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September 3, 2014

Ask Yourself this Question: Is Your Board Fit for Purpose?

Boards of directors have always had bad press. As far back as the 18th century Adam Smith commented “…Being the managers rather of other people’s money than..

September 1, 2014

Are You Ready to Ditch Your 5 Year Plan?

Where are you in your 5 plan? Almost there? Halfway through? Not even started? It’s both natural and practical to look ahead and plan for what is going to..
Leading, Not Managing

August 15, 2014

Turn the Ship Around: A Book For Frustrated Leaders

Our annual global spend on leadership development is estimated to be around £30bn. With this size of investment you would expect to see a demonstrable..

August 14, 2014

Technically an Expert but You Can't Run Your Own Business!

  I meet plenty of so-called experts. Right now, I keep encountering SEO and SEM experts, digital consultants, social media experts, marketing agencies. They..
Life At The Top

August 13, 2014

How do you actually plan to achieve your goals?

Goals, benchmarks and targets. We’re all familiar with them and almost certainly use them in our professional and personal life to make improvements and to..
Leading, Not Managing

August 7, 2014

How to be Better at Conflict Resolution in 4 Simple Steps

  As a leader, you’re going to face conflict. It comes with the territory. But before you try to deal with a conflict, you first need to stop and ask yourself..

July 4, 2014

How to Achieve More Without Spending Even Longer in the Office

How many hours have you worked this week? 40 hours? 60 hours? Rather not think about just how many hours? Nearly a third of UK professionals are now working 50..

June 18, 2014

The Reason Why I’m Not Retiring- Ever

I have no intention of retiring. None whatsoever. Even though I have spotted a few grey hairs now (how come you never spot them unit they are fully grown – at..
Leading, Not Managing

May 28, 2014

Why Business Leaders Need More Than a "Quick Fix"

‘Directors’ of growing businesses are not the same as ‘owner-managers’. They have different profiles, different leadership styles, different needs, different..

January 29, 2014

10 Brilliantly Effective Time Management Tips for Busy MDs

The most successful business leaders seem to be able to achieve so much in the same amount of time as the rest of us. They are taking their company from..
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