Media

3 Components for Successful Business Performance – Podcast Ep9



    —    

Having a passionate workforce, supported by the right resources to hand, and all aimed at delivering what the client wants will drive your business to success. In this edition of the Quirk Solutions podcast we discusses the 3 components essential for successful business performance: Passion, Capability and Clients. The experiences I have had in my

Read more

Confident and Courageous Leadership – Podcast Ep8



    —    

Guest Presenter: Kate Philp, Quirk Solutions Associate and Leadership Trainer There is a subtle, but very important difference between courageous and confident decision-making. Both equally important as each other but, none the less, they can have significant impacts on the consequences of the decisions we make either in our personal lives or in the boardroom. Kate

Read more

Concept of Intent – Podcast Ep7



    —    

Have you heard of Intent? It’s a single understanding that leaders who want the best from the teams communicate. It’s a very brief written statement which combines your mission statement, your company objectives, your culture and values – distilled into 100 words that outlines what the future looks like, how we’re getting there, some of

Read more

10 Principles of Great Leadership – Podcast Ep6



    —    

Guest Presenter: Roderic Yapp, Quirk Solutions Associate and Leadership Trainer Leadership isn’t an easy thing. It’s all about judgement and it’s all about character and that’s what makes it so difficult. However, there are 10 guiding principles that great leaders work within to ensure success for their team and their organisation. This week we have

Read more

The Importance of Trust in Managing Teams – Guest on The EW Group Podcast



    —    

Studies show that having a sense of purpose is increasingly what drives us to work. Building a culture of trust is one way to create that feeling for people. When the stakes are high, we need to trust the people we work with. I was recently invited by Rachael Wilson, MD of the EW Group

Read more

Empowered Delegation – Podcast Ep 5



    —    

In this week’s podcast, we discuss two techniques – empowered delegation & closed-loop communication – that can help our organisations harness the collective innovation and intelligence of the people working within our organisations.  We are constantly striving to improve our business performance and achieve greater success but all too often don’t do so effectively or in

Read more

Quirk Solutions launch Wargaming for GDPR



    —    

LEADING UK wargaming exponents Quirk Solutions are proud to announce the expansion of their service offering to include wargames specific to GDPR. Building on the success of our wargame offering, we at Quirk Solutions have developed GDPR specific wargames which offer organisations who gather and hold personal data an opportunity to identify potential risks and

Read more

GDPR: Are you ready for 2018?



    —    

Are you ready for GDPR in May 2018? Listen Chris Paton explain why businesses and organisation need to start taking GDPR seriously: The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) that come into effect in May 2018 will have significant consequences for every organisation and companies who gather and hold personal data. Organisations will need to put

Read more

The Changing Face of Leadership – Quirk Solutions Podcast Ep 4



    —    

Culture change and the changing nature of leadership that exists within our working environments right now is significant. The workforce is changing and we are seeing people coming into employment that are very different from those that have been in employment for a number of years. People who are more adaptable and collaborative in their

Read more

5 common strategy mistakes FD’s are making



    —    

Organisations can be so focused on the day-to-day issues, that strategy suffers. Here are the five key things that can trip organisations up. This article was written for and published by Financial Director magazine on 17th October, 2017. Commercial organisations, particularly large corporates, are often so focused on the day-to-day issues of performance, competition and share price, that they

Read more