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Do you have a box of dreams?

We all dream whether it’s daydreaming or in our sleep… we don’t always remember those dreams but we do it… And then we have dreams… dreams about our life, the lives and futures of those dearest to us, our environment and the world as a whole… So why do we often put our dreams in a […]

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What activities are stealing your time and taking your eye off the ball…

The differentiation between important and urgent can easily get blurred, especially when we’re caught up in the moment and everything seems important and urgent. But is that really the case?

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What’s your bigger picture? Or are you too busy to remember what it looks like?

One of the columnists I enjoy reading is Iqbal Wahhab founder of Roast Restaurant he’s an entrepreneur with not just lot of business savvy but talks great sense about UK PLC. An article he wrote earlier this year recounted a conversation with potential investors that would allow him to expand by adding a few new […]

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If what gets measured get’s done then time to measure your key quotients…

The recent blogs have been looking at Persona Effectiveness Quotients™ and Meaning Quotients for individuals and I want to take this a little further and look at the Key Quotients for the business, the ones that will unlock additional profit and potential in the business. Whilst we spoke about the fact that comparing PEQs™ is […]

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Creating your personal quotient…. Part two – ‘what’s your meaning quotient?

In the previous blog I discussed Personal Effectiveness Quotient ™ a bit of SKAI thinking – skills, knowledge, ability and implementation, in this blog I’m diversifying a little and looking at the Meaning Quotient (MQ) devised by McKinsey. In some businesses and even among business owners for themselves there are can be a difficulty in […]

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Creating your personal quotient…. Part one – skills, knowledge, ability, implementation (SKAI)

I touched on this briefly, if a little clumsily in one of the business tips, I say a little clumsily as if generated a number of opt outs so either I didn’t address the subject very well or I pressed some buttons… so here goes… Over the years we’ve all gained considerable knowledge, both in […]

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What’s other people’s perception of your brand?

We all have perception about other brands, whether its high street names, corporates, local businesses, banks, energy suppliers… some will be because we’ve been or aspire to be a customer and other perceptions will have been influenced by the media plus other people’s experiences. But what about our perception of our own brand and what’s […]

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How playing Battleships can really grow your business…

… Yes, I do mean that game we used to play as children… so simple yet so clever… and its made quite literally £ms for businesses over the years and here’s how… Many businesses have CRM systems which have all sorts of reporting capabilities and conversely many businesses don’t have CRM systems or have very […]

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The entrepreneurs of tomorrow…

…my first observation of this week was that school is so different from when I attended it… and my second was that in a group of 20 year 9 students there were some real shining stars, some who would only engage in their way in their time and a couple who were so far out […]

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Trust…. Is that what’s missing in the 21st Century?

Having explored the seven deadly sins and then looked at the type of leaders who are emerging that are making change it occurred to me that one of the things that’s become apparent is the lack of trust in corporates, governments and politicians, the finance industry as a whole and in leaders. And the lack […]

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