What is your SPIKE?

The best leaders in the world surround themselves with people who compensate for the things they are not so good at. Once you’ve realised what your SPIKES are… there need never, ever be losers anymore. Everyone can be a winner. Rene Carayol.

92% of recruiters check you out on Linkedin. Set yourself up with a fresh new Linkedin profile in 2017 – for free.

If one of your New Year resolutions for 2017 is to advance, change or grow your career, you probably know that your Linkedin Profile is a crucial factor in creating the right first impression that recruiters and employers will have about you – and therefore a crucial factor in whether you are considered or dismissed at the first hurdle. In fact, according to …

The Rise of the Opportuneur

There is a revolution going on. Trump, Brexit, Austerity, Isis and the financial crisis has taken all the attention, yet beneath the headlines major social, economic, demographic and technological  shifts have been happening. Asia, Automation, Outsourcing and Ageing Populations are all contriving to create a whole new world of work. Your education is not as valuable as you thought it …

The Anatomy of an Intrapreneur

If your business has done all the cost-cutting, fat-trimming and weight shedding it can and is still seeing a levelling off in revenue and profits, then the spring sunshine should serve as a message for you. It’s time to sow some seeds of growth. Growth in recessionary times is predicated upon one thing: Innovation. It takes a strategic approach to …

COOL BOSS – Choosing the right boss for your business climate

When David Moyes was handed the reigns of (arguably) the biggest football club in the world and asked to step into the chasm left on the departure of (arguably) the most successful manager in the game’s history, some said he was presented with a poisoned chalice; others that he should have been given more time before being summarily sacked after …