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October 2, 2014

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Poor Business Advice

Looking for high quality independent business advice can be an infuriating process. The market is flooded with consultants who propose blanket approaches and..

October 1, 2014

Why Your Company's Collective Knowledge is a Potential Gold Mine

Many entrepreneurs, business owners, executives, and CEOs think that their business’ best asset is what’s in the bank account. They think value comes from a..

September 7, 2014

The Challenge of Listening to Good Advice

I think I have been really lucky in the advice I've received throughout my career – and perhaps you have too. Not all of it has been equally helpful, but apart..

July 23, 2014

4 Key Benefits of Peer Advisory Groups for Business Leaders

Imagine this situation. You’ve just been made CEO. It’s everything you’ve been working towards throughout your career and it’s a time for celebration. But,..

June 27, 2014

5 Things Really Great Business Leaders Are Obsessed With

The principles of business growth are pretty straightforward. Find and fine-tune a formula that works, test that it can scale, and scale it. It all looks so..

May 29, 2014

Feeling Positive: The UK's Current Economic Outlook (at a Glance)

I am pleased to share in my latest Economic Update that the UK economy is now growing across all sectors, with the exception of agriculture which shrank by..
Getting Ahead

March 19, 2014

2 Proven Methods to Help MDs Avoid Price Traps

After a recent keynote address, I asked one of the attendees her secret to growing their business. She replied “We just make sure that we are at least 5% below..

February 27, 2014

Forget Business as Usual, MDs Need to Rediscover Their 'Why'

Working with CEOs and managing directors of fast-growing businesses, I am asked (in one form or another), “How can you help us to grow?” I am not sure if this..
Leading, Not Managing

February 20, 2014

Is Wearable Technology the Key to Improving Staff Performance?

Over the last few weeks, the papers have run a number of stories about the role of wearable technology in the workplace.Most of the stories have been hooked to..
Leading, Not Managing

December 20, 2013

10 Ways a CEO can Impact their Business in 2014

As the end of the year rolls closer, many business leaders begin to feel the pressures of the holiday season hit them with full force. Retailers are ramping up..
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