Monthly Archives: March 2015


04

Mar 2015

Strategic Drift

So the winter of recession is behind us, the green spring shoots of an economic recovery are appearing and you have survived. But can you survive the hard frosts that may occur before you reach the summer of full economic recovery and even if you do, can you continue to survive in what will inevitably be a very changed market environment? In the last 20...

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Leadership development Tsunami

04

Mar 2015

Leadership development Tsunami

Every so often the leadership development world undergoes a seismic shift in direction. The latest thought shift is that instead of concentrating on improving areas of weakness, we should be exploiting strengths. Research now clearly shows that efforts to improve areas of weakness are rarely successful and that the brain processes verbal criticism in the same sites that it deals with physical pain. If we...

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Are people really your most important asset?

04

Mar 2015

Are people really your most important asset?

We recently carried out a survey of 100 owner-managers. 92% agreed that their people were their most important asset, without which they could not operate effectively or at all. Yet only 18% of same owner-managers said that they spent more than 20% of their time on people related issues. Of the other 82%, around half said that managing and developing people was something with which...

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