The Arts

With his background as a professional actor, Nigel Hughes’ love affair with the Arts has been a lifelong partner to his environmental concerns.

It has taken him from touring eco-dramas by dugout canoe in Papua New Guinea, to directing his husband Ric Edelman’s plays on the London Fringe. From imbuing environmental and educational projects with storytelling and song, to luring companies to workshop in West End theatres – when Leadership Director of Maynard Leigh Associates.

Always the principle is the same: that the Arts can unlock and release creative potential and personal leadership qualities; improve individual and team performance in presentation and communication; and bring dynamism and sparkle to teamwork, product and commerciality.

Outstanding.Global continues this tradition of utilising the Arts. Our diverse team offers a wealth of backgrounds in writing, theatre, film and philosophy – to enrich your company, your team and yourself.



Don’t just take our word for it. Read what some of our clients say about our services.

Mark Holleman
Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Sprinque
“I have had the great pleasure of working with Nigel over several years, first while I was an employee at Bertelsmann and currently as co-founder at VC-funded startup, Sprinque. Nigel really knows how to get to the bottom of issues and topics through a series of clever questions and exercises. Working with Nigel is a life-changing experience and there is never a dull moment with his sessions! I would highly recommend Nigel and his team!”
Michael Kenny
“As a coach, Nigel actively listens, provides clear guidance and constructively challenges. During our time working together, I’ve come to value his advice which is always balanced and well thought out. Nigel is a colourful character, with strong integrity and personal values – always helps make a session interesting!!!”
Karen Jones
VP Global, Genentech USA
“Nigel has the talent, tools and tenacity to inspire a greater level of consciousness and ‘can do’ attitude in every individual he interacts with””
Dolores Lionetti
WNS Global Services
“I have worked with Nigel on both his roles as Leadership Mentor and as powerful Coach. His dedication and ability to help me embark on a self-awareness journey has been of huge value and led me to reveal my true passion. An enriching experience”

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