This blog first appeared on influenceonline.co.uk Mergers and acquisitions are typified by power games – everyone wants to be on the ‘winning’ side – and excitability about the potential for increased profits. In this blog I want to look at the issues of mergers and acquisitions – these insights have been gained from years of … The 4 risks of mergers & acquisitions: can you avoid them?
Over the years, I have trained communications teams and professionals in everything from internal and crisis comms to social media and presentation skills. I must have trained hundreds in the last few years – and gosh, what insights. My big conclusion? Business leaders don’t talk business to their teams. And this means the quality of … Leaders are failing their PR teams – agencies and corporates alike
A few weeks ago I attended a CBI round table on the economy. Inevitably these mostly large employers started talking about the nightmare their businesses/organisations are going to face without cheap EU labour. I have added the word ‘cheap’, but that was essentially the issue. I drove away fuming. These bosses are disconnected from their … Would your leader work for their own company?
This blog first appeared on PRiME, an online magazine for women in their prime and looks at lessons I learned, what has gone well – and what am I still learning? Ten years ago, I was invited to join my first board as a non-executive director. It was an advisory board to a business school. … 9 Lessons on Being a Non-Executive Director