Do I Need A Business Coach?

By |2021-12-21T11:18:53+00:00December 21st, 2021|

There is often a preconception that business coaches are only for large businesses and small businesses might find this inaccessible. In my experience, this is wrong as I’ve seen incredible things happen when working with independent businesses. Alternatively, you might have tripped over at least 50% of networking attendees being business coaches and are a [...]

Is A Hybrid Way Of Working The Best Way?

By |2021-10-24T22:03:14+01:00October 24th, 2021|

There have been many articles lately about the impact working from home has on individuals. Are people craving and needing in-person interaction in their working lives? The mission is on for leaders of businesses large and small to build the best working environment for them, their team and their business objectives. But is a hybrid [...]

How To Steer An Engaging And Motivating Ship As A Leader

By |2021-09-22T08:31:36+01:00September 22nd, 2021|

We are well underway into the shift to moving back into the office, staying remote permanently or for most, a mixture somewhere in between. For leaders and managers, there is an onus to keep their teams motivated and engaged during this shift. There are many moving parts in teams at the moment – there is [...]

Psychopaths: They Walk Among Us

By |2021-09-02T21:56:58+01:00September 2nd, 2021|

In June this year, American multinational business magazine Fortune ran a report citing its research that found that 12% of corporate leaders in the US are psychopaths. Now, a lot of us immediately jump to the Hannibal Lector or Ted Bundy school of psychopaths, but psychopathic behaviour is hugely complex. Common traits include having no empathy [...]

Smart Bidding: Top Tips On How To Tender Successfully

By |2021-01-05T15:59:49+00:00January 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 expert panel [...]

How Women Can Seize Opportunity From Crisis

By |2020-12-08T11:35:47+00:00October 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 current challenges [...]

Productivity books summarised for all the tips, tricks and hacks

By |2020-08-10T12:54:17+01:00August 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 but where [...]

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