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The Big Question – Britain and Europe

July 6th, 2016 // 11:39 am @

As the shock and panic subsides in the coming weeks following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the negotiations for a new relationship will become the focus for thought, and one core question will dominate. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union does not mean we will stop having a trade relation with […]

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Category : Blog &The Future

The Power of Business Structure

June 7th, 2016 // 6:39 pm @

How a business is structured has critical impact on how it reacts, what it focuses’ on, and how much of your staffs potential you unleash. Business Structure is rarely used effectively as a business tool, and the structure of the business is often a historical inheritance or a chart produced by the Human Resources department. […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Management Technique

Strategy to Execution The Key in a Rapidly Changing World

June 7th, 2016 // 5:07 pm @

The core of what a CEO is paid to achieve is too often lost in day-to-day management, and the need to react to today’s problem. Often even CEO’s themselves find it difficult to enunciate clearly exactly what their core role is. CEO’s core role is to develop a strategy for the business that adds maximum […]

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Category : Blog &Business Strategy

Donald Trumps Hostile Takeover of the Republican Party

May 12th, 2016 // 9:30 pm @

Donald trump has, whether one likes or loathes him successfully executed a hostile takeover of the Republican Party. He will be the Republican candidate for President of the US, and whatever he says and does will be seen by the public as the word of the Republican Party. Now traditional leaders of the party are […]

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Category : Blog &Other Thoughts

Donald Trump The Chameleon

April 27th, 2016 // 7:52 pm @

We seem to be moving towards a Trump vs. Clinton general election for the US presidency. The generally accepted view is that Trump is not a serious presidential option, and therefore Hilary Clinton should win the election easily. Even within the Republican Party many are worried not that Trump will loose but he will do […]

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Category : Blog &Other Thoughts

The Changing Nature of UK Politics

April 20th, 2016 // 4:53 pm @

The election of Jeremy Corbyn as Leader of the Labour Party came as a shock to many, both inside the party and in the general population. Since Mr Corbyn election many have talked of how to remove him from the leadership. This is based on the believe a Labour Party under his leadership is unlikely […]

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Category : Blog &Other Thoughts

Businesses Don’t Fail Leaders Do

September 28th, 2015 // 6:53 pm @

Failures in leadership are the primary cause of companies not delivering the returns shareholders expect, or even ceasing to trade completely. Research undertaken by Dr Robert Hogan estimates that somewhere in excess of half of people in Leadership roles actually do not have the skills required to lead effectively. So why do companies struggle to […]

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Category : Blog &CEO &Leadership

Ego – The Trump Effect

September 22nd, 2015 // 10:58 am @

Donald Trump personifies the egotistical CEO, and is using this persona to some effect in his run for president; it is interesting to examine how egotistical CEO’s work, and their effect on the business’s they lead. Egotistical CEO’s are easy to identify, they are constantly telling the world how wonderful they are, and how the […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Management Technique

King Canute was Right

August 5th, 2015 // 7:57 pm @

King Canute we were told sat before the incoming tide and ordered it to stop, he actually did this to demonstrate to his followers the limited power of even an absolute monarch, but we are told the story anyway as children. King Canute got his feet wet because he could not stop the unstoppable. In […]

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Category : The Future

Constant Change is the only Certainty

July 29th, 2015 // 7:23 pm @

Every business is constantly in a state of change. Those who embrace that reality, focus and drive it to where they want to go will succeed. Those who believe the business is fine as it is, are likely to be overwhelmed by the inevitable change as it happens. It is fashionable to believe that in […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers &Leadership

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