5 Practical Wellbeing Initiatives for Your Business in 2016

  Following on from our recent article 'Is Employee Wellbeing the Real Failure of Your Business?', which explored how, when a company focuses on the wellbeing of its staff, it will typically see a red...

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...

Wellbeing – Why it Matters

Like many business leaders, I fill my days with activity related to planning, measuring, motivating, discussing, analysing and generally thinking about our business, the people within it and where we ...

So, You Think You Have the Perfect Office Environment?

We all know the lifeblood of every business is its team, with this one invaluable asset directly influencing the ultimate success of the company as a whole. Streamlining your operations is a matter of...

The Corporate Athlete - a Sport Analogy that Doesn't Work for Business

As a CEO coach I’ve always taken the view that my job is a holistic responsibility. That is, I believe that as part of the client’s team I have a responsibility to help him or her become aware of ways...

Work Life Balance Issues? Why It's Already Later Than You Think!

Irrespective of your age now, how many people, especially business leaders, come to the end of their life and state, “I had far more time than I needed”?  You can be 25 or 65, it’s irrelevant, as I be...

Why Great CEOs Often Work Less to Achieve More

We are endlessly told that hard work creates more profit. Work harder to create more profit in your new business. Does more work really mean more profit? Do we have to put in ludicrously long hours to...

Corporate Responsibility for SMEs – What You Need to Know

Corporate Responsibility is no longer an optional extra for businesses or just relevant to large corporations. Regardless of size, a company’s moral and social standing adds just as much value to the ...

Why I'm saying NO to Retirement

There has been a great deal of comment of late about the need for people to go on working after the notional retirement age of 60 for women and 65 for men. Certain members of the trade unions have bee...

Why is sleep like Popeye’s spinach for CEOs?

The average person in the UK gets 6.5 hours sleep each night [source: BBC]. This stat probably doesn’t surprise you. When a deadline is looming and the pressure is on, it can be tempting to cut an hou...