It's tough out there...

On average we spend 90,000 hours of our lives at work.
The only thing we spend more time doing is sleep.

Yet collectively we’re exhausted, burned out and bewildered
by work. It’s never been harder to ‘succeed’ in the corporate world.

Finding harmony between the important things in your life and
work can feel like a juggling act.

Having the right tools to set boundaries and prioritise
your needs is a modern essential (not just a ‘nice to have’.)

It all starts with being
kind to yourself.
To feel seen, heard, and valued.
Start small, start simple, just start.

READ THE LATEST TESTIMONIAL

JOIN THE DOTS. CLOSE THE GAPS. WATCH YOUR GROWTH

JOIN THE DOTS.
CLOSE THE GAPS.
GROW YOUR PEOPLE.

Kindness is the glue
that binds your growth, performance and daily joy.

We focus on well-being and personal development  to inspire productivity, retention and fulfillment and to tackle real issues such as attrition and burnout.

We use bespoke 1:1 coaching and best practices rooted in kindness, gratitude, resilience and momentum to help you take back control of your working  journey, to thrive again and bring more joy to your daily life.

Join the dots. Close the gaps. Watch your growth.

We focus on well-being and personal development  to inspire productivity, retention and fulfillment and to tackle real issues such as attrition and burnout.

We use bespoke 1:1 coaching and best practices rooted in kindness, gratitude, resilience and momentum to help
you take back control of your working journey, to thrive again and bring more
joy to your daily life.

Join the dots.
Close the gaps. Watch your growth.

WHAT WE DO

Coaching

Diagnostics

Mentoring

We partner with creatives, strategists and marketers,
enabling them to be seen, heard and valued. 
 
The programs are designed for mid to senior level of  management and emerging talent.

We highlight ways to navigate work, sharing practices to make work better and kinder.
Our programs help build daily routines to inspire, fuel and deliver great outcomes.
It all starts with you, encouraging moments of reflection and personal joy.

We partner with creatives, strategists and marketers,
enabling them to be seen, heard and valued.  
 
The programs are designed for mid to senior level
of management and emerging talent.

We highlight ways to navigate work, sharing practices to make work better and kinder.
Our programs help build daily routines to inspire, fuel and deliver great outcomes.
It all starts with you, encouraging moments of reflection and personal joy.

Builds

Strong Leadership
Pipeline &
Organizational
Design

Inspires

Trust,
Teamwork
& Well-Being

Fuels

Productivity,
Innovation, Loyalty
& Retention

Delivers

Powerful
Quadruple
Bottom Line

Delivers

Powerful
Quadruple
Bottom Line

Fuels

Productivity,
Innovation, Loyalty
& Retention

Builds

Strong Leadership
Pipeline &
Organizational
Design

Inspires

Trust,
Teamwork
& Well-Being

PROGRAMS SUMMARY

Leadership Coaching

IGNITING FUTURE LEADERS

Designed for Middle Managers to
develop their true potential.
                Empowering them to be seen,                        heard and valued.
             Creating the kind of leaders that                  people want to follow.

Designed for Middle Managers
to develop their true potential.
    Empowering them to be seen,
heard and valued.
Creating the kind of leaders that
people want to follow.

Alignment Program

PAUSE TO ACCELERATE

A diagnostic health check to align
Leadership and values.
To thrive, people need positive energy.
To function, they need a sharp vision.
To succeed, they need engaged,
committed leaders.

Level Set Coaching

PAUSE, PIVOT & GO

We give clients clarity to their intention,
and a clear narrative to move ahead.
Creates a ‘From-To mindset to
highlight transferable skills relevant
for future roles and ambition

Not sure which is the right program for you? Contact us here

TESTIMONIALS

ABOUT

Neil Schambra Stevens is a Business Coach focusing on well-being and productivity at work.  

He believes good business is achieved through kindness, gratitude, momentum and resilience.
He works with creatives, strategists and rising talent in brands and agencies, enabling them to be seen, heard and valued.  
 
Neil draws on nearly three decades of C-level experience with Fortune 500 brands, simultaneously building brand love and high performing teams, and collecting life and work experiences across Europe, Asia and the USA.

He is a regular guest on business podcasts, and a speaker and commentator on the importance of kindness in the workplace. In 2023, he self-published ‘A Bad Hand Played Well – How to own your 90,00 hours at work.’

It’s a ‘how-to’ guide to a different, kinder way of working for yourself and others. It’s a mix of best practices and pitfalls to avoid. An #1 Amazon Bestseller, it was described by one industry reviewer as a self-care book ‘to maximise intentional living and minimise regret.’ 

Neil believes in simplicity and encourages the principle of “Actionable Kindness” ™.
He currently lives and runs his consultancy Mercury Jam Coaching from a houseboat in Amsterdam. 

He is a regular guest, writer and speaker on
podcasts, articles and roundtable discussions
on the importance of productivity and well-being
in the workplace.
Neil believes in simplicity and encourages
the principle of “Working From Anywhere’.
He currently lives and runs Mercury Jam
from a houseboat in Amsterdam.

Experience includes:

Levi’s ✧ Heineken
Converse ✧ ASICS
Lenovo ✧ Vans ✧ Polaroid

Experience includes:
Levi's * Heineken * Converse * ASICS * Lenovo * VANS * Polaroid

Photo by Peter Hamelinck

WHO WE WORK WITH

Future-focused
Brands & Agencies

B-Corp &
Sustainable Companies

Founders with
ESG/Impact Focus

Everyone deserves to be seen, heard,and valued and to be their best.
We support Future Leaders and progressive brands.
We create the best solutions to get people working together,all geared for good.
Invest in your people, don’t cut corners.
The future of business is kind.

Contact Us

To set up a 30-minute Intro Call, simply choose a date and time on the calendar that works for you. Or send a note to hello@mercuryjam.com We look forward to hearing from you.

To set up a complimentary
Discovery Session for yourself,
choose a date and time on the
calendar that works for you.
Or send us a note at
hello@mercuryjam.com,
we look forward to hearing from you.

OUR PRINCIPLES

People work for people.
It’s a human thing.

Everyone deserves
to be seen,
heard and valued.

Invest in your people.
Don’t cut corners.

Practice
‘Actionable Kindness’ ™
Every day counts.

Start small.
Start simple
Just start.

(Re) learn to live
versus
learn to work.

TIME IS TICKING FOR US ALL
PRACTICE ACTIONABLE KINDNESS™.
EVERYDAY COUNTS

Are you striving to address urgent social and climate challenges with dynamic targets and goals by 2025?
Actions speak louder than words.
Let’s focus on taking a step each day towards those outcomes – time is ticking away.

DAYS UNTIL 2025
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