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Thinking Partnership

Think at a deeper level than you ever have before

Course Overview

​Learn and practise creating Nancy Kline’s Thinking Environment, a space where innovation and independent thinking flourish.

Learn and practise being a Thinker, thinking at a deeper level than you ever have before on whatever topics you choose. Experience your Thinking Partner igniting your thinking by giving you encouragement and their undivided attention with no interruptions. 


Practise being a Thinking Partner, creating a Thinking Environment where the Thinker feels empowered to go to the unexplored edge of their thinking. 


Observe others experiencing the Thinking Partnership. Learn the techniques, behaviours and considerations that make an effective Thinking Partnership.


As a Thinker, you can think independently, in confidence, about whatever you choose without judgment or direction. 


​Sometimes, the Thinker may identify an outcome they want to accomplish. Often, an untrue assumption holds them back. As a Thinking Partner, you’ll learn to help the Thinker identify the untrue assumption stopping them from achieving their desired outcome. 


By crafting an Incisive Question, you’ll help them replace their untrue assumption with a liberating truth, opening doors to new opportunities and possibilities that seemed out of reach.


​On completing this course, you can join a global directory of Thinking Partners who have all completed one of these Time To Think courses. You can get in touch with people in this directory to meet up for a Thinking Partnership.

Key Learnings

  • The Time To Think techniques and behaviours that ignite exceptional thinking.

  • Independent thinking with creativity, rigour and courage.

  • Listening as a Thinking Partner at a level that encourages independent thinking.

  • Identifying assumptions and questioning whether or not they are true.

  • Creating Incisive Questions that free the mind of untrue assumptions.

Who Should Attend?

Coaches, mentors, managers, leaders and anyone who wants to improve themselves and others through high-quality, independent thinking.


“Thinking Partnership training has been transformative. Equipping me and my teams with skills we didn’t know we needed to unlock our cognitive potential and approach challenges with newfound clarity. The program’s emphasis on deep, reflective thinking not only enhanced problem-solving and significantly elevated overall decision-making skills but provided the added bonus of a tangible uptick in productivity! Time certainly well spent!”

Charnelle Bruton – Client Services Delivery Manager

“Everybody is busy, especially leaders. This training taught me the practices and discipline to meet with a trusted peer (usually for an hour or less) and think through my most important topics. This time is incredibly efficient and often the most valuable hour of my week!”

Duncan Cameron – Delivery coach

What qualification do I get with this course?

On completing this course, you’ll qualify to take the Time To Think Coaching Course, where you can deepen your expertise in the Thinking Partnership and qualify to use the Thinking Session in coaching.

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Before day 1, I provide an online one-on-one to answer questions and conduct a confidential thinking session. Days 1 and 2 are consecutive. Day 3 is roughly a month later. Between day 2 and day 3, you are expected to have two thinking sessions with someone else from the course to embed your learning and generate questions for day 3.


3 days


Face-to-face (London area) or Online


Minimum 2

Maximum 6 in-person

Related Courses

Transforming Meetings

Foundation Course


£895 + VAT
(Get in touch to discuss discounts for group bookings)

Available Courses

Think at a deeper level than you ever have before

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