Leadership teams: Maverick Magpies and Predictable Pigeons (Video)

Posted on: June 29, 2020

In my latest short soft skills video (9 minutes) I look at Leadership teams: Maverick Magpies and Predictable Pigeons. I briefly explore some leadership themes including task vs relationship, future vs present, leadership vs management, strategy vs operations and visionaries vs integrators. (Script) Hi. Today I’d like to talk to you about leadership. But first […]

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Book review: Neuroscience for organizational change by Hilary Scarlett

Posted on: May 27, 2020 Book review: Neuroscience for organizational change by Hilary Scarlett

The book “Neuroscience for organizational change: an evidence-based practical guide to managing change” by Hilary Scarlett is both intellectually challenging and practical. I would add it to the list of recommended books on change management that should be read by those involved in organizational change programmes whether leaders, human resource professionals or other change managers. […]

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BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates

Posted on: April 8, 2020 BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates

Earlier in the year, I went along to the first event of 2020 for British Council for Offices BCO’s Inspirational Leaders – Toby Courtauld of Great Portland Estates. It was full at the Kent House marketing suite which was full of models of new and potential London developments. I thought his story would be helpful […]

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Why do you need a business plan?

Posted on: March 2, 2020 Why do you need a business plan?

Many of the clients I work with in the legal, accountancy, property and other sectors are relatively small but fast-growing businesses with up to 30 owner-managers. It is surprising the number of them that either don’t have a business plan or have a plan that is out-of-date or that doesn’t include all of the right […]

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Boost business development success with coaching

Posted on: February 17, 2020 Boost business development success with coaching

Training provides the relevant knowledge for lawyers, accountants and surveyors to know what they need to do to develop more business – whether through marketing, selling or relationship management. Coaching provides one-to-one support to help them develop the motivation, confidence and skills to apply that knowledge to their particular markets and services. It helps them […]

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