Are you ready to find your ‘why’ and unlock the power of purpose in your professional and personal life?

Almost one million executives have already discovered their ‘why’ through our Self-Managing Leadership programme. They’re proving that it’s possible to enjoy professional and personal success while having a positive impact on the world around you.

Our 10-step model helps participants identify their purpose, values and vision in order to define the focus and character which defines their leadership. A 90-day action plan for each participant will be developed focusing on the few things which have the largest impact, for both personal and professional development. A powerful step-by-step framework for focusing, changing negative habits, making critical choices and bringing plans to life. Participants learn how to influence change at the individual, team and organisation level.

Harness the power of purpose in ten modules Our proven 10-step programme gives you everything you need to find your purpose, identify your vision, and make it happen.

Harness the power of purpose in ten modules

Our proven 10-step programme gives you everything you need to find your purpose, identify your vision, and make it happen.

Through careful introspection and guided facilitation, you will:

  • Learn how to lead through influence, not authority
  • Learn how to transform bad habits and patterns into good ones
  • Learn how to make better choices by being a ‘detached observer’
  • Develop and strengthen your intuitive, emotional, and social intelligence
  • Identify and leverage on your core strengths and qualities
  • Focus on the few things that will make the biggest difference in your life
  • Create breakthrough goals and an action plan to execute them

Programme Facilitators

Jasmijn de Smit


Jasmijn is a senior leadership consultant, coach and trainer specialising in personal and leadership development. Having lived in China, the Middle East and Europe, worked in technology, consulting and hospital management, Jasmijn has broad experience to draw on regarding leadership in multicultural settings. Her background in Business Administration (MSc) enables her to understand complex organisational challenges and dynamics.

Peter Teijgeman


Peter helps create breakthrough moments for people who are eager to accelerate their leadership effectiveness. He helps them gain clarity, direction and momentum by unleashing their natural strengths, talents and passions so that they can lead themselves and their organizations to new levels of mastery. Clients highly value Peter’s ability to identify with their challenges, offer them new perspectives and support them in making powerful choices.

Vera Van Haren


Vera has a master in social psychology and is a corporate leadership trainer and program developer with many years of experience providing programs for hundreds of managers and employees. By combining real listening, in-depth questioning and out of the comfort zone techniques, she has the ability to open up the full potential of people and guide them to the next steps in their personal lives and careers. Vera is an expert at creating a psychological safe environment and awareness.

What people say about the Self-Managing Leadership Programme

Top leaders will benefit from making a leadership journey that touches their hearts and minds. This is an inspirational experience that allows personal leadership to be the starting point and anchor for better team and organisational leadership.
Heiko HutmacherBoard of Management - CHROMetro
Oxford Leadership’s Self-Managing Leadership programme was by far the most powerful and moving course I have ever attended in my entire professional career. Brian’s vision and foresight has helped me deal with many difficult situations both personally and professionally.
Vice PresidentWarner Bros

I don't know how you can be an effective leader within Telefónica if you did not go through this programme or buy into its philosophy.

René SchusterFormer CEOTelefónica - Germany

Sign up to the world’s most popular
self-management course

Allow yourself 2 days “away from it all” amidst the heather and forests of “De Hoorneboeg” in Hilversum (Amsterdam area). The perfect location to find inner peace and wisdom. Book one of the basic though stylish 1 or 2 person bedrooms at De Hoorneboeg and wake up by the sound of twittering birds. Enjoy the delicious biological food straight from the local vegetable garden. Return home from this mini-retreat feeling mentally and physically reborn.


15-16 September 2021


COSTS: €1250 excl. VAT

€300 early bird discount for bookings up to
6 weeks before start of the course.

Includes:2 course days, all materials, 2 x lunch, 1 x dinner,
unlimited coffee, tea and healthy snacks.

Hotel rooms can be booked separately via Jasmijn. Together with De Hoorneboeg precautions have been taken to assure a safe stay.

The maximum group size has been adjusted and 2-person rooms can only be booked by 2 people from the same household. Should Covid-19 measures change, we will act accordingly and inform you as soon as possible.


For more information or to register:

Jasmijn de Smit

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