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Smart Bidding: Top Tips On How To Tender Successfully

January 5th, 2021|

It was a real pleasure to chair the recent Smart Bidding event as part of the Catch the Wave business support programme for the Brighton Chamber on 3 December. Having spent many years managing bid teams and running major pursuits, I find these events to be so informative and relatable for small businesses. With the [...]

How Women Can Seize Opportunity From Crisis

October 28th, 2020|

I recently had a wonderful chat with corporate anthropologist, Andi Simon. She is the founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants and author of new book, Rethink: Smashing the Myths of Women in Business. It was deep, enlightening and truly inspirational. We discussed how women can seize opportunity from crisis and what some of the [...]

How to scale up as a leader

September 17th, 2020|

I have worked with businesses and their leaders who have experienced rapid growth but then find cracks in the foundations. These challenges can often be alleviated with improved infrastructure, knowledge or training but typically the most challenging area is how to scale up as a leader. There is a lot of information out [...]

Productivity books summarised for all the tips, tricks and hacks

August 10th, 2020|

Sometimes we find inspiration in books on the first page, others seem to take an age to get through. And funnily enough, as we’re talking productivity here it should be simple to find the tips, tricks and hacks we’re all looking for! Books on personal development and the business success are big sellers [...]

The New Way of Working

July 27th, 2020|

Getting back to work seems to be the key incentive for a lot of businesses currently. But how do you ensure as a leader both you and your teams are motivated, productive and better-connected whilst working remotely? What is the new way of working? Who wants normal anyway? I don’t know about you, [...]

What’s next for employees?

June 2nd, 2020|

There is a lot of talk about leaders and managers currently as we’re broaching the Back to Business mentality, but what about employees? Life, as we knew it, will not be the same in the business landscape after the past few months. With the immense cultural shifts in the workplace there are great [...]

Leadership qualities needed in a crisis

April 22nd, 2020|

In these worrying times, various leaders from all over the world are using widely varying techniques to combat this epidemic. From a professional standpoint, it is hugely insightful to witness. There are certain key leadership qualities which are needed in a crisis. Like us all, I have been watching open-mouthed the recent happenings and am [...]

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