Mission statements

One of the fundamentals of business is to start with the ‘why’ your reason for being in business, or your mission statement.  You need to communicate this before you get into the how you fulfil your purpose, through the products and/or services that you offer. To help...

Start with why…

In business one of the most common phrases I hear is that employees and even clients don’t ‘get what we do’.  Clients can be unappreciative and employees never seem to give their all to their work. This is caused by many different things, but when I come across...

What are your employees not telling you?

As difficult as it might be to hear this… ….no matter how good a leader you are and no matter how committed your employees are… …there will be things that they are not telling you. How do I know? Quite simply from the work that I have been...

Happy New Year?

This morning I headed into my City Centre office space, which I use to keep me focused, and as it is a shared office I bumped into another tenant who I hadn’t seen this year yet. I wished her ‘Happy New Year’ and asked how things were for her, which...

All things new and exciting…

There has been so much happening for me, both personally and professionally, over the last couple of months that I wanted to share it with you. Professionally I have been working on two important projects, the first of which is my website. It all started when I met...

A top team performance

I don’t know about you, but I feel a bit lost now that the Olympics is over and the Paralympics have yet to start. Last week I posted on social media about the GB women’s hockey team performance, after they had won their gold medal. It was a truly outstanding...