As we enter the season of performance appraisals it's important to remember how critical these are to creating a winning culture. If we get these right, then…
October 30, 2012
Building a Diverse Organisation.
How do we build a diverse organisation? For me, it all has to start at Corporate. We need a diverse Corporate organisation, if we do not have…
October 28, 2012
Importance of Diversity
Diversity is key to our evolution as it brings new flavors in to our existing mix. Without diversity we can be one dimensional. As a male, white,…
October 26, 2012
Diversity and Inclusion
I have been asked to provide some thoughts on diversity. This is a huge topic, so I thought I would start off by talking about inclusion. I…
October 23, 2012
Tradition or stagnation.
In practically all companies that I have worked when you ask the question why do we do something the way we do it, you get the answer,…
October 17, 2012
Hero’s and Influences.
I was asked the other day, who was my biggest influence in a leadership context. I thought about it for a couple of minutes and I have…
October 15, 2012
My first job, success or failure?
My first job straight out of University was as a Production Manager in Textile Wallcovering Factory based in Leeds. We basically produced very expensive wallpaper, where threads…
October 14, 2012
Efficient V Effective.
There is a big difference between being efficient and being effective. When we are efficient, it means that we complete our tasks with the minimum amount of…
October 13, 2012
When it comes to motivating people we need to focus only on positives messages in order to maximise the impact. Too often I have heard leaders say,…
October 11, 2012
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