We spend a lot of time and effort recruiting in business, but recruitment efforts are worthless if your company is a revolving door for employees. Once you make great hires, it’s more important than ever to keep showing those individuals why they should want to work at your company. You need to keep winning them over. The […]
Eventually, in virtually every spiritual and religious tradition, you’ll encounter the same advice when it comes to time: that we’re better off confining our attentions to the present moment than struggling to manipulate what’s coming next. “Trying to control the future is like trying to take the master carpenter’s place” cautions one of the founding […]
Watch: everything you need to know about taking on an apprentice through the government Kickstart Scheme
Everything you need to know about taking on an apprentice through the government Kickstart Scheme. A discussion with Jemma Atkinson from Gradfuel and business leaders.
You can tell if a culture war is present by doing a quick test. Is anyone listening, or are they screaming? Does anyone want a solution? Culture war. It’s something that’s entertaining if you like your politics bloody, unserious and superficial, for it does not involve the desire to convince. If you like war, or […]
I’ve been listening to the Beyond Busy podcast, hosted by Graham Allcott. If you haven’t delved into it yet, I’d really recommend it. An episode I listened to recently struck a chord, and I think it’s something worth considering for all agency leaders and founders. The topic? Giving regular, effective feedback. In this particular ep, […]
A revelatory conversation with a client this week (who also okayed this post) led me to record this short video on being your authentic self. We were discussing the restorative power of the Christmas break, and how he had become incredibly creative during the time ‘off” – writing children’s stories no less. The conversation progressed […]
It has been funny (*insert your own adjective*) old year. When it came to client gifts I wanted to send something that considered the – frankly bizarre – last 12 months, but also put some focus on the future. No pressure then. On contemplation, I had a number of options for the etc 2020 Christmas […]