Bob Morrell on November 7, 2019

Uncertainty has been hanging around the UK economy for over 3 years now. We're used to it - and many of us plan way ahead on purpose, to 'work through' this period. Then, when we think it may be...

Jeremy Blake on October 31, 2019

This is the famous maxim of Elmer Wheeler who made it number 4 in his 5 Wheelerpoints. The original book which contains this gem is ‘Tested Sentences that Sell’ first published in 1937.

The...

Bob Morrell on October 24, 2019

This week has been brilliant. I am approaching a significant birthday and certainly enjoying the lead up!

During the week several people have really made me smile. One was a flight...

Jeremy Blake on October 3, 2019

This is the last in a series of short blogs on observations taken from Arthur Miller’s play, which I was lucky enough to see the latest revival of.

I’ve written two other short posts see ...

Jeremy Blake on October 3, 2019

This follows my previous Blog following my trip to see a terrific revival of Arthur Miller’s play.  See https://www....

Bob Morrell on October 1, 2019

When growing up, there comes a point when you realise you can earn money for work. You look for suitable weekend or evening employment and learn to stack shelves, serve coffee, serve drinks or...

Bob Morrell on October 1, 2019

Today, I read that the UK economy is doing a bit better than expected and not heading for the recession everyone was predicting a few weeks ago. In one way that’s great news. In another, what has...

Bob Morrell on October 1, 2019

One of the highlights of going away for me, is eating in new restaurants. The pleasure felt when you receive great service is wonderful - and to eat well means you are enjoying your time away and...

Bob Morrell on October 1, 2019

It was once observed by a comedian that ‘many people work in the dullest jobs and as if that wasn’t painful enough, we now expect them to enjoy their jobs as well!’

So much of L&D...

Jeremy Blake on September 24, 2019

A cautionary tale and how you can use this true story to make your teams more profitable straight away.

Retaining customers or winning new ones requires skills that some firms are investing...

Bob Morrell on September 23, 2019

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Bob Morrell on August 12, 2019

One of the disadvantages of being a trainer and speaker is that you are sometimes forced to eat, in restaurants, alone. On a recent trip to Newcastle I went to one of my favourite chains and asked...

Jeremy Blake on August 8, 2019

If you are someone who likes to keep a toe in the world of work but also wants a book that helps you in all parts of your life, then let me recommend two people to you.

The reason I say...

Bob Morrell on June 27, 2019
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Bob Morrell on May 24, 2019

Today is yet another historic day in the history of Brexit. Another delay, another leader? And more discussion, division, uncertainty and stagnation. We’re a country...

Bob Morrell on May 24, 2019

Someone recently observed to me that she thought that some men have it drummed into themselves, to never apologise. Or at least, to never apologise to a woman. In...

Bob Morrell on December 6, 2018

Executive Coaching is the fastest growing part of our business. One-to-one, confidential sessions focusing on asking the right questions to help each person find the...

Jeremy Blake on November 16, 2018

With thanks to Daniel Pink* for recommending this Ted...

Bob Morrell on November 16, 2018

The one thing that amazes you when you start working in a new industry, is the number of awards events that take...

Jeremy Blake on October 1, 2018

 This is a cracking Ted Talk from Lera Boroditsky that she gave at Ted Women last year.

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