Leading Under Pressure

Facilitated training

Equip leaders with actionable insights and pressure-tested practices for leading teams to peak performance under pressure.

Topics covered:

The hazards-approach to preventing burnout under pressure and promoting growth

The triple responsibility model for supporting wellbeing and performance under pressure

Practical insights from research with hundreds of crisis leaders

A leadership toolkit filled with actionable strategies and tools to deploy with your team

Strategies for sustaining leaders acknowledges the load that leaders have carried the last few years and that they too are at risk of burnout, providing practical approached to sustain leaders.

Please get in touch to discuss the needs of your organization or team.

Meet your facilitator

Jolie Wills


Jolie has a Masters in Cognitive Psychology and is a leading psychosocial expert in disaster and disruption. Jolie has studied how the mind works under prolonged pressure, how we make decisions and how our reactions and behaviors are impacted by stress. Jolie is a survivor of the Christchurch earthquakes and has lived disaster recovery with her family first-hand. She led the psychosocial recovery program for New Zealand Red Cross in response to the earthquakes and has supported those working in disasters around the world. Jolie is a Winston Churchill fellowship recipient, a Leadership New Zealand alumna, an Edmund Hillary Fellow, a co-author of Leading in Disaster Recovery: A Companion through the Chaos and is an advising member to the global Counter Terrorism Prevention Network.