Managing a surveying practice – Resource management

At the recent digital workshop on “Managing & Marketing a Profitable Surveyors’ Practice” this was found to be the key issue in managing a surveying practice – resource management. Without more people in the practice the leaders were constantly fire-fighting and doing the client work so had little time to Read More

By |2021-04-11T13:08:04+01:00April 11, 2021|

Book review: “Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein

“Range – How generalists triumph in a specialized world” by David Epstein – provided both great comfort and sparked inspiration on a number of people development initiatives. If you, like me, have sometimes worried that your multiple professions and experiences in numerous industries left you vulnerable to the appeal of Read More

By |2020-08-03T09:21:17+01:00August 3, 2020|

Book review – Advanced Marketing Management: Principles, skills and tools by Nikolaos Dimitriadis, Neda Jovanovic Dimitriadis and Jillian Ney

I read and review a lot of books but this was one - Advanced Marketing Management: Principles, skills and tools by Nikolaos Dimitriadis, Neda Jovanovic Dimitriadis and Jillian Ney – is one of the best I have come across for a while. I have sung its praises to many people Read More

By |2019-05-29T12:46:27+01:00May 29, 2019|

Strategy matters in turbulent times: Digital Transformation. Big Data. Business Models.

I attended last week’s Open University Business School (OUBS) business perspectives seminar on “Strategy Matters in Turbulent Times: Think Big Data. Think Business Models”. After opening comments from Hilary Collins, a lecturer in management, and Mark Fenton-O’Creevy, Associate Dean and professor of organisational behaviour we heard four speakers – each Read More

By |2016-09-26T14:17:42+01:00September 26, 2016|
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