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4D Leadership

4D Leadership – Competitive Advantage Through Vertical Leadership Development

Twenty years ago the accumulation of skills, knowledge and experience (‘horizontal development’) was sufficient for business success. Today, it’s not. 4D Leadership – Competitive Advantage Through Vertical Leadership Development, offers a new approach of ‘vertical development’.

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Complete Coherence is a consultancy that specialises in developing enlightened leadership through individual and team development. We enable leaders to make a more meaningful contribution in an increasingly VUCA world, i.e. one that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

Complete Coherence was founded in 2004 by Dr Alan Watkins, drawing on his background as a physician and neuroscientist. Our approach encompasses multiple lines of development based on human performance research, integrated with insights from neuroscience, biology, complexity theory and other diverse fields. We believe that with the right coaching and development, human beings can be brilliant every day.


We have extensive experience coaching CEOs & executives to achieve greater levels of performance integrating cutting edge neuroscience, cardiology & complexity theory.

We believe leaders are capable of so much more than they are currently delivering, even if they are working flat out. What’s more we can prove it, and show...


Developing teams

Over the last 15 years we have guided many executive teams to exceptional performance through a series of bespoke team modules focusing on more than just traditional team bonding.

Building a high performing team takes time, but the commercial return on investment can be significant. The Complete Coherence approach to team development achieves genuine improvements in team performance....



Leadership capability has been misunderstood for many years. All our metrics drive development; they are scientifically based and are designed to improve commercial performance.

Complete Coherence believes that managerial and leadership capability has been misunderstood and mismeasured for many years. Most modern management and leadership assessments fail because they don’t help you develop...


TEDx Talks/Keynotes

Why you feel what you feel | Alan Watkins | TEDxOxford

Being Brilliant Every Day
Part 1

Being Brilliant Every Day
Part 2

Latest News, Events & Blogs


News: Facilitating political peace talks

On Thursday 13th October, Complete Coherence’s Dr Alan Watkins was referenced in the House of Lords Hansard by Lord Andrew Stone, in regards to his recent work facilitating the Palestine Israeli peace talks.

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News: Dr Alan Watkins on BBC Radio 2

Dr Alan Watkins talking to Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2 about how mismanaged emotions can lead to aggressive behaviour.

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Blog: The media – balanced or baloney?

Faced with a complicated news story to present, many media producers seek out so-called experts to explain to us, ill-informed listeners or viewers, what is really going on. But are they really moving us towards the answers we desperately need?

The trouble with experts

Blog: The trouble with experts

As the world gets more confusing and complicated, who do we turn to for answers?

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