Tag Archives: London

Corporate Culture is visible if you know what to look for . . .

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. -Steve Jobs Not too long ago a friend of mine asked how to tell a reputable plumber or tradesman from the “cowboy” fixit men … Continue reading

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Uninspired !

Uninspired = Uninspiring = Mediocre Performance = Bored Audience Leadership has a definite knock-on effect. The principle of “shadow of the leader” came vividly back to me while sitting for 2 1/2 hours in the Royal Albert Hall in London listening … Continue reading

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Keeping the “magic” alive . . . In the circus and business

Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. ~Ben Hecht I can still recall nearly 12 years ago watching the Cirque du Soliel performance of Alegria in the Royal Albert Hall in London with my young daughter and … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement and Strategy Execution: A Real Example

It’s January in London. It’s cold, overcast and rainy almost every day. And besides that, at a latitude of 52 degrees North, darkness falls around 4pm, making it seem even colder. The perfect time of year for the boiler and central … Continue reading

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The Few versus the Many . . .

This past week I had the opportunity to visit with a director from one of the largest FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) companies in the world.  They are headquartered in London so it was just a short ride on the underground … Continue reading

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Looking for an Author’s Assistant . . . pass the word

I could definitely use some help (not only the mental kind!).  I am looking for an author assistant to help with all the details it takes to get several novels and business books out of my mac and into the … Continue reading

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Business as Usual – Not!

This week my new thriller novel was published on Amazon Kindle US and UK. This is my third thriller novel and I am excited to introduce a new character, Jack Christian.  I believe you will find Jack the type of … Continue reading

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