C + Y + X = Tomorrow’s Workforce Today!

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“C + Y + X = Tomorrow’s Workforce Today!”   Looking for that magic formula for business success? Trying to understand how to lead in a complex world? Does the answer lay in how the Generations can most effectively work together and learn from each other? To get the best out of both yourself and…

By George, I Think I’ve Got It – Reflections On Leadership For Business Success!

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“By George, I Think I’ve Got It – Reflections On Leadership For Business Success!”     Recently I wrote about ‘Soft Leadership for a Global Market Place’. My thesis was that whilst technical skills are always important, the edge in today’s competitive world would go to those who can combine these with more adaptive, softer-type skills.…

What Would A Real Work-Life Balance Mean For You?

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“What Would A Real Work-Life Balance Mean For You?” In the first of two posts on work-life balance I want to look at it from a personal perspective; what it means for you and me. Then in a second post to follow shortly, I will look at it from an organisational and employer’s perspective. The…

“True Grit Comes With A Sweet Centre!”

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“True Grit Cones With A Sweet Centre!”   So, what’s your impulse control like? Put simply as you’ll know, this is your ability to postpone or forgo current pleasures in order to gain even greater fulfilment in the future. In recent blogs and thought pieces I’ve looked in some detail at the work of Robert…

Collaborating for Growth [Guest Post]

Collaborating for Growth The Business Development & Investment Team at P&K Council (BDIT) is developing a new initiative to support business growth across the region: ‘Collaborative Boards’ It is clear that there is a fantastic array of skills and experience within the business community across Perth & Kinross. This project seeks to maximise the full…

‘Collaborative Leadership = Business Success!’

The Mudd Partnership | Collaborative Leadership

‘Collaborative Leadership = Business Success!’   I write a lot about the challenges facing Businesses, Organisations, Teams, Executive Boards and Individuals, all trying to find and define their place, their roles and what they should do to perform as effectively as possible in today’s world. Today I want to focus in particular on Business and…

Is Your Organisation Ready To Become Mindful? [Guest Post]

The Mudd Partnership | Mindful

‘Is Your Organisation Ready To Become Mindful? Lead The Way With Seven Top Tips To Start Things Moving Today!’   “The world is abuzz with mindfulness” claims Kabat-Zin, who says there is growing interest in the application of mindfulness in the workplace; particularly in relation to reducing stress, and enabling resilience. However, the significant benefits…

Creating a Strong Board [Guest Blog]

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Creating a Strong Board Boards are inevitably only as good as the people on them, but the mix of those folk is critical for the success of the Board. There are a number of different models of “skill mix”, ensuring that your Board has the requisite knowledge and skills on paper at least to meet…

‘Soft Leadership for a Global Market Place’

The Mudd Partnership | Soft Leadership

‘Soft Leadership for a Global Market Place’ Technical skills are always important of course, but today’s Leader also needs strong Adaptive skills to be really effective & Super Perform on the global stage. These are the sorts of skills we would recognise built around engagement, values and ethics, sustainability and a more inclusive approach –…