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Different Development

Created by Different Theatre's Artistic Director, Sam Chittenden, Sussex-based Different Development offer powerful approaches to personal & organisational development 

We use creative methods to help people harness their emotional intelligence & self awareness, resulting in improved performance & greater fulfilment. 

We bring Board-member experience and a real understanding of the issues facing leaders and organisations today 

We offer bespoke support, from coaching and interview or presentation practice for individuals, through interactive team and board development, to group facilitation and experiential workshops 

If you are serious about improving leadership ability or team work, getting to the heart of an issue, or finding your next role, contact us for a no obligation chat using the form below.

Sam's experience includes many years as an NHS Board Director, & as an actor, director & writer.  Her skills include coaching, mentoring & facilitation.  ILM Certificate in Executive Coaching & Leadership Mentoring;  Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council

Sam's experience includes many years as an NHS Board Director, & as an actor, director & writer. Her skills include coaching, mentoring & facilitation. ILM Certificate in Executive Coaching & Leadership Mentoring; Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council

Sam created just the right mix of challenge and support to enable participants to step safely out of their comfort zones. I would definitely recommend Sam as a workshop leader/facilitator.”

Our development work is powerful & effective.  We are different because we help you focus on the real issues, leverage strengths rather than focus on weaknesses, & use a range of techniques to help you have the right conversations - with your self, your team, your customers or audience. 

We work with a wide range of organisations & individuals.  Much of our organisational work is in the public sector, especially the NHS.  We are happy to supply client references. 

Get in touch using the contact form below to find our more about our bespoke services.

ORGANISATIONS

We have particular expertise in strategic thinking, organisational design, partnership working, engagement events, and fostering creativity.

We use creative approaches and emotional intelligence to get deep quick.  Keynote sessions and conference Masterclasses are also available.

BOARD DEVELOPMENT

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

SERVICE TRANSFORMATION

ORGANISATIONAL STORYTELLING

VISION, MISSION & VALUES WORK (OR WHAT, WHY & HOW)

STAFF ENGAGEMENT & CUSTOMER INSIGHTS

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT, MENTORING & PEER COACHING PROGRAMMES

TEAMS

Our workshops are experiential, powerful and fun.

We have particular skill in using creative and emotionally intelligent facilitation tools that break through entrenched problems and stuck thinking, and create cohesion in teams and groups.  We will support you to fix problems while building trust.

TEAM BUILDING

ACTION LEARNING

GROUP COACHING

360° FEEDBACK

FACILITATION

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

SKILLS WORKSHOPS

INDIVIDUALS

We help individuals to unleash their full potential by creating a safe yet challenging space for exploration.

Whether you seek Executive Coaching, help with a transition, or to develop communication skills, we give you the tools and confidence you need.

Book an exploratory conversation to find out more.

COACHING PROGRAMMES & SESSIONS (EXECUTIVE COACHING; NAVIGATING LIFE CHANGES; CAREER COACHING) 

PRESENTATION, INTERVIEW & COMMUNICATION SKILLS TRAINING

LEADERSHIP MASTERCLASSES

RETREATS