We believe that growing people is key to growing business
Whole brain thinking
Tired of talking past each other at work? We have the tools to give you insight into what makes you and your team tick. We'll help you build confidence in your communication.
We believe that growing people is the key to growing business, and that learning lies at the heart of change. We create high-quality, tailored in-house training and scheduled courses.
Whether its writing policy or action plans we have the tools to help keep your organisation flourishing. You won’t be left with ‘now what?’ after your training programme.
Courses Coming Up
This course is the perfect leadership preparation. Increase your personal awareness and gain the skills to connect with and lead others. You will:
- Develop your unique leadership style
- Learn effective communication techniques
- Become confident in your own strengths and abilities
- Build work relationships based on trust and respect.
Tuesdays 27 February & 6 March 2018
SUSTAINABILITY: In Our Community
At BDC we are all for sustainable actions that help our planet. While we'd like to change the World by reversing climate change, removing plastic from the oceans and achieving World peace while we are at it, we are starting small and starting locally.
This is what was collected from around York Stream in the Nelson Warehouse and Countdown carpark in a short morning's work on Saturday 16 September. Work is continuing to clean up this stream. We aim to hold more clean-up events like this to keep Nelson beautiful.
(from left) Ron Eckman, Liz Crawshaw (BDC Presenters) and Julie Varney (BDC Director)
Grow your people. Grow your business.
If you think there’s something holding your organisation back, don’t let it slide.
Call or email Business Development Company and we’ll get on the case.
What people say
Peter Bramley, CEO, Nelson Marlborough DHB:
"Julie and Richard worked with our Executive Leadership Team guiding us to identify what makes a Great Team. Their knowledge and professional facilitation have enabled our team to better deliver the vision for health in our region with greater focus and commitment, and a deeper appreciation of the skills that each other brings to the challenge.”
Sarah Brown, Human Resources Manager, Cawthron Institute:
"BDC helped our leaders to develop an awareness of the mechanics of leading teams and the skills needed to do that well. In essence, our leaders have gained knowledge of the process: to stop and think, know what they need to do, have the skills to do it or engage others to assist where needed.”
I had the privilege of staying a few nights off-grid on the West Coast this summer. Set in beautiful, native bush were two parts of the house – a massive yurt was designated as the sleeping area and a purpose-built shed contained a basic kitchen, wooden table and comfy couches. Rainwater was collected, a composting […]Read More