The journey towards a ‘new normal’ starts right here

By | March 23rd, 2020|Accountability, Challenge, Culture Change, Fear, Goal setting, Habits, Leadership, Lesson learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership|

Leading Others It is evident that we are living in unprecedented times and normality in almost every facet of our lives has been disrupted to [...]

It’s the little things that matter

By | April 29th, 2019|Accountability, Culture Change, Leadership, Lesson learning, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

I am writing this blog sat on a ward in one of the Greater Manchester Hospitals with my wife Kirsty awaiting further exploratory tests on [...]

8 Top Tips on Embedding Change

By | November 27th, 2017|Accountability, Challenge, Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Team work|

Given that change seems to be endemic in every organisation I come across, it is fair to say that organisations that have the capability to [...]

When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone?

By | July 31st, 2017|Challenge, Confidence, Culture Change, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I have written before and talk a lot (to anyone that will listen) about the fact that life is too short not to be the [...]

I bet you don’t ask for help very often?

By | January 27th, 2016|Confidence, Conversations, Culture Change, Leadership, Productivity|

A couple of weeks ago winter finally came to the North West and we had a weekend of snow – well to be precise, an [...]

How to ensure a merger or acquisition succeeds

By | July 31st, 2015|Communication, Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

I was watching an old series of the David Attenborough show “Life” and there was a very interesting piece on baboons in Ethiopia that caught [...]

Employee Engagement – Why Bother?

By | April 30th, 2015|Culture Change, Employee Engagement, Leadership|

I was fortunate enough to attend the annual Think Yorkshire round table discussion event yesterday evening – a part of the booming Buy Yorkshire Conference [...]

Shameless Hornblowing

By | March 11th, 2015|Communication, Confidence, Culture Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity|

I was very lucky to attend a wonderful concert at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last night, the premier music venue in the Northwest no [...]

The way we do things around here when no one is looking

By | January 23rd, 2015|Culture Change, Operating Model, Personal Change|

Over the last few months I have been working with several clients helping them re-define their Operating Model at an organisational or functional level.  Now [...]