Leaders: The Reason You Must Stay Positive

I’ve been talking to chief execs about ‘keeping positive’. Some have expressed concerns along the lines: “What if I tell my staff things are going to work out, and they don’t?”We don’t know the future. But we can shape it...

Stabilise, Sustain, Shape

Talking with leaders at my online breakfast roundtables about the current virus situation, I’ve suggested that there are three phases they can use to think through their response. I call them Stabilise, Sustain and Shape. Clients I’ve shared this with have found...

Recent Newsletter Round Up

Final newsletter roundup of the year Five years ago, many businesses had strategies with names like “Vision 2020”. Well, 2020 is nearly here! As important as strategy is, of course, it’s human commitment (‘buy-in’,...

Interactive: Easy Engagement

Helping Midlands Shared Services Forum understand members’ wants and needs It seems ages ago now, but just before heading for a boat in Norfolk in late July, I ran an event for the Midlands Shared Services Forum before their summer social at M&B’s...