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Is hiring based on instinct a risk?

BA have a newly promoted CEO. Appointed, presumably, due to his long-standing tenure and track record. He’s popular with staff. Something, allegedly,…

Are you prepared?

It’s true. The older we get the more comfortable we become. But if we’re not careful this leads to complacency and missed opportunities. Because we fe…

Should we all be buying shares in WPP?

WPP’s CEO Mark Read has moved fast, leveraging adversity to create a more dynamic business. Often attacked as an irrelevant company of the advertising…

Business Leaders Podcast featuring David Mansfield

Listen to David Mansfield, Founder of The Monday Revolution, discuss the power and impact of highly effective working. A believer in going ‘back to ba…

Time to act…

Navigating challenging times requires clear thinking and a developed sense of purpose. Waiting for normality to resurface is not the best option. The…

Evidence always helps…

I recently was part of an interview panel for a candidate who’d applied for a management role. We asked about using evidence in decision making versus…

Deliver new business through introductions & recommendations

Business is hard work. Anything that makes it quicker and simpler, is generally a good thing. When Booker T and the MGs sang Time is Tight, they were…

If you want to succeed – find better ways

The art of failure is alive and well. When you say you’ve tried, what sort of ‘try’ was that? Anybody who takes up running will tell you the only way…

Good things happen when you meet people you don’t know

“There’s someone you should meet, I’ll introduce you.” Familiar words, I hope. Because you want to be that person. “That person” your friend wants to…

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Forthcoming Events and Speaking Engagements

Due to COVID-19, planned speaking events have been postponed for the foreseeable future by organisers.

In the meantime, listen to David's appearance on The Extraordinary Business Book Club Podcast