The Mary Portas effect

  Not sure if you are watching this series of Mary Portas Secret Shopper, whilst in my humble opinion it isn't quite up to the second series, it’s still definitely worth a watch.   I watched the first two series with interest as I have a BIG thing...

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Dead or Dormant???

Here’s a real treat before Christmas and probably our final blog of the year before the festivities begin.   The video above is absolutely one of our favourites and whilst it’s not new it’s still brilliant, as is pretty much anything Sir Ken Robinson does (in our...

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5 Minute Leadership Q&A – Making Time to Think

  We are always getting asked loads of questions from people we work with about some of their common leadership challenges, so we thought we'd put together a series of short videos with some really practical quick wins to try.   This is the first one so we wanted...

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Lenny’s Got It Wrong!

I’m sure, even if you only occasionally watch TV you’ve seen the Premier Inn advert with Lenny Henry snuggled up in a bed in Kings Cross Station extoling the virtues of their comfort.  Although now he’s telling you about the virtues of ‘waking up wonderful’.   Now...

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The fringe benefits of failure

We were working with a group of leaders just the other day and whilst preparing for the session with them we came across this great video of JK Rowling again. Its a few years old now, but she still manages to impress us every time...

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‘The person you are looking for is me’

On a recent holiday, whilst lounging on a sun bed, I was reading an autobiography written by a hero of mine.  I won’t go into the many reasons why he’s a hero in my eyes, but why I’m writing this blog goes some way to explaining it...

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Crazy man dancing in a field…

  We were first introduced to this video a few years back when we were running a Leadership Development programme for one of our clients and it really struck a chord with us, especially when you consider the messages from a leadership perspective.   We remember discussing it...

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