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Which voice DOMINATES your business?

I’m not talking about the customer voice, or the managing director voice but the type of voice, not whose voice – that tends to dominate in your business and the damage that can cause when other voices are not heard. In these

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Posted in Skill Sets, Company Culture, Engagement, Managing Meetings, communication, leadership

Cultural cows and cakes could close you!

With every challenge comes opportunity… yet to realise opportunity you must first challenge your sacred cows and your cake making.

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Posted in Business Growth, business strategy, change management, Company Culture, Decision Making, Engagement, leadership, Strategic Planning

How 2 Navigate Wage Inflation – Round 2

Wage inflation will hit your bottom-line FACT, by how much depends on what you do to protect your bottom line and more importantly your people.

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Posted in Company Culture, Engagement, leadership, Values

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

2019 GREATEST HITS

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

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WeWork but not as we used too!

The world of work has changed, and it hasn’t all been good – or is it just another generational thing. I can remember my Father bemoaning the end of national service and today I often hear the gripe about millennials

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Posted in Company Culture, leadership, people, Values

The Ideal Employee and the C word

Not all Boards function efficiently, effectively and professionally; and it usually comes down to people followed closely by process. In difficult trading times the cracks of underperformance are harder to paper over, passengers easier to spot and tensions more obvious –

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Posted in Appraisals, Company Culture, Engagement, leadership, The Boardroom

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

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Posted in Company Culture, Engagement, leadership, Values

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. Have I missed anyone? One morning I got out of

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Posted in Company Culture, Customer Experience, Engagement, leadership, Principles, Purpose, Values

2018 Greatest Hits

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 2018. #3 Has the internet killed the Sales Professional? The demographic of the audience (and buyers)

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Posted in Business Growth, Company Culture, internet, Marketing, Sales Training, Values