5 steps to success in 2018: Have you got your priorities right?


Have you got your priorities right?  In a shifting and uncertain world, all organisations need to choose where they focus carefully. What will make the biggest difference to current performance?  How can we secure the future of the organisation? All next week we will be laying out the 5 steps to success.  The areas of … Continue reading 5 steps to success in 2018: Have you got your priorities right?

Mindfulness – an unhelpful cliché that misses the point


Mindfulness and the broader topic of employee well-being has swept onto the development agenda over the last couple of years.  In its wake are thousands of managers frantically trying to jump on the bandwagon. Happier employees work harder, stay longer and deliver better results.  A study in December concluded that “Happiness seems to motivate greater … Continue reading Mindfulness – an unhelpful cliché that misses the point

“Cream will rise” – how not to manage a merger


The old adage that ‘Cream rises to the top’ is absolutely correct but some organisations stretch this too far and expect this natural biological process to work as a metaphor within their business whilst providing no catalyst or enabling framework. We were asked recently to engage with a fairly large City organisation that had recognised … Continue reading “Cream will rise” – how not to manage a merger

Why we love to run free events


For over 3 years, we’ve been running regular Leadership BootCamps across the UK. Our BootCamps are free events on a range of topics close to our heart such as Executive Coaching, High Performing Teams and Organisational Change. So why do we continue to give away learning that our customers have told us regularly they’re prepared to … Continue reading Why we love to run free events