What do we do?

The Leadership Group offers services for leadership, team and personal development. We help you think better, make decisions better and perform better, period.


How are we exceptional?

You come to coaching, because you're looking for improvements and are willing to make a change. With The Leadership Group, it's not enough to learn and practice new management techniques. We help you understand what's at the root of your thoughts, reactions and results.  With our support, you achieve fundamental shifts that create real change.


We focus on the why

We've found that if you simply focus on what to do differently, then you are just doing something new. When we focus on what we're doing, we find that the performance gap remains. You'll know this because the same issues keep coming up even when the strategies, systems and structures have changed.

The Leadership Group coaching gives you why there is a need to do something differently and how to think differently. That means you are not simply doing something new, but you are also building your capacity to do other things in a new way. 

  • Our coaching encourages ongoing change and improvements
  • Our coaching builds the capacity to think differently, so you don’t get stuck in recycled issues
  • Our coaching pays attention to inner and outer changes and gets to the heart of issues that might be affecting your performance


Meet our Team

Dale Allen




Dale’s leadership journey began more than 15 years ago during her graduate studies in human development and performance. As a graduate student, she first cultivated her expertise in developing individual and team leadership talent and ambitions. This continued after graduation, when she opened her own kinesiology business focussing on the psychology of sport, exercise prescription, personal training and teaching.

In 2004, Dale and her husband, Trevor Stevenson, founded The Leadership Group, where she applies her passion and experience in personal leadership, human development and sport psychology to the corporate world. Combined, her education and experiences have led Dale to realize that one of the most critical factors in human development is how we engage the mind.

Through The Leadership Group, Dale and Trevor have worked with over 1,000 leaders to help improve their performance. Dale focuses on an inclusive, brain-based approach to coaching and leadership development. She works with leaders at all levels, believing that individuals each play the greatest role in their own success. As the company’s Chief Executive she is an advisor to the design, coaching and facilitation teams and continues to run The Leadership Group’s successful coaching practice.

Dale continues to study leadership, emotional intelligence and coaching. She inspires individuals to challenge their boundaries, and helps them chart a path to achieving it.

Dale received her Master’s Degree in in Human Kinetics with specializations in Gerontology and Adapted Kinesiology from Lakehead University. She is also certified in the Bar-On Method of Emotional Intelligence Testing. Dale is currently invested in research into neuroleadership, leadership in diversity and cross-generational leadership development.

Trevor Stevenson




Leadership has always been a part of Trevor’s life, which began on a farm where hard work and team effort produced the best results. Since that time, he has led countless individuals in work and play, including travel, silviculture, business, community and sport.

Trevor cultivated his natural leadership instincts during 10 years of global travel. He guided overland trips, deep sea diving adventures, fishing excursions and he has crewed ocean-faring yachts. These varied leadership experiences have led him to the belief that every individual shares the same opportunity to generate positive outcomes in their lives.

In 2004, Trevor and his wife, Dale, founded The Leadership Group. Trevor focuses on neuroleadership coaching programs for individuals, teams and organizations. He is proud of his team’s track record of challenging and supporting leaders in the top levels of public service, health care, education and industry.

Trevor is known for his intense focus and determination blended with creativity and wit. He is a dynamic public speaker, coach and facilitator. In addition to being a world traveler, he is also a poet, an all-around athlete and an inventor. His personal goal is to help governments around the world create sustainable, inspiring organizations that improve lives.