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3 Gifts of Wisdom on Funerals, Kindness and Authenticity.

This month I attended the funeral of a young man who died in his sleep; family and friends shared stories, tears and smiles both formally from the front and informally over drinks. Yet I found myself reflecting on how we

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Posted in communication, Company Culture, leadership, people, Values

How to realise data Value from data Usage

There are also indirect benefits that come with data usage such as increased objectivity, accountability, appreciation, clarity, communication, teamwork, and problem solving – everything business leaders strive to instil in their people.

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Posted in Business Growth, Data, Decision Making, Increasing Profits, Key Performance Indicator, leadership, Planning

Happy or Content – Asked The President

At the time I was paying more attention to the grilled plaice just placed in front of me to have heard the start of the conversation, but I then clearly heard the voice of my client’s President “Let’s ask the

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What’s the purpose of a mind if you can’t change it?

Effective change starts with the individual’s decision to change

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Posted in change management, leadership, Mentoring, Principles, Purpose

Better Boss Better Business.

Being a better boss today is not just about delivering the numbers, it is also about how you deliver the numbers. How you adopt, adapt, and advance your culture and your purpose led strategy to incorporate everything from and to

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It’s time to reset your Leadership compass.

The vaccine and the roadmap signal the time for a business leader to reset their leadership compass, as we look to the hope of tomorrow.

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Posted in business strategy, leadership, Planning

Essential advice from non-essential business owners.

In a world that has been turned upside down we need leadership and purpose. What is one person’s non-essential is another person’s essential. In this context, try explaining to a small business owner that their business (and for many their

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Wise words on Diversity & Inclusion from 3 wise people

Three gifts of wisdom from two wise men and a wise woman, inspired by the events and personal experiences of 2020. Following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th protests took place in over 60 countries and

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Posted in Company Culture, leadership, The Boardroom

Do you want great questions or great answers?

At first glance, coaching and mentoring may seem to be the same thing and are often transposed in our thinking as they are both techniques requiring similar skills to drive behavioural change, yet the process and the outcomes are quite

Posted in Company Culture, leadership, Mentor, Mentoring, Strategic Planning

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly redundancies

Firms planning 20 or more redundancies at a single “establishment” must by law notify the government via a form called HR1, of how many people they are potentially making redundant. On September 8th, the BBC released HR1 figures, secured via

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