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Every day is a school day

Learning is critical for on-going success and a fulfilled life.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 18 Jun '21 | Tags: charity entrepreneur marketing social enterprise inspiration goal setting values strategic development responsible organisation charter coaching business planning collaboration innovation tools 21st century business business success csr socent growth aspiration local authority feasibility study creative think tank corporate culture vision

Does the end justify the means in your organisation?

A report this month identifies that Oxfam was more concerned about what it was doing and achieving than how it achieved it and that is how its safeguarding was undermined. This is a threat to any organisation that doesn't apply its values rigorously and consistently.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 21 Jan '19 | Tags: values vision charity social enterprise

4 tips to give your new business a flying start

Starting a new business is exciting and you have the opportunity to lay the foundations for success by standing out from the crowd. These 4 tips will help and are fundamental to success.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 06 Jun '17 | Tags: niche vision values

The secret to success - great leadership

Success depends on knowing where you are going and how you will get there and that is the role of the leader

Posted by Sarah Brown on 04 May '17 | Tags: vision values action leadership

Creating an inspirational vision to drive you forward in 2017

How to create an inspirational vision

Posted by Sarah Brown on 17 Dec '16 | Tags: vision leadership

Using your values and vision to help you through difficult times

How having an inspirational vision and strong values can help when people are worried about change such as the aftermath of the Trump election

Posted by Sarah Brown on 15 Nov '16 | Tags: vision values

How a clear purpose can even create success in a difficult market

The importance of knowing why you are in business if you are to be successful and create a successful niche market

Posted by Sarah Brown on 11 Mar '15 | Tags: strategy innovation vision niche

Can we learn anything from the Tesco story?

Tesco is in the wars but every company can learn from the issues it faces. When the focus in a business is just profit then the values and vision that should be the core of the company can get ignored.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 21 Jan '15 | Tags: values 21st century business vision

Being bullied by a big brand

The dangers of forcing your service on a 'customer'

Posted by Sarah Brown on 01 Apr '14 | Tags: entrepreneur values marketing vision focus on action