Thinking It Better2018-11-28T23:32:41+01:00

About Us

We are change experts, passionate about our subjects and experienced in our field … and we will make you smile!

Lead by Ian Travers, one of the UK’s best behaviour change specialists, Thinking it Better is designed to change your thinking to deliver better results.

What We Do

We will work with you to help you make sustained changes and improvements to your personal, team, or business performance.

We specialise in a unique, proven, blended ‘behaviours’ with ‘technical skills’ approach.

Discover our online and face-to-face programmes here.

Our Clients

We work with a range of businesses, from SME’s to large global blue chip organisations.

Every team has an aspect on which to improve. Find out what type of organisations we are working with now.


We regularly run a variety of courses and workshops for teams and individuals, all designed to ‘help people be the best they can be’.

Find out about our latest events here.


We always begin by understanding what you want to change – then we help you think it through, simplifying as we go – helping you get to the core of the challenges – then we help you develop new habits – that way you can be sure of a sustained improvement after we have left!

Introducing TiB Online

The Thinking it Better team have worked with Global organisations over the past couple of decades, delivering success for teams and individuals. We are proud of our work and are keen for more people to benefit from our strategies and techniques.

With this in mind we have developed a series of amazing digital programmes and change-provoking workshops for anyone that is considering change for themselves or their teams.



We work with MD’s, Directors and management teams to develop their leadership skills through techniques and strategies that have been proven, are sustainable and ensure peak performance thinking,


Team Engagement

Team and employee engagement are vital elements of a companies success. We combine practical skills (such as planning and project management) with world class mindset change techniques to ensure your team receive full, sustainable change and, therefore, better results.



Planning is a key element of success. Our planning programmes allow you to understand principles and techniques that we can, when applied correctly, guarantee they will improve team performance.


Problem Solving

Problem Solving is an art form and one that can save your company millions. Our team can deliver a high quality, engaging and proven solution to ensure you are Thinking Problems Better.


“The most inspiring course I’ve ever been on”


Latest News

Jim Gunstone


Head of Business Development Jim brings to Thinkingitbetter a wealth of experience from various Project Management roles held during 11 years working for Rolls-Royce Plc. Jim has gained a recognition for his excellent team working and leadership skills and is deeply interested in the Thinkingitbetter core values of psychological behaviours and processes that drive personal effectiveness.  He has worked on projects to deliver new components and systems for Civil gas-turbine engines, as well as engine testing facility construction and Infrastructure projects, delivering a high level of performance throughout. Most recently he has led the development and implementation of a [...]

Ian Hill


Projects and Programmes / Senior Lean Manufacturing Coach / Lean Leadership Cultural Change / Lean Facilities & Infrastructure Ian has a broad range of both industry and consulting experience, leading change programmes and being a key change agent. Ian is a firm advocate of the behavioural and interpersonal skills that are critical to ensure the success and sustainment of any change programme and is a key member of the Thinkingitbetter team. Ian has consistently been a key component for transformation for People, business and processes.  The highlights are site selection, business case, facility concept and layout for Rolls-Royce Seletar large aero engine [...]

Ian M Travers, Founder & MD


Ian is the owner and founder of Thinkingitbetter Ltd, and is a passionate and highly engaging speaker. Ian’s background is working in industrial and project environments for over 25 years, holding a range of senior roles including Head of Project and Programme Management for Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace; working to set up and develop the project management capability of a German owned SME; Interim Managing Directorship; modifying and subsequently managing operations facilities in low volume specialist vehicle production; Operations Management for a manufacturer of capital CNC equipment – and all of these in a range of different markets – subcontract [...]

Making It Happen

Project & Programme Management|

"Are you absolutely sure?" Came my question with my mobile phone pressed hard to my ear. I stood beside the huge Trent 900 engine, suspended from its support beam in the engine test de-rig shop. Every Engine tested has to have several hours of work to 'remove' it from the rig before it can be prepared for dispatch to the customer. It so happened that this particular engine was very urgent and the exec team had requested 'updates every hour' on the engines progress up to and including dispatch. Well, there i was, me , the [...]