reflection time as this allows to appreciate the NOW, to understand more fully the PAST which enables a more effective FUTURE to be developed. It’s also a great space to #KunektMORE with each other, and for the humanistic side of your people to be developed!

big win

Our Research

When we undertook research to find out why ‘things went well’ in organisations, there was a trend that identified four behaviours that were constantly present that enabled the team’s performance to be optimised.

We have now taken those four behaviours and embedded them within our Think Feel Act programme. These behaviours may seem simple but, to do them well, and repeatedly, takes an organised and proven approach.

The output of being better able to deliver these four behaviours? Your employees get more right, first time while feeling so much more positive about the company in which they are working.

Success is achieved when LEADERS are IN the programme, being accountable for success, driving the change, NOT standing by and hoping that someone else builds the bridges for others to cross…

What we have found

…is when a ‘leader’ creates the correct environment and sets out clear requests with supporting language and behaviour that is repeated so people learn to trust that this is ‘the right way” then that becomes their normal too. They join in, they want to feel part of the team, and they further enhance the desired performance environment by their actions.

If the ‘leaders’ within the organisation create the environment for better thinking and collaboration to occur, you get happy people getting more right, first time. EVERYWHERE. 

  • The leader organically connects with their team, creating the desired state.
  • The leader does this by providing the needed psychological safety to the team so they trust the leaders ambitions, and carry out what is needed, it is an all empowering model.
  • The leadership engagement delivery model is robust and is agreed at the very start of the programme.
  • There are mandatory touch points throughout the year so that the investment made returns on its potential.

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