A better balanced management team
leads to better organisational performance

An Inspirational Journey works to address the imbalance of talent that exists at the top of corporate Britain.  We deliver tangible, sustainable and collaborative solutions on this serious business imperative through programmes, events and projects that collectively helps organisations to allow the best talent to lead regardless of gender, sector or region…

Simply put... “Better Balance is Better Business”

An Inspirational Journey’s initiatives...

The Balanced Business Forum

The Balanced Business Forum (Formally The Women’s Business Forum) has evolved into the world’s first and only annual gender balanced leadership and talent management conference. Now in its 6th year, it brings together over 500 influential business leaders from across the world, providing a global platform for current & aspiring leaders, who want & need to be challenged with new research, case studies and proven solutions to progressive talent management.

No other leadership or business forum provides a gender balanced international stage, delegation and global speakers who have included:

Next Forum Date: Date to be announced - watch this space!

The Pearls Programme

The Pearls is the only business-led programme designed to deliver what women need and organisations want to support, guide and inspire more women from middle to senior management. It is a 2-3 year programme with a choice of skills focused events & webinars, unique peer to peer networking and online support to develop and nurture an organisation’s female talent pipeline.

The Ach-Eve Programme

Ach-Eve is a programme created and developed for both female and male talent identified as having the potential to reach the executive within 7 years. It is a 1-2 year programme which provides skills, results and output focused events, high level cross sector mentoring and support and a unique networking environment.

The Two Percent Club

The Two Percent Club is a national network, with regional reach, of senior influential women who represent the top 2% of executive and non-executive women from the private, public, charity and entrepreneurial sectors. Their aim is to ensure that they ‘lift as they climb’ and positively influence the issue of the under-representation of women at the top of UK business from the top of organisations


AIJ.TV is an online platform created to inspire, provide guidance and direction to the next generation of leaders regardless of gender. The channel features a series of ten minute interviews with some of the most successful male and female leaders of today, who talk openly and honestly about their personal career journey. This provides a valuable online resource for viewers to “Invest ten minutes a week for a lifetime of experience”.

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