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BLOG 2017-03-27T06:24:42+00:00

Building The Character Of Your Business

More and more, these days, I am being asked to present on building powerful and positive cultures in organisations in my role as a keynote speaker and coach. The key to this is always inspiring people and helping them become aware of the existing culture and the impact that has on everyone in the business. I invite people to consider the difference between having a great strategy and an [...]

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Best Drugs On The Market

I read an article a little while ago that the NHS spent £266.6m on antidepressants last year. That’s around £5m a week. 64.6m prescriptions are written every year. I was staggered at the numbers. It was of particular interest to me because, at the same time I saw these figures, I was looking at the impact of Mi365, my online coaching service. [...]

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You are depressed

“In economics, a depression is a sustained, long-term downturn in economic activity in one or more economies.”  So says Wikipedia. It is more severe than a recession – something which is being gloomily predicted for the UK as a result of Brexit. But I see the real economic depression as independent of GDP and negative economic growth. Your people are depressed.  And it is costing you a fortune.  According to the HSE, 12.5 million working days per employee were [...]

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Innovation From The Inside Out

I recently had the pleasure of being the keynote speaker for the company Quadient at their R&D Kick Off Event in Slovakia. The title of my presentation was “Innovation From The Inside Out” and I am delighted to say was well received. This is an area that I am increasingly being asked to present because of the impact and importance of innovation. However when I [...]

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Pressure Point! Are You Creating A Cycle of Poor Performance?

In business today the mantra seems to be “do more with less,” and, in organisations who want to seem enlightened, they ‘spin’ this and say “work smarter, not harder.” The mentality of more, more, more is married with soon, sooner, soonest! We all know how it feels. Everything is wanted ‘yesterday’ and the expectation is that everyone will work late to get things done, and will [...]

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