Better Leaders For Stronger Teams

Invest in the Right Training for Your Managers!

  • Increased Motivation

  • Higher Productivity

  • Better Communication

  • Maximized Profits


Everything you want/need for your organization to THRIVE starts with your leadership team and funnels down.

An investment in you or you managers leadership skills helps you ensure teams are being led effectively so you can HIT YOUR GOALS!

Russell Stratton, President & "Leadership Champion" with Bluegem Learning, along with his partners, offers a revolutionary suite of Leadership Programs, including both face to face and live online Workshops designed to MAXIMIZE the impact of your training dollars by creating lasting behavioural changes in participants. 


In our workshops we use live actors in a stop/start forum theatre for business approach combined with dynamic experiential learning activities to ensure that participants come away with a greater ability to actually perform better as employees and leaders in your organization.

Bluegem Learning has developed a systematic program to assist managers at all levels to develop the essential leadership skills they need to effectively:






Key Note Speeches

Corporate Team Building Events

1-on-1 Coaching

Leadership Workshops & Skill Development

98% of our participants say they would recommend our training to others!



"Bluegem Learning & Development and Corporate Culture Shift have presented two very effective and interactive workshops with our organization. Their comedic and engaging presentation style in the ‘Managing the Unmanageable’ workshop has left a lasting impression on our staff. I highly recommend this workshop if you are looking for a valuable, cost effective customer service training option."

- Jeff Gerestein, City of Brooks

"Russell produced a highly engaging HR programme that reflected our organisational issues. He is without doubt an outstanding training deliverer, challenging managers to address what can be difficult HR issues. I highly recommend Russell, and would always seek to engage Russell on future learning development opportunities."

- Sharon Gartland, DSG Consultancy Services

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Russell Stratton

Leadership Champion

RUSSELL STRATTON is an international Leadership Expert, Professionally Certified Trainer and Coach, with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. He is co-author of the book 'I Need to F@#king Talk To You - The Art Of Navigating Difficult Workplace Conversations'.


He is a Master Facilitator for Bluegem Learning's ground breaking "Leadership Success" workshop series - providing a practical toolkit for building engagement and improving individual and team performance. Using live actors in a stop/start forum theatre approach and a combination of dynamic experiential learning techniques, participants come away with a greater ability to actually perform better as employees and leaders in your organization.


He is an accomplished management education, learning & development professional with a proven track record of working with clients in the public, voluntary and private sectors to achieve lasting, measurable step changes in business performance.


Russell works internationally with a wide range of organizational cultures and with all levels from front line customer facing staff to executive management boards. Having worked as both a Personnel Manager and Operational Manager he works at both strategic and tactical levels.

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