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7 September 2020

5 Reasons to throw away your company values

What do you mean I need to throw them away? I thought every company needed to be explicit about their values. I thought it was important […]
22 June 2020
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The triple bottom line: capitalism is too myopic.

Modern capitalist organisations are far too myopic in their view of success, only measuring achievement with a very narrow set of metrics – all financial. To […]
11 May 2020

The Growth Barrier

Are you a successful entrepreneur who is stuck at the growth barrier? I often work with founders who have been really successful and grown their organisation […]
23 April 2020

Culture ChangeMake your culture stick with a playbook.

OK, so you’ve spent time on a culture change programme and months defining your culture, your purpose, your values, the behaviours that reflect the values and […]
22 April 2020

Is this lockdown our Shawshank Redemption?

Spoiler Alert: If you have not watched the Shawshank Redemption, the top-rated film on IMDB, firstly, where have you been for the last quarter of a […]
21 April 2020

Your principles matter. Stick with them.

20 April 2020

Your cultural values are being tested!

The heart building a culture in your organization is your values. Your cultural values. The bottom line principles that are non-negotiable. The beliefs and ideals that […]
8 April 2020

Leadership is not about you!

‘A’ class leaders know they do not know everything and surround themselves with other ‘A’ class leaders, people that are better than them. People that know […]
6 April 2020
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Why is ‘why’ so important? 5 good reasons!

Your business can’t be all about the money. Here are five reasons why you need to build something with a bigger purpose: Money doesn’t inspire most […]
30 March 2020

Failure is not the end!

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and […]
18 March 2020

Your culture values are about to be put to the test!

16 March 2020

Poor culture is costing businesses over £23.6 Billion!

One third of Britains leave their job because of poor company culture.* However, over half the CEOs surveyed from SMEs in the UK thought that company […]
24 September 2019

Authenticity only comes with work and time!

Earlier this month Cadbury launched a chocolate bar that will end world racism!  Yes, you read that right! It will end racism!  Only it won’t!  It’s […]
17 June 2019

It all comes down to people!

Thought for the day: People are just trying to get through life with the most peace and joy and enrichment and least stress, pain and anguish. […]
13 June 2019

What are you giving back?

11 June 2019

The Law of compounded marginal gains!

The whole principle came from the idea that if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved […]
3 June 2019

Leading = Service not power!

Leadership is simple. Your job as a leader is not to be ‘in charge’, but to be ‘in service’. If you are leading a team, your […]
22 May 2019

Don’t underestimate the power of the small things!

Everyone is looking for big change and big results.  The markets want big growth and big gains. Founders and leaders want big action and big impact.   […]
7 May 2019

Do you truly want questions?

Questions are a tool of a true leader. Not your questions to other people. (Although asking questions is a useful and necessary tool.) True level five […]
29 April 2019

The certainty of uncertainty!

24 April 2019

Take Action!

22 April 2019

Leadership Lessons The Trillion Dollar Coach.

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman at Google, recently contributed to a book on leadership lessons from Bill Campbell. Bill Campbell was reknowned in Silicon Valley. He played […]
18 April 2019

There is power inside you!

9 April 2019

Tomorrow is whatever you want!

4 April 2019

Start now!

21 March 2019

Learn from the best and then do your own thing!

18 March 2019

Listen to yourself!

4 March 2019

Don’t let other people limit you.

24 January 2019

All progress is uncomfortable!

All progress is uncomfortable!
21 January 2019

Heroes of Culture: George Cadbury

George and Richard Cadbury believed in company culture way back at the end of the 19th century when they took over their father’s chocolate business. A […]