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 [...]

4 ways to slow down in order to speed up…….in the right direction!

By | March 25th, 2019|Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

How often do you hear the phrases – “doesn’t time fly!” or “where does the time go?” come up in your presence, either uttered by [...]

Are your priorities clear?

By | March 27th, 2018|Accountability, Goal setting, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Priorities, Productivity, Strategy|

In my morning meditation earlier today Andi Puddicombe (Headspace.com) shared an interesting provocation. “Imagine if you only had today – how would you spend it?” [...]

What do you want to do when you grow up?

By | June 28th, 2016|Accountability, Challenge, Confidence, Conversations, Leadership, Learning, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

Back in 1974 when I was just 5 years old, I was travelling in our battered old Peugeot 504 (KLH 666 :-)) from Njoro down [...]

3 ways to ensure that time is spent on your agenda and not that of others

By | May 27th, 2016|Accountability, Challenge, Strategy|

I recently took part in the CEO Sleep Out UK event at Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester in order to raise money and awareness [...]

3 Things over Christmas to set yourself up for 2016

By | December 16th, 2015|Accountability, Communication, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

Welcome to the last blog of the year and what a year it has been – tempus fugit ……… and some! It has been an [...]

5 Lessons for Life and Business

By | August 20th, 2015|Challenge, Communication, Confidence, Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy, Vision|

A year ago yesterday my Dad passed away from a huge and sudden stroke. It was a shock then and remains a stark and absolute [...]

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 [...]

Play to Strengths

By | May 27th, 2015|Communication, Leadership, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Productivity, Strategy|

I have just returned from a wonderful weekend at home in Devon – which included a walk on Dartmoor with a couple of pals from [...]

Wisdom for your 21 Year Old Self

By | March 25th, 2015|Leadership, Learning, Personal Change, Personal Leadership, Strategy, Vision|

I was lucky enough to be working with a hugely talented and inspirational group of young farmers last week as part of the Tesco Future [...]