Get BIG, or Go Home! Harsh? Maybe, but the fact is too many business owners are 'playing safe' within their business, and it's crippling their true potential! Our research clearly shows that 80% of business owners are wrong about EVERYTHING! - In every industry and every sector, you can segment any business into 5 categories, from those who are 'nailing it' and smashing all the goals and targets, to those who are failing and on the verge of closure! The scary thing is, 80% of businesses are at … [Read more...] about Get BIG, or Go Home!
1. Vision, Value, Culture, Purpose
I had the distinct pleasure and disgust this weekend to watch the multi BAFTA / AACTA award-winning Netflix documentary "Sherpa" this weekend! - The true story following New Zealand Tour guide Russell Brice and Sherpa Phurba Tashi during the period of the 2014 disaster leading to the loss of 16 Sherpa's. Having previously watched a number of documentaries around climbers, mountaineering and various other films including Everest, K2 and Meru. I was keen to see this documentary and to learn … [Read more...] about The cost of morality
At a time where business is tough, everyone is feeling the post lockdown pinch and we are all seeking that quick boost to finish the year with a high. I ask Do Ethics Matter? Well, as our own company strap-line is the UK’s Leading Ethical Coaching Company, I’m often asked what does that actually mean? Yet to answer that, perhaps we ought to start by agreeing on: What are Ethics? At its simplest, ethics is a system of moral principles. Ethics is concerned with what is good for individuals … [Read more...] about Do Ethics Matter?
Values are rarely given the attention they deserve and yet I firmly believe in the 21st century, they are not just important, but likely to become the key to a business true capability of success. Few companies put time and effort into defining, communicating and carrying-through their business values, which, in essence, are the guiding principles by which they operate. One company’s values could be honesty, transparency and integrity, whereas another company may value excellent customer … [Read more...] about Why Values are key to success
What a Sunday walk taught me about Communication, Leadership, Team Dynamics, Training, Equipment, Risk, Reward and #Missioncreep! On Sunday, I joined up with around 15 other people for a walk across the moors. It was advertised on Facebook, with ‘Kit’, the organiser (someone known to me through walking) as a 16K walk, taking in 7 different reservoirs, and offered both a start point, start time, route and intended completion time. It was ‘open to all’ and encouraged people to come as a … [Read more...] about Team Versus Mission
I took a call this morning from a client with a moral dilemma and wanted some help on determining what they should do. They are busy growing their business and understand that to do so it will be important to forge good relationships with others through whom they can collaborate. And as such are forming alliances with both influencers, introducers, and affiliates with whom collectively can help and support each other to reach heights they perhaps perceived to be otherwise … [Read more...] about Perception is reality