24 05, 2021

What has COVID-19 taught us when it comes to strategic planning?

2021-05-24T16:16:35+01:00May 24th, 2021|Business owner, Covid-19, Effective change, Executive Director, Executives, Leadership, Strategic planning, Strategy|0 Comments

So what has COVID-19 taught us when it comes to strategic planning? COVID-19 has no doubt changed a lot of elements of our lives and our businesses. One of the big ones is strategic planning for businesses. As a business growth consultant working with many successful clients, I have seen how COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of being nimble, able to [...]

8 02, 2021

How Vision and Strategy Can Grow Your Business.

2021-02-23T12:33:16+00:00February 8th, 2021|Business, Business owner, Executive, Executive Director, Executives, Planning, Strategy, Vision|0 Comments

How Vision and Strategy Can Grow Your Business. Vision and strategy are a powerful combination when it comes to building a business. Are you a visionary or strategy type of person? It is important to know this so that you can build an effective team. You can’t be all things to all people, however when you recognise your strengths, you can [...]

28 01, 2021

What does it take to build a winning team?

2021-02-23T12:50:27+00:00January 28th, 2021|Ability, Advancement, Boldness, Business, Business owner, Business Planning, Communication, Confidence, Customer experience, Effective change, Effective communication, entrepreneur, Executive, Executive Director, Goal, Growth, Leadership, Leading, Strategy, Success, Team Management, Teams, winning teams|0 Comments

Winning teams are in high demand. So what does it take to build a winning team? As a business growth consultant, I work with many international clients. I often observe a strong desire within business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, managers and team leaders, to build a winning team. Why is this? Firstly, winning teams make things happen. By their very nature are [...]

30 11, 2020

How to prepare ahead to stay ahead.

2020-12-11T17:55:54+00:00November 30th, 2020|Advancement, Choices, Dream, Effective change, evaluate, Growth, Leading, potential, Reflect, Reflecting, Strategy, Thinking|0 Comments

Reflecting and preparing is a healthy way to advance in life. We should not take our lives or life experiences for granted. Investing time in evaluating our experiences and learnings, can lead us to become more productive as we move towards our better future. We need to prepare ahead to stay ahead. Firstly, when we reflect well, I have often noted [...]

21 09, 2020

Leadership Opportunity.

2021-02-23T15:03:04+00:00September 21st, 2020|Business Planning, Effective change, Effective communication, Leadership, Leading, Leading change in challenging times, Leading effective change, Recession, Strategy|0 Comments

Leadership is essential during changing times. As we work through another recession, many teams and companies will be looking towards their leaders for leadership, 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 at this time? Often decisions [...]

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. [...]

27 02, 2020

The 9 C’s For Successful Recruiting

2021-03-03T20:04:44+00:00February 27th, 2020|Disc, Leadership, Leading, Recruiting, 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 [...]

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 [...]

2 05, 2019

What exactly is a strategic plan and do I need one?

2019-08-08T04:42:10+01:00May 2nd, 2019|Business Planning, Strategy|0 Comments

There are few companies, if any, that have experienced long-term success without having a strategy — a plan to attain a long-term vision. But developing a full-scale strategic plan can take a lot of time and investment. How do you know if you really need one? First of all, let's really nail down what a strategic plan is: it is a [...]

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