Tag Archives: management



Making good use of Testimonials

I worked with two clients this month, planning the content for their conference, coaching them and assisting in the delivery. I got these two emails from them. Good morning Paul I wanted to express my gratitude and appreciation for the work you did with us. It is rare to find someone who becomes so very […]


Work/Life Balance or Bust!!!!! 1

According to a Google commissioned survey of European SME’s, 80% of employees have made some sort of work-related New Year’s resolution for 2013. Find ways of working more efficiently – 42% Interact with customers more – 26% Leave work on time more often – 26% Interact with colleagues more – 21% Be more flexible about […]



Obama/Romney Debate….and now the final straits 1

The debates are over and we enter the home straight as the elections are now days away. Here are my thoughts, predictions and pleas for sense. If I was a Republican I would not be a Romney supporter. If that is the best the Party can offer as “Leader of the Free World” (not my […]



Privacy – Royal and Romney

What an interesting day it has been. The news is that the French magazine, Closer, has been instructed to hand over the photos of the Prince and Princess Royal taken when they were on private property in France and banned from distributing or printing them. Prosecutors are now considering criminal charges. At the same time […]


Big Government vs Big Business – is that a good basis for debate?

I am slightly amused at the recent debates and comments about the role of Government in society. Of course in the US it is a major rallying cry to the conservative base and a way to get them excited. However, I want to challenge some of the assertions being made and offer a different angle […]



Sales Management at the Heart?

I read an article recently saying that “CEOs who put sales management at the heart of their agenda have captured astonishing growth — outstripping their peers by 50 to 80 percent in terms of revenue and profitability”. I was a little astonished at this. To me it is like saying, the person that puts organic […]