111, 2018

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

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Define Purpose|Tags: , , , |

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?’. [...]

2411, 2017

Happy 21st Birthday Microsoft Outlook

November 24th, 2017|Categories: Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2211, 2017

Office365 November update impacts Outlook 2016 customisation – Free workaround

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|Tags: , , , , |

When I support clients in working smarter on their critical results and competing priorities I inevitably help them use technology smarter as well. Microsoft Office365 and Outlook are particularly important tools for my clients. Office365 [...]

809, 2017

Q: How can I win at work? What would you say?

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Time Management and Prioritisation tips|Tags: , , , , |

I was running one of my Welding Purpose to Priority #WP2P workshops for a team of bright people this week who reached a milestone in their Professional career. Their collective response to one of my initial questions was so good that [...]

2908, 2017

My free Welding Purpose to Priorities webinar for the IoD is open to all via the text link below

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Here is the link to book into my IoD Advance webinar on Tuesday 5th September between 11:00 and 12:00: Click to book . I have just heard from the IoD that you don't have to be a member to attend this [...]

1907, 2017

Making Office 365 work better with other software tools

July 19th, 2017|Categories: Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity|Tags: , |

Most of us who use Microsoft Office as a primary productivity business tool also use other software based tools or platforms which synchronise with Office, especially Microsoft Outlook. I’m thinking here about CRM tools, Client or Case Management systems and [...]

1906, 2017

The inconvenient truth within the world’s most famous SMART goal statement

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Goal creation and control|Tags: , |

If you study Goal setting in any way, you have probably come across President John F Kennedy’s famous goal about the Moon mission in 1961. Here is something important that many people don’t know about that famous SMART goal statement. [...]

905, 2017

A lesson from Elite sports for business owners who also have to sell

May 9th, 2017|Categories: Strategy and Strategic Thinking|Tags: |

An insight for accidental salespeople; those people building a business out of something they love and care deeply about who also have to sell their product or service to others. Seasoned Sales Professionals might find the reminder useful. I was [...]

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