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Experience our Shine and Spark courses for yourself

Hot off the press! 2023 dates for Open Shine and Open Spark, our professional & personal development courses for individuals. Join tens of thousands of women around the world and experience Shine and Spark for yourself, so that you can confidently forge your own path. Typically we work with women across large organisations, but four times a year we run Open courses, for individual women looking for that extra Shine or Spark.

(If you are looking for more information on behalf of your organisation – click here!)

What is Shine?

Shine is our two-day in-person experience designed to build confidence, clarity and connection in women. Delivered by our professional executive coaches and facilitators, you will be challenged and coached to reconnect to your core values and rediscover your personal competitive advantage. You can resolve issues, lose baggage and get past what holds you back in your personal and professional lives, in a safe space. And you’ll leave with a new set of priorities and a plan, full of confidence and excitement for your future – which you have control of.

⭐ It’s an opportunity to step out from behind your desk and your life and recalibrate.

⭐ You’ll gain a greater sense of what you can achieve and how you’re going to do it.

⭐ Get an energy-boost – reconnect with your core values and understand what others see in you.

⭐ Discover your personal competitive advantage. Get strong and confident.

⭐ Resolve issues, lose baggage, get past what holds you back.

⭐ Find a new focus – hone a new set of priorities, create a plan, get clear and excited about the future.

“I came to Open Shine because I am my own boss and I wanted to reflect and recalibrate where I am and where my business is. I’m leaving stronger, clearer, braver and with a new network of highly talented women who I’ve met here.”

Business Owner, Marketing Consultancy

What is Spark?

Spark is a natural follow-on from Shine, however taking part in Shine is not a prerequisite. A desire to having real impact is what matters. Spark gives women tools to build their power, presence and influence on the people and systems around them. Over the course of two days, you will discover scientifically-proven techniques used by professional broadcasters and performers that you can adopt in your day-to-day life. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of how to authentically influence different audiences in different situations, in order to have a greater impact on the world.

⭐ Feel more powerful and impactful

⭐ Find your authentic professional voice

⭐ Get equipped with the tools you need to influence others and the environment around you

⭐ Use your presence to make your dreams and ambitions happen

“I’m naturally quite confident in my personal life, but sometimes I struggle to translate that into the workplace and bring my authentic self. Participating in Spark really enabled me to feel comfortable being confident, using my voice, and owning that. When I’m in meetings I’m not being held back from speaking up by fear.
Instead it feels like it’s a very natural thing to do and I’ve already seen this have a positive impact at work.”

Senior Leader, Investment Banking

Who is Open Shine and Open Spark for?

Shine and Spark are designed for mid-senior level women who have a desire to make an impact on the world. At our Open events we welcome a mixture of women working in the corporate world and entrepreneurs – either having already set up their own business, or needing a confidence boost to make that leap.

Where does Open Shine and Open Spark take place?

Shine’s home is a Georgian mansion house with huge sea vistas of Lyme Bay on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. Rhode Hill House is a well-known venue for creative leadership and an inspirational place for personal growth. Costs do not include accommodation and travel, but there are a wide range of B&Bs and guesthouses locally which we can recommend.

This year we are also planning some London-based Open courses. More information will be available soon.

What are the available 2023 dates?

Open Shine

21st – 23rd June 2023

Open Spark

26th – 27th April 2023

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