90-Day Mastery: Embed and apply Solution Focused Thinking to key organisational goals

This blended programme enables you to experience, embed and apply the award-winning Go M.A.D.® Thinking System whilst working to achieve key operational objectives. Ideal for leaders and managers, this programme mixes physical resources, live, virtual workshops and guided digital tuition with complete day-to-day support from our expert Thinking Engineers.

You will work on real projects to make a measurable difference in your organisation through 30, 60 and 90-day challenges. You will learn how to coach yourself and others, how to think in helpful ways, how to hold the best conversations to involve others and achieve buy-in, and how to make sure plans, activities and objectives are crystal clear using advanced goal defining techniques.

Graduates of this programme acquire a vast toolkit of advanced techniques and a lifetime of enhanced personal effectiveness, improved relationships and the confidence and ability to make significant, measurable, and lasting impacts in the workplace.

Start dates
See below for programme structure and dates of live sessions:

90-Day Mastery Blended Programme

  • February 22nd

4-day face-to-face Intensive Programme*

  • December 7th
  • January 24th

*We are re-introducing our face-to-face programme, held at our our idyllic countryside HQ over the coming months. If you are interested in registering your interest for the 4-day face-to-face intensive programme please contact us using the button below.

Dates for 2022 will be released in the coming months please do contact us if you have any specific requirements.

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The Go M.A.D.® Thinking Solution Focused Thinking: 90-Day Mastery Programme, gives you practical tools to apply immediately in 3 ways:

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For yourself:

Massively increasing your effectiveness in achieving business and personal success.

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For others:

Helping individuals and teams to improve performance and find solutions through thinking differently.

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For your organisation:

Using proven techniques to make significant improvements and make a positive business impact.

Programme outcomes

At the end of the Go M.A.D. Solution Focused Thinking: 90-Day Mastery Programme, you will have mastered the core Go M.A.D. Thinking skills at a personal level, as well as having learned and applied numerous practical tools and techniques to assist others in making measurable business improvements. Plus, by demonstrating and submitting evidence of a return on investment to your organisation you will gain Go M.A.D. accreditation.

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Explain the 7 key principles and eleven critical links that are the DNA of success

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Use High Quality Questioning techniques to improve conversations with yourself, with others and with groups

Utilise four goal defining techniques to create goals about anything and give absolute clarity to outcomes

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Generate vast quantities of ideas through possibility thinking to greatly increase your options

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Coach yourself and others using a structured pathway to achieve goals and solve problems

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Show the results of two completed 30-Day challenges that have made a measurable difference in the workplace

How it works:

This course is delivered remotely, and the blended approach means learning is via:

  • A physical box of resources including a workbook that guides you through the programme and the best-selling Go M.A.D. Thinking books – “The Art of Making a Difference” & “Go M.A.D. About Coaching”
  • An online learning portal to access videos, podcasts and printable materials for the self-learning elements of the programme
  • Live group sessions to build on your self-learning and practice your new skills and techniques
  • Coaching support before, during and after the programme by our Solution Focused Thinking Engineers

The blended approach of this programme allows you to learn at your own pace. And, you have time to put your learning into practice between the live sessions. In addition to our facilitators, you will also have the support of other delegates as you coach each other through your 30, 60, 90-day challenges.

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"Fantastic! I came away with the tools to move my managers and teams onwards to greater levels.

I have also found a way of getting the managers to find the answers from within themselves instead of just asking questions that they know the answers to."

– Customer Relations Operations Manager, Virgin Media

The Foundations

The programme kicks off with 3 hours of self-learning when you receive the physical box of resources. This is followed by a day dedicated to introducing you to Solution Focused Thinking through a 4-hour live group session in the morning and an afternoon of 3 hours of self-learning. The next week will see you exploring goal defining, possibility thinking, and coaching skills through a mixture of live group sessions and self-learning.

Putting into practice

With all the foundations in place we then support you to put your learning into practice on a day-to-day basis. We keep in touch through live group review sessions every 30 days. During this time, you will complete two challenges to Make a Difference, enabling you to use and embed the tools and skills you have learnt into your everyday life and work right away. At the end of the 90 days you will have completed your Solution Focused Thinking Mastery.

Celebrating your success!

You are now a Solution Focused Thinking Master! At the end of the programme you will be exclusively invited to join an ‘Audience with Andy Gilbert’ online celebration. Andy is the founder of Go MAD Thinking and developed the Results Framework that underpins all the tools and techniques. This is an exclusive opportunity to ask him any questions and pick his brains about the powerful framework. An opportunity not to be missed!

Programme dates

This programme follows a blended approach consisting of a mixture of live sessions and self-learning. The first stage is 3 hours of self-learning followed by the first live session, ‘An Introduction to Solution Focused Thinking’ which are running on the following dates:

Start dates:

90-Day Mastery Blended Programme

  • February 22nd

4-day face-to-face Intensive Programme

  • December 7th
  • January 24th

Dates for each of the programmes are shown below. Delegates must be able to attend ALL live sessions as part of their programme.

90-Day Mastery Blended Programme

  Pre-programme Self-learning Live session 1 Live session 2 Live session 3 30 Day Review 60 Day Review 90 Day Review
February 3 hours 22/02/22
09:00 - 13:00
09:00 - 13:00
09:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 15:00
13:30 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:00

4-day face-to-face Intensive Programme

  Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
December 07/12/21 08/12/21 09/12/21 10/12/21
January 24/01/22 25/01/22 26/01/22 27/01/22


£2,750 (+ VAT) including all learning materials, live sessions and ongoing support.

To ensure a high quality of learning, each programme is restricted to 12 delegates. So, if you’re ready to learn and master an amazingly powerful way of thinking based on more than 4,000 hours of research, we recommend you register your interest and one of our team will call you to answer questions and provide more information.

An invoice will be raised when you register your place and must be settled before commencement of the programme.

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"I really benefited from attending the Solutions Focused Thinking programme, both on a business and personal level.

The methodology is practical and easy to use and I find my team getting value from the process when I apply the methodology in our team meetings"

– Chief Human Resources Officer, Veolia UK & Ireland