CGO was established by Chris Grady in 2007 as a focus for the continuation of 30 years of arts, project and charity management. Chris is joined by a number of Associates and his co-director Kath Burlinson who each bring expertise within a diverse range of business and cultures.
We provide coaching, mentoring, and personal performance training for small business and to individual business leaders across many sectors including the arts. We continue to offer project management services for arts managers, producers and creatives. Alongside this we are being asked to make available these services for the wellness/alternative health sectors, and to the conference and commercial events sector. We look forward to these opportunities.
Please move to individual pages for more information on:
Professional Development Days for Business Leaders – The Art of Being Heard (new dates added in Peterborough & Ipswich)
Coaching for Personal and Small Business development – Making Connections
One-to-one mentor sessions for creative practitioners – CGO Surgeries
Conference and Team gathering facilitation with Open Space Technology – Facilitation
NEW – 2015: MA in Creative Producing Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts – Mountview (led by CGO)
“Chris has a love of possibility and a love of connection – a natural maven and an alert listener, you’ll be given his complete attention and come away on fire and in focus. He understands that sharing knowledge makes us all richer.”
- Peta Lily, Theatremaker and Dark Clown Researcher, on CGO Surgeries
Contracts in 2014 include working for Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (creating a new MA in Creative Producing from Sept 14) Anglia Ruskin University (MA Arts Management until May 14), DxL Creations Tokyo (theatrical division of Sega Sammy) Studio Life (all male Tokyo theatre company) and Kolomna KAL (Russian product development and Norfolk cultural tourism centre). West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (conference facilitation). Supported by Arts Council England, we offer monthly surgeries for individual creative artists and professionals, Open Space facilitation, and Art of Being Heard professional impact training.
We hope to inspire people to answer poet Mary Oliver’s challenge
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do / with your one wild and precious life?“
Based in the United Kingdom, the organisation works from the heart of Suffolk and Central London, and by skype and in person internationally.
ChrisGrady.Org is a company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales No 8827507