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How Executive Coaching can get you through COVID-19

Months into lockdown and with no clear end in sight, the United Kingdom's professional world has moved almost exclusively to working from home. This has caused a potentially permanent shift in our daily working culture. We no longer chat with our coworkers in the kitchen or meet our bosses for coffee catch-ups. Instead, we communicate [...]

By | May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Retail executives brace for a disappointing Easter weekend

Many retail executives will most likely be disheartened by the news that UK retail footfall has dipped 81% compared to this time last year. Due to COVID-19 the majority of retail businesses have been forced to close their physical stores and are approaching a disappointing Easter weekend. Compared to the first week of lockdown, footfall [...]

By | April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Out of touch: the contactless future of retail

The human touch of retail could be lost forever due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis and will extend long beyond the end of the current pandemic, reports Forbes. From the surge in contactless payments to supermarkets installing protective screens for staff. From drop off at the door to robot retail, the future of shopping will [...]

By | March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rallying reluctant remote workers with motivational leadership

The massive surge in remote working due to COVID-19 has created dispersed workforces practically overnight. It is a decision forced on organisations and individuals who may have previously considered such a notion impractical and divisive; such as teams of executives running retail operations. This has left business leaders with a massive logistical nightmare, which has [...]

By | March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leadership and fear; tackling COVID-19

Much has been written on the topic of being a fearless leader; and also being a senior manager who uses respect, not the fear-factor, to move things along. However, we are living in unique times. Now, the word ‘fear’ is more applicable to the mindsets of your teams. Never before has assured, calm and emotionally [...]

By | March 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Move of the week: Coronavirus will force retailers to rewrite rules of recruitment

It seems inevitable that the Covid-19 outbreak will cause significant disruption both to business and to our everyday lives. In these unprecedented times, the public’s health must be the number one priority. But retailers, and the thousands of businesses that enable their operations to function effectively, have a vital role to play in the national [...]

By | March 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tackling adversity with growth leadership

As a corporate business leader, there are many ways to effectively lead a team. There's no single rule for great leadership. It's not about finding the right or wrong way to run things; it's about finding the way that works right for you. But there are a variety of styles out there, and if as [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments