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Elephant? What Elephant?

British artist Banksy knows how to generate headlines. His street art and dark imagery have become recognised and imitated the world over, although his strong p...
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The Smartest Guy in the Room

In the second half of the 19th century British politics was dominated by two titanic figures, William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli. Both were politicians o...
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The Power of the 80/20 Rule

Here is a theory that I have. It’s not based on research but rather on 25 years of personal observation across many businesses. It is that the average perso...
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Why not take Fridays off?

“Life is like riding a bicycle” To keep your balance you must keep moving.” (Albert Einstein)   What would happen to your business if you took ev...
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What is your mission?

  Author Harvey Mackay (“Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive”) tells the following incredible story about a ride with a New Y...
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The Big Shift.

We place huge constraints on our own thinking. In 2009, I ran workshops to bring out ideas, big bold doable ideas and I ran these workshops with some of the lar...
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Get unstuck fast

Many businesses just “do”. They do what they’ve always done without questioning whether it is still relevant or, more importantly, still the best way to d...