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Careers & Cocktails–now’s the time!

It makes more sense to plan your next move, when you are less frazzled, and away from the demands of the job. When you are relaxed and can enjoy the emotional and mental space that comes with a summer holiday

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Posted in Career Management, Company Culture, Decision Making

Recharge your strategy from your sun lounger (or swivel chair)

The benefits of taking time away from the business with family or friends is well documented; no commute, no meetings, no emails, and no deadlines. You have time and lots of it to do the things you want to do,

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Posted in business strategy, company holidays

Are you spending enough time ON your business to deliver real Growth?

As the senior manager in your business you are responsible for setting the future direction of the business and your people are depending on you to make the right decisions. These decisions cannot be taken effectively, without spending sufficient time

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Posted in Annual Plan, Decision Making, Prioritisation, Reviewing your Business Plan, Time Management

There’s still time to get online for Christmas.

“UK retailers are on course to dispatch a record 900 million orders in 2014, with 120 million orders predicted for December alone” (IMRG MetaPack Delivery Index) and if you and yours are anything like me and mine, that’s a lot

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Posted in Data, Digital Marketing, Engagement, Marketing, Proposition, Retail, Social Media

Great Products or Great Marketing – which one really matters the most?

When great products suffer from poor marketing they never become best sellers! “Wow that’s fantastic,why hasn’t everyone got one!” Can you imagine the emotions of the management when they heard the buyer say that about their product ! I for

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Posted in Company Culture, Marketing, product, product development, product innovation, Proposition