Business Coaching

What’s Your 2020 Vision?

Do you have 2020 vision? Does it feels like there is something magical about the year to come? Could it be the symmetry of numbers? Or the dawn of a new decade? Or the simple promise of a fresh start on this New Year’s Day? Whatever the reason, it is time to look...

Business Acronyms – How to Avoid/Decode Them

Business acronyms are everywhere Are you ITK? Or could you do with a little help? An exasperated Elon Musk famously wrote:  "Acronyms Seriously Suck!"Elon Musk Why? Because acronyms can be a barrier to effective communication. If you are in the know ("ITK"), they...

How to Survive Working for Big Companies

Big companies attract the best and brightest talent It’s no secret that talented people are drawn to the world’s big companies. Opportunities abound to: Work on pioneering projectsGain access to state-of-the-art tools and equipmentUndergo structured training and...

How to Stop Your Business Flogging a Dead Horse

Are you flogging a dead horse? Business growth is fuelled by innovation, creativity and daring to be different. But many once great companies are flat lining or have even gone into reverse. Senior managers cling on to outdated business models, seeking marginal gains...

Risk Versus Reward. What is the Right Decision?

Risk versus reward. Sport like business is a high-risk winner takes all game. It's not easy to judge whether the risk will pay off. "You win the game and you're a hero. You make the wrong call and you're a zero" This was the post-match judgement of Wales Rugby Union...

Inspirational Women Make a Positive Impact on Business

International Women’s Day marks an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of inspirational women making a positive impact on business. Increasingly, talented women across the world are changing the way that businesses operate. This benefits customers, employees,...

3 Books to Help You Get Better at Business Leadership

It’s that time of the year again when thoughts turn to how to get better at business. Only on reality TV shows like The Apprentice will you hear business people claim to be the “complete package”. And of course, they turn out to be anything but. The old business adage...

3 Ways to Make More Profit Without Selling More

“Revenue is vanity; profit is sanity, but cash is reality”Anon However, it seems that many CEOs are revenue growth junkies Annual reports are packed full of ambitious plans to increase sales in order to increase profit. The old maxim “grow or die” applies with a...