What does it mean to have Business Skills in the 21st Century?

The structure of business has changed considerably. In the past there were those in the company with strategic roles who set policy, and there were those who implemented them. Exercising good business skills was mostly a matter of following direction. However according to William Buist of Abelard [...]

Fabulous Feedback – creating a culture that creates great leaders

Feedback can be a fabulous thing; it can help us understand our strengths and learn how to build on our experience to do even better in the future. Feedback’s got a bad rap though. Often when someone says “I have feedback for you” our heart sinks and we brace ourselves for criticism delivered [...]

Decision Making

A number of factors come into play when we have to take decisions, whether for business or domestic reasons. Looking at the world of business – both commercial and third sector organisations – as well as the public sector and politics are there similarities of differences in the way in [...]

Resilience: a key to successful organizations

Resilience—in organizations, structures and the human spirit—was the theme of a TIGERoadshow (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in the City of London on 16 October. Initiatives of Change’s UK business programme [...]

Thinking about thought leadership

Recently, a regular LinkedIn blogger, Mindy Gibbins-Klein wrote a thought provoking article about content marketing and what an over-used and abused description that is for putting your key messages out for the world to read. In the first instance content could mean just about anything you care to [...]
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