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  • 15 March 2016

    Brave new world? Brave new strategy?

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    I’ve lost count of the number of business leaders who have told me how their strategy has failed. They describe how hard it’s become to understand and win in this new world, how to get the staff to buy in. They explain the lack of aligned effort, dubious talent or energy for the task.  They explain they have a vague vision, dramatically changed marketplace. They also explain how little faith they have in advisors and consultants!

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  • 9 November 2013

    Are You Really Relating to Each Other?

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    Are you really relating to each other?

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  • 8 November 2013

    Why are big companies turning to Mindfulness?

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    Mindfulness. That’s got to be a load of mumbo-jumbo, right? Well, I thought it was too until I spent eight days in silence at a monastery for a BBC TV series called The Big Silence in 2009. That’s when I went from a successful business workaholic to a man who’d found the answer to work stress and personal unhappiness.

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  • 8 November 2013

    Crisis or Inspiration?

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    Senior executives and high achievers are unaware that they are operating on autopilot; personal decision making is a ceaseless engine grinding the life out of the creativity in all of us. Quality of thought & reasoning is becoming harder to maintain, particularly in today’s fast frenetic and sometimes furious world. We have developed an over-reliance on assumptions, with the internet demanding instant decision making, I personally believe we are in danger of eroding our human values. We are all suffering from decision fatigue.

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  • 8 November 2013

    Must Read Alert For Top Executive Business Leaders!

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    You're at work in the office. It's 2 pm and you've had no lunch. In the space of an hour 300 emails have filled your inbox and now your Mobile is ringing. In the nearby office you can hear your PA fielding calls. You remember with a sinking feeling that at 3pm you’ve got a meeting with the Chairman about the share value. You are still pondering about a major staff crisis. The sales director has resigned and you need to get him out. It's your partner on phone - one of the kids is ill at school and they are also stuck at work. You've got 4 major customers to call back due to sales director leaving and going to the opposition.

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