Created by Jenny Powell on the January 11, 2019

Towards the end of last year I was looking forward to working with the leadership team of a charitable organisation. The new Managing Director, who had recently joined the business, knew that the established, experienced team he had in place could be even more effective, productive and fulfilled, if they worked together better. The very […]

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Created by Jenny Powell on the September 27, 2018

If you’ve been to the cinema, watched TV or read the newspapers, you may just have noticed – John Lewis has rebranded. Millions must have been spent on advertising as lavish as that normally reserved for Christmas.   Paula Nickolds (MD)  tells us we will find manifestos in shop doorways “explaining why you will get a different service from the […]

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Created by Sue Farmer on the March 1, 2018

“I am a failure.” These were the opening words of what became a real outpouring of emotion. Their conversation was fast, words tripping over each other. I looked quizzically, not sure I understood the statement. “I’m almost 50, single and not in a job I love. I look around me and I’m the only one […]

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Created by Jenny Powell on the January 23, 2018

Happy New Year! Those have been the first three words of all our communications with customers, colleagues and friends since the beginning of January. On significant occasions the first word we always use is “Happy”. Happy Birthday. Happy Anniversary. Happy Christmas. So how can we make 2018 the year of the Happy Customer? Good Service Should Be The Norm […]

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Created by Sue Farmer on the November 30, 2017

I’d like to share this brief extract from my second “Transforming Mind Matters” podcast with Social Media Angel Katie Brockhurst, where I shared a recent anecdote: “I had a bit of an interesting week. I was lucky in that I had the opportunity to observe a board meeting  in preparation for some development work I am […]

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