The recent story of Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, biting the hand of those he needs support from is, to say the least, interesting. His assertion that Britain’s business leaders are either too ‘fat’ or ‘playing golf on a Friday to export’ has rankled with many of our clients. What was he thinking …..? Given the … Continue reading Trade Secretary Liam Fox call Britain’s bosses ‘too lazy and fat’
In 2015, 23.3 million days were lost due to work-related issues with a reported median cost to businesses of £554 per employee. Levels of absence, engagement and commitment have a huge impact on whether a business is going to succeed or fail. The results (or lack of) are often down to the workforce they select, … Continue reading Do employee reward schemes really do the business?
With all the uncertainty around the economic direction of the UK, the qualities of great leadership have never been more valued. It seems (certainly as far as political parties are concerned), that it’s a quality currently in short supply. Recently, I watched individuals jockey for positions within our political parties. As an organisation this might … Continue reading Who is your next great leader in waiting?
How your attitude to the events in June could reveal a great deal about the future of your business and your leadership style. The last two weeks have probably been the most momentous and, in some ways exciting and uncertain in most of our lifetimes. Kipling’s quote ‘IF you can keep your head when all … Continue reading Brexit, Boardrooms and Beliefs
I was recently asked to speak about employee engagement. It’s a big topic at the moment that many organisations have concerns over. Companies realise that productivity is as much about engagement as technology and so having an engaged workforce is essential on many levels. The more engaged the staff, the happier the customer and ultimately … Continue reading Taking employee engagement to a new level
Alan Denton from The Results Centre was recently asked to write an article for ‘The Barrister’ magazine on the subject of client relationships. Although it has a clear focus on the legal profession, it has a number of points that are resonant for all business professionals. Here is a specially adapted version of the article. … Continue reading Strong client relationships are integral to success
I get asked this question daily. Leadership is open to widely different interpretations and full of confusing ideas and terminology. The descriptions, definitions and examples of leadership vary enormously. We lead when we are first given a supervisory role at work, a monarch and president are both leaders. We lead our own children in rights … Continue reading How do you define Leadership?
Those teams with the vision, drive and creative engineering mindset who designed and built Concorde in the 1960’s lived and chose to work in a World of Possibilities. They were not constrained by the past – time and time again we come across people in all business sectors who refuse to follow the trends already … Continue reading COACHING opens up a World of POSSIBILITIES
Choosing the right people to be at the front of your business can be a minefield. So we thought we’d provide a free helping hand to make sure you choose the best in class… According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) on average less that a third of companies use assessment centres as a method … Continue reading Choosing the best in class
Our Wheel of Engagement Model can be used for organisations, teams and/or individuals. The objective of the exercise is to carry out a health check on how well the organisation, the team or the individual is engaging their employees, their team members or the individual! By assessing the 8 engagement categories against the level of satisfaction … Continue reading TRC Wheel of Engagement Model