Wax Digital – How to Successfully Train and Develop Your Team’s Skills

Wax Digital – How to Successfully Train and Develop Your Team’s Skills

Every month, we’ll be speaking with an expert from a different discipline of business, giving insight on how to grow SMEs, and how to progress through the ranks of large organisations. This month, we’ll be talking to Teresa Boughey, CEO of award-winning Jungle HR. Here, she shares her top tips for training a team and growing their skill sets. (more…)...
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How Leadership Teams can Obstruct Business Transformation

How Leadership Teams can Obstruct Business Transformation

I often work with leadership teams helping them with their business transformation. When I do, I am reminded of the Govindarajan and Trimble ‘Three Box Solution’ which is still a very relevant tool kit for an age old problem. Innovation guru Vijay Govindarajan explains the problem in his 2016 book - How do you meet the performance requirements of the existing business—one that is still thriving—while dramatically reinventing it? Key Leadership Tasks for Business Transformation He suggests three things that a forward thinking CEO or key leadership team must do: (more…)...
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Commerciality is the Key to Greater Performance

Commerciality is the Key to Greater Performance

It’s been a dismal first half of the year for town and city centres. We have seen the spectacular collapse of Maplin, Toys R Us, Poundland and Chimichanga and retailers like House of Fraser, Mothercare and New Look have axed branches in a desperate attempt to stay afloat. In fact, one headline called it ‘Hell on the high street’ and with sales also in decline we should be braced for more shop and restaurant closures. (more…)...
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How to Give Energy and Purpose Back to Your Employees

How to Give Energy and Purpose Back to Your Employees

Please read our Guest Blog from Leanne Spencer, a well being specialist of www.bodyshotperformance.com.   Check out her event to help with your employee engagement and retention. Our modern lifestyles have been completely transformed by the way in which we work. As a result, we suffering from an energy crisis. There simply isn’t enough time or energy to get everything done. Fulfilling our own sense of purpose day to day is important; looking after our own wellbeing, caring for animals, walking in nature, these can all positively contribute to our energy levels. (more…)...
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Knowledge …. Pass it on!

Knowledge …. Pass it on!

There tends to be a myth that learning stops when you finish school. It may however continue a little longer if you attend college or University, but think again - learning is around us every day! I am privileged enough to attend many conferences and events, one of the more memorable,(forgive the name dropping!,) was at The House of Lords focussing on Women’s Talent and Effective Leadership. This was followed by a presentation by Joanna Shields, CEO Tech City & UK Digital Ambassador. Both events were truly inspirational ……… so, here’s the four knowledge nuggets I took away from these events: (more…)...
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Brand You!

Brand You!

Do you ever stop and take a moment and consider … the coffee travel mug you’re carrying… ah, you’re a Starbucks drinker, the breakfast cereals you ate this morning, ah you’re a Weetabix fan, the new suit you bought for your important meeting….. Armani? Well, the reality is that we are all well and truly branded! We fall in love with these brands, in some instances we aspire to be like these brands, some of them make us feel safe, special, and important even. But what about you? What about your brand? What does it currently say about you? (more…)...
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