The Fear Of Complacency

The Fear Of Complacency

It’s been a while since I last shared my thinking. These past 8 months have been busy for me both in business and in sport. It has been so refreshing to hear that our clients are experiencing growth and feel optimistic, yet cautious about the future. In my opinion, this cautious yet confident outlook is…

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How often should we re-invent ourselves?

Time to re-invet ourselves

At the weekend I decided it would be beneficial to redecorate the home office. For obvious reasons I have worked from this space more in the last 24 months than the previous 8 years. It would be good to brighten up the environment. A different colour scheme and storage system, out with the old and…

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The day after tomorrow

The day after tomorrow

With Covid-19 vaccination in Britain proceeding apace, it’s time to accelerate your business thinking and planning.  What sort of future should you be planning for?  What is coming at the end of the pandemic?  What key elements should you factor into your plans? What will the day after tomorrow look like? First, the bad news…

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What will 2021 bring?

What will 2021 bring?

As we start a new year I am sure I am not alone in wondering what 2021 will bring, and how we will make the most of it. The latest lockdown has hit pause on many of our plans. It is customary for us to reflect on the last 12 months, deciding what we need…

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Time for a reset?

Time for a reset?

How do we get through this? Prime Minister Boris Johnson told us restrictions on our lives are likely to continue for another 6 months at least.  What can we do to reset our brains, reboot our mindset and rebuild the resilience we’ll need for darker, wetter, colder days? It is the perfect time to invest…

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Time to Sharpen the Saw?

Time to Sharpen the Saw?

During this unwanted extra period of home working, where a vaccine is tantalisingly close yet so far away, we all know we must pace ourselves for the long cold nights that lie ahead.  One area I feel strongly can help you stay positive and boost your own mental health is to use this challenging time…

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Make the change to make the difference…..

Make a change to make a difference

I have always found it interesting to understand the reasons behind, why we make changes, small or large, what makes us do something different, our motives to make the change to make the difference. For some, it may seem easier, or is this just a myth, is it easy for us all when we find,…

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Business Fitness

As business activity increases and more people are returning to work. It is important that leaders look at their current company’s Business Fitness and how they might improve it over the coming months. Currently, the news is around how we have experienced the biggest dip to our economy on record, and what type of recovery…

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Empathy, is it currently the most important leadership Trait?

Empathy, how important is it for today’s leaders? Now that businesses are re-opening and many who have been on furlough are beginning to return to working life, is empathy in our leaders currently the most important trait? Definition of Empathy We can define “Empathy” as the capacity to understand and or share the feelings of…

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As we return to work, what will be the new normal?

With the new government, roadmap signposting us to embrace a “New Normal” way of conducting our lives; with the 2m rule becoming part of our everyday vocabulary and therefore how we behave socially, and as a business, we find ourselves creating the “New Normal”. Until the next phase, one thing I have learned over the…

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