A Little Certainty is All We Need (and a bit of confidence too!)

This year has been marked by economic and political uncertainty. In the UK we have been working our way through the implications and practical application of Brexit, whatever form that will eventually take, and across the world there has been widespread uncertainty about the future. Business has always proved to be highly flexible and adaptable Read more about A Little Certainty is All We Need (and a bit of confidence too!)[…]

Too close for comfort? – When shared culture becomes Groupthink

When does a strong shared culture spill over into groupthink? It’s a tricky one. Every organisation wants its staff and senior team aligned, committed to achieving common goals and feeling good about their business. Sometimes though, the common ways of thinking and behaving, the confidence in belonging, in knowing what’s right, can tip over into complacency, Read more about Too close for comfort? – When shared culture becomes Groupthink[…]

What Will Your Legacy Be?

A friend of mine retired last week. After a long and successful career, latterly as CFO in a specialist manufacturing business, he has handed back his keys to the Executive Washroom and heads off into the sunset for some well-deserved time with his family. One thing that astonished him was the warmth and outpouring of Read more about What Will Your Legacy Be?[…]