Interesting Stuff

Is Your Business at Risk of Failing?

If Your Business at Risk of Failing? When big businesses fail, we are usually shocked. How could that happen? How could a business of that size get it wrong? How could experienced CEO’s and business leaders, running big businesses with lots of customers get it wrong?...

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How to influence those around you

How to influence those around you So, you need to exert some influence?When we are trying to achieve something, we can often ponder how to make it happen. It may require you to influence those around you to help or to do something. And to be successful, you may need...

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Mastering the Art of Negotiation

Mastering the Art of Negotiation  As a parent, there have been times in my life when everyday can seem like a tug-of-war with my children (now grown up of course but still very strong in my memories!).  Phases in time where everything is an argument and even the...

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How to win friends and influence people

How to win friends and infleunce people - Dale Carnegie Headline:  “The only book you need to lead you to success”​ ​What's it all about?​Anybody that knows me well would tell you that I’m not a big reader.  Apart from the odd ‘romantic novel’, I rarely find myself...

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Setting Clear Goals

Setting Clear Goals The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” —Bill CopelandThis is so true. Clarity is everything and if you Google quotes about setting goals you’d find loads more of this kind...

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter Hi there,Can you believe we are almost a third of the way through the year? The clocks have changed, Easter is past, and the half year point will be upon us before we know it! How is it going in your business? Are you ‘on plan’? If not our ‘MOT’ Offer...

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How are you investing in yourself in 2019

How are you investing in yourself? So, you are starting something new? We all go through periods of personal reflection and contemplation on the future and what we want to do next. We reflect on what we have accomplished and what our aims are for the year ahead. It’s...

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Teach Yourself Time Management

Teach Yourself Time Management What’s it all about? Well as the cover and title of the book may suggest, it is a practical, informative guide on how best to increase your time efficiency and improve your time management. Bird splits her guide into 12 chapters covering...

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Is there such a thing as learning style?

Is there such a thing as a learning style? Many people perceive themselves to only have one preference for learning. A preference for learning styles only reduces your willingness and scope for learning. But before I explain further, let's revisit what we mean by the...

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What Makes a Great Leader?

What Makes A Great Leader? A business is only as good as it’s people - key characteristics of great leaders Are you trying to be a great leader? Your reputation as a leader is your most valuable asset.  By being a great leader, your people will trust you, your people...

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What Gear Are You In?

What Gear Are You In? You are the only person in total control of your career. You are the driver. So which gear are you in right now? Development is something we want, some even crave it, but often takes a backseat in our busy lives. Your life balance is a unique...

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Because You’re Worth It

Because You're Worth It The ending of a year and the start of a new one is a key time in the calendar for personal reflection and contemplation on the future. When we reflect on what we have accomplished and what our aims are for the year ahead. It’s this nostalgic...

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Changing the Conversation

Changing the Conversation We all know that communication is vital in all parts of the life – working with systems is no different. When a challenge arises in a business’s system there are often a wide range of stakeholders with different perspectives on what the...

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