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October 2020

How leaders can use stress for better results

By | October 14th, 2020|Leadership|

It’s a common misconception that business leaders are somehow programmed to be able to effectively deal with stress, and believe it or not, this isn’t always the case. However, a good method of leadership is to try and find ways of dealing with stress that can be used to your advantage. Using stress for success [...]

Why self-regulation is a core characteristic for any good leader

By | October 12th, 2020|Leadership|

When it comes to succeeding in an executive role such as team leader, there are many traits that enable you to excel at your job and lead your peers with gravitas, sincerity, and respect. Many of these skills are synonymous with leadership, such as empathy, great social skills, and the ability to motivate yourself and [...]

Move of the Week: M&S ups digital game with new hire Lumsden

By | October 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

In a week that has seen Tesco CEO Ken Murphy make his first significant appointment in the shape of new finance chief Imran Nawaz, a less high-profile but potentially just as significant hire caught my eye. Retail Week recently revealed that Next’s head of digital trading, Gemma Lumsden, has joined M&S in the newly created [...]

What are the benefits of executive coaching?

By | October 9th, 2020|All News and Events|

Executive coaching has a huge number of benefits, and it can be really useful for helping you to develop as a leader. If you're wondering how executive coaching can be beneficial to you, then keep reading. Improved leadership abilities One of the biggest benefits of undertaking executive coaching is the huge boost it will give [...]

3 negative leadership traits to avoid

By | October 9th, 2020|Leadership|

If you work in a leadership role and you're concerned about making a mistake, we've put together a list of three negative leadership traits to avoid so that you can steer your team in the right direction. Lack of discipline Being a successful leader is less about creating balance with your responsibilities and more about [...]

GROUP TRADING DIRECTOR

By | October 7th, 2020|Representative Sample of Jobs|

£Substantial Six-Figure Basic Salary + Outstanding Bonus & LTIP’s Based-UK (Home Working Included) This retailer is a marketing leading food retailer with sites throughout the UK and ROI. Reporting to the Group Chief Executive and a key member of the board leadership team, the Group Trading Director will lead the large trading team, who are [...]

Is this the end of Cineworld in the UK?

By | October 7th, 2020|All News and Events|

First reported by The Sunday Times, Cineworld will temporarily close its UK cinemas in the coming weeks, putting 5,500 jobs at risk. The closure was announced after the upcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die, was delayed again until Spring 2021. The postponement of the next Bond film leaves many cinemas in dire financial [...]

Retail executive Ken Murphy takes over as Tesco CEO

By | October 5th, 2020|All News and Events|

Ken Murphy, a former executive of Walgreens Boots Alliance, has taken the reins as CEO of supermarket giant Tesco after being named as successor to Dave Lewis last year. As well as the departure of ex-CEO Dave Lewis, the company's chief financial officer, Alan Stewart, and Charles Wilson, chief of Tesco's Booker wholesale arm, have [...]

Why empathy is an important attribute in a leader

By | October 2nd, 2020|All News and Events|

When running a business or managing a team, there are many qualities that you need to possess in order to ensure you do your job properly. You need to be: - Dedicated to your job/team.- Motivated and able to motivate others.- Focused, working to ensure the job gets done, showing excellent communication and time management [...]