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Monthly Archives: March 2012

It’s Make Your Mind Up Time

WE’VE all heard the expression, ‘I used to be indecisive but now I’m not so sure’. Well, as a business leader, you have to stay on the ball and be decisive over a long period, sizing up situations and reaching a conclusion that is beneficial as effectively as possible. It is no good making decisions…Continue Reading

Action For The Week

WHEN trying to change behaviour, focus on those aspects where, first, there is the most room for improvement, and second, the likelihood of being able to change is reasonably high.You shouldn’t expect quick results as changing behaviour can take time.Continue Reading

Thought For The Week

LIKE it or not, much of our time, and energy, is spent in company meetings. We can make of these what we will. Treat them as a waste of time and that is what they will become. Use them to pass the time, and that is what they will do. However, utilise them to better…Continue Reading

Our Customers Are Revolting

We are living in a sharing world. Social media has provided us with a platform through which we can tell each other everything – and it seems we feel obliged to do so. In our personal lives our on-line personalities have become richer than our off-line ones and we are spending hours each day checking…Continue Reading

“Everything you do has…”

Time to Read – 3 Minutes, and a few scary seconds “Everything you do has…” Consequences For you and for others The main reason that people choose to do nothing is because we are worried about the consequences of doing something, which we imagine in our mind before we take any action (the main consequence…Continue Reading

Present Yourself Well

YOU will have heard the quote, ‘theirs not to reason why.’ As you may know, it is a famous saying from Alfred, Lord Tennyson in his poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade. Of course, unlike the soldiers risking death in the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War, your audience won’t have been blindly…Continue Reading

Manage Your Way To Happiness

WHAT makes a good manager? That is the question posed by the Happiness at Work Index and it was revealed that those who lead by example are vital in keeping staff satisfied in difficult trading times. More than half of those surveyed said that they thought this was the most important quality in a manager…Continue Reading

“My Customers are Revolting”

Time to Read – 5 Minutes Time to Watch – 5 Minutes “My Customers are Revolting”: Putting the marketing into Digital Marketing” Last week I had the great honour to be invited to the Inaugural professorial lecture by my very good friend Professor Mark Durkin, University of Ulster Business School. His main points: • Digital…Continue Reading