Investing in Talent

Ever played Fantasy Football? Well, whether you’re interested in soccer or not, bear with me on this one.  Imagine that you’ve just signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid for £100 million. OK, if you’re really not into the beautiful game, it might be easier to think of David Beckham in […]

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Why Clarity is Key

“Right, turn right. No, left. OK, go to the end of this road and do a U-turn and then go round the roundabout at the end. No, better turn left before then and squiggle through the windy bit of road in front of you. Ignore the tree in front of […]

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Running, Learning and Kipling

Since my last blog a few weeks ago, the miles and my training programme have certainly been cranking up. One more big run at 22 miles and then I can enjoy the taper (alternatively known as legitimately doing little exercise!). Since my football rant the big news is that Newcastle […]

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Work on your Business, Not in it

What you need to do is start working ON your business NOT IN it. This is a growing catchphrase used by business coaches and consultants who are trying to help CEOs scale their social enterprises. Hands up, I’m guilty as charged here as well! When you work with CEOs and […]

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