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Nigel Farage “The come back kid”

November 20th, 2016 // 10:56 am @

Nigel Farage has resigned and rejoined UKIP several times, and having completed his life’s work and got an exit vote from the EU, he talked of retiring to a quieter simpler life. Then suddenly he is standing by Donald Trump, advising Donald, and latter was the first foreign politician to meet the President Elect. Mr […]

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Category : Leadership &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

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

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

Where did the Great Leaders go?

October 11th, 2013 // 4:24 pm @

Where did the Great Leaders go?  Our world does not seem to have the truly great leaders we once did, Ronald Regan, Margret Thatcher, Marin Luther King, Gandhi and many more. One may have agreed or disagreed with what they stood for, but they were all capable of changing what was possible. Now we have […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Hard Decisions are not made in Good Times

February 7th, 2013 // 11:36 am @

The tough questions and decisions that leaders are supposed to make are rarely faced up to when things are going well, often with disastrous results. Whether it is a country or a company there are the big questions, the elephant in the room questions, the ones that will make or break the organization over the […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Failures in Leadership

January 28th, 2013 // 9:34 am @

Failures in leadership are often the cause of companies not delivering the returns shareholders expect, or even ceasing to trade completely. Even where the company is facing issues not directly caused by poor leadership, a good Leader will be more able to deal with the issues than a poor one. Research undertaken by Dr Robert […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Group Delusion

December 18th, 2011 // 10:54 am @

There are in companies as in life, relatively few truly important decisions. Understanding which decisions are the important ones and making sure they are answered correctly is critical to the success of any enterprise. Human nature however does not naturally do well with making the really big decisions, or even admitting their existence. We will […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Is it time to let the ladies take over?

September 29th, 2011 // 4:50 pm @

Traditional stereotypes portray women as the more emotional gender, and therefore less able to deal with business decision making under stress. Research undertaken by Dr. Coates, a Neuroscientist at Cambridge University suggests the exact opposite may be true. The doctor’s work looked at traders on various market trading floors and their reaction to success and […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Other Thoughts

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