Innovation Coaching & Collaboration

A 3-step program for leaders and teams

We’ve been working with successful leaders and their teams for almost two decades. And, after thousands of conversations, we know what makes innovation happen.

Is innovation important (to you and your team)?
Do you want to lead a successful team?
Do you need to be part of a high-performing team?

Traditional executive coaching asks: “How do I become a successful leader?”

Innovation coaching asks:

“Given who I am, who I know and what I know, what kind of innovation leader could I become?
What kind of innovation culture could I create? How could I help my team thrive?”

It’s about using proven processes to enable your mindset, skillset and toolset to be an effective leader.We’ll help you bridge the gap between where you are now and what you know could be possible. Discover how to become more strategic, spending more time on innovation and less time on ‘business as usual’.

Through innovation coaching, you’ll have a direct line to our experts and develop practical skills to engage key people, inspire collaboration and influence outcomes across all levels of your organisation.


Innovation Coaching & Collaboration

Innovation Coaching & Collaboration distills 20 years of learning and insights across innovation, collaboration, digital collaboration and strategy.

It’s our 3-step program to help leaders and teams of any shape, size or sector, succeed.

What makes this program different?

Skills and learning for 2020 and beyond.

Explore insights, programs and tools developed through collaboration with innovative organisations such as Roche, CSR, Dept of Health, AGL, Coca-Cola, Sydney Trains, CSR, and more.

  • Be more strategic. Spend more time on innovation and less time on ‘business as usual’.
  • Discover practical skills to engage teams and influence outcomes.
  • Explore strategies and tools to drive collaboration.
  • Learn what’s worked (and what didn’t), reaping the benefits of community and collaboration.

Program Outline


  1. ‘Conversational-Style’ Review (Health Check)
    To analyse priority areas and performance, set clear actionable objectives and share relevant strategies, tools and methods.
  2. Custom Learning (Training)
    To address your identified priorities from Step 1, we’ll design and deliver a custom in-house solution incorporating relevant tools and programs.
  3. Innovation Coaching (Ongoing Support)
    Be empowered through one-on-one coaching and support from our experts. Share knowledge and insights to equip you for 2020 and beyond.


  1. ‘Conversational-Style’ Review (Health Check via digital collaboration platforms)
    To analyse priority areas and performance, set clear actionable objectives and share relevant strategies, tools and methods.
  2. Custom Learning (Interactive Remote Workshop)
    To address your identified priorities, we’ll deliver a highly interactive problem solving workshop or team building workshop including templates and virtual whiteboards for an authentic collaboration experience, together with our latest best practice research canvases.
  3. Innovation Coaching Online (Ongoing Support)
    Be empowered and supported through one-on-one coaching from our experts, including tools, knowledge and insights to navigate 2020 and beyond.
coaching stats

Why innovation coaching?

According to a Manchester Consulting Group study of Fortune 100 executives, the Economic Times reports “coaching resulted in a ROI of almost 6 times the program cost as well as a 77% improvement in relationships, 67% improvement in teamwork, 61% improvement in job satisfaction and 48% improvement in quality. Additionally, a study of Fortune 500 telecommunications companies by MatrixGlobal found executive coaching resulted in a 529% ROI.

Whether your priority is innovation, collaboration, digital collaboration or strategy, we can customise your Innovation Coaching and Collaboration Program to suit.

“Challenging the thinking is the reason to join Hargraves because they are both a great sounding board and encyclopaedia of information and contacts to help you find the best solution to a complex problem or situation.”

– Food Innovation Australia Ltd

“A crystal ball moment where what we suspected about our team was confirmed. Positives and negatives. We recommend this exercise to any team.”

– Meat & Livestock Australia

“Hargraves provides the frameworks and advice when we need it. Our membership facilitates access to outsiders who are on an innovation journey of their own. Our people get regular access to networks beyond the four walls of our industry.”

– Melbourne Water



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