Monthly Newsletter

CMI Research: Trust Me, I’m a Manager

Would you let your doctor treat you, if you found out that they did not have any training? Research by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) showed that many people join an organisation, because of their reputation, but leave because of their experience of a ‘bad manager’. Yet every year British businesses let thousands of managers loose on their people, without equipping them...

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GrowthAccelerator: Where Ambitous Businesses Go To Grow

 What is GrowthAccelerator? GrowthAccelerator is a unique service led by some of the country’s most successful growth specialists. It targets high growth businesses who want to prepare for the next phase of business growth and have the potential and determination to get there. Through GrowthAccelerator you can identify the ideas and the strategy you need to create a plan for your business...

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December 2013: Leadership Choices

In this issue… Welcome! Pivotal Moments in Leadership: Nelson Mandela Leading Under Pressure The Battle for Talent has Started Break-through the Barriers! Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome! This time, we’re talking about leadership choices. Nelson Mandela’s choice that changed his country for a generation, choices as a leader in the Clipper Round the World Yacht...

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Break-Through The Barriers

Does your company have the potential to double in size in three years? The Government have launched a Growth Accelerator programme. This is the ‘brain-child’ of Business Secretary, Vince Cable. It is an innovative £200 million investment programme to help up to 26,000 of England’s brightest businesses achieve their ambition and potential, as well as creating as many as 55,000...

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Pivotal Moments in Leadership: Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s decision, on how he would respond to his imprisonment for 27 years, is one of the most historic ‘pivotal moments in leadership’. As Nelson Mandela said himself “As I walked out the door towards the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew that if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” Nelson Mandela had every reason to feel victimised and...

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August 2013 Newsletter: Success

In this issue… Welcome! Three Rules for Success – Questions for Your Board The Missing Middle Businesses – is Support Coming Your Way? The Less Famous Past of Sir Alex – Pivotal Moments in Leadership Receiving the Francis Christie Newsletter Welcome! This time, we’re  talking about success. How do you get success in your business? We look at what others have...

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