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21 09, 2020

The Economic Challenges: A Leadership Opportunity.

2020-09-22T16:19:56+01:00September 21st, 2020|Business Planning, Effective change, Effective communication, Leadership, Leading, Leading change in challenging times, Leading effective change, Recession, Strategy|0 Comments

During economic challenges, leaders need to lead and lead effectively they must. As we work through another recession, many teams and companies will be looking towards their leaders for hope and a plan. Teams and companies will need to be led well during these times. As John Maxwell says, ‘everything rises and falls upon leadership’. How has your leadership been developing [...]

30 07, 2020

You are never too old to have a new adventure, dream or goal.

2020-07-30T10:07:43+01:00July 30th, 2020|Adventure, Beliefs, Believe, Bold, Choices, Dream, Dreams, Future, Goal, Growth, Leadership, potential, Strategy, Success, TEDx|0 Comments

Did you know that - You are never too old to have a new adventure, dream or goal. As one gets older it could be easier just to follow life, rather than lead our lives to the next adventure. Life just happens. Maybe you have recognised that you are on autopilot, and that the adventurous spirit has left you. Life is [...]

30 06, 2020

How long will this recession last?

2020-06-30T12:48:52+01:00June 30th, 2020|Business Planning, challenging times, Effective change, Effective communication, Future, Growth, Leadership, Leading, Leading change in challenging times, Leading effective change, Recession, Strategy|0 Comments

As a Business Growth Consultant, I am often asked the following question - How long will this recession last? Maybe you have been asking yourself the same question. No one knows exactly, how long this recession will last. However, as I researched the recessions we have experienced in the UK since 1980 I noticed that they all had one thing in common. [...]

3 06, 2020

How to build an award winning customer centric experience.

2020-06-30T12:42:19+01:00June 3rd, 2020|Award winning, challenging times, Connecting, Covid-19, Customer care, Customer centric, Customer centric organisations, Customer experience, Customers, Disc, Leadership, Leading, Leading change in challenging times, Leading effective change, Listening|0 Comments

Building an award winning customer centric experience was at the very heart of the many companies I judged at the UK Business Awards in London and the International Business Awards in Amsterdam, I had the privilege and opportunity to learn from so many companies. My lane of responsibility as I chaired the judges was on customer centric organisations. Therefore, I want [...]

28 04, 2020

Leading effective change in challenging times.

2020-04-28T10:52:55+01:00April 28th, 2020|Business Planning, challenging times, Communication, Connecting, Effective change, Effective communication, Leadership, Leading effective change|0 Comments

In these challenging times we are all experiencing disruption at a level we've never experienced before. We are also experiencing this at a phenomenal speed, and it was certainly too quick for anyone to prepare for. Cast your memory back for a moment to the 1st January 2020. I expect you had some plans, dreams, strategies, and targets that you wanted [...]

27 02, 2020

The 9 C’s For Successful Recruiting

2020-06-01T17:00:36+01:00February 27th, 2020|Disc, Leadership, Leading, Strategy, Team Management|0 Comments

The 9 C’s For Successful Recruiting Recruiting the right person to your team can be a challenging task. Successful recruiting is vital if you are to build a strong team and brand. Having recrited and interviewed many people for over 25 years, I fully understand the importance of getting this right. The hiring of people to join your team, can have [...]

3 12, 2019

3 Things Leaders Should Learn To Be Effective

2019-12-03T14:06:48+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Leadership, Leading|0 Comments

Leaders are learners; learners are leaders. The more you learn, the more you grow. The more you grow, the more your influence can increase. Influence, as a leader is paramount, as you look to build your sustainable business. We know and acknowledge that learning is important. However,  the more important question to ask is: "What is it that leaders should learn [...]

7 11, 2019

How Team Leaders and Members Can Maximise Team Performance From the Beginning

2019-11-05T23:24:05+00:00November 7th, 2019|Leadership, Leading, Team Management|0 Comments

A Look At the Forming Phase of Tuckman’s Tool of Team Development We’ve all heard about the value of first impressions. They often set the stage for the life of a relationship. I think as we look at Tuckman’s Model for Team Development, in which Bruce Tuckman, an educational psychologist outlines the different phases groups go through to grow as a [...]

8 08, 2019

The Phases of Team Development

2019-08-10T18:57:41+01:00August 8th, 2019|Business Planning, Leadership, Strategy, Team Management|0 Comments

Developing a productive and proficient team is important to every company and every project. It is an integral part of the business strategy and vision. [For more on Developing Your Business Strategy, get my White Paper: What To Consider When Developing a Business Strategy.] Understanding the stages of team development and how you can facilitate and even foster that development can [...]

1 08, 2019

Know Your Customer’s Buying Style

2020-06-01T16:42:47+01:00August 1st, 2019|Communication, Connecting, Customers, Leadership, Listening, Personality, Selling, Training|0 Comments

How To Sell Based On the Personality/Buying Style of Your Customer Your customers have a lot of choices. Whether they buy from you or buy from someone else is often based on who they trust the most — who they believe understands them and their needs and can meet them. So, how do you instill this trust? Does it surprise you [...]

31 01, 2019

A Leader’s Guide To Team Building

2019-08-08T04:43:28+01:00January 31st, 2019|Leadership, Leading, Team Management|0 Comments

Team building and leadership are two hot topics in today's business world. Imagine I asked you and your team the following questions: ‘Would you like to reduce your stress’? ‘What would it feel like to look forward to coming to work every day’? ‘How would you like to lead a team that goes the extra mile -- and loves it’? Would you [...]

4 07, 2018

Coach Your Team Instead of Controlling Them

2018-07-10T11:54:56+01:00July 4th, 2018|Leadership, Success, Team Management|0 Comments

Have you recently taken time out to assess your leadership style? How effective is your leadership? How effective would you like it to be? Leadership styles certainly vary. As a business development coach and trainer, I frequently see different types of leadership. From my clients, research and experience I can see a moving away from the traditional type of leading, which [...]

8 06, 2018

Leaders are seers

2018-06-13T13:04:24+01:00June 8th, 2018|Future, Leadership, Leading, Success, Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the last few days, we've been exploring the attributes of a good leader. L - Leaders are learners. E - Leaders are encouragers. A - Leaders are attractive. D - Leaders are decisive. E - Leaders know the importance of equipping their team for success. R-  Leaders are reproducers. And now to complete the word LEADERS with S: Good leaders [...]

6 06, 2018

Leaders are reproducers

2018-06-06T13:15:57+01:00June 6th, 2018|Leadership, Leading, Team Management|0 Comments

For the last few days, we've been exploring the attributes of a good leader. L - Leaders are learners. E - Leaders are encouragers. A - Leaders are attractive. D - Leaders are decisive. E - Leaders know the importance of equipping their team for success. Today, let's look at the R in Leader. Leaders are reproducers. In my video I [...]

4 06, 2018

[VLOG] Good Leaders Know The Importance of Equipping Their Team for Success

2018-06-06T13:14:58+01:00June 4th, 2018|Leadership, Success, Team Management, Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the last few days, we've been exploring the attributes of a good leader. L - Leaders are learners. E - Leaders are encouragers. A - Leaders are attractive. D - Leaders are decisive. E - Leaders know the importance of equipping their team for success. The 5th Attribute of a Good Leader is understanding the importance of equipping your team [...]

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