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So far Richard Maybury has created 333 blog entries.

Successful homeworking through Coronavirus – 3 critical, foundational questions

By |2020-03-23T10:55:03+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Successfully working from home on a continual basis as a result of the Coronavirus epidemic is a very different experience to occasionally working from home to 'get stuff done' as part of our flexible working policies. It will also be very different for home based filed workers who combine [...]

Using the SCAMPER model to aid creative thinking and problem solving

By |2019-03-28T15:26:13+00:00March 28th, 2019|Strategy and Strategic Thinking|

When it comes to the 'Define Purpose' or 'Decide Strategy' or 'Continuous Improvement' or 'Creative Thinking' elements of my #WP2P approach to total workload management, we often need to think outside the box in order to come up with a solution to a situation. The challenge is that we [...]

Leadership: The Hubris hall of fame. Who is the odd person out and why?

By |2018-12-11T17:33:56+00:00December 11th, 2018|Leadership|

The other day I attended a Hubris Forum hosted by The Surrey Business School at the University of Surrey and facilitated by Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith. Some people suggest that we are at 'Peak Hubris' and that Hubris' time has come around again. Certainly the new millennium has presented us [...]

Engagement Collaboration and Purposeful Productivity – Employees First, Customers Second

By |2018-11-23T08:02:20+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Define Purpose|

It’s happened 3 times now since last Friday – and that’s why I’m compelled to write this today. It cropped up in a business networking conversation about misattribution and within 2 client engagements this week focusing on ‘Engagement and collaboration’ and ‘Purposeful Productivity’. It is about putting leadership focus [...]

What is a business for? The Milton Friedman Profit principle; Social Value; Purpose redefined

By |2018-11-01T17:15:28+00:00November 1st, 2018|Define Purpose|

Recently I was a speaker, representing myself and the Institute of Directors, on a panel at the opening session of the #WeAreSurrey2018 conference with Surrey County Council. The theme of the session was ‘Is social value good for business?’. The clear consensus was that #Socialvalue is indeed good for [...]

Happy 21st Birthday Microsoft Outlook

By |2018-09-30T21:06:31+00:00November 24th, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Microsoft Outlook turned 21 on 16th November 2017. Birthdays and anniversaries are a good time to reflect on the past, rejoice in the present and re-appraise the future. Perhaps now would be a good time to look again at how you are managing yourself, your workload and the results you [...]

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