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Stop the world – I want to get off!

Have you ever found yourself so overwhelmed with the amount of ‘stuff’ you have to do, that you wish you could just press ‘pause’ for a while and escape your commitments and responsibilities? Even just for a few minutes? Many modern organisations have been through so many rounds of restructuring and down-sizing they are at […]

Leadership and Technology

Technology is at the heart of most modern businesses. Not just the desktop pcs that enable people to work and communicate; it’s websites and internet marketing; it’s smart manufacturing systems; it’s high-tech research and development tools; it’s customer apps – the whole ‘Digital’ landscape. So the people in charge of the technology are key to […]

[Video] Most people don’t leave their job, they leave their boss

According to research done quite some time ago, when people decide that they're ready to change jobs, sometimes it's genuinely because they've exhausted the possibilities in their current job and they're ready to move on and do something else. But often when somebody is very keen to leave this job and do something else, it's […]

The Art of the Fresh Start

September! All over the UK children are going back to school, neatly dressed in recently-bought uniform and clutching bags filled with new stationary. Some are optimistic, others are resentful of this return to daily learning. Parents are heaving huge sighs of relief and re-gaining control of their homes, computers and TV remotes. Full-time Mums are […]

Choosing your Champion for Change

Some people love change.  They get really motivated by the prospect of something new or different and they’re excited by the opportunity to do something they haven’t done before.  Not everyone is like that.  Other people enjoy stability and continuity.  They’re motivated by knowing what’s going to happen, how to deal with it and when […]

Why IT Managers Rarely Make Good Leaders

Most IT departments have a very large training budget and most of them spend it all. On technical training. Technology moves forward at an ever-increasing pace and it’s important to keep people’s skills up-to-date. So IT professionals expect to do a lot of learning. Usually they’re good at it and welcome the opportunity for further […]