[Quiz] How Strong is the Trust Culture in Your Business?

72% of CEOs indicated that the inability to attract and retain employees with key skills threatens their growth prospects, according to PwC's 2016 global survey of CEOs. In response, as many as 41% of...

3 Observations of Business Culture and Practical Tips to Overcome ...

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” according to a quote attributed to management guru Peter Drucker. Your organisation’s strategy is easy to define and can be changed with the stroke of a pen, but ...

5 IT Security Questions Every MD Needs to be Asking Their Team

One business trend that is guaranteed to gain traction in 2016 is data security – with the recent spate of cyber attacks on high-profile targets such as TalkTalk, V-Tech and Ashley Madison forcing man...

Is Your Leadership Style Stopping Your Business From Growing? Part 2.

Last week, in the first part of this series, we started to look at the barriers a lot of business leaders encounter when faced with the challenge of real growth. The first barrier we identified was th...

Is Your Leadership Style Stopping Your Business From Growing? Part 1.

Believe it or not, not all businesses want to grow. Some people just want a lifestyle business, have it stay about the same, not grow and just keep ticking over. If that’s your vision for your busines...

Is Employee Wellbeing the Real Failure of Your Business?

It is becoming clear that there are three key objectives to focus on when running a business: To do whatever you do and make a profit To market whatever it is you do, so that you gain and retain clien...

10 Smart Ways to 'Change the Game' and Accelerate Growth

Ashmei is changing the game of sportswear. The small Aylesbury-based company, with an interesting Chinese name, designs sportswear, assembled from the most innovative suppliers across 4 continents, to...

4 Simple Steps to Creating a Corporate Culture of Superstar ...

Are you getting the performance out of your employees your company needs? A recent Gallup poll showed that a mere 31.5% of employees felt engaged at work, with a worrying 17.5% so disengaged that they...

Are you a little bit Nokia?

I remember, not that long ago, if you were flying just about anywhere in the world, after landing there would be an outbreak of Nokia ringtones going off around the plane as everyone turned their phon...

The 6 Mega Trends Shaping The Future Of Your Workforce

There are significant changes ahead that will redefine the way that many of us do business, if we can keep abreast with these shifts then we can really take advantages of the opportunities that will a...