To realise a world where people and planet can thrive.
We want a world where organisations everywhere put people and the planet ahead of profit, so we have made it our mission to challenge and guide organisations and the people in them to be brave; brave enough to innovate, to learn, to journey through discomfort, and to create change that actively contributes to a thriving world.
In 2020 we started to see some fundamental shifts happening in the world at large.
Changes in how we work (driven primarily by the forced move to remote work), increased awareness of the impacts of the Climate Crisis and a roaring cry for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion everywhere. We are now entering into a period of prolonged uncertainty where organisations and their people need to adapt to survive & thrive.
Facilitators of innovation and inclusive company culture
We help you get clarity on your challenges (which often includes addressing any elephants in the room), create a safe environment for you to explore new possibilities and support you to make the changes necessary for positive outcomes. We use our skills and experience in design thinking, facilitation, coaching, behaviour change and psychology to help you take the brave steps necessary for successful adaptation.
A safe environment for brave action and growth.
We provide Transformation Labs, Workshops and Coaching to help you/your organisation/your team to clearly identify what it is you need to do, discover the best way forward, and put in place tangible actions and processes to get there. Find more details on our offerings here.
We want a world we are happy to pass to the next generation and we know this is going to take brave decisions and swift actions, so we founded The Brave Lab.
We challenge and guide people & organisations to be brave; brave enough to innovate, to learn, to journey through discomfort, to actively participate in creating a thriving world. We create a safe environment and bring with us tested tools and techniques that empower you to take those first brave steps.
We work with
Tech Companies Universities NGOs Public Sector Organisations Charities Healthcare Organisations Pharmaceutical Companies Food Companies The Screen Sector Community Educators Local Authorities
During our time helping people and organisations change, we’ve helped over 100 clients across numerous sectors and industries across the globe make changes that stick.
You're ready to work with us if you are...
... an organisation
that is ready to try something different, you are committed to reimagining how you do things, you are focused on putting the betterment of your people and the planet at the core of what you do and you want to bring your people and stakeholders with you.
... an individual
...who knows it is time for a change. You feel the discomfort of an ill-fitting career, you know there is a better way of working for you, but need strategies to get moving.
We are . . .
Jess Hayden and Lucy Mc Kenna.
The Brave Lab is a merger of two separate businesses Elan Vital Growth & Innovation run by Jess Hayden and Full Aeon run by Lucy Mc Kenna. Both businesses were created in 2016, and focused on helping organisations develop their people and take innovative approaches to how they work, as well as coaching individuals to take new directions with their life and work.