Blog: Leading with Insight

The Benefits of Work-Based Learning

‘Every day’s a school day’ the saying goes. And, where are most people every day? At work, and the workplace is a treasure trove of potential learning and...

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The Squeezed Middle: A Remedy

The nation is facing a cost of living crisis with the lowest earners being affected the most. The Chancellor’s recent Autumn Statement has brought the...

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Living the Values

We recently hosted a Leaders’ Breakfast where two SME owner-managers described how they had worked with their teams to create a shared set of core values....

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When is 'Micro-Management' Needed?

On our leadership programs, delegates often discuss how to approach performance issues with their team when individuals are not doing what they should be...

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Planning for Change

Our CEO, Dr Stewart Barnes, begins his Leading Change Masterclass with the quote

“Change throws up the need for leaders. Leaders create change.” 

Leading...

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Winner of the SoGlos Family Business Award 2022

Last night the Gloucestershire business community celebrated an exceptional home-grown success story when Cotteswold Dairy was named both the Family...

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Family Business

Accounting for a quarter of the UK’s gross domestic product, family firms employ nearly 12 million people and contribute £125 billion to the UK government...

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Leading Innovation

How important is innovation to your business strategy?  

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Leaders who Coach

A Gallup poll of more than 1 million employees confirmed that the number one reason people why people quit their jobs is a bad boss or immediate...

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Purpose and the 4 P's

Our research and experiences over the last two decades have identified 5 critical transformational activities in becoming a high performance business,...

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Leadership lessons from Queen Elizabeth II

Given that Queen Elizabeth II was 96 years old, her death on Thursday 8th September at Balmoral Castle should not perhaps have come as a surprise and yet,...

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Transformation (Step 5): Create a Sense of Urgency

So far we have discussed four of the five critical steps in transforming you and your business on the journey to world-class / high performance /...

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