Leaders People Follow logo. Our 'O' is a circle, the strongest shape, and represents Leading 'As One'
Leaders People Follow business name and tagline High Engagement Made Simple

Our Story

Leaders People Follow™ is our evolution in working with Leaders in the ‘how’ to make their Leadership More Successful, More Simply. 

Because as the expectations on Leaders has grown and evolved in recent years, we have evolved alongside you.

Our ‘O’ is a circle and represents ‘One’. Circles are the strongest shape – as Your Company is in its strongest shape when you Lead Your People as ‘One’. 

Our ‘O’ is a circle and Leading as ‘One’

We offer a High Engagement Leadership Model which distinguishes Company performance pre- and post-implementation. We guarantee results and are committed to working with you to make change seamless and a positive experience.

Numbers Speak For Themselves!

Leaders Inspired
200 +
Years Mentoring Leaders
Global People Impact

Director & Mentor

Ally Smart is our Company Director and innovator in the Leadership Space. Ally and her team work with Leaders on many continents from many industries.

Her career is atypical and diverse and includes both private and public sectors, entrepreneur, director, senior management, media, marketing, and scientific research.

The sale of one Company allowed her to pursue her passion to work with other Leaders and Lead her own innovative research.

Inspired by her clients, Ally Smart created Leaders People Follow™ and the High Engagement System™, which is the commercial arm of her doctorate on Social Intelligence and Leadership.

Clients describe her Mentoring as: engaging, authentic, thought-provoking, bold, and inspiring.

Her global perspective and passion for evidence-based strategies, position Ally Smart as a highly sought after Mentor for Leaders wishing to effect real change with their People, to raise the roof on Results, grow their Company or expand their reach, and leave a Legacy they are proud of in their wake.

She Mentors Leaders from different domains of life, including Executives, Politicians and Entrepreneurs. 

Client Confidentiality

Confidentiality is assured. And we thank you for using our name freely in your referrals.

Memberships & Affiliations
  • EQi-2.0 and EQ-360 Assessor and Mentor
  • Society of Industrial and Organisational Psychologists
  • International Society of Intelligence Researchers
  • Member of Sexual Violence Expert Advisory Group
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment Assessor


Ally Smart welcomes invitations to speak at your conference, Board meeting, or other forums about Leadership Intelligence and how that might best serve your organisation, and your Leadership team.

Maximizing Your Leadership for Greatness interview on The Essential Mindset vodcast (BrightTalk, 2023). 58:35 minutes.
NB. This interview was held at 2AM my time to suit the regular US timeslot. 

Topic Timecode.
05:30 Multiple Intelligences in Leadership.
06:40 Emotion Intelligence.
08:00 Social Intelligence.
09:30 Difference between Emotion Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence.
12:00 All 3 intelligences in Leadership.
14:40 Social Intelligence contrasted with Emotion Intelligence.
17:20 Social Intelligence Leader examples: Richard Branson and Bill Gates.
26:00 Leadership Intelligence is not being Mensa-intelligent in all 3 domains.
27:30 Maximizing Your Leadership by adding EQ, and SQ lens to Your Leadership.
29:00 Multi-generations in the workplace, require multi-intelligences in Leadership.
35:30 Post-pandemic, hybrid workplace Leadership.
39:30 Two sub-types of IQ.
42:00 Why use Leadership Intelligence?
47:00 Challenge yourself to Lead the change in Your Leadership.
50:00 Questions.
53:00 Altering the levels of each intelligence in Your Leadership.
54:50 How connection and understanding You as a Leader increase followership engagement.