May, 2012

June 2012 Newsletter

In this issue… Welcome to our Newsletter How Really to Succeed How Not to Kill The Meaning of Work Do Your Managers Need to Look in the Mirror? Team Focus – Interview with David Parsons Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome to our Newsletter! There is a strong emphasis in this month’s newsletter on how to be genuinely effective both as a leader and as a manager in...

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David Parsons – Wine Enthusiast

  We continue our series of interviews that take a more personal look each month at the Francis Christie Associate Team. This month, David Parsons steps into the interview booth! To find out about David’s professional profile, go to the Team Profiles pages. What has been the highlight of your career so far? I was headhunted by a large American software company to help build a completely...

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How Really to Succeed

  “I keep wondering when they are going to catch me out. I feel like a small child on the inside. I’m amazed that they don’t see it.” This quote from one of our coaching clients, a Company Director, brings into the open how many people feel when in a senior management or executive role. It reveals a secret anxiety shared by Directors in numerous boardrooms: they are wondering if they are somehow...

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New Optimism by UK Managers

  CMI Report The most recent Economic Outlook report by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) shows that managers are expressing greater optimism for their organisation than were 6 months ago, despite the news that we are in a double dip recession. Whereas for the public sector, this is expressed as ‘less pessimism’, both private sector and not-for-profit managers are overall...

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