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Mentoring – could it be the most rewarding move yet?

Mentoring – could it be the most rewarding move yet?

Being a mentor can be mutually beneficial and fulfilling. There is an uplifting sense of achievement and pride as you watch your mentee bloom. It is not without its pitfalls and challenges, but it can satisfy a very natural sense of wellbeing when you help another...

Small businesses – understanding your why?

Small businesses – understanding your why?

Not for the first time I have been challenged by a small business owner on this subject. When you’re looking to get fast-paced trading off the ground ‘feeling the love’ sometimes feels like an indulgence you just can’t find the time for. In simple terms it’s...

Leadership in the interim world: It’s just a state of mind

Leadership in the interim world: It’s just a state of mind

There is already a vast digital library on the subject of leadership, in addition to mountains of old fashioned, straight up management guides. But what about the army of interim leaders, the contractors and maternity cover troopers who keep things afloat? They’re...

Brand Authority – your brand in the mirror

Brand Authority – your brand in the mirror

I was recently asked by a client to prepare a campaign that went way beyond ambitious with regard to their brand perception in the wider market. It’s a common pitfall within the safe confines of your business enclave, to imagine that average consumers have the same...