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Empowered Delegation – Podcast Ep 5

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…

The Changing Face of Leadership – Podcast Ep 4

The Changing Face of Leadership – 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…

Catastrophic success – Podcast Ep2

Catastrophic success – Podcast Ep2

Guest Presenter: Roderic Yapp, Quirk Solutions Associate and Leadership Trainer It is surprising how few organisations consider Catastrophic Success as a risk to their business and yet so many are affected by it. Catastrophic success is something…

Interview Series

Breaking Down Decision Game Facilitation

Breaking Down Decision Game Facilitation

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here's...

The Mandate of Leadership

The Mandate of Leadership

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here’s...

The Importance of External Objectivity

The Importance of External Objectivity

In our latest video series, Chris Paton talks to Richard Withers, a consultant specialising in Decision Games for the Pharmaceutical Industry. After 11 years of building up his very successful consultancy firm, he sold it and now works as a strategic advisor. Here's...

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Videos

The Sprint Box Methodology within Agile

The Sprint Box Methodology within Agile

In Conversation with Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff. In this video series Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world: The Sprint Box Methodology Within Agile. When using the Sprint methodology there is an active...

The Difference Between Military and Commercial Leadership

The Difference Between Military and Commercial Leadership

‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ is a video series where Chris Paton and Charlie Wagstaff discussed a range of topics, from Chris's military experience to how he adapt that to the commercial world. In this video, they explore the different leadership techniques and...

The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust

The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust

In this video series, Chris discusses with Charlie how he has applied military techniques to the corporate world. The Benefits of Creating an Instant Culture of Trust. In this video from the series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ we discuss ‘The Benefits of...

Blogs

5 common strategy mistakes FD’s are making

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,...

6 Business-critical Situations Where Wargames Make a Difference

6 Business-critical Situations Where Wargames Make a Difference

With the military heritage to business wargaming, there is a preconception that it is all about competitors and competitive intelligence. It isn’t. Knowing how your strategy is going to affect / be affected by your competitors is clearly vital. However, it is just as...

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