what we do:

We are a Performance Consultancy that combines our expertise in Organisational Psychology, Psychotherapy & Organisational Design to enable your leaders, managers & teams to unleash your organisation’s full potential. Our work could entail:

+ Improving your operational effectiveness & efficiency, removing pain points & leveraging competitive advantage by aligning your business model, strategy, structure and processes.

+ Improving the ability of your client facing staff to drive your revenue growth by developing their emotional intelligence to better relate to, influence & persuade clients.

+ Improving the ability of your leaders & managers to galvanise trust, engagement & commitment & retain great talent by developing their emotional intelligence & better personal strategies.

+ Improving communication, direction, focus, collaboration & innovation by developing your management’s strategic thinking beyond narrow departmental operational thinking.

+ Improving how well your people continue to function, remain rational, listen & think creatively when stressed, challenged or criticised, by developing their emotional resilience.


All of which increases an organisation’s return on their existing investment in human capital & infrastructure

Core Services we provide:

Identify Issues & Solutions

Before you can improve performance, you first need to find out what’s limiting it. Our Discovery Phase does exactly that. We review the mind-sets, behaviours, culture and infrastructure across your leadership, management and execution teams, to identify what is reducing your organisation’s capacity to create value for your people, your clients and your bottom line. Like a medical examination, this enables you to uncover concealed issues sooner, diagnose the underlying causes of presenting symptoms and prescribe the right treatment to improve performance.


Performance Coaching

Our performance coaching sessions enable your people across sales and execution to develop more effective mind-sets, behaviours and personal strategies to address the issues affecting their performance. The sessions provide a risk free environment in which to discuss any issues they are experiencing and their approach to addressing them. Throughout the sessions we challenge their thinking, behaviours and communication and develop their personal insight. By doing so we simultaneously support them to overcome the issues they’re experiencing and develop their emotional intelligence, resilience and confidence to build more productive relationships with clients and internal personnel.

Leadership & Management Development

We provide real-time support on live issues to develop how effective your organisation’s leadership and management are at creating an environment which engages and empowers your people to drive themselves, collaborate and innovate in order to create the most value for your clients, your people and your organisation. We consider the impact of your organisation’s infrastructure and culture on the mind-sets and behaviours of your leadership and management, and vice-versa. 


Mediation and conflict resolution sessions to move beyond issues, acrimony and dysfunction to effective and professional functioning units

Organisational Design and Development

Where required we work with key champions in your organisation to redesign and align the organisation’s infrastructure across your leadership, management and execution teams. By doing so we improve the effectiveness and efficiency with which it creates value for your people, your clients and your bottom line. We work on aligning the whole business model including the organisation’s purpose, structure, strategy, processes, forums, tools and systems.

Culture Creation

Your culture is the aggregate dominant behaviours within your organisation. Positive or not, these shape the behaviours of everyone and at a subconscious level set the tone of what is acceptable and how safe and valued people feel. We facilitate your leadership and management to set the values and tone of what they think is acceptable, we stress test their thinking and ensure that those values are being embedded and lived at all levels of the organisation. By doing so we enable you to build an organisational DNA which gives your people an identity they can belong to and evangelise as ambassadors of your brand.

What Our Client’s Say:

“I’m really pleased with the work that APPS have done to develop our people and set-up. As a result we’re scaling up, we’ve had the biggest week of interviews we’ve ever had and we’ve just closed a deal which is five times our average deal size. We’re happy, our clients are happy and the year ahead is looking great!”

Roger Wilkinson CEO at Oho Recruitment

Leicester Riders Basketball Club

“…Their work is totally different to anything the players or I have experienced before and it makes a real difference. I urge any team seeking to develop that competitive edge to use APPS”

Russell Levenston Managing Director Leicester Riders

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“Achieve Positive People Solutions (APPS) are extremely effective and have become invaluable partners in strengthening how engaged and empowered our people are across the organisation to drive performance… I would highly recommend working with APPS to any organisation that wants to get the best from their people”


Mike Anderson CEO at Chelsea Apps Factory

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“I have worked with Mary for many years and she is outstanding in her field. She has been instrumental in helping me transform the businesses I have managed … which has seen a 1000% improvement in effectiveness with significant top and bottom line gains… I can’t recommend Mary highly enough.”

David Simms Managing Director & Regional Publisher at Local World






Why Us:

  • Expertise - Our Founder Mary is an Organisational Psychologist and Psychotherapist and the British Psychological Society's expert on performance.
  • Experience - We are a safe pair of hands with over 25 years' of practical commercial experience in successfully delivering to individuals, teams and organisations across Technology, Staffing, Logistics, Healthcare, Retail, Construction, Manufacturing, Insurance, The public Sector and Professional Sports Clubs.
  • External - Being external gives us the separation needed to identify and address the real issues affecting performance, which internal resources don't have.
  • Personalised - We will get to know you and your organisation very well and will treat it with the same respect and courtesy as we would our own organisation.
  • Committed - We give you everything we’ve got because we believe in what we're doing and your success is our success.

Why We Do It:

Concorde, iPhone, Google, Super Saturday.

Individuals, teams and organisations can achieve outstanding results when they have the right environment, yet 87% of people are disengaged from their work and there is a productivity gap. 

By doing what we do we can support leaders, founders and CEO’s to build exceptional organisations that not only generate stellar returns, but also inspire greatness in their people, raise the bar of excellence ever higher and maybe, just maybe, change the world.

Contact us today to find out more