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In 2015 while I was nursing a running injury, my wonderful sister persuaded me to buy a bike. ‘You’ll love it Ka’ was the promise. I can ride a bike, how difficult can cycling be? So, with all the gear and no idea I quickly found out … VIEW
Last week I had the great good fortune to take a team of leaders from one of my clients on a field trip to visit the amazing team at makeitcheaper in London and what we saw literally blew us away The levels of passion, commitment, discipline, … VIEW
It’s 2016, and I’m told the company I am leading would be closed and that my role as General manager is to be made redundant. I’ve been part of the company for 14 years and love it. I have a great team, I am passionate about … VIEW
I know that last month a certain CEO was 64% effective and certain manufacturing Director was 78% effective. How effective were you? And how would you know? Easy! For me, there is only one measure of effectiveness: Where you spend your time. I bet that … VIEW
Businesses need a purpose beyond making money, in order to be better at making money. That seems to be the essence of many of the best-selling writing on the shelves just now. Brilliant examples of purpose driven businesses include start-ups (e.g. Rype Office), young entrepreneurs (e.g.Simon … VIEW
A CEO, CMO and CFO walk into a bar… and calculate the cost of bid management on a cocktail napkin: £50,000 average cost per major bid, multiplied by a typical 20% win rate, equals £150,000 cost on average to win a single major bid—above the investment … VIEW