So,Greatness is all relative and Hits ain’t quite what they used to be!

Nevertheless, here are the most viewed Value Innovator blogs of 2019.


#3 Strategy doesn’t have to be complicated – Lessons from a car maker.

The May 2019 press headline of JLR (Jaguar Land Rover) British luxury car brand (potentially) being purchased by French PSA Group (Peugeot Citroen Vauxhall) just shows how quickly their respective fortunes have changed.  In 2014 JLR posted profits of £2.5B, whilst PSA was being rescued from BANKRUPTCY by new boss Carlos Tavares, and within a year PSA was back in the black.

7 step strategy plan


#2 What gets you out of bed in the morning?

For some it’s the alarm, a cup of tea, a seat on the train, or the mortgage and for some it’s simply the thought of going to work that day.

Contribution & Conscience


#1 Is there a process for assessing Company Culture?

 The question was asked by an MD over dinner and discussed (at length) by the other MDs at the table – we referenced the good, the bad and the ugly experiences we’d had. It covered vision, mission, values and behaviours along with the cultural challenges within Multinationals, SMEs and the “Its-Just-Me” companies. We all had opinions on what company culture is, just like you have yours …

   The 8 step template

Wishing you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2020

Since 2013 I have been helping ambitious SMEs with their Strategic and Leadership challenges.

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