Following the vote to leave the EU in June, you might have thought that Armageddon was just around the corner. We are doomed, the economy will crash, it will take years to negotiate an exit, EU countries will punish us with high tariffs.... But Britain's small business owners, in my experience, have pretty much ignored … Continue reading Small business owners – getting on with the job
How we make decisions can depend on a wide variety of things - how we feel at the time, what else is going on in our lives and, the granddaddy of them all, looking for information to confirm what we already believe (sometimes called Confirmation Bias, but I prefer to call this the "Ah-hah I … Continue reading Self-driving Terminator cars will kill us all!
In the last 2 years, I trained over 400 international managers and executives from organisations as diverse as NGOs, engineering manufacturers and global entertainment businesses. What did these people have in common? English is not their first language. The main challenge international managers face is confidence. Senior managers and executives usually have a confidence based on a … Continue reading Speaking English can seriously impact your business
International Women’s Day 2015 is probably a good time to sit back and reflect on what men should be doing to help promote workplace gender equality. We can’t simply leave this to women or see it as a women’s issue. It impacts us all. So here are my five ideas on what men need to … Continue reading How can men promote gender equality in the workplace