LEAD network brings £1.5m deal to the South West
What a fabulous way to bring the New Year in with the news of a landmark business deal which will bring a £1.5million manufacturing contract back to the UK from China, thanks to relationships formed on a unique leadership development programme.
Zones of Debate
Far too often in business, I find senior management teams (the 'Top Team') going through the motions. Mostly, monthly management meetings do not occur, or they are infrequent and almost always the discussions are too 'polite'. Who wants to upset 'the boss', stand-up to the boss, deliver bad news[...]
The Real Role of Marketing
Next week, LEAD delegates will be treated to a Masterclass on world-class marketing by Professor Malcolm McDonald - a world authority on strategic planning and marketing.
Improving Productivity in UK SMEs
The key to business, productivity and economic growth in the UK is in the hands of business leaders is a key conclusion in a new report – Improving Productivity in UK Small-Medium Sized Enterprises: A Research Study.
Does it work?
Yes, it does, but a Strategic Marketing Planning Process (MPP) needs senior management focus and drive from the top