We believe that you will achieve much more if you engage the hearts and minds of the people that matter.

 
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About Us

 

Steps to success
Here at 2engage, we run training programs that give you the skills and confidence to make a real impact in the relationships that matter. Whether you’re in a formal  leadership role, or someone who wants to make a difference, these are the skills that are essential to your success.

We choose to care
We take the time to understand you and your objectives, and if those objectives aren’t clear we’ll help you refine them.

 

We get it
Our clients love that we understand their context, challenges and people – and adapt accordingly. And that we have enough experience and smarts to know how business really works.

We work with you to foster lasting change that makes a difference
We don’t deliver programs and ride off into the sunset. We work with you to foster lasting change that makes a difference.

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Meet The Team

 
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Simon Dowling
Director/Principal Consultant

Simon Dowling is a leading thinker on creating collaborative teams and workplaces. As a speaker, facilitator and educator, he works closely with leaders and teams from some of Australia’s most interesting organisations, equipping them with the inspiration and know-how to build strong, highly engaged teams.

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Liz Varley
Business Manager

Liz works to ensure our clients are happy and our office is thriving. With a background in relationship management and operations management, Liz is dedicated to implementing simple and effective systems to make it  really easy for clients to work with us. She is also keen to do her part to make the experience of being in a 2engage workshop as relevant and immediately useful as it can be for our participants. So it’s only logical that every now and then she likes to drop in on a workshop to watch the magic happen.  Say hi if you see her.

 
 

Simon Dowling

Coach, facilitator and popular conference speaker

2engage is the training business of Simon Dowling – author of the book Work with Me: How to get people to buy into your ideas (Wiley, 2016).

As well as running many of the 2engage training programs, Simon is a leadership team coach, a facilitator, and a popular conference speaker.

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Get your FREE chapter now!

You have ideas. You’ve got projects and initiatives that you need to get off the ground. But here’s the rub - unless you can get others on board, those ideas aren’t going anywhere.

Download the first Chapter of our best performing book. Contact us, to order a copy of the book.

In this magnificently practical book, Simon Dowling unpacks the science of collaboration and makes it an art. Read this to unlock profound new savviness in your quest to build buy-in.
— Dr Jason Fox, behavioural scientist and best-selling author of How to Lead a Quest

Perhaps you’re leading a team or a project?

Or you’ve got great ideas and need to get people to buy-in?

Well, we've got the course for you.

[Heart] + [Mind] + [Action] = Bingo!

 
 
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Testimonials

Our clients love that we understand their context, challenges and people – and adapt accordingly. And that we have enough experience and smarts to know how business really works. Hear what they have to say.

 
Simon has a way of just hitting the mark in group sessions – he quickly embeds his style in to the group dynamics to create a real sense of gelling for the good of the group. Simon’s workshop has given our team the tools to better identify opportunities to work better as a team (our own rules of the road) and to reach our team goals as we support our Charity to grow as a whole
— Adam Blatch, General Manager Governance & Business, Ronald McDonald House Charities Australia
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I love attending Simon’s workshops. He is so engaging, and gets the best out of his attendees. The material is varied & interesting, always involving different methods of presentation.

I feel empowered at the end of the sessions and continue to use the skills learnt. I know my fellow co-workers feel the same, many of us continue with the follow ups that Simon encourages us to partake in.

If you get the chance to attend one of Simon’s workshops, I would thoroughly recommend you do.
— Caroline Ross, Facilities Manager, MYOB NZ Ltd
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