Category: Developing Organisations

Keeping Leadership Simple and Being Accessible

I’ve taken Roger Edwards’ CMA Live 17 and called it Keeping Leadership Simple and Being Accessible   This is the second of my Content Marketing Academy Conference or CMA Live 17 articles. It’s three weeks since the conference and I’m still seeing the links between leadership and / or organisation development and content marketing.   […]

Can Leaders in Organisations Learn From Content Marketing?

This is the first of six articles I’m writing from my recent content marketing experience.  For those of you reading articles last year will know I love to draw parallels between content marketing and leaders communication. For the second year in a row on 8 June I packed my bags and headed North across the boarder […]

Can Social Media Inform Organisation Communication?

Social Media and Organisation Communication – A Match Destined To Be Made In Heaven?   Can social media inform organisation and leadership communication? What do you think?   So, last week I wrote about what leaders can learn from content marketing.  This week I thought I’d continue on a similar theme and link social media with great […]

Content Marketing – The Human Face of Your Business

The Content Marketing Academy 2016 Last week, 2 – 3 June 2016, I went to Edinburgh to my first Content Marketing Academy Conference.  If you look at the website it says: “The Day My Business Changed Forever”.   Quite a bold statement!  But mine will!  I know it will – and that’s because there are […]

Being THE BEST Team Member My Top 7 Tips

If we want to be the best team member, how would you define team? A group working collaboratively to achieve a common goal? A group of people working together and it’s crucial to business success that they cooperate? People using their individual skills and providing constructive feedback to achieve a desired group outcome? Team dynamics […]

Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing

Do you think Leaders Influence Staff Wellbeing?   I read an article today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) that inspired me to write. Workplace wellbeing is a passion of mine and in answer to my own question – Yes Leaders do Influence Staff wellbeing! In her article for JRF Helen Barnard focuses on Rt Hon Iain […]

Partners in DISC

Let’s be Partners in DISC! I’ve written this article to share my passion for DISC and to explain how we could potentially work together as Partners in DISC.  The article shares an insight into DISC but it also gives some hints as to how it can enhance your business too. What is DISC? DISC is […]

The Power of Feedback

Evaluating Our Products and Services through Feedback   In business it’s good to receive unsolicited feedback from time to time.  As we know we seek to continuously improve by formally evaluating our work, using customer satisfaction surveys and undertaking formal project or customer reviews.  So it’s lovely when you receive an unsolicited letter or email […]

NBSL North East Business Support Fund

Monday Daily Topic My Daily Topic today is NBSL North East Business Support Fund.  I am a registered provider for the fund and I thought, as Monday is New Developments day, I’d share some of the information I gained at a provider meeting last week. The NBSL North East Business Support Fund is due to come […]

News! Welcome to my Daily Topics!

New for 2015 I’ve Launched my Daily Topics!   For those of you following me on Twitter, Linked In and Facebook, you’ll know that I’ve launched my Daily Topics pages.  So, welcome to my Daily Topics! So what can you expect…… Monday – my New Developments page.  To start the week I’ll be writing about a […]