I'm ready to level up!


Everything rises and falls on leadership


High performance leadership for your life, team and business.  Transforming teams, one leader at a time.

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HPL: The High Performance Leadership Event‚ĄĘ


James' in-depth signature LIVE event that will guide you one step at a time to a take your leadership to a world-class level. Transform your organisation.

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1:1 Coaching

with James


Apply to be coached personally by James. If you are accepted, a wait list may apply.


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Whether you're trying to motivate and inspire your entire team, or you're interested in motivating your senior leaders, James will not only inspire your team, but he'll also equip them with strategies, tools and a roadmap for success.


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It's as easy as one, two, three! 


The High Performance Pathway


1. Decide that you or your team are worth investing in.  


2. Follow the proven HPL™ framework one step at a time. 


3. Intentionally lead with purpose.

I'm ready to level up!

Samuel Whitelock

New Zealand's most-capped professional rugby player


One of the biggest things I enjoyed about being a part of James' programme was the connection that everyone had which created a really special space for everybody to be vulnerable. It allowed me to stop and think, and really say what was on my mind. 


James created a great balance for all participants to get the most out of the group. 

Sgt Cam Lee

New Zealand Army


James is an utter professional and his engagement with the group really felt like it was on a deeper level. He managed to ask the tough questions and extract the passionate answers from people who I have not seen be vulnerable in group settings before.


He also gave us the mental tools as an organisation to equip us to be the best, and did so in a way that has inspired us to want to do so. 

Dr Jen Warner

Rural and Remote Physician 


Over the last 3 years I have worked with James and find his reflections and insights invaluable!

His intuitive and giving nature helped me to successfully transition into new personal, professional and business ventures.

He has a keen ability to ensure that I remain accountable through this process I find that have a much better ability to achieve the goals that I set out. 

Meet James

James Laughlin, a world-renowned strategist in High Performance Leadership and Personal Mastery, has transformed top athletes, CEOs, and organizations globally through his compelling international keynotes and coaching.

A seven-time world champion musician and history-making team leader, he also serves as Canterbury Rugby's mental skills coach. James hosts the leading 'Lead on Purpose' podcast, engaging with world leaders and Fortune 500 CEOs to share insights on leading with conviction and achieving excellence. 

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