Recent Blog Posts

The plastic straw that broke the camel’s back?

A Sunday night TV programme has started a revolution. With Blue Planet II we watched entranced at the wonders of our deepest oceans. We asked whether that see-through headed fish was real or a CGI creation. Later in the series, in love with our wonderful world, we wept in despair as the true casualties of the plastics polluting our waters was brought home to us.

Efficiency – not all it’s cracked up to be

Are you stuck just doing the same old things expecting the same results? Before you know it, Q1 will nearly be over and you may find yourself still being reactive rather than being effective. Let’s look at why your actions need to be effective more than they need to be efficient.

Is annual planning a truly effective tool for your business?

Why do businesses have an obsession with annual planning? Do these really work for the company, or do they just drive a burst of well-meaning energy and enthusiasm in the new year? Time and again these plans falter half way through the year as they lose relevance to the changing market conditions. Flexible planning over shorter timescales can take advantage of these opportunities rather than pursuing out of date targets in a blinkered manner.

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