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

Boryana Boshnakova


Boryana is a Leadership Coach to global and diverse leaders. She is passionate about talent development, systemic change and humanity in the workplace. She has almost 30 years of experience in a global energy company and a start-up. Her experience lies in commercial, people development and change management roles and a variety of consulting and coaching assignments in energy, pharma, technology, telecommunications, distribution and non-for-profit organisations. Boryana is based in Bulgaria and she works in English, Bulgarian and Russian.

Graham Bird


Graham enjoys working with people and has been doing so since his first training and coaching roles some 30 years ago. He has an ability to connect to others and is able to build strong, trusting relationships quickly. He is an accomplished facilitator having run hundreds of leaderships and team development programmes and has been at the forefront of Oxford Leadership’s open Self Managing Leadership® programmes across Europe and in the UK.


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

We are delighted to offer the SML® Programme as an open online seminar. It will be an inspiring and interactive workshop with moments of deep personal reflection.

The programme includes dozens of real life examples of personal & professional transformations and international best practices making this programme especially beneficial.


21-22 October and 26-27 October
09:00-13:00 CET 2021


COSTS: €825 excl. VAT

40% early bird discount of €495*

*Register before 31 August

*However, if you decide to pay the full price then you will enjoy 3 one-to-one coaching sessions to support your action plan.

*10% discount if you are self-funding, a freelancer, an NGO leader or if your company registers 3 or more people. Use discount code: SMLOct


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